Upcoming Events

"Transcendent Futures" Virtual Art Exhibit

Thursday, October 22, 2020 12:00 am to Thursday, June 30, 2022 12:00 pm

October 2020 - June 2021

"Taking stock of where we’ve been. Moving beyond where we are." With the daunting challenges of the year 2020, including a global pandemic, renewed struggles for racial justice, and ongoing environmental and climate concerns, CSREA’s new art exhibit features 20+ artists whose artwork explores hope, connection, and community, as we collectively strive to build a world that works for everybody.

View the complete exhibit online.

What I Am Thinking About Now: Helina Metaferia, “(Middle) Passage for Dreams” screening and talk

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

Please join us for a “What I Am Thinking About Now” presentation by Helina Metaferia, Mellon Gateway Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of Visual Art at  Brown University.

Helina Metaferia will present her multi-channel video art project, (Middle) Passage for Dreams, which is currently presented as aRead More

What I Am Thinking About Now: Enongo Lumumba-Kasongo, “On ‘Insecure,’ Cultural Appropriation, and Hip Hop Feminist Game Design”

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

Please join us for a “What I Am Thinking About Now” presentation by Enongo Lamumba-Kasongo, Gateway Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of Music, Brown University, titled “On Insecure, Cultural Appropriation, and Hip Hop Feminist Game Design.”

Abstract: In this talk, Dr. Lumumba-Kasongo will be discussing the process of designing a rap compositionRead More

Teaching – A Professional Development Workshop for Brown University Grad Students

Center for the Study of Race and Ethnicity in America

These faculty-led workshops were designed to support graduate student research on race and ethnicity, build research community across disciplines, and aid in the professional development of Brown graduate students.

Please register to join any or all of the following workshops. 

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What I Am Thinking About Now: Jonathan Collins, “The Community Decides: Towards A Participatory Theory of Equity-Centered Redistribution”

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

Please join us for a “What I Am Thinking About Now” presentation by Jonathan Collins, an Assistant Professor of Education at Brown University, titled “The Community Decides: Towards A Participatory Theory of Equity-Centered Redistribution.”

Abstract: Can we disrupt the deepening racial equality in the U.S. by empowering the communities of low-income Black andRead More

Publishing – A Professional Development Workshop for Brown University Grad Students

Center for the Study of Race and Ethnicity in America

These faculty-led workshops were designed to support graduate student research on race and ethnicity, build research community across disciplines, and aid in the professional development of Brown graduate students.

Please register to join any or all of the following workshops. 

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The Technology and Structural Inequality Series: Policing and Technology

Sponsored by the Department of Computer Science and CSREA

The Technology and Structural Inequality 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 policingRead More

The Technology and Structural Inequity Series: Policing and Technology

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

Exams – A Professional Development Workshop for Brown University Grad Students

Center for the Study of Race and Ethnicity in America

These faculty-led workshops were designed to support graduate student research on race and ethnicity, build research community across disciplines, and aid in the professional development of Brown graduate students.

Please register to join any or all of the following workshops. 

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Kathleen Belew, “Understanding White Supremacy: Decoding the Actions of the White Power Movement”

Center for the Study of Race and Ethnicity in America (CSREA) and the Watson Institution for International and Public Affairs

The Oklahoma City bombing in 1995 was the largest deliberate mass casualty on American soil between Pearl Harbor and 9/11. Yet unlike those actions, most people don’t understand what that attack was, and what it meant. It was not the work of “lone wolves,” but rather the crescendo of a string of violent attacks perpetrated by a broad, deeply networked social movement, the white powerRead More

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