All presentations will be held in the Eisenberg Reading Room, 4th Floor Sensenbrenner Hall, Marquette University.

Friday, October 18th, 2019

Session I: 10:00 am-12:00 pm- Moderator: Donte McFadden, Marquette University

10:00 am: Jacquelyn Scott, Loyola University Chicago, “’This land of thorns is not habitable’”: Healing the Despair of Racialized Meta-Oppression”

11:00 am: James Garrison, Baldwin Wallace University, “Black Bodies That Matter.”

12:00-1:30pm: Lunch

Session II: 1:30-3:30 pm- Moderator: Kiesha Martin, Marquette University

1:30 pm: Sabeen Ahmed, Vanderbilt University “The Limits of Being in the Shadow of Trauma: Toward a Critique of Ontological Security”

2:30 pm: John Harfouch, University of Alabama Huntsville, “A Subaltern Pain”

3:30-4:00 pm: Break

Keynote session: 4:00-5:30pm

Moderator: Falguni A. Sheth, Emory University

Paul C. Taylor, Alton Jones Professor of Philosophy, Vanderbilt University

“Innocence and Devastation: Race Theory, Prophecy, and Practice”

Keynote Reception: 5:30-7:00pm

Saturday, October 19th, 2019

Session III: 10:00-12:00 pm – Moderator: Mickaella Perina,

University of Massachusetts Boston

10:00 am: Alia Al-Saji, McGill University, “Touching the Wounds of Colonial Duration: Fanon and a critical phenomenology of racialized affect”

11:00 am: Shen-yi Liao, University of Puget Sound, “Oppressive Things”

12:00 pm-1:30 pm: Lunch

Session IV: 1:30 pm-3:30 pm – Moderator: Sheena Carey, Marquette University

1:30 pm Lisa Mcleod, Guilford College, “The Souls of Black Folk and the Problem of White Folk: A Relational Reading”

2:30 pm: Kimberly Harris, Marquette University, “W. E. B. Du Bois’s ‘Conservation of Races,’ A Metaphilosophical Text”

3:30-4 :00 pm: Break

Session V: 4:00-6 pm – Moderator: Corwin Aragon,

California State Polytechnic University at Pomona

4:00 pm: Jeremy Fischer, University of Alabama Huntsville, “Racism as Civic Vice”

5:00 pm: Michael Monahan, University of Memphis, “Racism and ‘Self-Love’: The Case of White Nationalism”