Kenneth Clark: Progam of Panel Discussions

Kenneth Clark

Part-I: Kenneth Clark

Friday, October 12, 2001

Opening comments

Gina Philogène (Sarah Lawrence College)
Michele Myers (Sarah Lawrence College)

Honoring Kenneth Clark
Brief ceremony to honor and thank Professor Kenneth Clark for his contribution to psychology and our society as a whole.

Film screening
"Journey to Little Rock"
Maria Shin (Northeast Productions)

Keynote address
Jean Trickey (Little Rock Nine, Anti-racist activist)

Coffee Break

Part-II: Black Psychologies as Cultural Analyses

Panel discussion: Creating an Identity
4–6:00 p.m.

Chair: Linwood Lewis (Sarah Lawrence College)

Robert Sellers (University of Michigan - Ann Arbor)
"Being Black In America:" The Role of African American Racial Identity as a Coping Against Racial Discrimination.

William Cross (CUNY Graduate Center)
The Influence of Kenneth Clark's Work on the Development of the NigrescenceTheory.

Gina Philogene (Sarah Lawrence College)
The Interplay of Race and Culture

Claude Steele (Stanford University)
How Stereotypes Shape Intellectual Identity and Performance


Saturday, October 13, 2001

Panel discussion: Racism and its Cultural Manifestations
Chair: Ferdinand Jones (Brown University)

James Jones (University of Delaware)
TRIOS: A Model for Coping with the Universal Context of Racism

James Jackson (University of Michigan - Ann Arbor)
From 'Dark Ghetto' to the National Survey of American Life: Context and the Social Psychology of Black Americans

Sandra Graham (University of California - Los Angeles)
Gender, Ethnicity, and the Development of Achievement Values

Jim Sidanius (University of California - Los Angeles)
The Interactive Interface between Gender and Ethnic Discrimination: A Social Dominance and Evolutionary Perspective


Part-III: Lessons from our History

Panel discussion: Our Common Destiny
Chair: Barbara Schecter (Sarah Lawrence College)

Thomas Pettigrew (University of California - Santa Cruz)
Racial Integration Today: Revisiting Kenneth Clark's Vision

Fathali Moghaddam (Georgetown University)
The Enigma of Third-World Change

Kay Deaux (CUNY Graduate Center)
Immigration and the Color Line

Fran Cherry (Carleton University)
A Life at the Center of Change: Kenneth Clark and Action Research.


Coffee Break

General Discussion

Sponsored in part by The Donald C. Samuel Fund for Economics and Politics