VIDEO/CONF: Scenes at 20 – Inspirations, Riffs, and Reverberations

This symposium celebrates the 20th anniversary of Saidiya Hartman’s Scenes of Subjection: Terror, Slavery, and Self-Making in Nineteenth-Century America and its impact on studies of Black lives in the past, present, and future. Please join us as we consider the work’s impact within its intergenerational intellectual context and theorize new possibilities for Black life and Black freedom in these perilous times.


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Footage from the panels is available and livestreams are available for each day.
via YouTube:

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AWARD: Browne Wins 2016 Surveillance Book Prize

 #ADPHD congratulates Simone Browne on winning the 2016 Best Book Prize from the Surveillance Studies Network:

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BOOK: Browne on Slavery, Surveillance and other Dark Matters

Browne, Dark Matters, Cover

Simone Browne, Dark Matters: On the Surveillance of Blackness. Durham: Duke University Press , 2015.


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