Seminar 2: Surviving in a Brexit/Trump era

14:00 – 17:00, Wednesday 7th June 2017

Humanities Research Institute, University of Sheffield

This seminar offers a timely conversation on how Black feminist theory and praxis can help us manoeuvre in the face of explicit racial violence.

How do we examine these ‘new’, traumatic, socio-political realities? What are ways to cope, survive and/or thrive?

 Discussions with

Azeezat Johnson (University of Sheffield) – The Academic Witness: white supremacy within and beyond academia

Kadian Pow (Birmingham City University) – Black Women and Radical Being-ness in the age of Authoritarian Threat

 Leona Satchell-Samuels (University of Leeds) – Cultivating the Otherworldliness of a Black Inner-life

 Professor Shirley Tate (Leeds Beckett University) – I am not your : why Baldwin is still significant

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