Final Program

Download the final program, accessible in the following link:

CAAR_2011-Final_Program_Update_March_25__2_.pdf

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 6, 2011

Morning - Université Paris Diderot, Paris Rive Gauche site
9.00-1.30 Registration
1.30-2.30 Lunch (Sodexo / CROUS restaurants)
Afternoon and early evening - Location: Paris Rive Gauche site
2.45-3.15 Opening addresses
Vincent Berger, Paris Diderot University President, and Jean-Paul Rocchi, 2011 CAAR Conference Host
3.15-4.30 Keynote address
Geneviève Fabre (Paris Diderot University - Sense and Sensibility in Tony Morrison's A Mercy
4.30-5.15 Coffee break
5.15-6.30 Event: Writing and the Relation
6.30-8.30 Opening Reception
Event: Launching of the Black Open Arts Program

THURSDAY, APRIL 7, 2011

Morning and early afternoon - Location: Charles V site
9-11 Workshops
11-11.30 Coffee break
11.30-1.00 Workshops
1.00-1.30 Commuting from Charles V to Paris Diderot University
1.30-2.30 Lunch (Sodexo / CROUS restaurants)
Afternoon and early evening - Location: Paris Rive Gauche site
2.45-4.00 Keynote address
Cathy J. Cohen (University of Chicago) - "Rebirthing the Nation: The Transformational and Transnational Politics of Black Desire"
4.00-5.30 Event: Cracks in the Reflection - Blacks of/in Europe
5.30-6.30 Coffee Break
6.30-8.00 Jazz Concert: "Go the Way your Blood Beats" - Remembering James Baldwin - David Linx and Diederik Wissels

Friday April 8, 2011

Morning and early afternoon - Location: Charles V site
9-11 Workshops
11-11.30 Coffee break
11.30-1.00 Workshops
1.00-1.30 Commuting from Charles V to Paris Rive Gauche
1.30-2.30 Lunch (Sodexo / CROUS restaurants)
Afternoon and early evening - Ecole Nationale Supérieure d'Architecture Paris-Val-de-Seine / Université Paris Diderot-Paris 7
2.45-4.00 Keynote address
Lewis R.Gordon (Temple University) - "'Quand je suis là, elle n'y est pas': On the Montsrous Threat of Reasoned Black Desire"
4.00-5.30 The Black Isles Night -- Vision and Self Perception (I)
Screening of Leah Gordon's Atis Resistans and discussion moderated by Myron Beasley
5.30-6.30 Coffee break
6.30-8.30 The Black Isles Night -- Vision and Self Perception (II)
Concert: Thierry Pécou and Les Batoutos

SATURDAY APRIL 9, 2011

Morning and early afternoon - Location: Charles V site
9-11.00 Workshops
11-11.30 Coffee break
11.30-1.00 Workshops
1.00-2.30 Lunch and commuting to the Paris Rive Gauche site
Afternoon and early evening - Location: Ecole Nationale Supérieure d'Architecture Paris-Val-de-Seine
2.45-4.00 Keynote address
Sabine Broeck (Bremen University) - Sabine Broeck (Bremen University) - "Abolish Property: The Epistemic Challenge of Black Feminist Desire"
4.00-5.30 CAAR General Meeting
5.30-6.30 Break
6.30-8.00 Event: Performative Blackness – Jacques Martial: Cahier d'un retour au pays natal d'Aimé Césaire
Evening - Closing Banquet
8.30 Banquet - La Coupole restaurant
Title - Fuck Mapplethorpe and the Likes
Title - Fuck Mapplethorpe and the Likes
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