ASPECT doctoral student Mary Ryan published “Sankofa: 500 Years Later” in The Encyclopedia of Racism in American Film, ed. Salvador Jimenez Murguia (Lanham, Maryland: Rowman and Littlefield: 2018), pp. 497–99.

In addition, Ryan presented “An Ever-Present Whiteness: The Kerner Commission in a Racialized State” and “Struggles for Sincerity in Anti-Racist Activism” at the Southern Sociological Society Annual Conference, which took place April 4–7 in New Orleans, Louisiana.