Past Events

What I Am Thinking About Now: Jonathan Collins, “The Community Decides: Towards A Participatory Theory of Equity-Centered Redistribution”

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

Please join us for a “What I Am Thinking About Now” presentation by Jonathan Collins, an Assistant Professor of Education at Brown University, titled “The Community Decides: Towards A Participatory Theory of Equity-Centered Redistribution.”

Abstract: Can we disrupt the deepening racial equality in the U.S. by empowering the communities of low-income Black andRead More

What I Am Thinking About Now: Enongo Lumumba-Kasongo, “On ‘Insecure,’ Cultural Appropriation, and Hip Hop Feminist Game Design”

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

Please join us for a “What I Am Thinking About Now” presentation by Enongo Lamumba-Kasongo, Gateway Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of Music, Brown University, titled “On Insecure, Cultural Appropriation, and Hip Hop Feminist Game Design.”

Abstract: In this talk, Dr. Lumumba-Kasongo will be discussing the process of designing a rap compositionRead More

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

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

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

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

What I Am Thinking About Now: Magda Boutros, “Antiracism without races”

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

Please join us for a “What I Am Thinking About Now” presentation by Magda Boutros, Postdoctoral Fellow in International and Public Affairs at Brown University, titled “Antiracism without races”.

Abstract: France’s dominant ideology is anti-racialist: it takes a stance against the concept of “race”Read More

What I Am Thinking About Now: Jayanti Owens, “What Drives Racial/Ethnic Disparities in School Discipline?”

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Please join us for a “What I Am Thinking About Now” presentation by Jayanti Owens, Mary Tefft and John Hazen White, Sr. Assistant Professor of Sociology and International & Public Affairs at Brown University. Her talk is titled, “What Drives Racial/Ethnic Disparities in School Discipline?”

Are Black and Latinx students suspended and expelled from school at higher rates thanRead More

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