Race at the Center of the Humanities

Centering Race in the Humanities: Legacies, Interruptions, Futures

Sponsored by the Center for the Study of Race and Ethnicity in America (CSREA) and the Cogut Institute for the Humanities

This roundtable event is designed to confront and respond to the ways in which humanities research and the institutional sites of the humanities (departments, centers, professional organizations, foundations), have historically failed to center race. For most of its history, humanities research in the modern west reinforced larger racial hierarchies andRead More

Closing Plenary: CSRPC Annual Public Lecture presents Reginald Dwyane Betts, in conversation with Eve L. Ewing (Panel 3 of 3)

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

The Center for the Study of Race, Politics and Culture (CSRPC) at the University of Chicago presents a performance by Reginald Dwyane Betts, Felon: ARead More

CRC Directors’ Roundtable on Institutionalizing Critical Race Studies (Panel 2 of 3)

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

This panel is part of the two-day CRC Symposium, Racial Reckonings & the Future of the Humanities, April 28-29, 2021. The term “reckoning” denotes acts of calculation, estimation and debts paid. It can carry aRead More

CRC Symposium: Racial Reckonings & the Future of the Humanities

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

The term “reckoning” denotes acts of calculation, estimation and debts paid. It can carry a sense of future settlements. It also refers to “ideas, opinions and judgments” as in the phrase, “I reckon.” To what extent, and how, might we imagine a racial reckoning via new work in arts and humanities?

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Race and the Transformation of Disciplines, A Faculty Roundtable (Panel 1 of 3)

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

This panel is part of the two-day CRC Symposium, Racial Reckonings & the Future of the Humanities, April 28-29, 2021. The term “reckoning” denotes acts of calculation, estimation and debts paid. It can carryRead More