Please join Brown’s Native American and Indigenous Studies Initiative, the Contemplative Studies Initiative and the Mindfulness Center for a lecture by Professor Michael Yellow Bird, Ph.D. on The Power of Ceremony: Indigenous Contemplative Practices, Neurodecolonization, and Indigenous Mindfulness in Smith-Buonanno, Rm. 106 from 5:30 - 7 pm. For an abstract of the lecture, pleaseRead More
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. These accessible public presentations are designed to inform and move public discussion forward.
Linda Villarosa - Under the Skin: The Hidden Toll of Racism on American Lives and on the HealthRead More
Join the Taubman Center as Justin Driver ’97, Robert R. Slaughter Professor of Law and Counselor to the Dean at Yale Law School, delivers the 2023 Alexander Meiklejohn Lecture on March 9th at 5PM. In his lecture, Driver will discuss the recent battle over free speech in the American
Justin Driver is a graduate of Brown (Public Policy), Oxford (Marshall ScholarRead More
The Equilibrium Discussion Series invites scholars whose work examines the intersections of race and STEM fields–science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.
The inaugural Equilibrium event features Kalindi Cora and Neda Atanasoski, authors of Surrogate Humanity. They will trace the ways in which robots, artificial intelligence, and other technologies serve as surrogatesRead More
Center for the Study of Slavery & Justice (CSSJ)
A few years after his official banishment from Plymouth and Massachusetts Bay, Roger Williams wrote to John Winthrop, assuring the governor that he had “not yet turned Indian.” At first, it may appear that the statement constituted banter between friends and was written in jest. But Williams was making no joke because his “turning” Indian was not just aRead More