This #@#!" is Crazy! White Privilege and Sanity

  • Mab Segrest Connecticut College
Keywords: Black Lives Matter, Psychiatry, Institutionalization, Mental illness, Psychotherapy, Racism, DuBois


Mab Segrest presented "'This #@#!" is CRAZY'! White Privilege and Sanity" as a keynote address at the 2015 White Privilege Conference (WPC).

Author Biography

Mab Segrest, Connecticut College

Mab (Mabelle Massey) Segrest is a feminist writer and activist. She earned her PhD in English Literature from Duke University, and currently is appointed as the Fuller-Matthai Professor of Gender & Women’s Studies at Connecticut College. She has served as a leader in several social justice organizations, and is known for her presentation and authorship on issues related to racism, homophobia, sexism, classism, and other forms of oppression.

How to Cite
Segrest, M. (2016). This #@#!" is Crazy! White Privilege and Sanity. Understanding and Dismantling Privilege, 6(1), 12-21. Retrieved from
Conference Keynote Addresses