What Am I Thinking About Now Seminar Series

What I Am Thinking About Now: Lisa Biggs, “Black Women, Prisoner Art, and Transformation”

, Room 103

Please join us for a “What I Am Thinking About Now” presentation by Lisa Biggs, Assistant Professor, Department of Africana Studies/Rites and Reason Theatre, Brown University.

“Black Women, Prisoner Art, and Transformation”
Though largely overlooked in dominant discourses about mass incarceration,Read More

What I Am Thinking About Now: Lynn Hernández, “The Equitable Involvement of Community in Public Health Research through Community-Based Participatory Research”

, Room 103

Please join us for a “What I Am Thinking About Now” presentation by Lynn Hernández, Director of University Inclusion Programs in the Office of Institutional Equity and Diversity, and Assistant Professor of Behavioral and Social Sciences (Research), Center for Alcohol and Addiction Studies, School of Public Health, Brown University.

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What I Am Thinking About Now: Dixa Ramírez, “Moving Photographs: An Aesthetics of an Anagrammatical Blackness”

Center for the Study of Race and Ethnicity in America (CSREA)
, 103

Please join us for a “What I Am Thinking About Now” presentation by Dixa Ramírez, Assistant Professor of American Studies and English at Brown University.

“Moving Photographs: An Aesthetics of an Anagrammatical Blackness”
How do we discern how ordinary, oftenRead More

What I Am Thinking About Now: Kevin Quashie, “Relation, in Search of an Ethic of Black Relation”

Please join us for a “What I Am Thinking About Now” presentation by Kevin Quashie, Professor of English at Brown University, titled “Relation, in Search of an Ethic of Black Relation”

Professor Quashie has been interested in thinking about aliveness–not death, even as death is properly and vitally centered in scholarly and everyday discourse–but black aliveness. And at the heart ofRead More

What I Am Thinking About Now: Austin Jackson, “Compositing Democracy: Teaching Critical Literacy in the New Racial Domain”

Please join us for a “What I Am Thinking About Now” presentation by Austin Jackson, Assistant Director of The Writing Center and Visiting Assistant Professor in the Creative Nonfiction Writing Program at Brown University, titled “Compositing Democracy: Teaching Critical Literacy in the New Racial Domain”.

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What I Am Thinking About Now: Sasha-Mae Eccleston, “Odd-See’s Speech and the Fault Lines of Black Classicisms”

Please join us for a “What I Am Thinking About Now” presentation by Sasha-Mae Eccleston, Assistant Professor of Classics at Brown University.

Odd-See’s Speech and the Fault Lines of Black Classicisms
This talk draws on Suzan-Lori Parks’ exploration of caninity in Suzan-Lori Parks’ Read More

What I Am Thinking About Now: Keisha-Khan Perry, “Black Women, Violence and the Fight for the City in the Americas”

Please join us for a “What I Am Thinking About Now” presentation by Keisha-Khan Perry, Associate Professor of Africana Studies at Brown University.

Black Women, Violence and the Fight for the City in the Americas
This presentation draws from her ongoing transnational feminist researchRead More

What I Am Thinking About Now: Professor Patsy Lewis, "Crisis, Shock and Resilience: A Caribbean Story"

Please join us for a “What I Am Thinking About Now” presentation by Patsy Lewis, Visiting Professor and Faculty Fellow of the Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs, Brown University and Director of the Development Studies Program. 

Crisis, Shock and Resilience: A Caribbean Story
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What I Am Thinking About Now: Nic Ramos, Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow in Slavery and Justice

CSREA, 96 Waterman Street, Providence RI 02912

Please join us for a "What I Am Thinking About Now" presentation by Nic Ramos, Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow in Slavery and Justice, titled "Emergent Poverty: Working Poverty and the Racial and Reproductive Politics of Emergency Medicine and Mother/Baby Clinics in Los Angeles County's Health Safety Net, 1965-1981"

"What I Am Thinking About Now" is an on-going informal workshop/seminar series to which faculty and graduate students are invited to present and discuss recently published work and work in progress. All are invited to attend and participate.

What I Am Thinking About Now: Michael Kennedy, Prabhdeep S. Kehal and Laura Garbes, "Excellence, Reflexivity, and Racism: On Sociology's Nuclear Contradiction and Its Abiding Crisis"

CSREA, 96 Waterman Street, Providence RI 02912

Please join us on Thursday, April 19, at 12pm-1pm for a "What I Am Thinking About Now" presentation by Michael D. Kennedy (Professor, Sociology, International and Public Affairs), Prabhdeep S. Kehal (Doctoral student, Sociology) and Laura Garbes (Doctoral student, Sociology). 

"What I Am Thinking About Now" is an on-going informal workshop/seminar series to which faculty and graduate students are invited to present and discuss recently published work and work in progress. All are invited to attend and participate.

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