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Section on Racial and Ethnic Minorities (SREM)

2014 Conference Theme
Hard Times: The Impact of Economic Inequality on Families and Individuals

Hilton Union Square & PARC 55 Wyndham Hotel
San Francisco, CA, August 16-19

Read more about ASA President Annette Lareau's conference theme here.

 

Section Day(s): Saturday, August 16 & Sunday, August 17

Business Meeting: Saturday, August 16, 3:30 - 4:10 pm

Reception: Sunday, August 17, 7:30 pm at Slide, 430 Mason St. (between Geary St. and Post St. in Union Square). This reception is co-sponsored with the Section on Latino/a Sociology.

 

SREM Sponsored Sessions and Roundtables

Saturday, August 16

50. Section on Racial and Ethnic Minorities Paper Session. The Mechanisms of Color-Blind Racism
Time: 8:30 to 10:10 am

Session Organizer: Matthew W. Hughey, University of Connecticut
Presider: Ashley Wood Doane, University of Hartford
Discussant: Matthew W. Hughey, University of Connecticut

Papers:
Colorblind Racism as News. Jorge Ballinas, Temple University

Managing a Skeptical Embrace: How Ideas about “Black People” Mediate Interracial Relations among Republicans. Corey D. Fields, Stanford University

I Wasn’t Supposed to Notice It: Transracial Adoption and Color-Blind Racism. Devon R. Goss, University of Connecticut

Colorblindness and Epistemological Mechanisms of White Ignorance. Jennifer C. Mueller, Skidmore

 

86. Section on Racial and Ethnic Minorities Invited Session. Racial Theory in the 21st Century: Where We Were, Where We Are, and Where We Need to Be
Time: 10:30am to 12:10 pm

Session Organizer: Eduardo Bonilla-Silva, Duke University

Panel:
Evelyn Nakano Glenn, University of California-Berkeley

Howard Winant, University of California-Santa Barbara

Eduardo Bonilla-Silva, Duke University

Michael Omi, University of California-Berkeley

 

130. Section on Racial and Ethnic Minorities Roundtable Session and Business Meeting
Time: 2:30 to 4:10 pm

2:30-3:30 pm, Roundtables

3:30-4:10 pm, Section on Racial and Ethnic Minorities Business Meeting

Session Organizer: Quincy Thomas Stewart, Northwestern University

 

163. Section on Racial and Ethnic Minorities Paper Session. Race and Law on the 50th Anniversary of the US Civil Rights Act
Time: 4:30 to 6:10 pm

Session Organizer and Presider: Ellen Berrey, State University of New York-Buffalo
Discussant: Osagie Obasogie, University of California-Hastings and University of California-San Francisco

Papers:
Backlash and Attack: The Movement to End Affirmative Action and Open Admissions in Public Universities. Amaka Camille Okechukwu, New York University

Bursting Whose Bubble? The Racial Tax Consequences of Evaporated Home Value. Kasey Henricks, American Bar Foundation

Regulating Funny: Race, Law, and the Sense of Humor. Raúl Pérez, University of California-Irvine

The Visible Bad Guy: The Importance of Making Race Central in Understanding Stand Your Ground Laws. Angela Stroud, Northland College

 

Sunday, August 17

205. Section on Racial and Ethnic Minorities Paper Session. Race and Ethnicity in Everyday Encounters
Time: 8:30 to 10:10 am

Session Organizer and Presider: Sofya Aptekar, Max Planck Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity
Discussant: Wendy D. Roth, University of British Columbia

Papers:
Black/White Race Relations in a New Immigrant Destination. Monica McDermott, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Embracing Ambiguity: Afro-Cuban Immigrants Negotiating Identity in the United States. Monika Gosin, College of William & Mary

Encountering Racialized Navism: Mexican and Korean Youth Doing American from an Outsider-Within Position. Hyeyoung Kwon, University of Southern California

Inconsistency within Expressed and Observed Racial Identifications: Identity, Signaling, and Mental Health Status. Whitney Nicole Laster and Tony N. Brown, Vanderbilt University

Sexual Racism and the Puzzle of Interracial Relationship Rates in the Internet Age. Jason Ronald Orne, University of Wisconsin-Madison

 

247. Section on Racial and Ethnic Minorities Paper Session. Sociology and Mixed Race Studies
Time: 10:30 am to 12:10 pm

Session Organizer and Presider: Reginald Daniel, University of California-Santa Barbara

Papers:
Introductory Remarks: Sociology, the Mixed-Race Problem, and the Failure of a Perspective. Reginald Daniel, University of California-Santa Barbara

Beyond Movements and Individuals: Multiraciality as a Basis of Group Identity. Alyssa Marie Newman, University of California-Santa Barbara

What Is Your Race? Racial Reporting among Part-Latinos in the American Community Survey. Michael Hajime Miyawaki, Fordham University

Expanding Critical Mixed Race Studies Across the Globe. Rebecca C. King-O'Riain, National University of Ireland-Maynooth