BODIES OF EVIDENCE: POLICING BLACK BODIES
Wednesday, November 18, 2015
W.T. Young Library Auditorium
A panel discussion featuring three scholars that will provide critical commentary, transnational connections, and historical contexts for current struggles with violence against African and African-American communities. A Q&A session will be held at the end of this event, followed by a reception in the adjacent Alumni Gallery.
- Melynda J. Price, director of the African American and Africana Studies Program and the Robert E. Harding Jr. Professor of Law at UK, is the author of At the Cross: Race, Religion and Citizenship in the Politics of the Death Penalty.
- Melissa Stein, assistant professor of gender and women’s studies at UK is the author of Measuring Manhood: Race and the Science of Masculinity, 1830-1934, newly published this fall.
- Kevin Mumford, professor of history at University of Illinois is the author of numerous books on Black history, including “Newark: A History of Race, Rights, and Riots in America.
Sponsored by: The Department of Gender & Women’s Studies, the Office of LGBTQ Resources, and the Gaines Center for the Humanities.