During the spring semester, in-person concerts, events and lectures that involve outside guests will not be held, per the university’s COVID-19 travel and visitor policy.
Friday, May 14, 2021 at 4:00pm
Saturday, May 15, 2021 at 4:00pm
Sunday, May 16, 2021 at 4:00pm
Lectures and Workshops on transhistorical questions of race.
Lectures will provide historical and literary perspectives on formations of race.
Workshops will provide the opportunity for graduate students at the host institutions (Cornell and Syracuse) and elsewhere to present their work.
Friday, May 14, 2021
Lectures – Friday afternoon (4-6pm)
Ayanna Thompson (ASU/ ACMRS), “On Protean Acting in Shakespeare: Race & Virtuosity”
Jennifer Morgan (NYU), “Reproducing Race: Kinship and the Market in the Early Black Atlantic”
Saturday, May 15, 2021
Workshop, Saturday morning (10am-12noon)
Lectures – Saturday afternoon (1-3pm)
Anna More (Universidade de Brasília) "The Iberian Company: The Early Slave Trade and War Capitalism"
Farid Azfar (Swarthmore), "Racial Leviathan: Making Peace with the Asiento, 1518-1857."
Workshop, Saturday afternoon (4-6pm)
Sunday, May 16, 2021
Workshops, Sunday afternoon (1-3pm; 4-6pm)
Co-Sponsored by the CNY Humanities Corridor and the Department of Romance Studies
Zoom information forthcoming