Lionel McPherson: Another Concept of Race

Professor Lionel McPherson

In August 2017, Lionel McPherson, Associate Professor of Philosophy at Tufts University, was invited by the Macquarie University Research Centre for Agency, Values, and Ethics to speak at a 1-day Symposium on ‘Replacing Race’, at which ACRAWSA President, Alana Lentin, also spoke.

During his visit to Sydney, Professor McPherson spoke to the ABC Radio National program, The Philosophers’ Zone, about ‘Another Concept of Race’. You can listen to the interview online here.

Alana Lentin is the current ACRAWSA President. She is Associate Professor in Cultural and Social Analysis at the Western Sydney University and works on the critical theorization of race, racism and antiracism. She is co-editor of the Rowman and Littlefield International book series, Challenging Migration Studies. Her latest books are Racism and Sociology (with Wulf D. Hund 2014) and The Crises of Multiculturalism: Racism in a Neoliberal Age (with Gavan Titley, 2011). Her articles have appeared in Public Culture, Ethnic and Racial Studies, Identities, European Journal of Social Theory, the European Journal of Cultural Studies, Information, Communication and Society, etc.

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