Conference Schedule

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 19
3:00 PM

CONFERENCE WELCOME
Carl A. Fields Center, 58 Prospect ave.

Nyle Fort, Princeton University, Ph.D candidate in the Department of Religion
Heath Pearson, Princeton University, Ph.D candidate in the Department of Anthropology
Eddie S. Glaude Jr., Princeton University, Chair of the Department of African American Studies

3:30 PM

PANEL ONE ARTS
CARL A. FIELDS CENTER, 58 PROSPECT AVE.
RESPONDENT MARK LEWIS TAYLOR +
PRINCETON THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY
THEOLOGY AND CULTURE

Shana Redmond, University of California, Los Angeles (Musicology)
Matt Harris, University of California, Santa Barbara (Religious Studies)
Mikey Phillips, Performer and producer based in Atlanta, Georgia +
Mlondolozi Zondi, Northwestern University (Performance Studies)

6:00 PM

KEYNOTE ‘THE MOURNING AFTER: A DREAMER’S GUIDE TO STAYING WOKE’
CARL A. FIELDS CENTER, 58 PROSPECT AVE.
RUHA BENJAMIN 
PRINCETON UNIVERSITY ++
DEPARTMENT OF AFRICAN AMERICAN STUDIES


THURSDAY, APRIL 20
9:00 AM

PANEL TWO WAKE
CARL A. FIELDS CENTER, 58 PROSPECT AVE.
RESPONDENT KEEANGA-YAMAHTTA TAYLOR
PRINCETON UNIVERSITY DEPARTMENT OF AFRICAN AMERICAN STUDIES

Christina Sharpe, Tufts University (English)
Tyler Davis, Baylor University (Religion)
Emanuela Kucik, Princeton University (English)
Samuel Ng, New York University (American Studies)

PANEL THREE ELEMENTS
CARL A. FIELDS CENTER, 58 PROSPECT AVE.
RESPONDENT MICHAEL RALPH
NEW YORK UNIVERSITY DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL AND CULTURAL ANALYSIS

Kessie Alexandre, Princeton University (Anthropology)
Chloé Faux, Columbia University (Anthropology)
Kevin Rigby, Yale University (Emerging Scholars Initiative)
Brandon Hunter, Princeton University (Anthropology)

11:00 AM

LUNCH / ART / CONNECTIONS 

1:30 PM

PANEL FOUR PLACE
CARL A. FIELDS CENTER, 58 PROSPECT AVE.
RESPONDENT JOSHUA GUILD
PRINCETON UNIVERSITY DEPARTMENT OF AFRICAN AMERICAN STUDIES

Aimee Meredith Cox, Fordham University (African and African American Studies)
LaShaya Howie, University of Chicago (Anthropology)
Ingrid Norton, Princeton University (English)
Brian Jones, CUNY Graduate Center (Urban Education)

PANEL fiVe LAW
CARL A. FIELDS CENTER, 58 PROSPECT AVE.
RESPONDENT NAOMI MURAKAWA
PRINCETON UNIVERSITY DEPARTMENT OF AFRICAN AMERICAN STUDIES

Adam Elliott-Cooper, Kings College London (Geography and Urban Planning)
Marcus Lee, University of Chicago (Political Science)
Philip McHarrisYale University (African American Studies & Sociology)
Derecka Purnell, Harvard Law School 

4:00 PM

PANEL SIX HAUNTING
CARL A. FIELDS CENTER, 58 PROSPECT AVE.
RESPONDENT JOSHUA BENNETT
HARVARD UNIVERSITY SOCIETY OF FELLOWS

Wind Dell Woods, University of California, Irvine (Drama)
Nyle Fort, Princeton University (Religion)
Heath Pearson, Princeton University (Anthropology)
Zhaleh Boyd, Wilberforce Institute for the Study of Slavery and Emancipation at the University of Hull (Social Justice: Contemporary Slavery)

PANEL seven INTERSEXIONS
CARL A. FIELDS CENTER, 58 PROSPECT AVE.
RESPONDENT NIJAH CUNNINGHAM
PRINCETON UNIVERSITY SOCIETY OF FELLOWS

Ahmad Greene-HayesPrinceton University (Religion)
Will MosleyUniversity of Texas, Austin (African and African Diaspora Studies)
Jenn M. JacksonUniversity of Chicago (Political Science)
Chaya Crowder, Princeton University (Politics)

6:30 PM

JAMILA WOODS & MICK JENKINS
IN CONVERSATION ABOUT ART & POLITICS
CARL A. FIELDS CENTER, 58 PROSPECT AVE.

9:00 PM

CONCERT AT THE D-BAR 21+ ONLY
MICK JENKINS & JAMILA WOODS & CLINT SMITH


FRIDAY, APRIL 21
9:00 AM

CAMPUS TOUR, IN BLACK

10:00 AM

PANEL EIGHT THEORY
Whig Hall
RESPONDENT IMANI PERRY
PRINCETON UNIVERSITY DEPARTMENT OF AFRICAN AMERICAN STUDIES

Kimberly Bain, Princeton University (English)
Leonard Curry, Vanderbilt University (Ethics & Society)
Jas Riley, University of California, Riverside (English)
Daniel Benjamin, University of California, Berkeley (English & Critical Theory)

12:00 PM

COMMUNITY LUNCH
WHIG HALL