Charisse Burden-Stelly: We Charge Genocide as Mutual Comradeship Praxis

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September 26, 2022
12:00PM - 1:30PM
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Spencer Room, Derby Hall 2130

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Add to Calendar 2022-09-26 12:00:00 2022-09-26 13:30:00 Charisse Burden-Stelly: We Charge Genocide as Mutual Comradeship Praxis Charisse Burden-Stelly is an Associate Professor of African American Studies at Wayne State University. Her work interrogates the transnational entanglements of U.S. racial capitalism, anticommunism, and antiblack structural racism, with a second area of focus examining twentieth-century Black anticapitalist thought with a particular focus on W.E.B. Du Bois and scholar activists in his intellectual community. Dr. Burden-Stelly is co-author, with Dr. Gerald Horne, of W.E.B. Du Bois: A Life in American History, and she is currently working on a book manuscript tentatively titled Black Scare/Red Scare: Antiblackness, Anticommunism, and the Rise of Capitalism in the United States, in which she examines the rise of the United States to global hegemony between World War I and the early Cold War at the intersection of racial capitalism, Wall Street imperialism, anticommunism, and antiblackness. She also edited (with Jodi Dean), Organize, Fight, Win: Black Communist Women’s Political Writing. ***This is a paper workshop, not a formal presentation. If you plan to attend, please email Jared Rabinowitz at rabinowitz.43@buckeyemail.osu.edu to receive the draft paper.*** There will also be a graduate student meeting with Prof. Burden-Stelly on Monday morning (9/26) at 9:45am in Derby Hall 2174 (The Reading Room). Spencer Room, Derby Hall 2130 Department of Anthropology anthropology@osu.edu America/New_York public
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Charisse Burden-Stelly is an Associate Professor of African American Studies at Wayne State University. Her work interrogates the transnational entanglements of U.S. racial capitalism, anticommunism, and antiblack structural racism, with a second area of focus examining twentieth-century Black anticapitalist thought with a particular focus on W.E.B. Du Bois and scholar activists in his intellectual community. Dr. Burden-Stelly is co-author, with Dr. Gerald Horne, of W.E.B. Du Bois: A Life in American History, and she is currently working on a book manuscript tentatively titled Black Scare/Red Scare: Antiblackness, Anticommunism, and the Rise of Capitalism in the United States, in which she examines the rise of the United States to global hegemony between World War I and the early Cold War at the intersection of racial capitalism, Wall Street imperialism, anticommunism, and antiblackness. She also edited (with Jodi Dean), Organize, Fight, Win: Black Communist Women’s Political Writing.

***This is a paper workshop, not a formal presentation. If you plan to attend, please email Jared Rabinowitz at rabinowitz.43@buckeyemail.osu.edu to receive the draft paper.***

There will also be a graduate student meeting with Prof. Burden-Stelly on Monday morning (9/26) at 9:45am in Derby Hall 2174 (The Reading Room).