CSREA Faculty Grant Events

Black and Indigenous Resistance in the Americas: From Multiculturalism to Racist Backlash (Panel #2)

Center for the Study of Race and Ethnicity in America (CSREA)

This digital book launch event brings together most of the contributors to the interdisciplinary edited volume, Black and Indigenous Resistance in the Americas: From Multiculturalism to Racist Backlash (Lexington, 2020). A product of a multiyear, transnational research project by the Antiracist Research and Action Network of the Americas, the volume charts the rise of racialRead More

Black and Indigenous Resistance in the Americas: From Multiculturalism to Racist Backlash (Panel #1)

Center for the Study of Race and Ethnicity in America (CSREA)

This digital book launch event brings together most of the contributors to the interdisciplinary edited volume, Black and Indigenous Resistance in the Americas: From Multiculturalism to Racist Backlash (Lexington, 2020). A product of a multiyear, transnational research project by the Antiracist Research and Action Network of the Americas, the volume charts the rise of racialRead More

Application Deadline for CSREA Faculty Grants

Center for the Study of Race and Ethnicity in America (CSREA)

CSREA Faculty Grants are designed to support the synergistic development of intellectual community and research on campus by funding and staffing campus-based events or supporting research focused working groups. We invite Brown University faculty, postdoctoral fellows, and graduate students with faculty sponsors to submit proposals that focus on issues of race, ethnicity, and/orRead More

Conversations in Latinx Art: Xandra Ibarra and Iván Ramos

, Room 305

Conversations in Latinx Art brings together the Oakland-based award-winning performance artist Xandra Ibarra and interdisciplinary scholar Dr. Ivan Ramos (Assistant Professor, University of Maryland) to reflect on queer Latinidad and its deployment as a form of resilience and endurance against political hostility. Drawing on scholarship in Latinx and gender and sexuality studies andRead More

Panel Discussion: “Institutional Racism: The Sociology of Race and Organizations”

, Petteruti Lounge, Room 201

This event brings together three scholars working at the intersection of the sociology of race and the sociology of organizations to discuss how organizations “do” race and their role in producing or contesting racial inequality. The panelists will discuss how to conceptualize organizations as “racialized,” and how these forces shape everything from college student protests to prisoner re-Read More

Beloved Kin and Memory Lands: Panel Discussion

, Petteruti Lounge, Room 201

This panel explores ways at Brown that we can live up to our responsibilities to this land and its people. Comments from Brown University faculty, staff, and students:

  • Lorén Spears, Executive Director, Tomaquag Museum and Adjunct Lecturer, John Nicholas Brown Center for Public Humanities and
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Beloved Kin and Memory Lands: Keynote Presentations by Christine M. DeLucia and Lisa Brooks

, Petteruti Lounge, Room 201

Noted historians, both separately and in conversation, will offer a scholarly reconsideration of histories of King Philip’s War. Christine M. DeLucia is Associate Professor of History at Mount Holyoke College and author of Memory Lands: King Philip’s War and the Place of Violence in the Northeast. Lisa Brooks is Professor of English andRead More

Beloved Kin and Memory Lands: Poetry Reading by Cheryl Savageau

, Room 305

Cheryl Savageau will read from her poetry collections, Dirt Road Home: Poems (1995), which was nominated for the Pulitzer Prize, and Mother/Land (2006). Of Abenaki and French Canadian heritage, Savageau was born in central Massachusetts. Her poetry retells Abenaki stories, often focusing on the unrecognized lives of women and the working class; her work is enrichedRead More

“Equitable Care for the Incarcerated: Perspectives on the Past, Present, and Future”

, Room 108

Mass incarceration in the United States disproportionately affects communities of color and LGBTQ individuals, which results in profound and negative effects on community health. This discussion is part of a series titled, “The Impact of Incarceration on Community, Health, and Wellness,” which aims to provide an introduction to important themes that contribute to the overall experiences andRead More

"Sacred Sites, Federal Indian Law, and the Future"

IBES Room 130, 85 Waterman Street

The political and social dynamics of American Indian sacred sites and basic human rights protections within the contemporary U.S. are constantly evolving. This panel, including various legal scholars, community leaders, and activists, will explore issues of human rights, self-determination, sovereignty, and potential International legal remedies in order to better understand the contemporary realities of misunderstanding, lack of social justice, U.S. constructed hierarchies of economic and political inequality, and overall legacies of colonialism.

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