Featured Events on Campus

LeaRRn Grand Rounds: Ericka Merriwether presents, Confronting Racism in Pain and Rehabilitation Research: Reframing and Reimagining Study Designs

LeaRRn: Learning Health Systems Rehabilitation Research Network

Ericka Merriwether, PT, DPT, PhD presents Confronting Racism in Pain and Rehabilitation Research: Reframing and Reimagining Study Designs

Racism is a global determinant of health outcomes. Lack of awareness of or an unwillingness to examine the significant impact of racism on health underpins research questions and study design choices that often deepen inequities in painRead More

Turning Field Work Into a Visual Experience: Where Visual Ethnography and Filmmaking Meet

Department of Anthropology
, McKinney Conference Room

This event is part of Anthropology’s Fall Colloquia Series. 

Raúl Paz-Pastrana is a Mexican immigrant filmmaker, cinematographer, and multimedia creator. His work intersects contemporary art, political documentary, and visual ethnography to explore themes of belonging, alienation, and the concept of “homeRead More

LeaRRn Webinar: Elena Mendez Escobar and John Goldie present, Assessing Health Care Disparities: the BMC Health Equity Accelerator

LeaRRn: Learning Health Systems Rehabilitation Research Network

Elena Mendez Escobar, PhD, MBA presents, Assessing Health Care Disparities: the BMC Health Equity Accelerator

 

Boston Medical Center is committed to accelerating the path to achieve health justice and truly deliver on their mission. This talk will discuss BMC’s innovative approach and learnings to date, including how they are utilizing data and analytics to informRead More

Thinking Out Loud - The Disappearing Chip: How Quantum Nano-Electronics Disrupts Our Lives

The President’s Office

Join us for

“The Disappearing Chip: How Quantum Nano-Electronics Disrupts Our Lives”

Featuring Nadya Mason, Rosalyn S. Yalow Professor of Physics, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

Tuesday, September 27, 2022
5:30-7 p.m.

From washing machines to cars, our daily lives are integrated with nanoscale electronic elements. But as transistors, aRead More

Reproductive Justice after Roe v. Wade

Pembroke Center for Teaching and Research on Women
, 305

The June 24, 2022 decision by the U.S. Supreme Court in Dobbs v. Jackson overthrew Roe v. Wade and ended the constitutional right to abortion. In the wake of the Read More

“Tomboy” Exhibit

Pembroke Center for Teaching and Research on Women
, Joan T. Boghossian Gallery, 3rd Floor

TOMBOY EXHIBIT

APRIL 1 – JUNE 30, 2022

Co-curated by the Pembroke Center and the Providence Public Library

On display at: Providence Public Library, 150 Empire Street, Providence


Appearing first in the 1590s, the term “tomboy” was defined as a “wild, romping girl, who acts like a spirited boy” or a “strumpet,Read More

Inheritance Symposium

John Nicholas Brown Center for Public Humanities & Cultural Heritage

Inheritance brings together activists, curators, educators, tribal leaders, artists, historians, heritage workers, and policy makers to explore the range of strategies that institutions and communities are using to respond to contentious representations of race, Indigenous lifeways and history in public art and architecture. Over two days on Zoom, speakers from the US, UKRead More

Alexis Pauline Gumbs, “Nutmeg and the Scale of Revolution: for Audre Lorde”

Pembroke Center for Teaching and Research on Women
, 305

The inaugural event of the Pembroke Center Publics Initiative and Lecture Series will feature Alexis Pauline Gumbs, who describes herself as a Queer Black Troublemaker and Black Feminist Love Evangelist. Gumbs is a writer whose feministRead More

Natasha Warikoo, “Race at the Top: Asian Americans and Whites in Pursuit of the American Dream in Suburban Schools”

The Department of Education

Asian Americans are the fastest-growing racial group in the United States today, and Asian American youth overall are outperforming their white peers academically. In this talk, Warikoo brings us into an upper-middle-class suburb in which these trends make their way into the local high school. She describes how many white parents attempt to protect their children’s status by calling forRead More

Ascendancy and Anticolonialism in the Narragansett Country

Center for the Study of Slavery and Justice
, CSSJ Seminar Room
Join The Center for the Study of Slavery and Justice visiting assistant professor, Mack Scott, for a presentation on his area of research.
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