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Freedom and Fugitivity

Jun 11 @ 10:00 am-11:30 am

The closing event of the Sanctuary Spaces Sawyer Seminar, Freedom and Fugitivity, thinks across Black feminism and Indigenous studies to foreground “beautiful experiments” of flight, refusal, and rebellion.

Featuring:
Saidiya Hartman, Professor of English and Comparative Literature, Columbia University; 2019 MacArthur Fellow

In conversation with:
Aisha K. Finch, Associate Professor of Gender Studies and African American Studies, UCLA

Tiffany Lethabo King, Associate Professor of African-American Studies, Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, Georgia State University

Kyle T. Mays, Assistant Professor of African American Studies, American Indian Studies, and History, UCLA

Moderated by:
Sarah Haley, Director of the UCLA Center for the Study of Women Black Feminism Initiative
Associate Professor of African American Studies and Gender Studies, UCLA

Chaired by:
Ananya Roy, Director of the UCLA Luskin Institute on Inequality and Democracy
Professor of Urban Planning, Social Welfare, and Geography, UCLA

Co-organized with the Black Feminism Initiative at UCLA
Co-sponsored by the UCLA American Indian Studies Center

Part of the Sawyer Seminar Sanctuary Spaces: Reworlding Humanism