Upcoming Events

“Equitable Care for the Incarcerated: Perspectives on the Past, Present, and Future”

, Room 108

Mass incarceration in the United States disproportionately affects communities of color and LGBTQ individuals, which results in profound and negative effects on community health. This discussion is part of a series titled, “The Impact of Incarceration on Community, Health, and Wellness,” which aims to provide an introduction to important themes that contribute to the overall experiences andRead More

Family Weekend Reception and Open House

Center for the Study of Race and Ethnicity in America

We invite students and families to visit CSREA for a reception and open house. Enjoy light refreshments, learn about our programs and initiatives, and view our art exhibit, “Joy + Justice,” featuring twenty-two artists whose work explores living joyfully while working for justiceRead More

What I Am Thinking About Now: Professor Patsy Lewis, "Crisis, Shock and Resilience: A Caribbean Story"

Please join us for a “What I Am Thinking About Now” presentation by Patsy Lewis, Visiting Professor and Faculty Fellow of the Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs, Brown University and Director of the Development Studies Program. 

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Tanya K. Hernández, “Multiracials and Civil Rights: Mixed-Race Stories of Discrimination”

, Room 130, 85 Waterman Street, Providence RI

In her new book “Multiracials and Civil Rights: Mixed-Race Stories of Discrimination,” Professor Tanya Katerí Hernández explores the question of how to pursue racial equality in a growing multiracial world. The growth of a mixed-race population has led some commentators to proclaim that multiracial discrimination is distinct in nature fromRead More

Research Seminar with Tanya K. Hernández, Fordham University School of Law

, Room 103

We invite students and faculty to join us for a research seminar led by Tanya K. Hernández, Archibald R. Murray Professor of Law at Fordham University School of Law. Professor Hernández’s research and teaching areas include discrimination; Latin America/Latin American law; employment; trust and wills; critical race theory, and the science of implicit bias: new pathways to social justice. HerRead More

Pawan Dhingra, “Overcoming or Reproducing White Supremacy?: The Meaning and Relevance of Race for ‘Honorary Whites’”

, Petteruti Lounge (Room 201)

As scholars formulate race beyond the black-white binary, immigrants classified as “honorary whites” have proven both crucial and elusive. Current racial formulations delineate three main categories: whites, honorary whites, and collective blacks. Whites and collective blacks represent the binary poles of a racial hierarchy, where practically all attention to raceRead More