The 18th California Roundtable on Philosophy and Race will be held at Emory University, Atlanta, GA through September 23-24, 2022. Register Here.

Friday, September 23, 2022

*updated 8/25

Session I 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Victor Abundez-Guerra, UC Riverside, “Virtue Signaling and Structural Injustice”

Session II 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Angela Dixon, Mississippi College School of Law, “What Exactly is a Death Sentence?”: Challenging Judicial Philosophy on the Meaning of Punishment”

Lunch 12:00pm – 2:00pm

Session III 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Jasper St. Bernard, University of Memphis,” ‘The Authority of a National Law’: Ida B. Wells-Barnett and the ‘unwritten’ law”

Coffee Break: 3:30pm – 4:00pm

Session IV 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

 Kwajelyn Jackson, Director, Feminist Women’s Health Center

Marlene Fried, Emerita Prof of Philosophy, and Senior Faculty Advisor, Collective Power for Repro Justice

Namrata Jacob, Organizer of Emory Law chapter of If, When, How; Board Member, Collective Power for Reproductive Justice.

Reception 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Saturday, September 24, 2022

Session I 10:30 am-11:30am

Larry Blum, UMass Boston, “Race and Class Together”

Session II 11:30 am – 12:30 pm

Michael Monahan, University of Memphis, “Black Consciousness and the Human: Biko and Sartre on the Collective Subject of Liberation”

Lunch 12:30pm – 1:30pm

Session III 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm

Lisa McLeod, Northeastern University, “W.E.B. Du Bois on Whiteness as Irrevocable License”

Coffee Break: 2:30pm – 3:00pm

Session IV 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Author Responds, Book Panel:

Falguni A. Sheth, Emory University, Unruly Women: Race, Neocolonialism, and the Hijab

Commentators: Michael Eng, Appalachian State University; Namita Goswami, Indiana State University

Register for the conference here.