Past Events

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. 

What I Am Thinking About Now: Andrea Flores, "The Descendant Bargain: Latina Youth Remaking Kinship and Generation through Sibling Caretaking in Nashville, Tennessee"

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

Please join us on Tuesday, April 18, 12-1pm for a "What I Am Thinking About Now" presentation from Andrea Flores, Assistant Professor of Education at Brown University. Her talk is titled, "The Descendant Bargain: Latina Youth Remaking Kinship and Generation through Sibling Caretaking in Nashville, Tennessee."

RSVP to csrea@brown.edu. Snacks and caffeine will be provided.

Grad Student Race and Ethnicity Professional Development Workshop

CSREA, Lippitt House, 96 Waterman Street

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 for any one or all of the seminars listed below. Seats are limited.

HUGs + STEM Lunchtime Conversation with Carlos Castillo-Chavez

CSREA, Lippitt House, 96 Waterman Street

The Center for the Study of Race + Ethnicity in America (CSREA) invites you to an informal, lunchtime conversation with Carlos Castillo-Chavez, Regents Professor, Joaquin Bustoz Jr. Professor of Mathematical Biology and Distinguished Sustainability Scientist at Arizona State University (ASU).

This discussion presents an opportunity to learn more about his research and experiences, and talk about challenges faced by historically underrepresented groups (HUGs) in STEM fields.

Symposium: The U.S. Immigration Regime and the Politics of Belonging [VIDEO]

IBES 130 (Carmichael Auditorium)

On April 7, 2017, CSREA will be presenting a symposium entitled, The U.S. Immigration Regime and the Politics of Belonging. How have immigration laws developed over the past century and how do these policies continue to affect the country today? For example, what are the legacies of IRCA and IRRIRA and how are these policies being amended and applied today?

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