‘Can We Talk?’: Bridges Between the Humanities and the Social Sciences

Wednesday, March 24, 2010 - 8:00pm to Thursday, March 25, 2010 - 8:00pm

'Can We Talk?' is a conference aimed at bringing together the worlds of social sciences and humanities research in a conversation about how the two can mutually benefit in improving our knowledge of race, inequality, and social difference. Co-sponsored by the Department of African & African American Studies and the Center for African & African American Research at Duke University.

Mark Anthony Neal, J. Lorand Matory, Vivian Gadsden, Satya Mohanty, Michael Hardt, Wahneema Lubiano, Nikhil Singh, Eduardo Bonilla-Silva...

Thursday, March 25th
• Welcome and Introduction, 9:00 a.m.
• Social Theory and Literature, 9:30 a.m.
• Educational Policy, 10:30 a.m.
• Lunch and Student Presentations
• Growth and Globalization, 1:00 p.m.
• Race and Identity, 2:00 p.m.
• Dinner
• Film Screening, 7:45 p.m.
• Panel Discussion on Film

Friday, March 26th
• Introduction, 9:00 a.m.
• Statistics, Statistics, and more Statistics, 9:15 a.m.
• Going Above, Below and Beyond Surveys, 10:30 a.m.
• Lunch
• CNN Black in America, Latino in America, 12:25 p.m.
• Spanning the Diaspora, 1:00 p.m.
• Department Heads Panel, 2:30 p.m.

If you have any questions please contact William Darity at 919-613-7336 or by email at: canwetalkconference@gmail.com




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