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NYC March 2006 Beyond Biopolitics: state racism and the politics of life and death

Beyond Biopolitics: state racism and the politics of life and death

March 16-17, 2006

Graduate Center, CUNY

365 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY

Sponsored by the Center for the Study of Women and Society (CSWS), The Graduate Center of the City University of New York and Barnard Center for Research on Women.

Questions: Contact Craig Willse at cwillse@gc.cuny.edu.

Symposium Schedule:

Thursday, March 16

9:00 - 10:00 AM Breakfast and Welcome

10:00 - 11:30 AM Race, population and technologies of control

Eyal Weizman, Eugene Thacker, Jaspir Puar
Moderator: Patricia Clough

11:30 AM - 1:00 PM Detention, death and documentation

Christian Parenti, Sora Han, Derek Gregory, Cagatay Topal

Moderator: Jackie Orr

1:00 - 2:30 PM Lunch

2:30 - 4:00 PM Indebtedness, freedom and state racism

Stefano Harney, Fred Moten, Richard Dienst, Ann Anagnost

Moderator: Jeff Bussolini

4:00 - 5:30 PM Commentary

Anahid Kassabian, Craig Willse, Randy Martin, Jackie Orr

Friday, March 17

9:00 - 10:00 AM Breakfast

10:00 - 11:30 AM Invested nature and the sciences of life and death

Richard Doyle, Cori Hayden, Duana Fulwilley,
Moderator: Ananya Mukherjea

11:30 AM - 1:00 PM Evention, bodies and memories

Amit Rai, Brian Massumi, Saidiya Hartman

Moderator: Couze Venn

1:00 - 2:00 PM Lunch

2:30 - 4:00 PM Commentary & discussion

Jamie Bianco, Grace Mitchell , Couze Venn, Peter Hitchcock