Past Events

What I Am Thinking About Now: Helina Metaferia, “(Middle) Passage for Dreams” screening and talk

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

Please join us for a “What I Am Thinking About Now” presentation by Helina Metaferia, Mellon Gateway Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of Visual Art at  Brown University.

Helina Metaferia will present her multi-channel video art project, (Middle) Passage for Dreams, which is currently presented as aRead More

What I Am Thinking About Now: Jennifer Nazareno, “From Imperialism to Inpatient Care: Work Differences in Characteristics and Experiences of Filipino and White Registered Nurses in the United States and Implications for COVID-19”

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

Please join us for a “What I Am Thinking About Now” presentation by Jennifer Nazareno, an Assistant Professor at the School of Public Health, Department of Behavioral and Social Sciences and at the Jonathan M. Nelson Center for Entrepreneurship at Brown University. She will present her most recent research article, titled “From Imperialism to Inpatient Care: Work Differences inRead More

The Infiltrators: A Conversation with Filmmakers Alex Rivera and Cristina Ibarra

Center for the Study of Race and Ethnicity in America

The Infiltrators is a Sundance award-winning docu-thriller that tells the true story of young immigrants who get arrested by Border Patrol, and put in a shadowy for-profit detention center – on purpose. Marco and Viri are members of the National Immigrant Youth Alliance, a group of radical Dreamers who are on aRead More

Race & Punishment in America

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

Please join us for a panel discussion, Race & Punishment in America on Wednesday, February 24, 2021, at 12 p.m. The discussion will feature:

What I Am Thinking About Now: Dadland Maye, “Anti-Gay Dancehall as a Catalyst for Progressive Norms on Queer Caribbean Sexuality”

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

Please join us for a “What I Am Thinking About Now” presentation by Dadland Maye, Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of Africana Studies and the Cogut Institute for the Humanities at Brown University, titled “Anti-Gay Dancehall as a Catalyst for Progressive Norms on Queer Caribbean Sexuality.”

Abstract: The anti-gay aspects of dancehall music symbolize aRead More

Writing – A Professional Development Workshop for Brown University Grad Students

Center for the Study of Race and Ethnicity in America

These faculty-led workshops were designed to support graduate student research on race and ethnicity, build research community across disciplines, and aid in the professional development of Brown graduate students.

Please register to join any or all of the following workshops. 

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What I Am Thinking About Now: Beverly Haviland, “The Color of Shame: The Perversity of White Supremacy and Child Sexual Abuse in ‘The Bluest Eye’”

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

Please join us for a “What I Am Thinking About Now” presentation by Beverly Haviland, Senior Lecturer in American Studies and Visiting Associate Professor of American Studies at Brown University, titled “The Color of Shame: The Perversity of White Supremacy and Child Sexual Abuse in The Bluest Eye.”

Abstract: In Toni Morrison’s first novel, there areRead More

The Technology and Structural Inequity Series: Privacy and Surveillance

Sponsored by the Department of Computer Science and CSREA

The Technology and Structural Inequity speaker series will focus on the impact of technology on marginalized communities. The series will bring together leading academics and activists whose work is influencing how we think about and how we fight against the harms that technology is causing. The speakers will examine how technology is being used to increase the surveillance and policing ofRead More

What I Am Thinking About Now: Mahasan Chaney, “From Paternalism to Punishment: Evoking Educational Opportunity to Discipline Black Poverty”

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

Please join us for a “What I Am Thinking About Now” presentation by Mahasan Chaney, Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Race & Ethnicity at Brown University’s Center for the Study of Race & Ethnicity in America (CSREA) and the Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs. Her presentation is titled, “From Paternalism to Punishment: Evoking Educational Opportunity to DisciplineRead More

What I Am Thinking About Now: Zimife Umeh, “Formerly Incarcerated Black Women and Institutional Distrust”

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

Please join us for a “What I Am Thinking About Now” presentation by Zimife Umeh, Presidential Diversity Postdoctoral Fellow in Brown University’s Sociology Department, titled “Formerly Incarcerated Black Women and Institutional Distrust.”

Abstract: This presentation explores how institutional responses throughout the life course shape Black justice-involved womenRead More

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