10/27 & 10/28: Philosophy and Religion in Africana Traditions Conference: Intersectionality and the Politics of Activism

 On behalf of the Center for Place, Culture and Politics and HUMANITAS: The Africana Ethical and Cultural society we invite you to:

Philosophy and Religion Conference in Africana Traditions

2017 Intersectionality and the Politics of Activism

Friday, OCTOBER 27, 2017

9:30am — 6:00pm

Center for Place, Culture and Politics
The Graduate Center of The City University of New York Rooms 9204/9205
365 Fifth Avenue
New York, New York 10016

MORNING SESSION 9:30am – 12:30pm

9:30am – 9:50am
Greetings and Opening Statement: J. Everet Green – Mercy College Greetings: Mary Taylor – CUNY: The Graduate Center

10:00am – 11:00am

“Reflections on the Terrains of the Struggle for Black Freedom in the 21st Century”

Speaker: Mathylde Frontus, Ph.D. – Adjunct Assistant Professor at Columbia University Chair: Brittany O’Neal, Ph.D. – Adjunct Professor, Lehman College, CUNY

11:00am – 12:30pm

“The Movement for Black Lives”

Speaker: Sara Mokuria M.A., Senior Research Associate, UT Dallas Institute for Policy Research

Urban

Chair: Zay D. Green M.A.,

-HUMANITAS

LUNCH 12:30pm – 1:30pm

AFTERNOON SESSION 1:30pm – 6:00pm

1:35pm – 1:45pm
Greetings and Introduction: J. Everet Green – Mercy College

1:50pm – 2:50pm

“I, John De Conqueror: Black Male Self-Recovery in the U.S.”

Speaker: John White Fordham University Chair: Julie Siestreem

3:00pm – 4:30pm

“Hubert Harrison and the Militant ‘New Negro Movement’” Speaker: Jeffrey B. Perry, Ph.D. – Independent Scholar
Chair: Mathylde Frontus

4:30pm – 5:50pm

Intersectionality and the Politics of Activism

Panel Discussion Chair: Brittany O’Neal – Lehman College Speakers: Sonia Vas Borges CUNY Graduate Center

Vicki Mokuria – Texas A&M
Sara Mokuria M.A., Senior Research Associate, UT Dallas Institute for

Urban Policy Research
Aileen Mokuria – Harvard

Saturday, OCTOBER 28, 2017

9:30am — 6:00pm

Mayday Community Space 176 St. Nicholas Avenue Brooklyn, NY 11237

MORNING SESSION 10:00am – 12:30pm

10:00am – 11:00am
“Grace Lee & Jimmy Boggs’ Oblique Counter-Practice” [R]evolution in Love &

Struggle with Black Humanism

Speaker: Josef Mendoza, Ph.D. – Mercy College Chair: Aileen Mokuria – Harvard

11:00am – 12:30pm

“‘I am Sick and Tired of Being Sick and Tired’: Critical Thought in the Interest of Material Equality”

Speaker: Brittany O’Neal, Ph.D. – Lehman College, CUNY Chair: Zay D. Green-HUMANITAS

1:40pm – 3:00pm

LUNCH 12:30pm – 1:30pm

AFTERNOON SESSION 1:40pm – 6:00pm

“Islamic Genesis of Satyagraha: Gandhi’s Neglected Partners”

Speaker: Greg Moses, Ph. D. Texas State University Chair: Vicki Mokuria – Texas A&M

3:00pm – 4:00pm

“Homeless and the Policing of the Commons”

Speaker: Odilka Santiago

4:00pm – 5:45pm

Intersectionality and the Politics of Activism Panel Discussion
Speakers: Zay D. Green

J. Everet Green Greg Moses Brittany O’Neal

*This conference is sponsored by the
Center for Place, Culture, and Politics at the CUNY Graduate Center and HUMANITAS: The Africana Ethical and Cultural Society.

Special thanks to Mary Taylor at the Center for Place, Culture, and Politics who has contributed generously to make this event possible and to Professor Brittany O’Neal in assisting with the design of the announcement and the program, to Aminata Cisse, Julie Siestreem, Zay D. Green , and other members of the organizing committee . Special thanks also to Munayem Mayenin of London, UK for his support.

Books Recognition
“Philosophy of Religion and the African American Experience: Conversations with My Christian Friends: by John H. McClendon III “The Ties that Bind” by Rudy Kofi Cain

Co-sponsored by the Center for Place, Culture and Politics and HUMANITAS: The Africana Ethical and Cultural Society

For more information, please contact J. Everet Green at: everet@verizon.net

THIS IS EVENT IS FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

 

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