Past Events

LeaRRn Webinar: Elena Mendez Escobar and John Goldie present, Assessing Health Care Disparities: the BMC Health Equity Accelerator

LeaRRn: Learning Health Systems Rehabilitation Research Network

Elena Mendez Escobar, PhD, MBA presents, Assessing Health Care Disparities: the BMC Health Equity Accelerator


Boston Medical Center is committed to accelerating the path to achieve health justice and truly deliver on their mission. This talk will discuss BMC’s innovative approach and learnings to date, including how they are utilizing data and analytics to informRead More

New Book Talk: The Confessions of Matthew Strong

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

This event will be held both in person at Petteruti Lounge, Stephen Robert ’62 Campus Center and online. No matter how you choose to join us, please register to attend.

CSREA’s New Book Talks highlight new and notable works studying race, ethnicity, and indigeneityRead More

A Hispanic Heritage Month Discussion: Latino Representation in Civic Engagement

Watson Diversity and Inclusion Committee and the Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies
, Kim Koo Library

Join local advocate and political strategist, Delia Rodriguez-Masjoan, for a conversation on the representation, political power, and civic engagement of the Latino community. A longtime Rhode Island resident and activist, Delia will share insights on the diverse Latino community in the region, issues and opportunities at the forefront, and how to support and engage local Latino-owned non-Read More

Contested Freedom and the (Un)timely Uses of Black Childhood

The Pembroke Center for Research and Teaching on Women
, 305

Pembroke Seminar “In the Afterlives and Aftermaths of Ruin” Lecture by Habiba Ibrahim, Professor of English at the University of Washington in Seattle.

Professor Ibrahim will ask the question: what is Black childhood? MoreRead More

Solidarity: Imagining Social Justice Art Exhibit

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

Solidarity, CSREA’s Imagining Social Justice Art Exhibit, highlights works by over 20 artists that build and sustain allyships across diverse, intersectional identities. The collection invites us to reflect upon all that has brought us to this moment and to plumb our reserves of hope as we collectively strive to build a more just world.

Join us to view the collection and toRead More

Dr. Jean Shim Yun Lecture in Asian American Studies

Center for the Study of Race and Ethnicity in America (CSREA)
, 101

Thinking Out Loud - The Disappearing Chip: How Quantum Nano-Electronics Disrupts Our Lives

The President’s Office

Join us for

“The Disappearing Chip: How Quantum Nano-Electronics Disrupts Our Lives”

Featuring Nadya Mason, Rosalyn S. Yalow Professor of Physics, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

Tuesday, September 27, 2022
5:30-7 p.m.

From washing machines to cars, our daily lives are integrated with nanoscale electronic elements. But as transistors, aRead More

HUGs + STEM Lunchtime Conversation Series: Nadya Mason

CSREA - Center for the Study of Race and Ethnicity in America
, 103

Please join us for lunch with Nadya Mason, Rosalyn S. Yalow Professor of Physics at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Dr. Mason will engage in conversation with CSREA Director, Tricia Rose about women and people of color in STEM. What are the opportunities? What are the visible and invisible barriers and hurdles? What are some good strategies for leveling theRead More

Alexis Pauline Gumbs, “Nutmeg and the Scale of Revolution: for Audre Lorde”

Pembroke Center for Teaching and Research on Women
, 305

The inaugural event of the Pembroke Center Publics Initiative and Lecture Series will feature Alexis Pauline Gumbs, who describes herself as a Queer Black Troublemaker and Black Feminist Love Evangelist. Gumbs is a writer whose feministRead More

Natasha Warikoo, “Race at the Top: Asian Americans and Whites in Pursuit of the American Dream in Suburban Schools”

The Department of Education

Asian Americans are the fastest-growing racial group in the United States today, and Asian American youth overall are outperforming their white peers academically. In this talk, Warikoo brings us into an upper-middle-class suburb in which these trends make their way into the local high school. She describes how many white parents attempt to protect their children’s status by calling forRead More