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30 Sep
Jerry H. Labowitz Theatre for the Performing Arts, 1 Washington Place
Sep 30, 2016 -Oct 1, 2016 | 9:30 AM-5:00 PM


Critical Race Feminisms: Crossing Borders and Generations

A Symposium Celebrating the Work of e. Frances White

Join scholars from Gallatin and around the globe to honor and explore the vital contributions e. Frances White has made to contemporary American intellectual thought, Africana studies, and Black Feminist Discourse. Symposium panels will explore race and gender; feminist and queer activism in South Africa; second wave Black feminism, as well as Black feminism across generations.

Join us for these insightful and revealing conversations on historical experiences and contemporary realities, placing Critical Race Feminism at the center of our discourse.

Symposium Schedule

Friday, September 30th

9:30 AM

Registration, Wendy and Jerry Labowitz Lounge

10:00 AM
Susanne Wofford
Introduction, e. Frances White
Keynote Address, Gail Smith

11:15 PM
Panel 1: Writing About Race and Gender
Alexis De Veaux, Pamella Dlungwana, Diana Ferrus, Makhosazana Xaba

1:15 PM

2:30 PM
Panel 2: Feminist and Queer Activism in South Africa

Lerato Dumse, Teboho Moja, Jabu Pereira, Gail Smith

Saturday, October 1st

9:30 AM
Wendy and Jerry Labowitz Lounge

10:00 AM
e. Frances White
Keynote: Difficult Times, Hazel Carby

11:15 PM
Panel 1: The Combahee Generation

Cheryl Clarke, Paulla Ebron, Gayatri Gopinath, Beverly Guy‚ÄźSheftall

1:15 PM

2:30 PM
Panel 2: Black Feminism Across Generations

Akiera X. Charles, Farah Griffin, Joan Morgan, Zanele Muholi, e. Frances White, Alexis Williams