Borders, Captivity, and Memory in Transnational Italy and the Mediterranean, Part One: Racial Justice and the Black Mediterranean
About This Event
The first day of the symposium will include two roundtables with four-five participants each and will center a keynote session on the topic of the Black Mediterranean, with two keynote speakers in conversation with two respondents.
The session will feature a conversation between Angelica Pesarini, University of Toronto, and Camilla Hawthorne, University of California Santa Cruz, two leading scholar-activists of Black Italy and co-authors of the new volume The Black Mediterranean: Bodies, Borders, and Citizenship. Their discussion of issues of race, migrations, and captivity in Italy and the Mediterranean will be moderated by Simone Brioni, Stony Brook University (SUNY) and Teresa Fiore, Inserra Chair in Italian and Italian American Studies at Montclair State University.
Activity Category: Workshop or Mini-Seminar Conference
Activity Audience: Open to the Public
Host: Cornell University
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