Examples include the pandemic, climate change, the civil rights movement, and the Black Lives Matter movement. This workshop investigates political transformative experiences through a range of angles, among others, Indigenous philosophies, African-American political thought, and American pragmatism.
This event is online and will take place on Zoom. Please send an email to Yiling Zhou, firstname.lastname@example.org, assistant to the Danforth Chair to register.
Program (all times are Central Time Zone), for Thursday, May 6.
9:50 a.m. to 10 a.m. Helen De Cruz. Introduction to the workshop
10:00 a.m. to 11 a.m. Kyle Whyte. Political Transformative Experience and Time
11:10 a.m. to 12:10 p.m. Olúfẹ́mi O. Táíwò. Protect Yourself at All Times: Self Defense and the Construction of Agency
12:10 p.m. to 1:40 p.m. Lunch break
1:40 p.m. to 2:40 p.m. Meena Krishnamurty. Martin Luther King, Jr. on Sympathy, Indignation, and Political Motivation
2:50 p.m. to 3:50 p.m. Johnathan Flowers. Trust, Experience, and Political Transformation
4:00 p.m. to 5 p.m. Krushil Watene. Reweaving Conceptual Threads: Indigenous Peoples and Intergenerational Justice