Tuesday, September 9th, Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Langston Hughes Auditorium, American Policing: The War On Black Bodies
Join the Schomburg Center for a town hall meeting on the aggressive policing of black bodies in America. The event will offer a forum to discuss police brutality, racial discrimination, stop and frisk policies, and the responses of media and local communities regarding Michael Brown, Eric Garner and others in recent news.
Contributing to the discussion are Khalil G. Muhammad (Director of the Schomburg Center); Jelani Cobb (Historian and Journalist); Claudia De La Cruz (Founder of Da Urban Butterflies); Darnell L. Moore (Activist and Co-organizer of Black Lives Matter); and moderator Joel Diaz (Education Associate at the Schomburg). There will also be a special reading by writer Akeema Zane.
Monday, September 22nd: CUNY Grad Center, NYC: CUNY Stands for Justice From Ferguson to Palestine
Join us September 22nd for an evening of poetry, speakers, and dialogue connecting the Israeli siege in Gaza, militarized police brutality in the U.S., and justice solidarity efforts at CUNY, featuring:
- Riham Barghouti, Adalah-NY
- Prof. Renate Bridenthal, Dept. of History, Brooklyn College (retired)
- Darnell Moore, CLAGS: Center for LGBTQ Studies, You Belong Initiative
- Prof. Robyn Spencer, Dept. of History, Lehman College, Black on Palestine
This is going to be an amazing event and is open to everyone bring a friend and show your support, or come to learn more about the Palestinian struggle, militarization of the U.S and how you can make a difference.
Wednesday, October 8th: Man Enough: Theory and Practice In and Outside of the Classroom, The New School
An open dialogue on masculinity with bell hooks, Oman Frame, Darnell Moore, Ron Scapp, and Kurt Voss.
Friday, October 10th: Vassar College: New England Consortium of Latina/o Studies: Panel with Jennifer Stoever from SUNY-Binghamton on the topic of Social Media and Engaged Scholarship
Thursday, October 23rd: Columbia University, NYC: Are The Gods Afraid of Black Sexuality? Religion and the Burdens of Black Sexual Politics
Religion, Media, Markets and the Making of Black Sexualities Moderator: Anthea Butler, Associate Professor of Religious Studies and Africana Studies, University of Pennsylvania Frederick Davie, Executive Vice President, Union Theological Seminary Deon Haywood, Executive Director, Women With A Vision Darnell L. Moore, Managing Co-Editor, Feminist Wire and Co-Founder, YOU Belong Barbara D. Savage, Geraldine R. Segal Professor of American Social Thought and Chair of the Department of Africana Studies, University of Pennsylvania Christopher Senyonjo, Bishop, Anglican Church of Uganda (retired) and Founder and Executive Director, St. Paul’s Reconciliation and Equality Centre - See more at: http://iraas.com/node/366#sthash.3G62MTqE.dpuf
Thursday, November 6th and Friday, November 7th, University of Arizona: Black Life Matters Pre-Conference Events with Wade Davis
Monday, November 10th, Beloit College, Beloit, WI: Critical Identity Studies Annual Lecture as part of the CRIS-sponsored semester on "Rethinking Masculinity."
Writer and activist Darnell Moore will deliver the Critical Identity Studies Annual Lecture as part of the CRIS-sponsored semester on "Rethinking Masculinity."