J Adeshei Carter CUNY): Does “Race” Have a Future or Should the Future Have “Races”? Reconstruction or Eliminativism in a Pragmatist Philosophy of Race. Tanya Golash-Boza (UC-Merced): Does Racial Formation Theory Lack the Conceptual Tools to Understand Racism? Zakiyyah Jackson (Virginia): Animal: New Directions in the Theorization of Race and Posthumanism. Brenna Bhandar (SOAS): Property, Law and Race: Modes of Abstraction. Dawinder Sidhu (New Mexico): Racial Mirroring. Wagner A. Kamakura (Rice) and Nives Zubcevic-Basic (Swinburne): Race, Ethnicity, and Acculturation: How Racially Matched Images Influence Subsequent Perceptions of Beauty. Elizabeth Behm-Morawitz and David Ta (Missouri): Cultivating Virtual Stereotypes? The Impact of Video Game Play on Racial/Ethnic Stereotypes. Francie Latour on how blind people see race: Osagie K. Obasogie set out to find out what “race” means to people who’ve never been able to see skin color (and more on Blinded By Sight: Seeing Race Through the Eyes of the Blind). Research suggests that people's racial biases make them more likely to leave money on the table when a windfall is not split evenly between groups. Your racist relatives may just be feeling left out: Researchers find feelings of social exclusion breed intolerance of minorities. Is there anything we can do to correct for the fact that we’re all a little bit prejudiced? Jesse Singal wonders. Rebecca Traister on how when Michael Dunn compared himself to a rape victim, he was following an old, racist script. The introduction to Racisms: From the Crusades to the Twentieth Century by Francisco Bethencourt. You can download Theories of Race and Racism, ed. Les Back and John Solomos (2000).

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