Institute Schedule 

Futures 2022 Schedule

June 20th - June 26th

Monday June 20

7:00pm Welcoming Remarks

  • Professor Donald E. Pease (Dartmouth College)
  • Professor Elizabeth Maddock Dillon (Northeastern University)


7:15pm Session One: "Indigenous Resurgence: Unsettling Colonial Capitalism" 

  • Professor Melanie Benson Taylor (Dartmouth College)
  • Professor Emilie Connolly (Brandeis University

Tuesday, June 21


9:30am Session Two: "Interrogating Visuality: 'The Black Gaze'" 

  • Professor Sandy Alexandre (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
  • Professor Kimberly Juanita Brown (Dartmouth College)


1:30pm - 4:30 pm Seminars

7:30pm Session Three: "The State of/and Asian-American Studies"

  • Professor Jeffrey Santa Ana (Stony Brook University)

Wednesday, June 22

9:30am Session Four: "Elimination Politics at the US-Mexico Border"  

  • Professor Lázaro Lima (Hunter College,  CUNY)
  • Professor Mary Pat Brady (Cornell University)


1:30pm - 4:30pm Seminars

5:30pm: Institute Picnic

Thursday, June 23

9:30am Session Five: "Unruly Sonic Practices" 

  • Professor Licia Fiol-Matta( New York University
  • Professor William Cheng (Dartmouth College)

1:30pm-4:30 pm Seminars 

7:30pm Session Six: "Queering the Politics of Refusal”

  • Professor Jack Halberstam (Columbia University) 

Friday, June 24

9:30am Session Seven: "Racial Capitalism and Crises of Social Reproduction"

  • Professor Roderick Ferguson (Yale University)
  • Professor Patricia Stuelke (Dartmouth College)
  • Professor Jarvis McInnis (Duke University)

1:30pm-4:30 pm Seminars

7:30pm Session Eight: "Cruel Pessimism"

  • Professor Robyn Wiegman (Duke University

Saturday, June 25

9:30am Session Nine: "Para-Ontologies of Terror" 

  • Professor Calvin Warren (Emory University)
  • Professor Selamawit D. Terrefe (Tulane University)


3:00pm: Discussion with Editor of ALH

5:30pm Session Ten: "Roundtable Book Discussion of Professor RA Judy’s Sentient Flesh: Thinking in Disorder / Poiè„sis in Black"

  • Professor Anthony Barrymore Bogues (Brown University)
  • Professor Hortense J. Spillers (Vanderbilt University)
  • Professor RA Judy (University of Pittsburgh)


8:00pm Closing Banquet