Agenda

September 29, 2021

3:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Panel: Selling American on Health, Heredity, and Happy Babies, 1893-1953

Abdu Ali Dr. Paul Lombardo

Description

American legal historian Paul Lombardo will explore how advertising in the age of eugenics reflected and reproduced the political and ideological messages of the movement by promising health and happiness. 

Tags: Through-Line Panel

October 2, 2021

2:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Closing Remarks

Alexis Pauline Gumbs

Description

Alexis Pauline Gumbs,  a Queer Black Troublemaker and Black Feminist Love Evangelist, spreads the liberatory gospel on our tongue and dreams for non-eugenic futures. She gives us a meditation on love and liberation and the ancestral possibilities of surfacing legacy, reckoning and futures to bulid new portals of freedom that does not devalue, harm, sort or sift our communities but instead holds us in collective care, safety and possibility 

Tags: Special Session

October 2, 2021

1:26 pm - 1:26 pm

Artist Showcase: Tomorrow We Inherit The Earth

Zulfikar Ali Bhutto

Description

Tomorrow We Inherit the Earth is an investigation into histories of popular resistance, guerrilla warfare and anti-imperialism in the Middle East, North Africa and South Asia that are then re-interpreted into an archive of an imagined revolution in a post-utopian and post-human world. In this series, Islam is used as vehicle to propel the futurist imagination, looking into its occult practices, mysticism and the evolution of its politicization.

Tags: Artist Showcase

October 2, 2021

1:10 pm - 1:26 pm

Artist Showcase: Radical Visibility Collective

Sky Cubacub

Description

In this video, members of the Radical Visibility Collective celebrate their bodies through fashion and dancing. Collection is designed in collaboration between Sky Cubacub of Rebirth Garments, Compton Q and Vogds. The Music is a custom album inspired by Sky Cubacub’s “Radical Visibility: a Queercrip Dress Reform Movement Manifesto”, using Audio Description to describe the models, their outfits and the way they dance in their own words. Vogds is the executive producer of the album collaboratively made by Chicago music artists.

Tags: Artist Showcase

October 2, 2021

1:00 pm - 1:10 pm

Artist Showcase: Juba Kalamka, Select Audio Playlist

Juba Kalamka

Description

Join bisexual artist/activist Juba Kalamka for an electronic hip-hop exploration of Black experiences of disability, sex work, policing and mental health.

Tags: Artist Showcase

October 2, 2021

12:30 pm - 1:00 pm

Conversation: Weaving and Synthesis

Prof. Jack Tchen Cara Page

Description

Synthesis of the week’s offerings by Convening Co-Director Dr. Jack Tchen and Grassroots Organizing Director Cara Page

Tags: Through-Line Panel

October 2, 2021

12:00 pm - 12:30 pm

Conversation: Dr. Alexandra Stern and Dr. Dana-Ain Davis

Dr. Alexandra Stern Dana Davis

Description

This conversation, between Dr, Alexandra  Stern, author of “Eugenic Nation: Faults and Frontiers of Better Breeding in Modern America,” and Dr. Dana-Ain Davis, author of “Reproductive Injustice: Racism, Pregnancy, and Premature Birth,” will focus on community led interventions  including; Stern’s work at the Sterilization & Social Justice Lab and Dr. Davis’ work against Black infant and maternal mortality rooted in Reproductive Justice. 

Tags: conversation