What Am I Thinking About Now Seminar Series

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.

What I Am Thinking About Now: Kara Keeling, "'I’m A Man Eating Machine': On Digital Media, Corporate Cannibals, and (Im)Proper Bodies"

CSREA, 96 Waterman Street, Providence RI 02912

Please join us for a "What I Am Thinking About Now" presentation by Kara Keeling, Visiting Associate Professor of Modern Culture and Media at Brown University, and Associate Professor, Division of Cinema and Media Studies and Department of American Studies and Ethnicity at the University of Southern California.

"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: Juliet Hooker, "Black Grief/White Grievance: Loss and Contemporary US Racial Politics"

CSREA, 96 Waterman Street, Providence RI 02912

Please join us for a "What I Am Thinking About Now" presentation by Juliet Hooker, Professor of Political Science at Brown University.

"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: Emma Amador, "Organizing for Social Services: Labor Migration, Welfare Rights, and Women’s Activism in the Puerto Rican Diaspora after 1948"

CSREA, 96 Waterman Street, Providence RI

This presentation explores histories of organizing for social services and welfare rights within Puerto Rican diasporic communities in the United States. Emma Amador is an Assistant Professor of History and Latino/a, Caribbean, and Latin American Studies at the University of Connecticut, Storrs.

"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.

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