Past Events

What I Am Thinking About Now: Beverly Haviland, “The Color of Shame: The Perversity of White Supremacy and Child Sexual Abuse in ‘The Bluest Eye’”

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

Please join us for a “What I Am Thinking About Now” presentation by Beverly Haviland, Senior Lecturer in American Studies and Visiting Associate Professor of American Studies at Brown University, titled “The Color of Shame: The Perversity of White Supremacy and Child Sexual Abuse in The Bluest Eye.”

Abstract: In Toni Morrison’s first novel, there areRead More

The Technology and Structural Inequity Series: Privacy and Surveillance

Sponsored by the Department of Computer Science and CSREA

The Technology and Structural Inequity speaker series will focus on the impact of technology on marginalized communities. The series will bring together leading academics and activists whose work is influencing how we think about and how we fight against the harms that technology is causing. The speakers will examine how technology is being used to increase the surveillance and policing ofRead More

What I Am Thinking About Now: Mahasan Chaney, “From Paternalism to Punishment: Evoking Educational Opportunity to Discipline Black Poverty”

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

Please join us for a “What I Am Thinking About Now” presentation by Mahasan Chaney, Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Race & Ethnicity at Brown University’s Center for the Study of Race & Ethnicity in America (CSREA) and the Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs. Her presentation is titled, “From Paternalism to Punishment: Evoking Educational Opportunity to DisciplineRead More

What I Am Thinking About Now: Zimife Umeh, “Formerly Incarcerated Black Women and Institutional Distrust”

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

Please join us for a “What I Am Thinking About Now” presentation by Zimife Umeh, Presidential Diversity Postdoctoral Fellow in Brown University’s Sociology Department, titled “Formerly Incarcerated Black Women and Institutional Distrust.”

Abstract: This presentation explores how institutional responses throughout the life course shape Black justice-involved womenRead More

Race & Image in America

Center for the Study of Race and Ethnicity in America and the Office of the Provost

Please join us for a panel discussion, Race & Image in America on Wednesday, January 27, 2021, at 12 p.m. The discussion will feature:

Fast Fashion and Racial Capitalism: Power and Vulnerability in the Global Supply Chains of Gender and Migrant Work

Presented by the Center for the Study of Race and Ethnicity in America

This panel explores themes of power and vulnerability in the global supply chain of garments manufactured in the South and Southeast Asian garment industry. It invites scholars of migration, labor, and transnational South/East Asian studies to think through the different points of power and protest in this vast global supply chain. In the session, we invite speakers to complicate theRead More

The Latinx Vote in 2020

Presented by the Center for the Study of Race and Ethnicity in America

As we reflect on the voter turnout and voting patterns of the 2020 presidential election, a critical element is the complexity of the Latinx vote. What role did Trump’s immigration narrative and policy play in Latinx voting patterns? How did younger voters engage to generate turnout? What are some political fault-lines within the Latinx community reflected in the strong support of TrumpRead More

Race & Democracy in America

Center for the Study of Race and Ethnicity in America and the Office of the Provost

Featuring:
Juliet Hooker, Professor of Political Science
Melvin Rogers, Associate professor of Political Science
Andre Willis, Associate Professor of Religious Studies

Moderator:
Bonnie Honig, Nancy Duke Lewis Professor of Modern Culture and Media and Political Science

Registration is now open: Read More

What I Am Thinking About Now: Magda Boutros, “Antiracism without races”

Presented by the Center for the Study of Race and Ethnicity in America

Please join us for a “What I Am Thinking About Now” presentation by Magda Boutros, Postdoctoral Fellow in International and Public Affairs at Brown University, titled “Antiracism without races”.

Abstract: France’s dominant ideology is anti-racialist: it takes a stance against the concept of “race”Read More

Where Do We Go From Here? Finding Anti-Racist Common Ground After 2020

Presented by CSREA and the Watson Institute

Please join the Center for the Study of Race and Ethnicity in America and the Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs for a post-election racial reflection & dialogue. 

For many, the results of the 2020 Presidential election are perceived as a battle over opposing values that will result in the election determining which will set of values will be victorious. ButRead More

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