Spring 2017 Speakers Series

The School of History and Sociology presents the Spring 2017 Speakers Series, in conjunction with the Black Feminist Think Tank Race and Gender Colloquium Series. 

Additional talks will be held as part of our "America in the World" Lecture Series.

 

January 19, 2017
12:00 - 1:30 PM
Hall Building, Room 102

Carol Anderson (Emory University)
"White Rage: Unspoken Truth of Our Racial Divide"
Co-sponsored by the Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts
Part of the Black Feminist Think Tank Race and Gender Colloquium Series   

 

February 1, 2017
4:00 - 5:30 PM
Clary Theatre, Student Success Center

Leah Wright Rigueur (Harvard)
Megan Ming Francis  (University of Washington)

"Race, Gender, and Violence: The New American Politics?"
Moderated by Sherie M. Randolph, School of History and Sociology, Georgia Tech   
Part of the Black Feminist Think Tank Race and Gender Colloquium Series   

 

February 23, 2017
12:00 - 1:30 PM
Old Civil Engineering Building, Room G10

Derrick White, Dartmouth College
"Sporting Congregations and Black College Football: Rethinking the Integration of Intercollegiate Athletics"
 

February 24, 2017
12:00 - 1:30 PM
Old Civil Engineering Building, Room 104 (the "Mel")

Marcia Chatelain (Georgetown University)
"The Golden Arches in Black America: Fast Food, Gender, and Race in an Age of Crisis"
Co-sponsored by the Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts and the Georgia Tech Office of Institute Diversity
Part of the Black Feminist Think Tank Race and Gender Colloquium Series   

 

March 6, 2017
4:00 - 5:30 PM
Old Civil Engineering Building, Room 104 (the "Mel")

Judith Stone (Distinguished Author, Visiting Professor, Emory University)
"When She Was White: Across Apartheid's Color Line and Back"
Co-sponsored by the Workshop in Colonial, Postcolonial Studies, Emory University
With thanks to the B&B Stern Foundation  

 

March 7, 2017
Time TBA

Presenters TBA
"Atlanta After the Civil War"
 

April 4, 2017
3:00 - 5:00 PM
Student Center Theatre

Alondra Nelson (Columbia University)
Ruha Benjamin (Princeton University)
"Race, Reparations, and Reconciliation After the Genome"
Co-sponsored by the Working Group on Race and Racism in Contemporary Biomedicine
Part of the Black Feminist Think Tank Race and Gender Colloquium Series