What Am I Thinking About Now Seminar Series

What Gwendolyn Purifoye is Thinking About Now

Center for the Study of Race and Ethnicity in America

A core component of CSREA’s mission is supporting faculty and advanced students in the development of cutting-edge, collaborative intellectual work. The “What I Am Thinking About Now” series provides a collegial, productive workshop space for faculty and graduate students to present and discuss recently published work and work in progress. Scholars test ideas and receive feedback from aRead More

What Mary Beth Meehan is Thinking About Now

Center for the Study of Race and Ethnicity in America

A core component of CSREA’s mission is supporting faculty and advanced students in the development of cutting-edge, collaborative intellectual work. The “What I Am Thinking About Now” series provides a collegial, productive workshop space for faculty and graduate students to present and discuss recently published work and work in progress. Scholars test ideas and receive feedback from aRead More

What Ivan Ramos is Thinking About Now

Center for the Study of Race and Ethnicity in America

A core component of CSREA’s mission is supporting faculty and advanced students in the development of cutting-edge, collaborative intellectual work. The “What I Am Thinking About Now” series provides a collegial, productive workshop space for faculty and graduate students to present and discuss recently published work and work in progress. Scholars test ideas and receive feedback from aRead More

What Sarah Williams is Thinking About Now

Center for the Study of Race and Ethnicity in America

A core component of CSREA’s mission is supporting faculty and advanced students in the development of cutting-edge, collaborative intellectual work. The “What I Am Thinking About Now” series provides a collegial, productive workshop space for faculty and graduate students to present and discuss recently published work and work in progress. Scholars test ideas and receive feedback from aRead More

What I Am Thinking About Now: Jonathan Collins, “The Community Decides: Towards A Participatory Theory of Equity-Centered Redistribution”

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

Please join us for a “What I Am Thinking About Now” presentation by Jonathan Collins, an Assistant Professor of Education at Brown University, titled “The Community Decides: Towards A Participatory Theory of Equity-Centered Redistribution.”

Abstract: Can we disrupt the deepening racial equality in the U.S. by empowering the communities of low-income Black andRead More

What I Am Thinking About Now: Enongo Lumumba-Kasongo, “On ‘Insecure,’ Cultural Appropriation, and Hip Hop Feminist Game Design”

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

Please join us for a “What I Am Thinking About Now” presentation by Enongo Lamumba-Kasongo, Gateway Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of Music, Brown University, titled “On Insecure, Cultural Appropriation, and Hip Hop Feminist Game Design.”

Abstract: In this talk, Dr. Lumumba-Kasongo will be discussing the process of designing a rap compositionRead More

What I Am Thinking About Now: Helina Metaferia, “(Middle) Passage for Dreams” screening and talk

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

Please join us for a “What I Am Thinking About Now” presentation by Helina Metaferia, Mellon Gateway Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of Visual Art at  Brown University.

Helina Metaferia will present her multi-channel video art project, (Middle) Passage for Dreams, which is currently presented as aRead More

What I Am Thinking About Now: Jennifer Nazareno, “From Imperialism to Inpatient Care: Work Differences in Characteristics and Experiences of Filipino and White Registered Nurses in the United States and Implications for COVID-19”

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

Please join us for a “What I Am Thinking About Now” presentation by Jennifer Nazareno, an Assistant Professor at the School of Public Health, Department of Behavioral and Social Sciences and at the Jonathan M. Nelson Center for Entrepreneurship at Brown University. She will present her most recent research article, titled “From Imperialism to Inpatient Care: Work Differences inRead More

What I Am Thinking About Now: Dadland Maye, “Anti-Gay Dancehall as a Catalyst for Progressive Norms on Queer Caribbean Sexuality”

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

Please join us for a “What I Am Thinking About Now” presentation by Dadland Maye, Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of Africana Studies and the Cogut Institute for the Humanities at Brown University, titled “Anti-Gay Dancehall as a Catalyst for Progressive Norms on Queer Caribbean Sexuality.”

Abstract: The anti-gay aspects of dancehall music symbolize aRead More

What I Am Thinking About Now: Beverly Haviland, “The Color of Shame: The Perversity of White Supremacy and Child Sexual Abuse in ‘The Bluest Eye’”

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

Please join us for a “What I Am Thinking About Now” presentation by Beverly Haviland, Senior Lecturer in American Studies and Visiting Associate Professor of American Studies at Brown University, titled “The Color of Shame: The Perversity of White Supremacy and Child Sexual Abuse in The Bluest Eye.”

Abstract: In Toni Morrison’s first novel, there areRead More

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