Past Events

New Book Talks: Stephon Alexander, Fear of a Black Universe

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

The final installment of CSREA’s New Book Talk series brings Stephon Alexander to discuss “Fear of a Black Universe: An Outsider’sRead More

What Jina Kim is Thinking About Now

Center for the Study of Race and Ethnicity in America

A core component of CSREA’s mission is supporting faculty and advanced students in the development of cutting-edge, collaborative intellectual work. The “What I Am Thinking About Now” series provides a collegial, productive workshop space for faculty and graduate students to present and discuss recently published work and work in progress. Scholars test ideas and receive feedback from aRead More

Comparative Speculative Futures

Center for the Study of Race and Ethnicity in America

What Gwendolyn Purifoye is Thinking About Now

Center for the Study of Race and Ethnicity in America

A core component of CSREA’s mission is supporting faculty and advanced students in the development of cutting-edge, collaborative intellectual work. The “What I Am Thinking About Now” series provides a collegial, productive workshop space for faculty and graduate students to present and discuss recently published work and work in progress. Scholars test ideas and receive feedback from aRead More

New Book Talks: Laura E. Gómez, Inventing Latinos

Center for the Study of Race and Ethnicity in America

CSREA's New Book Talks series highlights new and notable work in the study of race, ethnicity, and indigeneity from scholars both internal and external to Brown. The aim is to facilitate thought-provoking and critical engagement with emerging scholarship that helps the campus community understand how we study, research, and engage with the analysis of race, ethnicity, andRead More

What Mary Beth Meehan is Thinking About Now

Center for the Study of Race and Ethnicity in America

A core component of CSREA’s mission is supporting faculty and advanced students in the development of cutting-edge, collaborative intellectual work. The “What I Am Thinking About Now” series provides a collegial, productive workshop space for faculty and graduate students to present and discuss recently published work and work in progress. Scholars test ideas and receive feedback from aRead More

Critical Conversations: Race, Education and Inequality

Center for the Study of Race and Ethnicity in America

Racial inequality in education is an entrenched and enduring issue in American society. Despite this, many continue to suggest that education is the great equalizer and a sure pathway to opportunity. This roundtable discussion invites Brown faculty to reflect on some of the current conditions in the US school system.

How has education failed black, brown, and poor children? What newRead More

What Ivan Ramos is Thinking About Now

Center for the Study of Race and Ethnicity in America

A core component of CSREA’s mission is supporting faculty and advanced students in the development of cutting-edge, collaborative intellectual work. The “What I Am Thinking About Now” series provides a collegial, productive workshop space for faculty and graduate students to present and discuss recently published work and work in progress. Scholars test ideas and receive feedback from aRead More

Indigenous DC: Native Peoples and the Nation’s Capital

John Nicholas Brown Center for Public Humanities and Cultural Heritage

Elizabeth Rule is an Assistant Professor, Critical Race, Gender, and Culture Studies, American University.

In this talk, Elizabeth Rule, PhD (enrolled citizen, Chickasaw Nation; Assistant Professor of Critical Race, Gender, and Culture Studies at American University) will discuss the historical and contemporary IndigenousRead More

“Black Men in White Coats” Screening and Panel Discussion

Warren Alpert Medical School; School of Public Health; Brown Library

Join us for a panel discussion of Black Men in White Coats, a documentary film that highlights the lack of Black men in medicine and encourages communities to support high school and college-age Black males in becoming physicians.

Film Screening: October 25 - 27

Registrants will be provided a code to stream the film free of charge anytime on October 25Read More

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