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2006 Future of Minority Studies

Summer Colloquium
Stanford University
Identities, Individuals, Institution

Friday, 28th July

9:00-9:45 AM • Welcome and Introductions

Satya P. Mohanty (Director, FMS Summer Institute; English, Cornell University)
Paula M. L. Moya (English and CCSRE, Stanford University)

9:45-11:45 AM • Keynote Address

Multiculturalism, Universalism, and the 21st Century Academy
Nancy Cantor, Chancellor and President, Syracuse University

1:00-3:00 PM • Panel Event

Identity Threat, Identity Safety: Structuring Opportunities

Hazel Markus (Psychology and RICSRE, Stanford University)
Claude Steele (Psychology and CASBS, Stanford University)
Dorothy Steele (RICSRE, Stanford University)

Chair: Johnnella Butler (Provost, Spelman College) (not confirmed)

3:45-6:00 PM • Panel Event

Minority Identities and the Future of Critical Prison Studies

Michael Hames-Garcia (Ethnic Studies and English, University of Oregon)
Lawrence D. Bobo (Sociology and CCSRE, Stanford University)
Angela Davis (History of Consciousness, University of California, Santa Cruz)

Chair: Michael Hames-Garcia (Ethnic Studies and English, University of Oregon)

Saturday, 29th July

9:30-11:45 AM • Roundtable Book Discussion

Leslie Feinberg’s Drag King Dreams

M. Jacqui Alexander (Women’s Studies, University of Toronto)
Gayatri Gopinath (Women’s Studies, University of California, Davis)
Ogaga Ifowodo (English, Cornell University)
Yvonne Yarbro-Bejarano (Spanish and Portuguese, Stanford University)

Moderator: Ernesto J. Martínez (Ethnic Studies and Women’s Studies, University of Oregon)

1:00-3:00 PM • Roundtable Book Discussion

Linda Martín Alcoff’s Visible Identities

Rosemarie Garland-Thomson (Women’s Studies, Emory University)
Ronald Sundstrom (Philosophy, University of San Francisco)
Michele Elam (English and CCSRE, Stanford University)

Respondent: Linda Martín Alcoff (Philosophy and Women’s Studies, Syracuse University)

Moderator: Tobin Siebers (English and Comparative Literature, University of Michigan)

3:45-6:00 PM • Roundtable Discussion

The 21st Century Academy: Vision and Strategy

Beverly Guy-Sheftall (Women’s Studies, Spelman College)
Robert Jensen (Journalism, University of Texas-Austin)

Moderator: Chandra Talpade Mohanty (Women's Studies, Syracuse University)





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