Past Events

Alexis Pauline Gumbs, “Nutmeg and the Scale of Revolution: for Audre Lorde”

Pembroke Center for Teaching and Research on Women
, 305

The inaugural event of the Pembroke Center Publics Initiative and Lecture Series will feature Alexis Pauline Gumbs, who describes herself as a Queer Black Troublemaker and Black Feminist Love Evangelist. Gumbs is a writer whose feministRead More

Natasha Warikoo, “Race at the Top: Asian Americans and Whites in Pursuit of the American Dream in Suburban Schools”

The Department of Education

Asian Americans are the fastest-growing racial group in the United States today, and Asian American youth overall are outperforming their white peers academically. In this talk, Warikoo brings us into an upper-middle-class suburb in which these trends make their way into the local high school. She describes how many white parents attempt to protect their children’s status by calling forRead More

Ascendancy and Anticolonialism in the Narragansett Country

Center for the Study of Slavery and Justice
, CSSJ Seminar Room
Join The Center for the Study of Slavery and Justice visiting assistant professor, Mack Scott, for a presentation on his area of research.
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What Emily Lim Rogers is Thinking About Now

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

A core component of CSREA is supporting faculty and advanced students in the development of cutting-edge, collaborative intellectual work. “What I Am Thinking About Now” is an informal workshop/seminar series where faculty and graduate students present recently published works and works in progress for early-stage feedback and development.

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Color Crossings: Race, Affect, Aesthetics

Pembroke Center for Teaching and Research on Women
, 305

The 2022 Pembroke Center Research Roundtable, “Color Crossings: Race, Affect, Aesthetics,” considers color’s metaphorical, linguistic, philosophical, historical, perceptual and practical resonances at the crossroads of critical race theory and color theory. In drawing together these distinct but overlapping discourses, we ask how global histories of race, gender, sex and class are connectedRead More

New Book Talks - Anne Gray Fischer, The Streets Belong to Us

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

CSREA’s New Book Talks highlight new and notable works studying race, ethnicity, and indigeneity from scholars both internal and external to Brown. They facilitate thought-provoking and critical engagement with emerging scholarship.


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Graduate Workshop Series: Writing with Austin Jackson

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

These faculty-led workshops support graduate student research while building the skills necessary for sustained success in today’s competitive job and publishing markets.

During this event, Professor Austin Jackson (Professor of the Practice, Nonfiction Writing Program, English) will discuss how to demystify academic writing tasks and how to work through writing blocks.

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Race & Performance in America

CSREA and Office of the Provost

Please join us for a panel discussion, Race & Performance in America on Tuesday, April 19, 2022, at 12 p.m. The discussion will feature:

  • Nikki A. Greene, Visiting Scholar in Humanities, Associate Professor of Art,
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Domingo Morel, PhD’14 ─ Developing Scholars: Race, Politics, and the Pursuit of Higher Education

Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs
, Joukowsky Forum

Domingo Morel discusses his forthcoming book about community-centered affirmative action, the role of protest in policy formation, and how institutions of higher education have adopted new policies to restrict college access to students of underrepresented groups.Read More

Just Futures: Situating the Humanities in Community-Based Reparations in Newark

John Nicholas Brown Center for Public Humanities and Cultural Heritage

Funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and headquartered at the University of Michigan’s Center for Social Solutions, the Crafting Democratic Futures project brings together nine university partners, each tasked with leading a local effort to devise a racial reparations plan for their area. This talk will lay out the project in Newark, New Jersey, where Rutgers faculty, staff, andRead More