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Schedule

Nov. 12 Thursday, November 12, 2009

7:00 p.m. Keynote Lecture by Dr. James Cone, "Strange Fruit: The Cross and the Lynching Tree". Supported by the President's Social Justice Speaker Series.
Sharpless Auditorium, Koshland Integrated Natural Sciences Center (KINSC)

Oct 22 Friday, November 13, 2009

9:45 a.m. Introductory Remarks, Kim Benston & Tracey Hucks
Sharpless Auditorium, Koshland Integrated Natural Sciences Center (KINSC)
9:50 a.m. "Without Sanctuary," Part I
Sharpless Auditorium, Koshland Integrated Natural Sciences Center (KINSC)
10:00 - 10:45 a.m. Panel I: Imagining Lynching: Race, Religion, Violence, and the Logic of Representation
  • Tracey Hucks: "A Curious and Dreadful Pleasure": Religion, Lynching, and Trauma in James Baldwin's Going to Meet the Man."
  • Kim Benston: "(De)Constructing Whiteness: Lynching, Minstrelsy, and the Ellisonian Transaction of American Identities"
Sharpless Auditorium, Koshland Integrated Natural Sciences Center (KINSC)
10:45 - 12:15 p.m. Panel II: (Re)Producing Lynching: The Politics of Representation
  • Sandy Alexandre: "Can a Lynching Photograph Be Iconic?"
  • Gus Stadler: "Never Heard Such a Thing: Lynching and Phonographic Modernity"
Sharpless Auditorium, Koshland Integrated Natural Sciences Center (KINSC)
12:15 - 1:45 p.m. Break
1:45 - 2:00 p.m. "Without Sanctuary," Part II
Sharpless Auditorium, Koshland Integrated Natural Sciences Center (KINSC)
2:00 - 3:00 p.m. Panel III: (En)Gendering Lynching: Body, Personhood, and Power
  • Lee H. Butler, Jr.: "This is My Body, Broken ... For You"
  • Deborah Barnes: "The Three Faces of Eve: Women and Lynching"
Sharpless Auditorium, Koshland Integrated Natural Sciences Center (KINSC)
3:00 - 4:00 p.m. Panel IV: (Re)Imagining Lynching: History and the Changing Same
  • Natasha Barnes: "Memory as Mimesis: Performance and Ritual in Lynching Remembrance"
  • Kevin Miles: "Lynching as Post-Traumatic Metaphor and the Terror of Freedom"
Sharpless Auditorium, Koshland Integrated Natural Sciences Center (KINSC)
4:00 - 4:10 p.m. Coffee / tea break
Sharpless Auditorium, Koshland Integrated Natural Sciences Center (KINSC)
4:10 - 4:30 p.m. Remarks from Dr. James H. Cone
Sharpless Auditorium, Koshland Integrated Natural Sciences Center (KINSC)
4:30 - 5:15 p.m. Concluding Roundtable Discussion
Sharpless Auditorium, Koshland Integrated Natural Sciences Center (KINSC)