“Reclaiming Our Time, Reclaiming Our
Breath: Mindfulness as Temporal Labor and
Dr. Crystal M. Fleming
Friday, March 2oth from 3:00pm-4:30pm
115 Purnell Hall
Dr. Crystal Marie Fleming is Associate Professor of Sociology and Africana Studies and Faculty in the Department of Women’s, Gender & Sexuality Studies at SUNY Stony Brook. She is an author, cultural critic and educator committed to empowering people with the conceptual tools needed to understand, confront and challenge white supremacy and intersectional oppression. Dr. Fleming’s work is grounded in critical race sociology and investigates a variety of topics related to white supremacy, antiblackness and the politics of time. Dr. Fleming is currently working on three projects including a children’s book entitled Rise Up! How You Can Join The Fight Against Racism which will be published by Henry Holt in 2020; a second book entitled So You Wanna Be Woke: A People’s Dictionary for Social Justice forthcoming from Beacon Press and, finally, Diversifying Mindfulness: Research and Practice, a volume under contract with Routledge which she is co-editing along with Dr. Veronica Womack at Northeastern University and Dr. Jeffrey Proulx at Brown University.