Upcoming Events

Hip Hop Lecture Series: Austin Martin ’17

, Carmichael Auditorium, Room 130

Professor Tricia Rose’s 1994 award-winning book, Black Noise: Rap Music and Black Culture in Contemporary America, is considered foundational text for the study of hip hop, one that has defined what is now an entire field of study. To celebrate the 25th anniversary of Black Noise, Professor Rose and the Center for the Study of Race and Ethnicity in America at BrownRead More

“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: Ronald Aubert, “Forced Out?: Vulnerable Populations and Healthcare Coverage in the Age of the ACA”

, Room 103

Please join us for a “What I Am Thinking About Now” presentation by Ronald Aubert, Professor of the Practice, Health Services Policy and Practice, Brown University School of Public Health.

“Forced Out?: Vulnerable Populations and Healthcare Coverage in the Age of the ACA”
The marked gains in health insurance coverage made since the passage of theRead More

What I Am Thinking About Now: Anthony Pratcher II, “The Colored Metropolis: Race, Housing, and Metropolitan Development”

, Room 103

Please join us for a “What I Am Thinking About Now” presentation by Anthony Pratcher II, Postdoctoral Research Associate in Race and Ethnicity, CSREA and the Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs, Brown University.

“The Colored Metropolis: Race, Housing, and Metropolitan Development”
Urban scholars of all stripes have struggled to agree onRead 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

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

, Room 130

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 entire field of study. To mark the 25th anniversary of this groundbreakingRead 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 12 PM 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