Events

Below is a sampling of what to expect this year. The schedule is subject to change. Please check back soon to see the most up-to-date schedule, as well as details and links for confirmed events.

All events are free and open to the public. Please visit the event webpage below to RSVP and complete your registration. 


Spring 2019 Events

February 2019

February 15th, 2019
Opening Reception for Memory Works

February 21st, 2019
Lunch Talk with the Civil Rights Movement Initiative Youth

February 25th, 2019
Lecture by Khiara Bridges "Pregnancy as a Site of Racialization"

February 27th, 2019
Emerging Scholars Lunch Talk with Dr. Carolyn Roberts

March 2019

March 8th, 2019
Trafficking Event

March 12th-13th, 2019
Annual Debra L. Lee Lecture

March 14th, 2019
Haitian Art Panel

April 2019

April 16th, 2019
Lunch Talk with Ana Silva: 'Blacks From the Forest' to Cimarrones: Status Adjudication After the Suppression of Maroon Communities in Colonial Cartagena de Indias

April 18th, 2019
Podcasting and Pedagogy from a Racial Justice Lens - a workshop by Dr. Jennifer Lynn Stoever

May 2019

May 24th, 2019
Opening Reception: Memory Dishes

May 25th, 2019
Commencement 2019

Fall 2018 Events

September 2018

September 7, 2018
Open House at the Center for the Study of Slavery & Justice

Wednesday, September 12, 2018 
Evening Talk with Caroline Bressey on "Migrations and Incarcerations: African Americans in Late Nineteenth Century Australia"

September 21, 2018
CSSJ & the Black Alumni Reunion

Monday, September 24, 2018
Human Trafficking Research Cluster Presents, "Technology and Trafficking: Approaches to Worker Voice"

September 28, 2018
Unfinished Business: The Long Civil Rights Movement
Exhibition Opening and Reception

October 2018

Wednesday, October 3, 2018
Radical Monarchs: Centering Girls of Color in Transformative Justice Movements

Wednesday, October 10, 2018
Lunch Talk with High School Summer Intern Junia Janvier

Yuko Miki - Where are the "Three Races"? Rethinking the Racial Narratives of Brazilian History

Tuesday, October 16, 2018
Fighting Human Trafficking and Labor Exploitation on U.S. Soil: Chinese Construction Workers in Saipan

Friday, October 19, 2018 - Saturday October 20, 2018
Brown Family Weekend Events with the CSSJ

Wednesday, October 24, 2018
Celso Thomas Castilho - The Black Press and Trans-Atlantic Literary Genres: An Intellectual History of Recife's 'Galeria dos homens ilustres de cor,' ca. 1876

November 2018

Friday, November 2, 2018
Forgetting History and Recovering Collective Memories of Enslavement in the North: Lunch Talk with Marc Howard Ross

Friday, November 16, 2018
Living Unfinished Business: the Legacies of the Civil Rights Movement, Memory, and Voting Rights Today

Wednesday, November 28, 2018
Zachary Morgan - Neither Slave nor Citizen: State Control of Brazilian Free Blacks in the 19th Century 

December 2018

Monday, December 3, 2018
Slavery, Capitalism and the Making of the Modern World

Tuesday, December 4, 2018
Black Radical Archive Project

Wednesday, December 12, 2018
In Solidarity: Exhibiting Civic Engagement, Protest, and Activism on Campus