Policing Black Bodies: How Black Lives Are Surveilled and How to Work for Change
Zoom link: https://csusb.zoom.us/j/97960458784
Dr. Earl Smith, is Emeritus Professor of American Ethnic Studies and Sociology at Wake Forest University and Professor of Women and Gender Studies at the University of Delaware. He earned his PhD in Social Anthropology from the University of Connecticut. His teaching and research focuses on urban sociology, sociology of sport, criminal justice, and race. He is the author of 11 books, including his most recent book, published in 2020, Policing Black Bodies: How Black Lives Are Surveilled and How to Work for Change, as well as dozens of book chapters and peer-reviewed articles. He has written several books on the impact of social inequality on Black families. His book Race, Sport and the American Dream, which has been published in 3 editions, remains the only book on the market that examines structural racism in SportsWorld.
Dr. Angela J. Hattery is Professor of Women & Gender Studies and Co- Director of the Center for the Study & Prevention of Gender-Based Violence at the University of Delaware. She is the author of 11 books, including her most recent book, published in 2020, Policing Black Bodies: How Black Lives are Surveilled and How to Work for Change, and, Gender, Power and Violence: Responding to Intimate Partner Violence in Society Today. She teaches courses on race and gender inequality, families, and methods.
Dr. Smith and Dr. Hattery's forthcoming book, Way Down in the Hole: Race, Intimacy and the Reproduction of Racial Ideologies in Solitary Confinement, explores the ways in which racial antagonisms are exacerbated by the particular structures of solitary confinement.
Drs. Smith and Hattery’s work can also be found at their website here (link). (https://smithandhattery.com/)
Series organizers: Dr. Mary Texeira (Sociology), Robie Madrigal (Pfau Library), Dr. Jeremy Murray (History), Stan Futch (President, WAG), and CSUSB students Marlo Brooks, Zoralynn Oglesby, Jade McDonald, Jaime Castro, Connie Cornejo, and Evelyn Jimenez. Click here to view previous panels in the Conversations on Race and Policing series.