Race & Media Conference 2016
October 21st-22nd, 2016
Hosted at New York University, in New York City
This conference on race and media is an interdisciplinary conference focusing on research at the intersections of critical race theories and media studies. By bringing together emerging and established scholars, this conference is an opportunity to share research in a space especially created for working through difficult questions on race.
Kent Ono is giving the keynote on the evening of Friday October 21st.
The mission of the conference is three-fold:
- Recognizing that racial difference, racialized identities, and racism play a critical role in structuring media production, distribution, and consumption.
- Highlighting prevailing rhetorics of postracism, which combined with an increasing threat to ethnic studies and other academic programs that focus on identity, have weakened our ability to call attention to race.
- Reinvigorating the conversation about the complex relationship between race and media.
If you are interested in attending Race and Media please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
The keynote address with Kent Ono, University of Utah Representation Today, Tomorrow, and Forever? The Vexed Ontology of an Iconic Media Concept is open to the public, please join us on Friday October 21st 5-6:30pm, 8th Floor 239 Greene St.
Department of Media Culture and Communication and the Provost's Office