The Center for "Race," Culture and Social Justice holds regular Colloquia Series on the last 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.
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.