Richard Rothstein of the Economic Policy Institute will give a lecture on his recent book, The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How Our Government Segregated America. The book recovers a forgotten history of how federal, state, and local policy explicitly segregated metropolitan areas nationwide, creating racially homogenous neighborhoods in patterns that violate theRead More
We invite students and faculty to sit down for an informal conversation with Richard Rothstein of the Economic Policy Institute to learn more about the research process for his book, The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How Our Government Segregated America. This workshop aims to strengthen the capacity of scholars by introducing participants to the author’s Read More
Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs and the Center for the Study of Race and Ethnicity in America
Postdoctoral Research Associate in Race and Ethnicity Deadline: January 18, 2019, at 11:59 PM Eastern Time
Brown University invites applications for a two-year Postdoctoral Research Associate in Racial Inequality to be jointly shared by the Watson Institute for International & Public Affairs and theRead More
Take a break from studying and join us for a special end of semester open gallery afternoon on campus. Gallery spaces across campus will be open from 12:00-2:00 PM on December 12th for all to visit. Each exhibition examines issues of civic engagement, activism, and protest through archival documents, contemporary artwork, historic photographs, and music. DropRead More
These faculty-led workshops were designed to support graduate student research on race and ethnicity, build research community across disciplines and aid in the professional development of Brown graduate students.
Please join us for a “What I Am Thinking About Now” presentation by Kevin Quashie, Professor of English at Brown University, titled “Relation, in Search of an Ethic of Black Relation”
Professor Quashie has been interested in thinking about aliveness–not death, even as death is properly and vitally centered in scholarly and everyday discourse–but black aliveness. And at the heart ofRead More
Please join us for a “What I Am Thinking About Now” presentation by Austin Jackson, Assistant Director of The Writing Center and Visiting Assistant Professor in the Creative Nonfiction Writing Program at Brown University, titled “Compositing Democracy: Teaching Critical Literacy in the New Racial Domain”.