Past Events

Thinking Palestine via Ferguson and Standing Rock: Radical Kinship and the ‘Intersectionality of Struggles’

Center for Middle East Studies

Join CMES on Wednesday, March 23, 2022, 1:30-3:00 p.m. for this panel with Ruba Salih, Miriyam Aouragh, and Loubna Qutami. On October 12th 2016, Sky Bird Black Owl gave birth to Mni Wiconi (water is life), at Standing Rock, in the camp erected to protest against the Dakota access pipeline project, considered to violate Indigenous sovereignty and to endangerRead More

Graduate Workshop Series: Publishing with Matthew Guterl

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

 

These faculty-led workshops support graduate student research while building the skills necessary for sustained success in today’s competitive job and publishing markets.

During this event, Professor Matthew Guterl (Professor and Chair of American Studies, Professor of Africana Studies) will cover the topic of publishing academic work.

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Inaugural Dr. Jean Shim Yun Lecture: Beth Lew-Williams: Trafficking, Runaways, and the Law

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

The Dr. Jean Shim Yun Lecture Series spotlights scholarly research on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders. Each year, the Series invites groundbreaking academics and artists to campus to enrich conversations of race, ethnicity, and identity, particularly in the context of the immigrant experience.

The inaugural event features Beth Lew-Williams, AssociateRead More

What Marcelo Ferraro is Thinking About Now

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

A core component of CSREA is supporting faculty and advanced students in the development of cutting-edge, collaborative intellectual work. “What I Am Thinking About Now” is an informal workshop/seminar series where faculty and graduate students present recently published works and works in progress for early-stage feedback and development.

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Vigil for 8 Lives Lost with Red Canary Song: Reflections on Gender, Migration, Race, and the Policing of Intimate Labor

The Center for the Study of Slavery and Justice at Brown University

Join us in this public event as we reflect on the year that has passed since the Atlanta massage murders of 2021. The CSSJ Human Trafficking Research Cluster will moderate a conversation with organizers, workers, and artists with Red Canary Song, a grassroots coalition of migrant workers, sex workers, and allies working with massage workers in Flushing, Queens. Following the talk, guests areRead More

Writing for a Broken World: Nnedi Okorafor

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

Writing for a Broken World is a conversation series that features widely known contemporary novelists, poets, playwrights, or other literary artists engaged in dialogue about race, ethnicity, and/or indigeneity and their inspirations, influences, and method.

This conversation features writer Nnedi Okorafor, Ph.D., in conversation with Matthew Guterl, Professor of Africana StudiesRead More

Race & Environment in America

CSREA and Office of the Provost

Please join us for a virtual panel discussion, Race & Environment in America on Tuesday, March 15, 2022, at 12 p.m. The discussion will feature:

  • Elizabeth Fussell, Professor of Population Studies and Environment and
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What Adrián E. Hernández-Acosta is Thinking About Now

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

A core component of CSREA is supporting faculty and advanced students in the development of cutting-edge, collaborative intellectual work. “What I Am Thinking About Now” is an informal workshop/seminar series where faculty and graduate students present recently published works and works in progress for early-stage feedback and development.

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New Book Talks - Lindsey Stewart, The Politics of Black Joy

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

CSREA’s New Book Talks highlight new and notable works studying race, ethnicity, and indigeneity from scholars both internal and external to Brown. They facilitate thought-provoking and critical engagement with emerging scholarship.

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The next New Book Talk features Lindsey Stewart, author of The Politics of Black Joy. During the antebellumRead More

Third Rail Lecture - Carol Anderson: Race and Guns in Fatally Unequal America

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

The Third Rail Series aims to address some of the most thorny and contentious social, political, and cultural issues related to race and ethnicity in contemporary society. Charged yet pivotal subjects such as affirmative action, welfare, immigration amnesty, reconciliation over slavery and Native American sovereignty, mass media imagery, and more will be addressed byRead More

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