Spaces of Exception

Spaces of Exception

Friday, October 5, 6:30 PM
Barnard Hall, James Room
Barnard College
3009 Broadway, New York, NY

Saturday, October 6, 11 AM - 7 PM
Diana Center, Room 504
Barnard College
3009 Broadway, New York, NY

We invite you to the launch of an event of Geographies of Injustice, a working group of interdisciplinary scholars interested in asking how spatial politics intersects with inequality and social difference (race, caste, gender, and ethnicity). 

Please join us on the evening of Friday, Oct. 5th, with a keynote conversation between Denise Ferreira da Silva and Priti Ramamurthy on the politics of dispossession in Brazil and India. On Saturday, Oct. 6th, we will start with a closed-door workshop with Denise Ferreira da Silva and Priti Ramamurthy on their keynotes the previous evening; later, we will host a conversation between New York City Council member Ritchie Torres and Emmy Award-winning journalist Janus Adams, followed by talks by Professor Vivek Bald and artist/cultural strategist Ebony Noelle Golden. See below for full schedule and details.

**Note please RSVP if you wish to attend the brunch and closed workshop with Denise Ferreira da Silva and Priti Ramamurthy portion of the event on Saturday, October 6th. 

 

October 5th (6:30-8pm)

Opening Remarks by Sarah Cole, Dean of Humanities, and Marianne Hirsch, Director of the Center for the Study of Social Difference.
Keynote conversation on with Denise Ferreira da Silva and Priti Ramamurthy.

October 6th (11am-6pm)
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM Brunch/Discussion
Dispossessions
Denise Ferreira da Silva and Priti Ramamurthy in discussion with workshop participants about their keynote. Moderated by Tony Samara.
**Note please RSVP if you wish to attend the brunch and closed workshop with Denise Ferreira da Silva and Priti Ramamurthy
2:00 – 2:30 PM Coffee Break

Housing Justice
2:30 – 4:00 PM Emmy Award - winning Journalist Janus Adams in conversation with Richie Torres (NYC District 15 Council Member).

Intimacies
4:00 – 5:00 PM Vivek Bald, "In Search of Bengali Harlem"
5:15 – 6:25 PM Ebony Noelle Golden, "125th & Freedom: Cultivating Cultural Resilience in Face of Erasure"

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