Past Events

Where Do We Go From Here? Finding Anti-Racist Common Ground After 2020

Presented by CSREA and the Watson Institute

Please join the Center for the Study of Race and Ethnicity in America and the Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs for a post-election racial reflection & dialogue. 

For many, the results of the 2020 Presidential election are perceived as a battle over opposing values that will result in the election determining which will set of values will be victorious.Read More

Archiving Power: Vietnamese Refugee Studies and the Politics of Memory

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

This event explores the contested meanings of ‘refugee’—as a geopolitical label of national non-belonging; as familial stories of injustice, humanity, and survival (which both haunt and unite); and as contemporary plight in need of political and social action.

Panelists contemplate how we compile,Read More

Race & Social Movements in America

Center for the Study of Race and Ethnicity in America & the Office of the Provost

Please join us for a panel discussion, Race & Social Movements in America on Wednesday, November 4, 2020, at 12 p.m. The discussion will feature:

“Transcendent Futures” - Virtual Art Exhibit Opening

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

Taking stock of where we’ve been. Moving beyond where we are.

With the daunting challenges of the year 2020, including a global pandemic, renewed struggles for racial justice, and ongoing environmental and climate concerns, CSREA’s new art exhibit features 20+ artists whose artwork explores hope, connection, and community, as we collectively strive to build a world thatRead More

Ivy Film Festival: “Luce” Screening and Discussion with Tricia Rose and Director Julius Onah

Sponsored by the Ivy Film Festival

Free screening: Friday, October 9, 10:00 am – Saturday, October 10, 10:00 am EDT
Discussion: Saturday, October 10th, 10:00 am EDT

Directed and co-written by Julius Onah, “Luce” examines issues of race, privilege, and Black Excellence. Starring Kelvin Harrison Jr., Naomi Watts, Tim Roth, and Octavia Spencer, the film centers on an eponymousRead More

Race & Public Health in America

Center for the Study of Race and Ethnicity in America and the Office of the Provost

Race & Public Health in America

Please join us for a panel discussion, Race & Public Health in America on Wednesday, October 7, 2020, at 12 p.m. The discussion will feature:

  • Lundy Braun, Professor of Medical Science, Professor of Africana Studies
  • Akilah Dulin,
  • Read More

Monuments, Murals, and Movements: Reimagining the Art of Social Justice

The Centering Race Consortium

In the summer of 2020, challenges to race, memorialization, and icons of power predominated ongoing social, cultural, and political action and art. These scholars will examine how social movements have redefined public space, articulated social justice issues through art, and defied long-standing national icons and monuments. What’s at stake in these movements and gestures and howRead More

Black and Indigenous Resistance in the Americas: From Multiculturalism to Racist Backlash (Panel #2)

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

This digital book launch event brings together most of the contributors to the interdisciplinary edited volume, Black and Indigenous Resistance in the Americas: From Multiculturalism to Racist Backlash (Lexington, 2020). A product of a multiyear, transnational research project by the Antiracist Research and Action Network of the Americas, the volume charts the rise of racialRead More

Black and Indigenous Resistance in the Americas: From Multiculturalism to Racist Backlash (Panel #1)

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

This digital book launch event brings together most of the contributors to the interdisciplinary edited volume, Black and Indigenous Resistance in the Americas: From Multiculturalism to Racist Backlash (Lexington, 2020). A product of a multiyear, transnational research project by the Antiracist Research and Action Network of the Americas, the volume charts the rise of racialRead More

Race & Slavery in America

Center for the Study of Race and Ethnicity in America and Office of the Provost

Race & Slavery in America

Please join us for a panel discussion, Race & Slavery in America on Wednesday, September 9, 2020, at 12 p.m. The discussion will feature:

Pages