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Race, Racism & Racial Equity (R3) Symposium – “Cultural Industry, Techno-capitalism, and Labor: The Mediated Exploitation of Black and Brown Bodies”

November 11, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

The Race, Racism and Racial Equity (R3) Symposium, hosted by the University Office for Diversity and Inclusion, is a series of virtual events that brings together scholars and researchers from across campus to share their work with Carolina and the broader community.   

 Scholars from across UNC, including Business and Communications, will share their work addressing issues of language, representation, cultural appropriation, and decontextualization of Black and Brown labor as it appears through a variety of media. 


  • Kiara Childs, a fourth year doctoral student in the Department of Communication at UNC. 
  • Stephanie Mahin, Ph.D., is a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Management & Corporate Communication Area at UNC’s Kenan-Flagler Business School. 
  • Ashely A. Mattheis, a PhD. Candidate in the Department of Communication at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and a Doctoral Fellow with the Center for Analysis of the Radical Right. 
  • Dr. Michael Waltman’s current research focuses on the “normalization” of hatred. 

Moderated by Travis Albritton, a Clinical Associate Professor and Associate Dean for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at UNC-CH’s School of Social Work. 

Register here.


November 11, 2020
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm