Black Love, Black Deviance and the Politics of Morality in the Age of Obama

Lecture by Professor Cathy Cohen, University of Chicago.

Prof. Cohen will discuss the racial politics of prop 8 and marriage equality, as well as the radical potential of intersectional politics.

Thursday, April 29th
Reception: 5:30 pm
Lecture: 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm


370 Dwinelle Hall
UC Berkeley
Berkeley, CA

RSVP on facebook!

___________________________________________________________________________

Bonus Link (YouTube)

Adolph Reed and Cathy Cohen | Long Time Coming? | Identity & Politics

Professors Adolph Reed and Cathy Cohen discuss the election of President Barack Obama in the context of race relations and identity politics in America. Eschewing the facile generalizations that characterize much of the medias coverage of the election, Professors Cohen and Reed give critical and refreshingly novel insight into the role race played in the election, and the possible long-term ramifications of the election in terms of racial discourse and progressive politics in America.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: