Venue: Residencia d’Investigadors  (C/ Hospital 64, 08001 Barcelona)


Provisional Program:

Wednesday 22 June:

9:30-11:00. Luvell Anderson (Memphis): “James Baldwin on the Legitimacy of Black Language”

11:00-11:30. Coffee break.

11:30-13:00. David Ludwig (Amsterdam): “Biological Races and Taxonomic Injustice”

13:00-15:00. Lunch break.

15:00-16:30. Pasi Valtonen (King’s College London): “Slurring Epithets and Generic Descriptivism: The Meaning of Ethnically Abusive Terms”

16:30-16:45. Break.

16:45-18:15. Patrick O’Donnell (Johns Hopkins University): “Race and Genericity in Conversational Contexts”


Thursday, 23 June 2016:

9:30-11:00. A.W. Eaton (Illinois-Chicago): “Pornography, Pictures, and Persuasion”

11:00-11:30. Coffee Break.

11:30-13:00. Zoey Lavallee (CUNY Graduate Center/ Brooklyn College): “What’s Wrong with the (White) Female Nude?”

13:00-15:00. Lunch Break.

15:00-16:30. Cassie Herbert (Georgetown): “Talking about Slurs”

16:30-16:45. Break.

16:45-18:15. Quayshawn Spencer (Pennsylvania): “An Implication of Using Continental Populations in Preferential Affirmative Action”