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'The Future of Whiteness'

Friday, February 14, 2014
4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Samson Talbot Hall room 210

Linda Martin Alcoff will present a lecture titled “The Future of Whiteness,” which asks if racism is inherent in white identity.

Linda Martin Alcoff, author and professor of philosophy at Hunter College will present a lecture sponsored by the Titus-Hepp Series. The lecture, titled “The Future of Whiteness,” will examine white identity to see if racism is inherent. She is currently at work on two new books: a book on sexual violence, and an account of future of white identity.

Martín Alcoff has degrees from Georgia State University and Brown University, and has held positions at Syracuse University, SUNY Stony Brook and Kalamazoo College, and visiting appointments at Cornell, Brown, Florida Atlantic University, and the University of Aarhus. Her writings have focused on social identity and race, epistemology and politics, sexual violence, Foucault, Dussel,and Latino issues in philosophy. She has written two books: Visible Identities: Race, Gender and the Self (Oxford 2006), Real Knowing: New Versions of the Coherence Theory (Cornell 1996).

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Monday, February 3, 2014