This talk traces the focus on unconscious cognition (in the form of implicit bias, racial ideology, and volition) as an explanation for the tenacity of racism in the post-Civil Rights era to early critiques of the practice-centered account of institutional racism. With this focus, political resistance to racism has been figured as a twin project of getting people to see that their perceptionRead More
1968: Unearthing the Linked Narratives of Critical Race Theory, Intersectionality, and Their Discontents
This talk by distinguished legal scholar and policy leader, Kimberlé Crenshaw will begin with what should be a puzzling convergence. How is it that after five years of a grassroots uprising against anti-Black police violence, and after eight years of a BlackRead More
Please join us for a “What I Am Thinking About Now” presentation by Scott Poulson-Bryant, Visiting Scholar in Race and Ethnicity, Brown University and Assistant Professor of English, Fordham University.
“The Black Version: Rac(e)ing Popular Culture in the 1970s” ThisRead More
We invite alumni, students, and families to visit CSREA for a reception and open house. Enjoy light refreshments, learn about our programs and initiatives, and view our new exhibit, titled Resilience, which features work from 26 artists. Read More
Please join us for a “What I Am Thinking About Now” presentation by Nicole Gonzalez Van Cleve, Associate Professor in the Department of Sociology at Brown University and an affiliated faculty with the American Bar Foundation in Chicago, IL.
“Policing and the Public Theater of Racial Degradation”
Terry v. Ohio,Read More
We invite students to register for a lyrics workshop with Akua Naru, hip hop artist and CSREA Artist-in-Residence (Fall 2019). Akua will speak about her writing process and will survey other rap lyric writers to analyze various techniques.
Registration is required with only 15 spots available. Registration opens on Thursday, September 26Read More
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
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