Academic Workshops

Race Workshops

Race and Antisemitism: Contemporary Global Perspectives
September 24, 2020

This special workshop brought together scholars to discuss this important topic.
Click here to find more information, including a link to the recorded event.

The Universal Idea of Race, Semiotic Commerce and Vernacular Occurrences
February 10, 2019

The Ackerman Center hosted a workshop with both UT Dallas professors and visiting scholars.
— Opening remarks: Dr. Nils Roemer, Stan and Barbara Rabin Professor of Holocaust Studies
— Pedro Gonzalez (UT Dallas),
“Manufacturing Race: Racial Technologies in Mexico, Building Blocks of a Modern Nation-State.”
— Dr. Yael Siman (Iberoamericana University),
“Race, Mestizaje, and Antisemitism: Political and Social Experiences of Holocaust Survivors in Mexico in the 1930s and 1940s”
— Dr. Whitney Stewart (UT Dallas),
“Racializing the American Home: Home-Making on James Madison’s Montpelier Plantation”

Racism and the Disciplinary Differentiation of Science and Philosophy
May 17, 2018 

This workshop was held in conjunction with the 8th Annual Conference on Values in Medicine, Science, and Technology, which sought to explore the interplay between human, ethical, cultural, and political values, on the one hand, and science, technology, engineering, and medical research and practice, on the other hand. More details on the conference can be found online.

Philosophers and Race Workshop
September 24, 2018

Visiting scholars: Demetrius L. Eudell (Wesleyan University), Emily S. Lee (CSU Fullerton)
From UT Dallas: Charles Hatfield, Peter Park, Nils Roemer, and ShilyhWarren. More information (including a detailed schedule) can be found here. 

Workshop on Anti-Semitism
October 11, 2017 

Dr. Charles Asher Small, Director of the Institute for the Study of Global Antisemitism and Policy and the former Director of the Yale Center for the Study of Antisemitism, met with graduate students to discuss the current state of research into the subject of anti-Semitism.