Past Events

2019 Commencement Forum | Black Noise @ 25: A Conversation between Scott Poulson-Bryant ’08 and Tricia Rose

, Room 130

2019 Commencement Forum

Professor Tricia Rose’s (Ph.D. ’93) 1994 award-winning book, Black Noise: Rap Music and Black Culture in Contemporary America, which was based on her Brown University dissertation, is still considered a foundational text for the study of hip hop, one that has defined what is now an entireRead More

CSREA Fellows Farewell Reception

Please join us as we celebrate and bid farewell to postdoctoral fellows Almita Miranda and Anthony Pratcher II as they wrap up their time at Brown University. Both have served asRead More

HUGs + STEM Conversation: Sibyl Anderson, MD, MPH

, Room 103

Please join us for a HUGs + STEM Lunchtime Conversation with medical oncologist Sibyl Anderson, MD, MPH.

On Tuesday, May 7, from 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm, Dr. Anderson will be at CSREA for an informal lunchtime conversation about women and people of color in STEM. What are the opportunities? What are the visible and invisible barriers and hurdles? What are some goodRead More

Book Launch: Dixa Ramírez, “Colonial Phantoms: Belonging and Refusal in the Dominican Americas, from the 19th Century to the Present”

, Petteruti Lounge (Room 201)
Featuring the author

Dixa Ramírez, Assistant Professor of American Studies and English, Brown University

With commentary from
  • Vanessa K. Valdés, Director of the Black Studies Program, and Associate Professor of Spanish and Portuguese, the City College of New York
  • Sarah Jane Cervenak, Associate Professor of African American and
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What I Am Thinking About Now: Bonnie Honig, “Muhammad Ali, Colin Kaepernick, and the Gendered Politics of Refusal”

, Room 103

Please join us for a “What I Am Thinking About Now” presentation by Bonnie Honig, Nancy Duke Lewis Professor of Modern Culture and Media and Political Science at Brown University.

“Muhammad Ali, Colin Kaepernick, and the Gendered Politics of Refusal”
When GQ photographed Colin Kaepernick as their
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What I Am Thinking About Now: Anthony Pratcher II, “The Colored Metropolis: Race, Housing, and Metropolitan Development”

, Room 103

Please join us for a “What I Am Thinking About Now” presentation by Anthony Pratcher II, Postdoctoral Research Associate in Race and Ethnicity, CSREA and the Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs, Brown University.

“The Colored Metropolis: Race, Housing, and Metropolitan Development”
Urban scholars of all stripes have struggled to agree onRead More

What I Am Thinking About Now: Ronald Aubert, “Forced Out?: Vulnerable Populations and Healthcare Coverage in the Age of the ACA”

, Room 103

Please join us for a “What I Am Thinking About Now” presentation by Ronald Aubert, Professor of the Practice, Health Services Policy and Practice, Brown University School of Public Health.

“Forced Out?: Vulnerable Populations and Healthcare Coverage in the Age of the ACA”
The marked gains in health insurance coverage made since the passage of theRead More

Hip Hop Lecture Series: Austin Martin ’17

, Carmichael Auditorium, Room 130

Professor Tricia Rose’s 1994 award-winning book, Black Noise: Rap Music and Black Culture in Contemporary America, is considered foundational text for the study of hip hop, one that has defined what is now an entire field of study. To celebrate the 25th anniversary of Black Noise, Professor Rose and the Center for the Study of Race and Ethnicity in America at BrownRead More

Cristina García and Dariel Suarez in Conversation

, Room 117

Celebrated Cuban-American writers Cristina García and Dariel Suarez will sit down with Ralph Rodriguez, Professor of American Studies and English at Brown University, for a discussion of Latinidad, place, memory, and writing. Audience participation is invited. 

About the authors

Cristina GarcíaRead More

Panel Discussion: “Institutional Racism: The Sociology of Race and Organizations”

, Petteruti Lounge, Room 201

This event brings together three scholars working at the intersection of the sociology of race and the sociology of organizations to discuss how organizations “do” race and their role in producing or contesting racial inequality. The panelists will discuss how to conceptualize organizations as “racialized,” and how these forces shape everything from college student protests to prisoner re-Read More

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