Join us on Monday, December 4, 2023 at 2:30 PM for a discussion with Olúfẹ́mi O. Táíwò, author of Elite Capture (2022) and Reconsidering Reparations (2021).
In 2022, DRC held the first convening Dismantling Racial Capitalism at NYU School of Law. The convening invited academics, organizers, policy-makers, students and change-makers for a deeply-rooted examination of how racial capitalism drives inequality, exploitation, and destruction, and how we can catalyze change.
On behalf of the Initiative for Community Power, the Center on Race, Inequality and the Law at NYU Law, Urban Democracy Lab at NYU Gallatin, and the Action Lab we invite you to join us for a follow-up to last year’s convening: a discussion with Olúfẹ́mi O. Táíwò, facilitated by Sumitra Rajkumar of The Action Lab.
Olúfẹ́mi O. Táíwò is Associate Professor of Philosophy at Georgetown University. He received his Ph.D. in philosophy at the University of California Los Angeles. He has published in academic journals ranging from Public Affairs Quarterly, One Earth, Philosophical Papers, and the American Philosophical Association newsletter Philosophy and the Black Experience.
Táíwò’s theoretical work draws liberally from the Black radical tradition, anti-colonial thought, German transcendental philosophy, contemporary philosophy of language, contemporary social science, and histories of activism and activist thinkers.
His public philosophy, including articles exploring intersections of climate justice and colonialism, has been featured in The New Yorker, The Nation, Boston Review, Dissent, The Appeal, Slate, Al Jazeera, The New Republic, Aeon, and Foreign Policy.
Limited seats available. Please register to attend by Tuesday, November 28th.
Dismantling Racial Capitalism creates space to develop and sharpen our understanding of racial capitalism, how it functions, its horrific consequences, and, most importantly, how we can challenge and dismantle it. The convening will bring together academics, organizers, policy-makers, students and change-makers for a deeply-rooted examination of how racial capitalism drives inequality, exploitation, and destruction, and how we can catalyze change.
For more information on the program, speakers and sponsors visit the DRC webpage here.RSVP
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