First film screening: Ghosts of Amistad: In the Footsteps of the Rebels (Tony Buba, 2014, 56 minutes).
Introduction by Leonora Masini, Postdoctoral Research Associate in Slavery and the Public Humanities at the CSSJ. The 30-minutes Q&A after the screening will host Prof. Marcus Rediker, Distinguished Professor of Atlantic History at the University of PittsburghRead More
In this talk, Xine Yao will explore the racial and sexual politics of unfeeling—affects that are not recognized as feeling—as a means of survival and refusal in nineteenth-century America. Yao will trace how works by Herman Melville, Martin R. Delany, Elizabeth Stuart Phelps,Read More
The newly launched Democracy Project is pleased to announce a lecture with Professor Eddie Glaude. One of the nation’s most prominent scholars, Dr. Eddie Glaude, Jr. is an author, political commentator, public intellectual and passionate educator who examines the complex dynamics of the American experience. His writings, including Democracy in Black:Read More
Current students and alumnae who have graduated within the last five years are invited to learn more about careers in social justice through this alumnae panel discussion with interactive breakout groups. To date, panelists include:
Join Prof. Keisha N. Blain and Peniel E. Joseph in conversation about his most recent publication, The Third Reconstruction.
“In The Third Reconstruction, distinguished historian Peniel E. Joseph offers a powerful and personal new interpretation of recent history. The racial reckoning that unfolded in 2020, he argues, marked theRead More
A core component of CSREA’s mission is supporting the development of cutting-edge, collaborative, intellectual work. “What I Am Thinking About Now” is an informal workshop/seminar series where faculty and advanced students present recently published works and works in progress for early-stage feedback and development.Read More
Center for the Study of Race and Ethnicity in America (CSREA)
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.Read More
John B. King — The Role of Education in Protecting our Democracy
Tuesday, December 6, 2022 from 4 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. DiCiccio Family Auditorium (Salomon 101)
Recent events - from growing inequality to the events of January 6, 2021 - are challenging our democracy more than at any point in the past fifty years. And while civic and political participation willRead More