[Blackstudies-l] Fwd: Manning Marable Memorial Conference, April 26-29, 2012

Emilye Crosby crosby at geneseo.edu
Mon Apr 16 08:32:48 EDT 2012


Upcoming NYC conference.

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> From: Abdul Alkalimat <mcworter at ILLINOIS.EDU>
> Date: April 16, 2012 8:19:06 AM EDT
> To: H-AFRO-AM at H-NET.MSU.EDU
> Subject: Manning Marable Memorial Conference, April 26-29, 2012
> Reply-To: H-NET Discussion List for African American Studies <H-AFRO-AM at H-NET.MSU.EDU 
> >
>
> From: robynspencer at hotmail.com
>
> In two weeks, the historic Manning Marable memorial conference will  
> take
> place in NY at the Schomburg Library in Harlem, Columbia University  
> and
> Riverside Church. Over a hundred panelists will discuss everything  
> from
> Feminism to Palestine to Hip Hop to Black Power to the Education  
> Crisis
> to Breastfeeding to Queer revolution to Socialism to Malcolm X to  
> Black
> women and marriage to the Detention of Muslims to the legacy of the
> eminent scholar Dr. Manning Marable. On Saturday afternoon, Def Jam  
> Poet
> Stacyeann Chin will perform
> alongside Harlem's own Impact Repertory Theater. Later than evening
> Angela Davis will be the keynote speaker and Mumia Abu Jamal will  
> phone in.
>
> This event is about movement building and making connections. Expect
> lots of good conversation, passionate arguments, brilliant insights,
> inspirational performances and the occasional bout of gumbo ya-ya. We
> will make sure your belly is attended to; and on Saturday, for a  
> modest
> sliding scale fee, we will watch your kids age 5-10.
>
> The cost? Nothing but your time. Please plan to attend. More  
> information
> and registration here: http://iraas.org/node/229
>
> CONFIRMED
> PARTICIPANTS
>
> ANGELA DAVIS with MUMIA ABU JAMAL (via conference call); Rod Bush;
> Horace Campbell; Staceyann Chin; Rosa Clemente; Cathy Cohen; Kenyon  
> Farrow;
> Bill Fletcher, Jr.; Robin Kelley; Kung Li; Clarence Lusane; George  
> “SEN One”
> Morillo; Vijay Prashad; Barbara Ransby; Loretta Ross; Ula Taylor;  
> Immortal
> Technique; Farah Tanis; Peter Wagner; Laura Whitehorn; Rhonda  
> Williams;
> Jasiri
> X; Exonerated Defendants in “Central Park Jogger” Case; teenagers;
> artists; formerly
> incarcerated men and women; and community-based organizations.
>
> OVERVIEW OF CONFERENCE TOPICS AND FEATURES
>
> Manning Marable and Black Studies; Police Brutality; Mass
> Incarceration; Black Feminism; Voter Suppression; LBGT Activism;  
> Justice for
> Palestine; Politics of Tattooing; Islamaphobia; Politics of Graffiti;
> Malcolm
> X; Teens Speak Out; Urban Housing; Hip Hop and the “Occupy”  
> Movement; Prison
> Writings; School Closures; Black Marxism; Colorblind Racism;  
> Reproductive
> Health; Ghetto Tax; Arab Spring; Theorizing The
> Help; Black Intellectuals and Activism; Black Men Against Sexism;  
> Immigrant
> Detention; Racial Health Disparities; spoken word performances;  
> song; films;
> exhibits, and receptions.
>
> THE MANNING MARABLE MEMORIAL CONFERENCE
>
> Presented by: Institute
> for Research in African American Studies
> at Columbia University (IRAAS)
>
> Thursday, April 26 – Sunday, April 29, 2012 (New
> York, NY)
>
>
> Columbia University | Schomburg Center | St.
> John the Divine Church | Riverside Church
>
>     INCARCERATION
>        Session
>      When and Where
>        Students Against Mass Incarceration
>      Saturday, 10:00-11:30
>  Columbia University
>        Lockdown USA
>  Racialized Justice and Incarcerated
>  Youth, Jonathan Arendt
>  Surplus
>  Labor, Mass Incarceration and Disfranchisement, Andrea Goode-James
>  Activism
>  and Police Murder in California, Erika
>  M. Walker
>      Saturday, 2:00-3:30
>  Columbia University
>        Mumia and the Politics of Mass Incarceration
>      Saturday, 3:45-5:15
>  Columbia University
>        A Luta Continua: Incarceration and the Inner Life of Resistance
>  Featuring Angela
>  Davis and Mumia Abu Jamal (via teleconference)
>      Saturday, 7:30-9:30
>  St. John the Divine         Resistance and State Repression
>  Featuring: Farah
>  Tanis, Laura Whitehorn, Jazz Hayden
>      Sunday 2:30-4:30
>  Riverside Church
>        Occupy Prisons: Immigrant Detention and Incarceration
>      Sunday, 5:00-7:00
>  Riverside Church
>        MANNING
>  MARABLE'S SCHOLARSHIP AND ACTIVISM
>        Session
>      When and Where
>        Manning Marable's Malcolm X
>  Reconsidered
>         Thursday, 3:30-5:15,
>  Schomburg Center
>        Manning Marable Legacies and
>  Lessons
>      Friday, 9:00-11:00
>  Columbia University
>        Researching Malcolm, Reading
>  Marable: A Malcolm X Project Roundtable
>      Friday, 11:15-12:45
>  Columbia University
>        Home to Harlem: Witnessing Manning's Vision
>      Saturday, 10:00-11:15
>  Columbia University
>        Manning Marable's Digital Projects
>      Saturday, 11:00-5:00 Columbia
>  University
>        Digital Humanities Beyond the
>  Classroom: The Education of Manning Marable
>      Saturday, 2:00-3:30
>  Columbia University
>        Black Studies and the Black Radical
>  Tradition
>  Manning Marable and the
>  Early Black Studies Movement, Martha
>  Biondi
>  Manning Marable in
>  Dayton, Ohio: Political Commentary and Funk, Scot Brown
>  The Radical Sociology
>  of C.L.R. James: An Interview with Manning Marable, Biko Agozino
>  Manning Marable's Black
>  Newspaper Journalism, Todd
>  Steven Burroughs
>      Saturday, 2:00-3:30
>  Columbia University
>        POLITICAL
>  AND SOCIAL CHANGE
>        Session
>      When and Where
>        Globalizing Black Power,
>  Globalizing Revolution
>  Toward
>  the Writing of a Pan-African/Global Revolution, Amzat Boukari Yabara
>  Rethinking Pan-Africanist Politics
>  in the 21st Century, Yannick
>  Marshall
>  Brown Power: Sports and
>  Pacific Island Protest Movements, Rachel
>  Gillett
>      Friday, 11:15-12:45
>  Columbia University
>        A New Vision of Freedom
>  Featuring:
>  Loretta Ross, Cathy Cohen, Kenyon Farrow, and Rhonda Williams.
>      Friday, 1:00-3:00
>  Columbia University
>        Is a
>  New World Possible?
>  Featuring:
>  Horace Campbell, Vijay Prashad, Barbara Ransby, and Robin Kelley.
>  Friday, 3:15-5:15
>  Columbia University
>        Socialism and Social Change
>  How
>  Capitalism Underdeveloped Black America (and the World), Euriah  
> Bennett
>  Socialism and Political Culture in
>  the Postcolonial Caribbean, Reena
>  Goldthree
>  Why Black Americans are Still not
>  Socialists, Khalil P. Saucier
>  Manning Marable and Black Theology,
>  Christophe Ringer
>      Saturday, 10:00-11:30
>  Columbia University
>        Urban Economics
>  The Racial Wealth Gap, Devin Fergus
>  Voter Mobilization and Suppression
>  in the Post-Civil Rights Era, Derek
>  Musgrove
>  Racism, Riots and Real
>  Estate, Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor
>      Saturday, 2:00-3:30
>  Columbia University
>        Race and Revolution in the Middle East
>  Afro-Arab Revolutions
>  and Malcolm X, Sophia Azeb
>  Muslim Routes to
>  Blackness, Osman Ghani Chaudhry
>  The Arab Revolution and
>  Social Equality, Jeffrey R.
>  Kerr-Ritchie
>      Saturday, 3:45-5:15
>  Columbia University
>        Colorblind Racism in the Age of Obama
>         Saturday, 3:45-5:15
>  Columbia University
>        Models of Black Leadership
>  BOLD—Black Organizing
>  for Leadership and Dignity, Denise
>  Perry
>  Shirley Chisholm: Fortieth
>  Anniversary of her Bid for the White House,  Barbara
>  Winslow
>      Saturday, 3:45-5:15
>  Columbia University
>        Struggles in Black and Brown
>  Today's
>  Activists Invoke Yesterday's Civil Rights, Christopher Strain
>  Black
>  and  Latino Narratives in the Century
>  of Jim Crow, Paul Ortiz
>  Black
>  Think Tanks in the Long Seventies, Derrick
>  White
>  Anticolonialism,
>  Aesthetics and the Prison Industrial Complex, Armin Fardis
>      Saturday, 3:45-5:15
>  Columbia University
>        Media and Social Activism
>         Sunday, 12:30-2:00
>  Riverside Church
>        Race and Health
>  A Community-Centered
>  Case for Mother's Milk, Anayah
>  Sangodele-Ayoka
>  Activism
>  in Racial Health Disparities, Maurice
>  Sangodele-Ayoka
>      Sunday, 12:30-2:00
>  Riverside Church
>        Gender
>        Session
>      When and Where
>        Alternative
>  Masculinities: Rethinking the Crisis of Black Manhood
>  Dandyism,
>  Sport and Diasporic Politics, Theresa
>  Runstedtler
>  Style
>  and the Anticolonial Politics of C. L. R. James, Minkha Makalani
>  In
>  Pursuit of President Obama's Cousin Pookie, Davarian L. Baldwin
>  Hip
>  Hop, Politics and Masculinity, Michael
>  Ralph
>      Saturday,10:00-11:30
>  Columbia
>  University
>        Black
>  Women’s Way of Knowing
>  Black Women's Quilting, Denise Davis-Maye
>  Women in the Black Arts Movement, Takiyah Nur Amin
>  Black
>  Women’s Prison Literature as Feminism, Breea C. Willingham
>  Media
>  Images in Southern Popular Culture, Lakerri Mack
>      Saturday,10:00-11:30
>  Columbia
>  University
>        How Patriarchy Underdeveloped Black
>  America
>      Saturday,
>  3:45-5:15
>  Columbia
>  University
>        Reimagining Popular Culture
>  Dr. Goddess!: A One Woman Show, Kimberly Ellis
>  Put
>  a Ring on it: The Panic over Black Women and Marriage , Ashley  
> Finigan
>  Black
>  Male Identity and Tattooing, Nicole
>  Harrison
>      Sunday,
>  12:30-2:00
>  Riverside
>  Church
>        Youth and Hip Hop
>        Session
>      When and Where
>        Broken Glass Everywhere: Global Hip
>  Hop and Social Change
>  Featuring:
>  George "SEN One" Morillo, Jasiri X, Immortal Technique,
>  Invincible
>      Thursday,
>  6:30-8:15,
>  Schomburg Center
>        Cultural Politics
>  Letters from Langston, Mary Louise Patterson
>  Broken Beats: Hip-Hop's Shift from 'B-Boy' to 'D-Boy,' Bryan Carter
>  Confession
>  as Class Remedy in Brothers and
>  Keepers, Tyrone Simpson
>      Friday,
>  11:15-12:45
>  Columbia University
>        Preparing Black Latino/a Youth for
>  a Post Racial World
>      Friday,
>  11:15-12:45
>  Columbia University
>        Spitting Truth
>  to Power: Hip Hop as Therapeutic Education       Sunday,
>  12:30-2:00
>  Riverside
>  Church
>        Malcolm X
>        Session
>      When and Where
>        Manning Marable's Malcolm X
>  Reconsidered
>         Thursday,
>  3:30-5:15,
>  Schomburg
>  Center
>        Researching Malcolm, Reading
>  Marable: A Malcolm X Project Roundtable          Friday,
>  11:15-12:45
>  Columbia
>  University
>        Race and Revolution in the Middle
>  East
>  Afro-Arab Revolutions and Malcolm X, Sophia Azeb
>  Muslim Routes to Blackness, Osman Ghani Chaudhry
>  The Arab Revolution and Social Equality, Jeffrey R. Kerr-Ritchie
>      Saturday,
>  3:45-5:15
>  Columbia University
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>     Education
>        Session
>      When and Where
>        Parents, Organizers, and Educators
>  Discuss the Education Crisis
>  'Fix
>  Our Schools, Don’t Just Close Them:' The Campaign Against School
> Closure, Liza Pappas
>      Friday,
>  11:15-12:45
>  Columbia University
>        The Role
>  of Black Radical Activist-Intellectuals
>         Saturday,10:00-11:30
>  Columbia University
>        Souls: Bridging Campuses and
>  Black Communities
>         Saturday,
>  2:00-3:30
>  Columbia
>  University
>        Education for Liberation
>  Featuring:
>  Rosa Clemente
>  Student Power: Rethinking Civil Rights and Black Power, Stefan  
> Bradley
>  Caveat of an Obnoxious Slave: Roosevelt Browne and the
>  Decolonization of Black Power Studies, Quito J. Swan
>      Saturday,
>  2:00-3:30
>  Columbia
>  University
>        Digital Humanities Beyond the
>  Classroom: The Education of Manning Marable
>      Saturday,
>  2:00-3:30
>  Columbia
>  University
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> CONTACT
> US
>
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> Institute
> for Research in African-American Studies  at Columbia University  
> (IRAAS)
>
>
> 212.854.7080 office
>
>
> askmarableconference at gmail.com
> | @IRAASColumbiaU (Twitter) | www.IRAAS.com
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Emilye Crosby
Professor
History Department
1 College Circle
Geneseo, NY 14454
(585) 245-5375
crosby at geneseo.edu

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