How Structural Racism Works

Commencement Forum: Tricia Rose '93 PhD, "How Structural Racism Works" [VIDEO]

Saturday, May 27, 2017 9:00am - 10:00am
IBES 130 (Carmichael Auditorium)

This presentation shares ideas from Professor Rose's on-going research project, which aims to make accessible to the public what structural racism is and how it works in society. The project examines the connections between policies and practices in housing, education and other key spheres of society to reveal the intersectional and compounding effects of systemic discrimination as a significant force in American society today.

How Structural Racism Works: Industrialized Punishment

Thursday, October 13, 2016 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Granoff Center, Martinos Auditorium

Please join us on Thursday, October 13, at 6:00 pm in the Granoff Center's Martinos Auditorium for the next How Structural Racism Works lecture, "Industrialized Punishment," presented by Ruth Wilson Gilmore, director, Center for Place, Culture, and Politics and professor of geography in earth and environmental sciences, City University of New York.

How Structural Racism Works: The Double Bind of Racial and Economic Inequality in Education

Monday, September 26, 2016 5:00pm - 6:30pm
Granoff Center, Martinos Auditorium

Please join us on Monday, September 26, at 5:00 pm for How Structural Racism Works, The Double Bind of Racial and Economic Inequality in Education, a lecture by Prudence L. Carter, dean of UC-Berkeley Graduate School of Education. The lecture will focus on how education inequality works intersectionally to generate other significant inequalities.

"How Structural Racism Works," Peeling Back the Layers: Racial Inequality in a New South City

Friday, March 25, 2016 11:30am - 1:00pm
Stephen Robert '62 Campus Center, Petteruti Lounge, 201

Please join us on Friday, March 25 (lunch provided at 11 am), for "How Structural Racism Works: Peeling Back the Layers: Racial Inequality in a New South City", a Conversation with Dr. Robert Korstad, Professor of Public Policy and History at Duke and Associate Director of the Samuel DuBois Cook Center on Social Equity. Robert Korstad will focus on the role of wealth as a driver of structural racism. The event will take place in the Stephen Robert '62 Campus Center, 75 Waterman Street in Peterutti Lounge.

"How Structural Racism Works," Wealth and Structural Racism

Thursday, March 24, 2016 6:00pm - 7:30pm
85 Waterman (IBES), Room 130

Please join us on Thursday, March 24, at 6:00 pm for "How Structural Racism Works: Wealth and Structural Racism," a lecture by Duke Professor of Economics Dr. William Darity, Jr., Samuel DuBois Cook Professor of Public Policy at Sanford School of Public Policy. The lecture will focus on how wealth inequality works intersectionally to generate other significant inequalities. Lecture will be followed by a conversation between William Darity, Jr.

"How Structural Racism Works," Our History Lives in Our Homes

Friday, March 04, 2016 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Pembroke Hall, Room 305, 172 Meeting Street

Please join us on Friday, March 4, at 12:00 pm (lunch provided) for “How Structural Racism Works,” a lecture by Tom Shapiro, Pokross Professor of Law and Social Policy and Director of the Institute on Assets and Social Policy at Brandeis. Tom Shapiro will speak over lunch about his research, particularly the role homeownership, race and intergenerational inheritance, which led to his book, The Hidden Cost of Being African American: How Wealth Perpetuates Inequality.

How Structural Racism Works: A Roundtable Conversation

Wednesday, February 17, 2016 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Building for Environmental Research & Teaching (BERT), Room 130

Please join us on Wednesday, February 17, at 6:30 pm for “How Structural Racism Works,” a Brown faculty and Postdoctoral Fellow roundtable discussion, led by Tricia Rose, Director, Center for the Study of Race and Ethnicity in America (CSREA) and sponsored by the Office of the Provost.

How Structural Racism Works: Inaugural Lecture

Wednesday, December 02, 2015 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Martinos Auditorium, Granoff Center for the Creative Arts, 154 Angell Street

Structural racism–the normalized and legitimized range of policies, practices, and attitudes that routinely produce cumulative and chronic adverse outcomes for people of color, especially black people–is the main driver of racial inequality in America today.

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