As part and parcel to American Culture Studies’ continued efforts to bring the vibrancy of our community to the web, the Media Archive will include a growing body of audio and visual material. Culled from interviews with visiting scholars, recordings of AMCS events hosted throughout the semester, and features from program initiatives, the Media Archive rounds out amcs.wustl’s digital presence. Our aim is to offer site visitors a way to hear and see community inquire about and debate issues critical to American Life.
The Instability of Race - an Interview with Michael Omi
In September 2014, Michael Omi, Associate Professor in the Ethnic Studies Department at UC Berkley, was the featured speaker for the Modern Segregation event, Racial Classification and the Instability of of Race. Prior to the event, Professor Omi spoke with Jeffrey McCune, Associate Professor in Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies and the Performing Arts Department, for an engaging conversation about race and racial classification, structural racisim, the problematic discourse of a 'post-racial' society, and the possibility for vigorous, cross-disciplinary conversations about race in the sciences, humanities, and social sciences.
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