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“Modern U.S. Racial Capitalism: History, Theory, and Lessons for the Present”

Join the Department of Sociology Friday, Oct. 9, from 12:45 to 2:15 p.m. for its first virtual colloquium of the semester, “Modern U.S. Racial Capitalism: History, Theory, and Lessons for the Present,” with Charisse Burden-Stelly of Carleton College and the University of Chicago. The event is co-sponsored by African and African American Studies and the Department of History.

Online registration is required. Space is limited.

About the speaker

Burden-Stelly is a scholar of political theory, political economy and intellectual history. She is an assistant professor of Africana studies and political science at Carleton College and the 2020-21 visiting scholar in the Race and Capitalism Project and political science department at the University of Chicago. Burden- Stelly is the co-author, with Gerald Horne, of W.E.B. Du Bois: A Life in American History. Her published work appears in journals, including Small Axe, Souls, Du Bois Review, Socialism and Democracy, International Journal of Africana Studies, and the CLR James Journal. She is the guest editor of the forthcoming Claudia Jones: Foremother of World Revolution, a special issue of The Journal of Intersectionality. She is also a regular contributor to Black Perspectives, the award-winning blog of the African American Intellectual Honor Society.