Upcoming Events

“Joy + Justice” Art Exhibit

“Joy + Justice”
Art exhibit on view through May 2019
Monday - Friday, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

How do we live joyfully while working for justice? This question lies at the heart of this exhibit. The 22 artists assembled here display a broad range of subjects, styles, and traditions, but they share a common thread: connecting joy to justiceRead More

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

, Room 103

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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Book Launch: Dixa Ramírez, “Colonial Phantoms: Belonging and Refusal in the Dominican Americas, from the 19th Century to the Present”

, Petteruti Lounge (Room 201)
Featuring the author

Dixa Ramírez, Assistant Professor of American Studies and English, Brown University

With commentary from
  • Vanessa K. Valdés, Director of the Black Studies Program, and Associate Professor of Spanish and Portuguese, the City College of New York
  • Sarah Jane Cervenak, Associate Professor of African American and
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Deadline for Grad Student Research Grant Proposals

Center for the Study of Race and Ethnicity in America

The Center for the Study of Race and Ethnicity in America (CSREA) invites Brown University doctoral students conducting research on and writing in areas related to the study of race, ethnicity, and/or indigeneity in the United States, or U.S.-related transnational contexts to apply for aRead More

HUGs + STEM Conversation: Sibyl Anderson, MD, MPH

, Room 103

Please join us for a HUGs + STEM Lunchtime Conversation with Sibyl Anderson, Director, US Medical Science/Oncology, Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals.

On Tuesday, May 7, from 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm, Dr. Anderson will be at CSREA for an informal lunchtime conversation about women and people of color in STEM industries. What are the opportunities? What are the visibleRead More

CSREA Fellows Farewell Reception

Please join us as we celebrate and bid farewell to postdoctoral fellows Almita Miranda and Anthony Pratcher II as they wrap up their time at Brown University. Both have served asRead More

2019 Commencement Forum | Black Noise @ 25: A Conversation between Scott Poulson-Bryant ’08 and Tricia Rose

, Room 130

2019 Commencement Forum

Professor Tricia Rose’s (Ph.D. ’93) 1994 award-winning book, Black Noise: Rap Music and Black Culture in Contemporary America, which was based on her Brown University dissertation, is still considered a foundational text for the study of hip hop, one that has defined what is now an entireRead More

Commencement Weekend Open House

The Center for the Study of Race and Ethnicity (CSREA) would like to invite you to an open house reception and viewing of our art exhibit on Saturday, May 25, 2019, from 10 AM to 2 PM at 96 Waterman Street.

Enjoy light refreshments, learn more about the Center’s programs and initiatives, and view the latest exhibit “Joy + Justice,” featuring work from over 20 artists.Read More

2019 Commencement Forum | The Promises and Perils of Diversity: A Conversation between Jennifer Richeson ‘94 and Tricia Rose

, Room 130

2019 Commencement Forum

The Promises and Perils of Diversity: A conversation between Jennifer Richeson ’94 and Tricia Rose

It is widely presumed that more diversity naturally expands racial understanding and equality. Jennifer Richeson’s award-winning research reveals a moreRead More