Coronavirus COVID-19 Updates:


On the Corner: Nexus at the Political Intersection of Race and Religion Research
15 Jan., 11 AM
Paul Djupe, Denison University Additional talks by:
  • Valerie MarTinez-Ebers, University of North Texas
  • Karam Dana, University of Washinton
  • Michele Margolis, University of Pennsylvania
  • Nazita Lajevardi, Michigan State University
Zoom ID: 517 973 8553

Cincinnati’s National Day of Racial Healing Training
19 January, 9 AM – 7 PM

Welcoming event to the Department of Commuication

A Case Study of How PWI's and Local Communities Communicate Racism through in Everyday Interactions
28 January, 12:30 PM
Tina Harris, Louisiana State University

Tenuous Inclusions: The HIV Industry, Belonging, and Queer Counterpublics in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire
29 January, 1 PM
Matthew Thomann, University of Maryland

Hard White: The Mainstreaming of Racism in American Politics
11 February, 2 PM
Sanford Schram, Hunter College and CUNY Graduate School

Black History Month

Home Ain’t Always Where the Heart Is: Women, Confinement, and Domestic Violence in the Gilded Age Bluegrass 
Feb. 16, 12 PM 
Charlene J. Fletcher, Ph.D.
Historian of Race, Gender, and the American South
Emerging Voices Postdoctoral Research Associate in Slavery and Justice, Brown University
Event link:
“Plot and Plantation”: The Counter-Life of Fugitive Classrooms in the Movement for Black Lives
18, February
Carmen Kynard, Texas Christian University

Mythologies of Gendered and Racialized Bodies in the French Everyday
18, February

Lydie Moudileno, University of Southern California
Etienne Achille, Villanova University

Activism of North and West African descent in the French film
25, February, 12:30 PM
Leslie Kealhoefr-Kemp, University of Rhode Island

Thinking Europe Otherwise: Lessons from the Caribbean
5, March
Manuela Boatcă, University of Freiburg

International Women’s Day Taft Lecture

Taking Children: A History of American Terror
8 March, 3:30 PM
Laura Briggs, University of Massachusetts Amherst

Why Do Fascists Continue to Use the Law? Returning to Marxist State Theory to Think about Trumpism
12 April, 4 PM
Judith Grant, Ohio University

2020-21 Taft Postdoctoral Fellows

Chandra Frank, PhD, Department of Media, Communication, and Cultural Studies, with an emphasis on queer and feminist studies, Goldsmiths, University of London. For more about Dr. Frank, please click here.

Anima Adjepong, PhD, Sociology, with graduate certificates in Women’s and Gender Studies and African and African Diaspora Studies, University of Texas at Austin. For more about Dr. Adjepong, please click here.
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