Black Thought: Theoretical Archives / Contemporary Intellectual Generations

Department: African American Studies

Date and Time: November 14, 2016 - November 15, 2016 | 8:30 AM-5:30 PM

Event Location: Beckman Center

Event Details

Black Thought – Theoretical Archives
(Or, on the Relationship of Contemporary Intellectual Generations)

University of California Consortium for Black Studies in California
The Autumn Research Conference – at UC Irvine – November 14th and 15th 2016
The Beckman Center, Irvine, CA

Monday, November 14, 2016
Organized by the Fifth Floor: A Workshop and Discussion Series at UC Irvine

8:30 – 9:15AM Coffee and Tea

9:15 – 9:30AM Welcome and Introductions
Kimberley McKinson (UC Irvine), Bridget R. Cooks (UC Irvine), Georges Van Den Abbeele (UC Irvine)

9:30 – 10:30AM Keynote: Hortense Spillers (Vanderbilt) and Alexander Weheliye (Northwestern) in Dialogue – An Opening Conversation

10:30 – 10:45AM Coffee and Tea Break

10:45AM – 12:00PM The Ongoing Conversation: Hortense Spillers (Vanderbilt) and Alexander Weheliye (Northwestern), in discussion with the Audience

12:00 – 1:30PM LUNCH BREAK

1:30 – 2:50PM Collective Conversation – “The Crisis of the Negro Intellectual: APost-Date,”
Curated and moderated by Bryan Wagner (UC Berkeley) and Bridget R. Cooks (UC Irvine)

2:50 – 3:00PM Coffee and Tea Break

3:00 – 3:50M Alexander Weheliye, (Northwestern) Author – A Discussion of Habeas Viscus – with Nahum Dimitri Chandler (UC Irvine)

3:50 – 4:00PM Coffee and Tea Break

4:00 – 5:15PM Screening: Dreams are Colder Than Death (2013) and Love is the Message, the Message is Death (2016), by Arthur Jafa (Director)

5:15 – 6:00PM Q & A with the Arthur Jafa and Panel Discussion

6:00 – 7:00PM Reception

Tuesday, November 15, 2016
Organized by the Workshops in Contemporary Critical Black Thought at UC Irvine

9:00 – 9:45AM Morning Coffee and Conversation

9:45 – 10:00AM Introductions

10:00 – 10:50AM Doctoral Project Reports and Reasoning: The Reports
Jarvis R. Givens (UC Berkeley), Ana Karina de Morais (UC Santa Cruz), Mychal Matsemela-Ali Odom (UC San Diego), Jas Riley (UC Riverside), Melissa Whitley (UCLA), Anndretta Lyle Wilson (UCLA), presenters

10:50 – 11:00AM Coffee and Tea Break

10:00AM – 12:00PM Doctoral Project Reports and Reasoning: The Reasoning
Stephanie Batiste (UC Santa Barbara), facilitator

12:00 – 1:00PM LUNCH BREAK

1:00 – 1:50PM Faculty Project Reports and Reasoning: The Reports
Bridget R. Cooks (UC Irvine), Kelly Gates (UC San Diego), Nigel Hatton (UC Merced), Ula Y. Taylor (UC Berkeley), Bryan Wagner (UC Berkeley), presenters

1:50 – 2:00PM Coffee and Tea Break

2:00 – 3:00PM Faculty Project Reports and Reasoning: The Reasoning
Nahum Dimitri Chandler (UC Irvine), facilitator
3:00 – 3:15PM Coffee and Tea Break

3:15 – 5:00PM Black Studies in California – Perspectives from UC Irvine

Doctoral Projects: Kimberley Danielle McKinson (UC Irvine), Marketus Presswood (UC Irvine), Williston Chase (UC Irvine), Jamie Rogers (UC Irvine)

The Publications: Lily Phillips (UC Irvine), Nahum Dimitri Chandler (UC Irvine)

The Workshops: Jessica Millward (UC Irvine), Tiffany Willoughby Herard (UC Irvine), Kavita Philip (UC Irvine), Horacio Legras (UC Irvine), Bridget Cooks (UC Irvine), Darryl Taylor (UC Irvine).

5:00– 5:15PM Formal Close of the Conference


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