Geographies of Injustice
Center for the Study of Social Difference
October 5th, 6th 2018
Please join us on the evening of Friday, Oct. 5th, with a keynote conversation between Denise Ferreira da Silva and Priti Ramamurthy on the politics of dispossession in Brazil and India. On Saturday, Oct. 6th, we will start with a closed-door workshop with Denise Ferreira da Silva and Priti Ramamurthy on their keynotes the previous evening; later, we will host a conversation between New York City Council member Ritchie Torres and Emmy Award-winning journalist Janus Adams, followed by talks by Professor Vivek Bald and artist/cultural strategist Ebony Noelle Golden. See below for full schedule and details.
If you wish to attend the brunch and closed workshop on Oct. 6th, please RSVP.
Friday, October 5 - Location: James Room
6:30 - 6:50 PM: Opening Remarks by Sarah Cole, Dean of Humanities, and Marianne Hirsch, Director of the Center for the Study of Social Difference
7:00 PM: Keynote Conversation with Denise Ferreira da Silva and Priti Ramamurthy
Saturday, October 6 - Location: Diana Center, Room 504
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM: Brunch/Discussion
12:10 - 2:00 PM: DISPOSSESSIONS
Denise Ferreira da Silva and Priti Ramamurthy in discussion with workshop participants about their keynote. Moderated by Tony Samara.
2:00 - 2:30 PM: Coffee Break
2:30 - 4:00 PM: HOUSING JUSTICE
Emmy Award-winning Journalist Janus Adams in conversation with Ritchie Torres (New York City District 15 Council Member).
4:00 - 5:00 PM: INTIMACIES
Vivek Bald, In Search of Bengali Harlem
Ebony Noelle Golden, 125th & Freedom: Cultivating Cultural Resilience in Face of Erasure
Conversation until 7:00 PM.