What Am I Thinking About Now Seminar Series

What I Am Thinking About Now: Jayanti Owens, “What Drives Racial/Ethnic Disparities in School Discipline?”

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Please join us for a “What I Am Thinking About Now” presentation by Jayanti Owens, Mary Tefft and John Hazen White, Sr. Assistant Professor of Sociology and International & Public Affairs at Brown University. Her talk is titled, “What Drives Racial/Ethnic Disparities in School Discipline?”

Are Black and Latinx students suspended and expelled from school at higher rates thanRead More

What I Am Thinking About Now: Jin Li and Yoko Yamamoto, “When Silence is No Longer Golden: Low-income Chinese American Preschoolers’ Beliefs About Learning and their Achievement”

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Please join us for a “What I Am Thinking About Now” presentation by Jin Li, Professor of Education and Human Development at Brown University, and Yoko Yamamoto, Visiting Assistant Professor of Education at Brown University. The title of their talk is, “When Silence is No Longer Golden: Low-income Chinese American Preschoolers’ Beliefs About Learning and theirRead More

What I Am Thinking About Now: Dotun Ayobade, “Unknown Soldier: The Postcolonial State and the Geopolitics of an Intimate Invasion”

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Please join us for a “What I Am Thinking About Now” presentation by Dotun Ayobade, Assistant Professor of Africana Studies at Brown University. Professor Ayobade locates his scholarship and teaching in the areas of dance, performance, and African popular culture, as well as in the intersection of gender, class, and nation in the production of myriad theatre andRead More

What I Am Thinking About Now: Samuel Zipp, “Our Imperialisms at Home: Wendell Willkie on Race and the World at Midcentury”

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Please join us for a “What I Am Thinking About Now” presentation by Samuel Zipp, Associate Professor of American Studies and Urban Studies at Brown University.

“Our Imperialisms at Home: Wendell Willkie on Race and the World at Midcentury”
Wendell Willkie’s much-watched trip around theRead More

What I Am Thinking About Now: Scott Poulson-Bryant, “The Black Version: Rac(e)ing Popular Culture in the 1970s”

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Please join us for a “What I Am Thinking About Now” presentation by Scott Poulson-Bryant, Visiting Scholar in Race and Ethnicity, Brown University and Assistant Professor of English, Fordham University.

“The Black Version: Rac(e)ing Popular Culture in the 1970s”
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What I Am Thinking About Now: Nicole Gonzalez Van Cleve, “Policing as the Public Theater of Racial Degradation”

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Please join us for a “What I Am Thinking About Now” presentation by Nicole Gonzalez Van Cleve, Associate Professor in the Department of Sociology at Brown University and an affiliated faculty with the American Bar Foundation in Chicago, IL.  

“Policing and the Public Theater of Racial Degradation”
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What I Am Thinking About Now: Bonnie Honig, “Muhammad Ali, Colin Kaepernick, and the Gendered Politics of Refusal”

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Please join us for a “What I Am Thinking About Now” presentation by Bonnie Honig, Nancy Duke Lewis Professor of Modern Culture and Media and Political Science at Brown University.

“Muhammad Ali, Colin Kaepernick, and the Gendered Politics of Refusal”
When GQ photographed Colin Kaepernick as their
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What I Am Thinking About Now: Aliyyah Abdur-Rahman, “A Tenuous Hold, Or Black Feminist Meditations on the Black Masculine”

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Please join us for a “What I Am Thinking About Now” presentation by Aliyyah Abdur-Rahman, Associate Professor of American Studies and English at Brown University.

“A Tenuous Hold, Or Black Feminist Meditations on the Black Masculine”
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What I Am Thinking About Now: Dana Gooley, “The Witch’s Rap: Whiteness and Blackness in the Broadway Musical”

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Please join us for a “What I Am Thinking About Now” presentation by Dana Gooley, Professor of Music at Brown University.

“The Witch’s Rap: Whiteness and Blackness in the Broadway Musical”
Stephen Sondheim’s classic show Into the Woods (1987) has a show-stopping number in which the apparentlyRead More

What I Am Thinking About Now: Anthony Bogues, “Black Critique: Race, Freedom and Capitalism”

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Please join us for a “What I Am Thinking About Now” presentation by Anthony Bogues, Asa Messer Professor of Humanities and Critical Theory and Director of the Center of the Study of Slavery and Justice at Brown University.

“Black Critique: Race, Freedom & Capitalism”
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