Past Events

Concert: Hip Hop artist Akua Naru + Live Band

, Bass Performing Arts Space

Join us for a special closing concert following the end of the CSREA conference “R-E-S-P-E-C-T-A-B-I-L-I-T-Y: Black Women’s Studies Since Righteous DiscontentRead More

“R-E-S-P-E-C-T-A-B-I-L-I-T-Y: Black Women’s Studies since ‘Righteous Discontent’” Conference

CSREA and the Workshop for WOC Feminisms at Brown.
, Room 305

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Righteous Discontent: The Women’s Movement in the Black Baptist Church, 1880–1920 by Evelyn Brooks Higginbotham impacted a wide range of disciplines and areas, among them, gender and sexualityRead More

Opening Plenary for “R-E-S-P-E-C-T-A-B-I-L-I-T-Y: Black Women’s Studies since ‘Righteous Discontent’” Conference

CSREA and the Workshop for WOC Feminisms at Brown.
, Room 120

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Righteous Discontent: The Women’s Movement in the Black Baptist Church, 1880–1920 by Evelyn Brooks Higginbotham impacted a wide range of disciplines and areas, among them, gender and sexualityRead More

Welcome Reception and Exhibit Opening: “Resilience”

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

Join us as we celebrate the new academic year! Enjoy light refreshments, learn more about our programs and initiatives, and view our new multi-artist exhibit titled Resilience.


Free and open to the public. 

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“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

2019 Commencement Forum | The Promises and Perils of Diversity: A Conversation between Jennifer Richeson ‘94 and Tricia Rose

, Room 130

2019 Commencement Forum

The Promises and Perils of Diversity: A conversation between Jennifer Richeson ’94 and Tricia Rose

It is widely presumed that more diversity naturally expands racial understanding and equality. Jennifer Richeson’s award-winning research reveals a moreRead 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 10 AM 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

2019 Commencement Forum | Black Noise @ 25: A Conversation between Scott Poulson-Bryant ’08 and Tricia Rose

, Room 130

2019 Commencement Forum

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 entireRead More

CSREA Fellows Farewell Reception

Please join us as we celebrate and bid farewell to postdoctoral fellows Almita Miranda and Anthony Pratcher II as they wrap up their time at Brown University. Both have served asRead More

HUGs + STEM Conversation: Sibyl Anderson, MD, MPH

, Room 103

Please join us for a HUGs + STEM Lunchtime Conversation with medical oncologist Sibyl Anderson, MD, MPH.

On Tuesday, May 7, from 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm, Dr. Anderson will be at CSREA for an informal lunchtime conversation about women and people of color in STEM. What are the opportunities? What are the visible and invisible barriers and hurdles? What are some goodRead More

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