Past Events

“Contagion’s Antonym, or One Hundred Years of Waiting” a talk by Jules Gill-Peterson

The Pembroke Center

“Contagion’s Antonym, or One Hundred Years of Waiting.”

A talk by Jules Gill-Peterson

Trans Youth Now series. Registration required.

Jules Gill-Peterson, Associate Professor of History at Johns Hopkins University,Read More

Momentum: Art Exhibit Opening

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

Momentum, CSREA’s 2023-2024 Imagining Social Justice Art exhibit, encompasses a wide spectrum of works from the abstract to the figurative, from the conceptual to the concrete. This multimedia collection conveys a sense of forward movement while exploring the instances of deceleration and even regression contained within, centering the tensions that reflect the complexitiesRead More

New Book Talks: The Coloniality of Human Trafficking

(CSREA) Center for the Study of Race and Ethnicity in America
, True North Classroom

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CSREA’s New Book Talks highlight new and notable works studying race, ethnicity, and indigeneity. They facilitate thought-provoking and critical engagement with emerging scholarship.

White Supremacy, Racism and the Coloniality of Anti-TraffickingRead More

What Suresh Venkatasubramanian is Thinking About Now

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

Rescheduled from 4/17 to 5/1.

How Algorithms Need to See Race Now
Suresh Venkatasubramanian, Professor of Data Science and Computer Science

There is a paradox at the heart of algorithmic decision-making. On the one hand, algorithms that make use of information about race reify and amplify historical inequities and powerRead More

2023 Spring Symposium

Native American and Indigenous Studies Initiative
, Kasper Multipurpose Room

The Native American and Indigenous Studies Initiative (NAISI) is a cross-disciplinary initiative focused on teaching, research and engagement to increase understanding of the cultural traditions, histories, political experiences, and contemporary experiences and knowledges of Native American and Indigenous peoples.

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New Book Talks: Consent in the Presence of Force, Emily Owens

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

CSREA’s New Book Talks highlight new and notable works studying race, ethnicity, and indigeneity. They facilitate thought-provoking and critical engagement with emerging scholarship.

Consent in the Presence of Force: Sexual Violence and Black Women’s Survival in Antebellum New Orleans

Emily A. Owens, David and Michelle Ebersman Assistant Professor ofRead More

Data Matters Seminar Series: Aditya Khanna

Data Science
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What Rick Baldoz is Thinking About Now

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

Sovereignty vs. Subversion: Cold War Immigration Politics and the Metastasis of the US Security State

Rick Baldoz, Associate Professor of American Studies

This talk will explore how the entanglement of US immigration policy and national security imperatives during the early decades of the Cold War. I will also examine how the coercive machinery of the USRead More

Critical Conversations: Environmental Justice

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Critical Conversations, one of CSREA’s signature discussion series, invites scholars to explore a central topic through the lens of race.

This event gathers scholars of environmental justice to discuss the uneven burdens presented by climate change, linkages between race and urban policy, and how communities are resisting the effects of extractive capitalism.

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Spring Colloquium Series: Kessie Alexandre

Co-sponsored by the Department of Anthropology and the Herbert Goldberger fund
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Kessie Alexandre, University of Washington will present “Climate Resilience and Urban Recovery in Newark’s Green Spaces.”Read More

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