Past Events

Fall Welcome Reception and Art Exhibit Opening: "The Body As Site Of"

CSREA, Lippitt House, 96 Waterman Street

Welcome back! Please join us to celebrate a new year and the opening of our 2017-2018 exhibit, "The Body As Site Of." This exhibition features artwork by four contemporary artists of color who engage in reflection on the complexity of identity, sometimes pushing back on misrepresentations, including stereotypes and cultural appropriation, other times presenting alternatives: AkujixxvDevyn GalindoPanteha Abareshi, and Carolina Hicks.

Commencement Forum: Tricia Rose '93 PhD, "How Structural Racism Works" [VIDEO]

IBES 130 (Carmichael Auditorium) - 85 Waterman Street, Providence, RI 02912

This presentation shares ideas from Professor Tricia Rose's on-going research project, which aims to make accessible to the public what structural racism is and how it works in society. The project examines the connections between policies and practices in housing, education and other key spheres of society to reveal the intersectional and compounding effects of systemic discrimination as a significant force in American society today. In addition to sharing the outline of the project, Rose will also share her experiences with student co-researchers and creative contributors to the project.

Telling Our Stories: A Discussion with Dawn Dove, Marta Martinez, and Valerie Tutson '87, MA'90 [VIDEO]

IBES 130 (Carmichael Auditorium)

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Contando Nuestras Historias.
Telling Our Stories.

What do the stories that people pass down tell us about our cultures and communities, about the past and even the future? What role does storytelling play in preserving local histories? What possibilities do multilingual storytelling hold for exploring histories and identities?

CSREA Year-End Reception

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

Please join us as we celebrate the 2016-17 academic year and bid farewell to the fellows and visiting faculty whose appointments with CSREA will conclude at the end of the semester. All are welcome!

 

Afternoon Chats with Dr. John A. Johnson

Dr. John Asher Johnson
CSREA and Department of Physics, appointment through May 2017

Please join us for an "Afternoon Chat" with Professor John Johnson, Provost Visiting Professor with the Center for the Study of Race and Ethnicity in America and the Department of Physics. This informal conversation is open to students, faculty, and staff interested in learning about and discussing his anti-racism work in STEM fields.

3:00pm - 4:00pm
CSREA, 96 Waterman Street

Lunchtime Conversation with Sharon Bridgforth, "Living as an Artist/Rooting in Traditions/Queerly"

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

Please join us for an informal conversation with playwright/artist Sharon Bridgforth. This conversation will focus on making art, breaking form, making a living as an artist, using art as a tool for change, ​and African American/Queer​ tradition​s​ of the personal as political. 

Grad Student Race and Ethnicity Professional Development Workshop

CSREA, 96 Waterman Street, Providence RI

CSREA has launched a race and ethnicity focussed graduate student professionalization and development series to support graduate student research on race and ethnicity, build research community across disciplines, and support our graduate student professional development.

We invite graduate students to send their RSVPs to CSREA@brown.edu. Seats are limited.

Doing Interdisciplinary Research on Race and Ethnicity: A Graduate Student Professional Development Seminar Series

Afternoon Chats with Dr. John Johnson

CSREA, Lippitt House, 96 Waterman Street

Dr. John Asher Johnson
CSREA and Department of Physics, appointment through May 2017

Please join us for a series of Afternoon Chats with Professor John Johnson, Provost Visiting Professor with the Center for the Study of Race and Ethnicity in America and the Department of Physics. These regularly scheduled, informal conversations are open to students, faculty, and staff interested in learning about and discussing his anti-racism work in STEM fields.

April 26: Topic – "Affirmative Action: Cartoon vs Reality" 

Seminar with Karida Brown (UCLA) on Du Boisian Sociology

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

Please join Karida L. Brown, Assistant Professor of Sociology at UCLA, to discuss the production of the forthcoming book, The Souls of Sociology: Articulating a Du Boisian Sociology. This will be an informal conversation about collaborative research and the co-authoring experience for this book project. 

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