ASPECT doctoral student Mary Ryan presented “The Kerner Commission, White Supremacy, and Lingering Democratic Dystopia” at the International Social Theory Consortium Conference, which was held May 17–19 at Loyola University in Chicago, Illinois; and “Race, Democracy, and the Kerner Commission” with Wendy Brown at the 2018 Master Class on the theme “Where Liberal Democracy Once Was:  Liberal Authoritarianism in the Twenty-First Century,” held May 28–June 1 in Lucerne, Switzerland.