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Race & Social Movements in America

Center for the Study of Race and Ethnicity in America and the Office of the Provost

Please join us for a panel discussion, Race & Social Movements in America on Wednesday, November 4, 2020, at 12 p.m. The discussion will feature:

Ivy Film Festival: “Luce” Screening and Discussion with Tricia Rose and Director Julius Onah

Sponsored by the Ivy Film Festival

Free screening: Friday, October 9, 10:00 am – Saturday, October 10, 10:00 am EDT
Discussion: Saturday, October 10th, 10:00 am EDT

Directed and co-written by Julius Onah, “Luce” examines issues of race, privilege, and Black Excellence. Starring Kelvin Harrison Jr., Naomi Watts, Tim Roth, and Octavia Spencer, the film centers on an eponymousRead More

Race & Public Health in America

Center for the Study of Race and Ethnicity in America and the Office of the Provost

Race & Public Health in America

Please join us for a panel discussion, Race & Public Health in America on Wednesday, October 7, 2020, at 12 p.m. The discussion will feature:

  • Lundy Braun, Professor of Medical Science, Professor of Africana Studies
  • Akilah Dulin,
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Monuments, Murals, and Movements: Reimagining the Art of Social Justice

The Centering Race Consortium

In the summer of 2020, challenges to race, memorialization, and icons of power predominated ongoing social, cultural, and political action and art. These scholars will examine how social movements have redefined public space, articulated social justice issues through art, and defied long-standing national icons and monuments. What’s at stake in these movements and gestures and howRead More

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

Race & Slavery in America

Center for the Study of Race and Ethnicity in America and Office of the Provost

Race & Slavery in America

Please join us for a panel discussion, Race & Slavery in America on Wednesday, September 9, 2020, at 12 p.m. The discussion will feature:

A. Naomi Paik, “Bans, Walls, Raids, Sanctuary: U.S. Immigration and Abolitionist Futures”

, Petteruti Lounge, Room 201

This talk starts with the apparent “crises” over immigration in the contemporary moment, marked by three signature executive orders authorized by the Trump Administration in its first week in office: the “Muslim Ban,” the U.S.-Mexico border wall, and Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) raids. By examining the long histories that have built a deeply rooted, robust foundation for theseRead More

Cristina García and Dariel Suarez in Conversation

, Room 117

Celebrated Cuban-American writers Cristina García and Dariel Suarez will sit down with Ralph Rodriguez, Professor of American Studies and English at Brown University, for a discussion of Latinidad, place, memory, and writing. Audience participation is invited. 

About the authors

Cristina GarcíaRead 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

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