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NOTE: All panel sessions will take place in the Gothic Reading Room of Perkins Library.

Friday, February 25

1:00-2:30 PM

Welcome
Panel 1: Text and The Body Politic

Panelists:
Michael Hanchard (Johns Hopkins)
Valerie Smith (Princeton)
Robyn Wiegman (Duke)
Moderator: Guy-Uriel Charles (Duke)

2:45-4:15 PM

Panel 2: Representing Global Blackness

Panelists:
Ian Baucom (Duke)
Farah Jasmine Griffin (Columbia)
Charles Piot (Duke)
Deborah A. Thomas (Penn)
Moderator: Lee Baker (Duke)

4:30-5:45 PM

Panel 3: Intellectuals & Activism

Panelists:
Joanne Braxton (William & Mary)
Paula Giddings (Smith College)
Evelyn Brooks Higginbotham (Harvard)
Tim Tyson (Duke)
Moderator: William H. Chafe (Duke)

Saturday, February 26

9:00-10:30 AM

Panel 4: Private Bodies

Panelists:
Harriet Washington (Author, Medical Apartheid)
Charmaine Royal (Duke)
Alondra Nelson (Columbia)
Anne Lyerly (Duke/UNC-CH)
Moderator: Karla Holloway (Duke)

Break—Announcements

11:00 AM-12:30 PM

Panel 5: Media & Politics—Culture & Identity

Panelists:
Nia-Malika Henderson (The Washington Post)
Susannah Meadows (Newsweek)
Linda Williams (The Raleigh News & Observer)
Orin Starn (Duke)
Moderator: Mark Anthony Neal (Duke)

 

For questions, contact:

Jennifer Thompson
John Hope Franklin Research Center Librarian
(919) 660-5922
jennifer2.thompson@duke.edu
 

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