Dr Lorraine Johnson-Riordan
Senior Fellow, Centre for the Study of Culture, Work &
Technology, City University of New York
Time, Space and the Race Wars in the Age of Globalization
This paper will examine the shifting configurations of racism
from modernity to (post)modernity. If modernity and the modern
nation-state in Australia was founded in and cemented by a racism
of inclusion/exclusion, maintained by the policing of racial
borders, and legitimated by specific narrative strategies of
time and space, what is happening now in the age of globalization
when the (post) colonial nation-state and continuing struggles
for social justice for Indigenous peoples seem to be subordinated
to the imperatives of global power? What new configurations of
racism are evident? What are its temporal/spatial politics/strategies?
And what do we do to combat it?
30 min paper