Past Events

Building Health Equity in an Unequal World: Sherman A. James [VIDEO]

Pembroke Hall, Room 305, 172 Meeting Street, Providence RI 02912

Dr. Sherman A. James will give the presentation, "Persist! The Long and Bumpy Road Toward Racial Health Equity in America" at Brown University on Thursday, November 16, 2017. This talk is the keynote of Building Health Equity in an Unequal World, a collaborative lecture series presented by the Brown University School of Public Health and the Center for the Study of Race and Ethnicity in America. Dr. James is the Susan B. King Emeritus Professor of Public Policy at the Sanford School of Public Policy, Duke University. His research focuses on the social determinants of racial and ethnic disparities in health and health care .

What I Am Thinking About Now: Laura López-Sanders: "From 'God Sent' to 'God Damned': Nativist Shocks and their Influence on Race Relations in New Immigrant Destinations"

CSREA, 96 Waterman Street, Providence RI

Please join us on Thursday, November 16, at 12pm-1pm for a "What I Am Thinking About Now" presentation by Laura López-Sanders, Assistant Professor of Sociology. Her talk is titled, "From 'God Sent' to 'God Damned': Nativist Shocks and their Influence on Race Relations in New Immigrant Destinations."

HUGs + STEM Lunchtime Conversation: Gilda Barabino

CSREA, 96 Waterman Street, Providence RI 02912

Please join us for a HUGs + STEM Lunchtime Conversation with Gilda Barabino, Ph.D., Dean and Frances H. Berg Professor at the City College of New York; President, American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering. This informal discussion presents an opportunity to learn more about Dr. Barabino's research and experiences, and talk about challenges faced by historically underrepresented groups (HUGs) in STEM fields.

What I Am Thinking About Now: Zach Sell, "Capital through Slavery: U.S. Settler Slavery in the Making of the Global Economy"

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

Please join us on Thursday, November 9, 12-1pm for a "What I Am Thinking About Now" presentation from Zach Sell, Ruth J. Simmons Postdoctoral Fellow at the Center for the Study of Slavery and Justice at Brown University.

What I Am Thinking About Now: Stéphanie Larrieux, "The Future is Now: What Science Fiction Film Reveals About Ourselves"

CSREA, Lippitt House, 96 Waterman Street

Please join us on Tuesday, November 7, 12-1pm for a "What I Am Thinking About Now" presentation by CSREA Associate Director Stéphanie Larrieux, (Ph.D. American Studies, Brown ’08) entitled “The Future is Now: What Science Fiction Film Reveals About Ourselves.”

Meet & Greet with Sci-Fi Author Samuel Delany

CSREA, Lippitt House, 96 Waterman Street

You are cordially invited to a special "Meet & Greet" breakfast event with critically acclaimed and award winning science fiction writer and critic, Samuel R. Delany. Renown for his imaginative world building and critical insight, Delany's works address race, sexuality, and social issues, as well as perception, language, and the complexities of the human experience.

Comparative Literature presents Lorgia García-Peña

CSREA, Lippitt House, 96 Waterman Street

"Writing from El Nié: Racexile and the Poetics of Dominicanidad in Diaspora"
Through a historicized reading of Dominican literature of exile and diaspora, this talk explores the ways diasporic Dominican blacks interpellate the nation(s) and archives, reclaiming el nié—neither here nor there— a space of belonging.

Afternoon Chats with Dr. Ron Aubert

CSREA, 96 Waterman Street, Providence RI 02912

Please join us on Thursday, October 26 from 1:00pm - 2:00pm for an informal of discussion with Professor Ronald Aubert, Provost Visiting Professor in Public Health and CSREA, titled "Using Public Data to study Race and Socioeconomic factors and Health Outcomes."

What I Am Thinking About Now: Colin Channer, “Wheel and come again: poems from a second collection—perhaps"

CSREA, Lippitt House, 96 Waterman Street

Please join us on Wednesday, October 25, 12-1pm for a "What I Am Thinking About Now" presentation from Colin Channer, Assistant Professor of Literary Arts at Brown University, titled "Wheel and come again: poems from a second collection—perhaps."

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