Posted By Patricia Akhimie

Race before Race Symposium

  • Race before Race Symposium

    This two day event brings together medieval and early modern race scholars who are seeking to push their fields in new archival, theoretical and practical directions. Each scholar will present their research and open the conversations up to the larger audience. By bringing together scholars specializing in a variety of periods, this symposium aims to inspire cross-temporal dialogues about race.

    Featured panelists:

    • Patricia Akhimie, Rutgers University - Newark
    • David Sterling Brown, Binghamton University
    • Seeta Chaganti, University of California, Davis
    • Urvashi Chakravarty, George Mason University
    • Kim F. Hall, Barnard College
    • Jonathan Hsy, George Washington University
    • Dorothy Kim, Brandeis University
    • Noémie Ndiaye, Carnegie Mellon University
    • Shokoofeh Rajabzadeh, University of California, Berkeley
    • Carla María Thomas, Florida Atlantic University


    • Farah Karim-Cooper, Shakespeare's Globe
    • Cord J. Whitaker, Wellesley College
    Tempe, Arizona, USA
    Jan 18, 2019 to Jan 20, 2019
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    Who is Going
    Patricia Akhimie, Associate Professor of English,Rutgers University-Newark (Speaking)
    Art & Visual Culture, Gender & Intersectionality Studies, History, Literature