Racializing Optics - Audio

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Tue, Feb 12, 2013 - 4:00 pm


Leigh Raiford, African American Studies
Michael Cohen, African American Studies & American Studies

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Racializing Optics: Whiteness, Neoliberalism, and Visual Cultures
CRG Thursday Forum: February 21, 2013


“Thanks to Berkeley..." Managing Multiculturalism in an Age of Austerity  
Prof. Leigh Raiford, African American Studies 
& Dr. Michael Cohen, American Studies & African American Studies

This paper takes the UC's recent "Thanks to Berkeley..." private capital fund drive and its slick PR campaign - focused on a campus wide photographic project - as a site of contestation over issues of austerity, privatization, racial re-segregation and student protest in the Neoliberal University.

More details: http://crg.berkeley.edu/content/racializing-optics