, Seminar Room, Center for the Study of Slavery & Justice
Join Sequoria “Coco” Dickerson as she shares stories of little known herbal traditions and rituals practiced by African Americans during slavery in the United States.This workshop is grounded in sharing the stories of enslaved African American herbalists who worked with plants for healing justice, liberation, and ancestral reclamation. Come hear stories of how they used herbal practices toRead More
Join the Native American and Indigenous Studies Initiative on February 15 as we welcome Brown University students, staff, and faculty members back to campus with a screening of an Upstander Project film,Dawnland.Read More
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: