Past Events

HUGs + STEM Lunchtime Conversation: Kristala Prather, MIT

, Room 103

Please join us for a HUGs + STEM Lunchtime Conversation with Kristala L. J. Prather, Arthur D. Little Professor of Chemical Engineering and MacVicar Faculty Fellow, Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

On Wednesday, October 9, 2019 at 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm, Dr. Prather will be at CSREA for an informal lunchtime conversation about women and people of color in STEMRead More

Research Seminar with Micah Salkind, “Interdisciplinary by Design: Engaging Multiple Methodologies in Dissertation Research and First Book Writing”

, Room 103

Dr. Micah Salkind, author of Do You Remember House? Chicago’s Queer of Color Undergrounds (Oxford University Press, 2019) will discuss some of the challenges and opportunities posed by using multiple research methods, including performance ethnography, oral history, and archival research, as well as the promise and peril of writing for multiple academicRead More

Book Launch: Micah E. Salkind, “Do You Remember House?: Chicago’s Queer of Color Undergrounds”

CSREA and the John Nicholas Brown Center for Public Humanities and Cultural Heritage

Featuring the author: Dr. Micah Salkind, Special Projects Manager for The City of Providence Department of Art, Culture + Tourism, and Adjunct Assistant Professor of Humanities in the Department of American Studies at Brown University

With commentary from:

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

Download a complete agenda.

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 justice.Read 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

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