Students and faculty are invited to join us for breakfast and conversation with Gene Jarrett, Seryl Kushner Dean, College of Arts and Science, New York University.
Before New York University, Dean Jarrett was at Boston University, where he was Professor of English and served as Acting Director of African American studies, Chair of the Department of English, and Associate Dean ofRead More
In hegemonic legal discourse, as well as dominant academic paradigms, discussions of decolonization most often take (former) franchise colonies as their point of reference. Postcolonial theory itself emerged from the study of the cultural legacy of colonialism and imperialism, and how it endures after putative decolonization. But what sort of decolonization is possible in settler colonialRead More
These faculty-led workshops were designed to support graduate student research on race and ethnicity, build research community across disciplines and aid in the professional development of Brown graduate students.
Please join us for a “What I Am Thinking About Now” presentation by Lynn Hernández, Director of University Inclusion Programs in the Office of Institutional Equity and Diversity, and Assistant Professor of Behavioral and Social Sciences (Research), Center for Alcohol and Addiction Studies, School of Public Health, Brown University.
“'Blood and Soil!’: White Supremacy and the American City" - a talk by Nathan D.B. Connolly, Herbert Baxter Adams Associate Professor of History - Johns Hopkins University. This talk is part of Professor Self’s “Segregated: Structural Racism and the Shaping of American Cities” speaker series.Read More
Dario Valles, Postdoctoral Research Associate in Race & Ethnicity at Brown University’s Watson Institute for International & Public Affairs and Center for the Study of Race & Ethnicity in America (CSREA), will present “Necesidades Especiales: Intimate Interventions, Early Education and the New Majority” as part of the Education Department Spring 2019 Speaker Series.
Kimi Takesue’s intimate and visually-driven observational films feature formal tableaux that explore the interplay between naturalism and stylization. Her films are immersive sensory experiences emphasizing color, sound, and visual rhythm.
Led by curiosity, rather than a script, or pre-Read More
In this moving portrait, filmmaker Kimi Takesue finds an unlikely collaborator while visiting her resilient Japanese-American grandfather in Hawai’i. A recent widower in his 90s, Grandpa Tom immerses himself in his daily routines until he shows unexpected interest in his granddaughter’s stalled romantic screenplay and offers advice both shrewd and surprising. Tom’s creative script revisionsRead More
Data are not objective; algorithms have biases; machine learning doesn’t produce truth. These realities have uneven effects on people’s lives, often serving to reinforce existing systemic biases and social inequalities. At the same time, data can be used in the service of social justice, and taking control of the data produced about people and its use is more andRead More