The Center for "Race," Culture and Social Justice holds regular Colloquia Series on the third Wednesday of every month. In these colloquia, faculty members are invited to present their recent publications and engage with new scholarship focusing on "race" and social justice. Multiple forms of scholarly production are welcome, including books, films, music, and other artistic expressions and research related to the core mission of the Center. All events are open to the public.
Wednesday, April 26, 2023
Tomeka Robinson (Senior Associate Dean, Rabinowitz Honor's College and Professor of Rhetoric and Public Policy) will discuss her project, "A Culturally-Centered and Intersectional Approach to Reproductive Justice: An Edited Collection"
Wednesday, March 15, 2023
Katrina Sims (History) will discuss her project, "'The Cotton Field Was Not the Place for Her': The Gender and Class Dynamics of the Black Health Movement in the Mississippi Delta During the mid-Twentieth Century"
Wednesday, November 16, 2022
Ibraheem Karaye (Population Health) will discuss his project, "Black-White Disparity in Firearm Mortality in New York State: An Analysis of Temporal Trends from 1999 to 2020"
Wednesday, October 19, 2022
Timothy Daniels (Anthropology) will discuss his project, "Blackness in Malaysia: Semang, Indians, and Reflexivity"
Wednesday, September 14, 2022
Philip Dalton (Writing Studies and Rhetoric and Director, Center for Civic Engagement) will discuss his project, "Condemning Racial Terror Appropriately? A Critique of an Anti-Racist Mural in Elgin, IL"
Wednesday, April 20, 2022
Joel Brown (Counseling and Mental Health Professions) will discuss his project, "Do You See Me?: Black Male Students' Interactions with Counseling Faculty"
Wednesday, March 16, 2022
Martine Hackett (Health Professions) will discuss her project, "Where Do You Draw the Line? The Story of Race, The Suburbs and Public Health"
Wednesday, February 16, 2022
Jonathan Lightfoot (Teaching, Learning, and Literacy) will discuss his project, "Privileging 'Race' at Centers and Institutes in Higher Education: A Study of the Landscape"
November 17, 2021
Aashish Kumar (Radio, Television, Film), will discuss his project "Of Allies and Storytelling in Queer Diasporas"
October 20, 2021
Jessica Santangelo (Biology) will discuss her project “A Collaborative, Multi-Disciplinary, Multi-Institution Approach to Foster Equity and Inclusion in STEM Education”
September 15, 2021
Kristal Brent Zook (Journalism, Media Studies and Public Relations) will discuss her project "What Color Is Your Campus?: How Racism in the Academy Impacts Students, Faculty and Learning"
April 21, 2021
Myia Williams (Center of Health Innovations and Outcomes Research, Northwell Health) and Cong Liu (Department of Psychology) will discuss their project "Out of the Workgroup: Immigrant Workers and Workplace Ostracism."
March 21, 2021
Arthur Dobrin (Professor Emeritus, University Studies) will discuss his project "History Is Complicated: Is It Possible to Know the Lives of Others?"
Wednesday, February 24, 2021
Vimala Pasupathi (Associate Dean, Honors College) will discuss her project "The Dark Side of Fairness: Risk, Reward, and Racial Justice in The Merchant of Venice after #BlackLivesMatter"
Wednesday, November 18, 2020
Kari Jensen (Department of Global Studies and Geography) will discuss her project "Colorism in Bangladeshi Society”
Wednesday, October 28, 2020
María X. Sanmartín (Department of Health Professions) will discuss her project "The Opioid Crisis and the US Foster Care System: New Evidence on a State Level Policy Initiatives Impacting Children Entering the Foster Care System because of Parental Opioid Use"
Wednesday, September 30, 2020
Aditi Sachdev (principal investigator), with Kevin P. Nolan, Nicholas Salter and Comila Shahani-Denning (Department of Psychology), will discuss their project "Hiring Discrimination: The Effects of Nationality and Experience on Applicants' Opportunity to Demonstrate Professional Value during Interview"
Wednesday, February 26, 2020
Lisa Merrill (Department of Writing Studies and Rhetoric) will discuss her project "Visual Rhetoric and Representations of the Amistad Mutiny"
Wednesday, November 20, 2019
Daniel Cole (Department of Writing Studies and Rhetoric) discusses his project “Indian Questions: Native American Rhetoric, Writing Pedagogy, and the Possible Classroom”
Wednesday, October 30, 2019
Tyler Thier (Department of Writing Studies and Rhetoric) discusses his project “Luciferians: Deconstructing Hate Speech and ‘Legitimized’ Prejudice in Writing & Rhetoric”
Wednesday, September 25, 2019
Álvaro Enrigue (Department of Romance Languages and Literatures) discusses his new novel Now I surrender and That’s All (forthcoming in English in 2021, published in Spanish as Ahora me rindo y eso es todo, Barcelona: Editorial Anagrama, 2018)
Wednesday, April 24, 2019
Yuki Terazawa (Department of History) discusses Knowledge, Power, and Women's Reproductive Health in Japan, 1690–1945 (Palgrave Macmillan, 2018). See flyer here.
Wednesday, March 27, 2019
Alan J. Singer (Department of Teaching, Learning, and Technology) discusses New York's Grand Emancipation Jubilee: Essays on Slavery, Resistance, Abolition, Teaching, and Historical Memory (SUNY Press, 2018).See flyer here.
Wednesday, February 27, 2019
SM Rodriguez (Department of Sociology) discusses The Economies of Queer Inclusion: Transnational Organizing for LGBTI Rights in Uganda (Lexington Books, 2018). See flyer here.
Wednesday, November 28, 2018
Margaret Abraham (Department of Sociology) discusses Sociology and Social Justice (SAGE Publications, 2018). See flyer here.