2017 Anti-Colonial Machine Conference

The Critical Racial and Anti-Colonial Studies (CRACS) Research Network at the Social Justice Institute is excited to host a mini-conference featuring members* of the Anti-Colonial Machine collective. As a space for conversing about, around, and in spite of recent political, economic, and social developments, the program invites other members of the UBC and broader community to learn, engage in discussion, and reflect on crucial conceptual and political issues pertaining to collective, intersectional histories and futures of colonialism.

“Quartet for the End of Time”

with Fred Moten, Mercedes Eng, Cecily Nicholson, Phanuel Antwi

Thursday, January 26
12pm – 1:30pm
Fairmont Social Lounge at St. John’s College
2111 Lower Mall, UBC

* Members of the Anti-Colonial Machine: J Cameron Carter (Divinity School, Duke University), Colin Dayan (English, Vanderbilt University), Sora Han (Criminology, Law, and Society, UC Irvine), Fred Moten (English, UC Riverside), David Lloyd (English , UC Riverside), Dylan Rodriguez (Ethnic Studies, UC Riverside), Atef Said (Sociology, University of Illinois-Chicago), Denise Ferreira da Silva (The Social Justice Institute, UBC). At the UBC meeting, we will be joined by Stefano Harney (Business and Management, Singapore Management University) and Tonika Sealy (Theater, Dance, and Performance Studies, UC Berkeley)

As part of this process we acknowledge that these events at the University of British Columbia are taking place on the traditional, unceded territories of the Musqueam First Nation.