Upcoming Events

"Transcendent Futures" Virtual Art Exhibit

Thursday, October 22, 2020 12:00 am to Thursday, June 30, 2022 12:00 pm

October 2020 - June 2021

"Taking stock of where we’ve been. Moving beyond where we are." With the daunting challenges of the year 2020, including a global pandemic, renewed struggles for racial justice, and ongoing environmental and climate concerns, CSREA’s new art exhibit features 20+ artists whose artwork explores hope, connection, and community, as we collectively strive to build a world that works for everybody.

View the complete exhibit online.

Book Launch: “African American Political Thought: A Collected History”

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

African American Political Thought offers an unprecedented philosophical history of thinkers from the African American community and African diaspora who have addressed the central issues of political life: democracy, race, violence, liberation, solidarity, and mass political action. Co-editors Melvin L. Rogers and Jack Turner have brought together leadingRead More

Race & Anti-Black Racism

Center for the Study of Race and Ethnicity in America & Office of the Provost
, Zoom

Please join us for a panel discussion, Race & Anti-Black Racism in America on Wednesday, April 21, 2021, at 12 p.m. The discussion will feature:Read More

Anti-Racist Feminist Organizing in a Transnational World: Chandra Talpade Mohanty

Sponsored by the Center for the Study of Race and Ethnicity in America (CSREA) and the journal Gender, Work & Organization

This three-part speaker series will focus on various ways anti-racist feminist methods of organizing are taking shape in an increasingly connected, transnational world. Prof. Tami Navarro (March 25, 2021),Read More

Moya Bailey, “Misogynoir Transformed: Black Women’s Digital Resistance”

Sponsored by the Center for the Study of Race and Ethnicity in America (CSREA)
About the Book

When Moya Bailey first coined the term “misogynoir,” she defined it as the ways anti-Black and misogynistic representation shape broader ideas about Black women, particularly in visual culture and digital spaces. She had no idea that the term would go viral, touching aRead More

Richard Jean So, “Redlining Culture: A Data History of Racial Inequality and Postwar Fiction”

Sponsored by the Center for the Study of Race and Ethnicity in America (CSREA)
About the Book

The canon of postwar American fiction has changed over the past few decades to include far more writers of color. It would appear that we are making progress—recovering marginalized voices and including those who were for far too long ignored. However, is this celebratoryRead More

Tara Fickle, “The Race Card: From Gaming Technologies to Model Minorities”

Sponsored by the Center for the Study of Race and Ethnicity in America (CSREA)
About the Book

As Pokémon Go reshaped our neighborhood geographies and the human flows of our cities, mapping the virtual onto lived realities, so too has gaming and game theory played a role in our contemporary understanding of race and racial formation in the United States. From theRead More

Maile Arvin, “Possessing Polynesians: The Science of Settler Colonial Whiteness in Hawai`i and Oceania”

Sponsored by the Center for the Study of Race and Ethnicity in America (CSREA)
About the Book

From their earliest encounters with Indigenous Pacific Islanders, white Europeans and Americans asserted an identification with the racial origins of Polynesians, declaring them to be racially almost white and speculating that they were of Mediterranean or Aryan descent. InRead More

Mireya Loza, “Defiant Braceros: How Migrant Workers Fought for Racial, Sexual, and Political Freedom”

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

About the Book

In Defiant Braceros, Mireya Loza sheds new light on the private lives of migrant men who participated in the Bracero Program (1942–1964), a binational agreement between the United States and Mexico that allowed hundreds of thousands of Mexican workers to enter this country on temporary workRead More