Past Events

Bernard Fain Lecture-John B. King

Annenberg Institute for School Reform, the Center for the Study of Race and Ethnicity in America, the Economics Department and the Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs.
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John B. King — The Role of Education in Protecting our Democracy

Tuesday, December 6, 2022 from 4 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. DiCiccio Family Auditorium (Salomon 101)

Recent events - from growing inequality to the events of January 6, 2021 - are challenging our democracy more than at any point in the past fifty years. And while civic and political participation willRead More

What Ella Friday is Thinking About Now

CSREA - Center for the Study of Race and Ethnicity in America

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

Camps in the 21st Century Americas

Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies, Center for the Study of Slavery and Justice, Department of Africana Studies
, Joukowsky Forum

About the Event
Marking the twentieth year of the detention camps at the U.S. naval base in Guantánamo, Cuba, this symposium brings together scholars and activists whose work engages with a broad landscape of detention in the Americas today.

Speakers
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Liberatory Letters: Language as Resistance

CSREA - Center for the Study of Race and Ethnicity in America
, 305
This event will be presented both in-person and virtually. No matter how you choose to join us, please register to attend.

 

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Black at Brown [Graduate] Grant Zoom Information Session

Diversity and Inclusion Team, Graduate School

This information session is intended to inform potential applicants of the relaunch of the Anti-Racism Action Grant as the Black at Brown [Graduate] Grant, eligible projects/initiatives, and overall guidance of how to apply. To learn more about the grant and for more on how to apply now, visit our website, here:Read More

Pedagogy, Pleasure, and Danger

Pembroke Center for Teaching and Research on Women
, 305

In the midst of today’s renewed “sex wars,” how do we handle the sexually explicit and explosive? A discussion for those who teach at Brown and RISD.

Forty years ago, the 1982 Barnard Conference on Sexuality inspired Carole S. Vance’s classic book Pleasure and Danger Read More

An Evening with Performance Artist José Torres-Tama

Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies, Center for the Study of Slavery and Justice, and The Department of Africana Studies/Rites and Reason Theatre
, Martinos Auditorium

José Torres-Tama is a published poet and playwright, journalist and photographer, renegade scholar and arts educator, visual and performance artist, cultural activist and Artistic Director of ArteFuturoRead More

As Far As Isolation Goes

Center for Middle East Studies

About the Event

In conversation with live artist Tania El Khoury, we will discuss her art, the role of her audiences, and the political potential of her work: What does it mean to do interactive art? What are the politics of her work? What are the experiences of an Arab feminist artist exhibiting and performing around the world? This conversationRead More

New Book Talk: Being La Dominicana: The Visual Culture of Santo Domingo

CSREA - Center for the Study of Race and Ethnicity in America

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.Read More

Critical Conversations: Disability, Accessibility, and Race

CSREA - Center for the Study of Race and Ethnicity in America
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Critical Conversations, one of CSREA’s signature discussion series, invites scholars to explore a central topic through the lens of race. Events in this series have covered issues spanning key topics from public health to education. 

This event will be presented both in-person and virtually. No matter how you choose to join us, pleaseRead More

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