Robert Gooding-Williams Scholar Session SPEP 2016: On aesthetics as a method for the critical philosophy of race

I’ve been invited to contribute a talk to the Robert Gooding-Williams Scholar Session at the 2016 SPEP meeting next week. The talk argues that Gooding-Williams uses aesthetics as a method for practicing¬†the critical philosophy of race, and then uses his methods to think through some contemporary artworks and issues (including, as you can probably guess, Beyonce’s Lemonade). Here’s the full text of the talk.