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

Book Launch: Monica Muñoz Martinez, “The Injustice Never Leaves You: Anti-Mexican Violence in Texas”

Featuring the author

Monica Muñoz Martinez, Stanley J. Bernstein Assistant Professor of American Studies and Ethnic Studies, Brown University

With commentary from

Karl Jacoby, Allan Nevins Professor of American History, Columbia University
Khalil Gibran Muhammad, Professor of History, RaceRead More

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: Austin Jackson, Brown University

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.

RSVP: csrea@brown.edu. Snacks and caffeine will be provided.

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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 heartRead More

In Solidarity: Exhibiting Civic Engagement, Protest, and Activism on Campus

Take a break from studying and join us for a special end of semester open gallery afternoon on campus.  Gallery spaces across campus will be open from 12:00-2:00 PM on December 12th for all to visit. Each exhibition examines issues of civic engagement, activism, and protest through archival documents, contemporary artwork, historic photographs, and music.Read More

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

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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