Blacks of France: New Dimensions in History and Historiography of an African Diaspora

 

Friday, March 21

 

Décolonisations et migrations des Trente Glorieuses : nouvelles expériences des “Noirs de France”.

 

Session 1       9-11

 

CELESTINE, Audrey, Université Lille-3

“French Caribbean Organizations and the ‘black question’ in France.”

 

PATTIEU, Sylvain, Université de Paris-8,

“Le BUMIDOM (Bureau pour le développement des migrations dans les départements d’Outre-Mer), 1963-1982 : organiser les migrations d’outre-mer en métropole, actions et contradictions”

 

GERMAIN, Felix, University of North Carolina, Charlotte

“Mercer Cook: A Career Studying Blacks in the French Atlantic “

 

COMMENT:  Minayo Nasiali, University of Arizona

 

Break 11-11:30 AM

 

Session 2       11:30-1 PM

 

FLEMING, Crystal, SUNY-Stony Brook,

“Framing the Legacies of Slavery in the Metropole: Perspectives of West Indian Migrants”

 

GIRAUD, Michel, CNRS/Université des Antilles et de la Guyane,

“Mémoires d’esclavage aux Antilles françaises”

 

COMMENT: Christopher Church, UC-Berkeley

 

LUNCH          1-3

 

Corps, représentations, circulations dans la France contemporaine

 

Session 1       3-5 PM

 

FILA-BAKABADIO, Sarah, Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales, Paris

“Historicizing the Black Body in Contemporary France: an Analysis”

 

FREITAS, Franck, Université de Paris-8

“An ‘African-American Dream’ within the Postcolonial issue in France: a neoliberal appeal from a racial mimesis.”

 

THOMAS, Dominic, UCLA

“Controlling Blackness and European Identity”

 

COMMENT: Donna Jones, UC-Berkeley

 

Concluding Session/Roundtable    5-6:30 PM

 

Date/Time: 
Friday, March 21, 2014 - 9:00am
Location: 
242 and 250 Sutardja Dai Hall