Tag: Racism

The Historical Construction of Race and Racism in the US

Eric Foner
Who is an American? Race and Nationality in American History
November 8, 1995, 3:30PM, 8417 Social Sciences
Seminar for Faculty & Students
November 9, 1995, 12:20PM, 8108 Social Science
Panel: Current Historical Approaches to Race and Racism
November 10, 1995, 12:30PM, 8417 Social Science
VHS: 11/8/1995 & 11/10/1995

The Historical Construction of Race and Racism in the US

David Roediger
White Looks: Hairy Apes, True Stories and Limbaugh's Laughs
November 10, 1995, 12:00PM, 19th Floor Van Hise
Seminar for Faculty & Students
November 14, 1995, 12:20PM, 8108 Social Science
Panel: Current Historical Approaches to Race and Racism
November 19, 1995, 12:30PM, 8417 Social Science
VHS: 11/10/1995 & 11/13/1995

Organizing Racism

Kathleen Blee
Gendered Racism: Women in the Modern Hate Movement
November 14, 2000, 3:30PM, 8417 Social Sciences
Friends and Enemies: The Construction of Collective Identity in the Racist Movement
November 15, 2000, 3:30PM, 8417 Social Science
Seminar for Students and Faculty
November 16, 2000, 12:20PM, 8108 Social Science

    Kathleeen Blee (Ph.D. Sociology, Wisconsin, 1982) is Professor of Sociology and History and Director of the Women’s Studies Program at the University of Pittsburgh. Her research and teaching interests include the sociology of gender, feminist theory, social inequality and stratification, the sociology of racism, political movements and social change, the sociology of the family, and race, class, and gender. She is the author of approximately 50 articles and book chapters and the author or editor of five books, including Women of the Klan (University of California Press, 1991), which was named a centennial book of the University of California Press, selected as an Outstanding Book by the Gustavus Myers Center for the Study of Human Rights, and nominated for a Pulitzer Prize. Her most recent book, Racist Women (University of California Press, 2001) is in press.

Racism and Anti-Racism in Educational Policy and Practice

David Gillborn
"Raising Standards by Rationing Education: The Human Cost of a 'World Class' Education System"
November 6, 2001, 3:30PM, 6104 Social Sciences
"'To Far' is Not Far Enough: Race Equality and White Resistance in Contemporary Education"
November 7, 2001, 3:30PM, 8417 Social Science
Seminar for Students and Faculty
November 8, 2001, 12:20PM, 8108 Social Science

Dog Whistle Politics: How Coded Racial Appeals Have Reinvented Racism and Wrecked the Middle Class

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Ian Haney López
“Dog Whistle POLITICS”
Tuesday, November 19, 4pm, 206 Ingraham
“Dog Whistle RACISM”
Wednesday, November 20, 4pm, 206 Ingraham
Open Seminar for Students, Faculty and Public
Thursday, November 21, 12:20pm, 8108 Social Science

IAN HANEY LÓPEZ is the John H. Boalt Professor of Law at the University of California, Berkeley, where he teaches in the areas of race and constitutional law. Haney López has published four books, including White by Law: The Legal Construction of Race and Racism on Trial: The Chicano Fight for Justice. He has been a visiting law professor at Yale, New York University, and Harvard, and is currently writing a book entitled Dog Whistle Politics: How Coded Racial Appeals Have Reinvented Racism and Wrecked the Middle Class. In 2011, Haney López received an Alphonse Fletcher Fellowship, awarded to scholars whose work furthers the integration goals of Brown v. Board of Education.