Past Events

Critical Conversations: Race, Education, and Inequality

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

Racial inequality in education is an entrenched and enduring issue in American society. Despite this, many continue to suggest that education is the great equalizer and a sure pathway to opportunity. This roundtable discussion series invites Brown faculty to reflect on some of the current conditions in the US school system. Watch the recap and learn more about the speakers below.Read More

Race and Democracy in the Era of Black Lives Matter: Why Major Institutions Must Address the Fierce Urgency of Racial Justice

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

New Book Talks - Yelena Bailey, How the Streets were Made

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 from scholars both internal and external to Brown. They facilitate thought-provoking and critical engagement with emerging scholarship.

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New Book Talks: Stephon Alexander, Fear of a Black Universe

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

The final installment of CSREA’s New Book Talk series brings Stephon Alexander to discuss “Fear of a Black Universe: An Outsider’s Guide to the Future of Physics.” In the work, Alexander offers three principles that shape the universe with their inconsistency–invariance, quantum change, and emergence–in support of the theory that great physics requiresRead More

What Jina Kim is Thinking About Now

Center for the Study of Race and Ethnicity in America

A core component of CSREA’s mission is supporting faculty and advanced students in the development of cutting-edge, collaborative intellectual work. The “What I Am Thinking About Now” series provides a collegial, productive workshop space for faculty and graduate students to present and discuss recently published work and work in progress. Scholars test ideas and receive feedback from aRead More

Comparative Speculative Futures

Center for the Study of Race and Ethnicity in America

 

 

 

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What Gwendolyn Purifoye is Thinking About Now

Center for the Study of Race and Ethnicity in America

A core component of CSREA’s mission is supporting faculty and advanced students in the development of cutting-edge, collaborative intellectual work. The “What I Am Thinking About Now” series provides a collegial, productive workshop space for faculty and graduate students to present and discuss recently published work and work in progress. Scholars test ideas and receive feedback from aRead More

New Book Talks: Laura E. Gómez, Inventing Latinos

Center for the Study of Race and Ethnicity in America

 

CSREA's New Book Talks series highlights new and notable work in the study of race, ethnicity, and indigeneity from scholars both internal and external to Brown.Read More

What Mary Beth Meehan is Thinking About Now

Center for the Study of Race and Ethnicity in America

A core component of CSREA’s mission is supporting faculty and advanced students in the development of cutting-edge, collaborative intellectual work. The “What I Am Thinking About Now” series provides a collegial, productive workshop space for faculty and graduate students to present and discuss recently published work and work in progress. Scholars test ideas and receive feedback from aRead More

Critical Conversations: Race, Education and Inequality

Center for the Study of Race and Ethnicity in America

 

Racial inequality in education is an entrenched and enduring issue in American society. Despite this, many continue to suggest that education is the great equalizer and aRead More

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