Category: Events

Talks to Celebrate Wayne Morse Center’s 20th Anniversary

This fall, the Wayne Morse Center celebrates 20 years of promoting civic engagement, inclusive democracy, and justice with a series of talks on the theme of science, policy, and the public:
The Social Life of DNA: Race, Reparations, and Reconciliation after the Genome 
Wednesday, October 7, 4:00 p.m.
Featuring Alondra Nelson, Institute for Advanced Study and Social Science Research Council. 
This […]

CSWS postpones spring 2020 events

Alicia Garza

Given the serious nature of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Center for the Study of Women in Society (CSWS) has cancelled its Spring 2020 lecture series. Events will be rescheduled for AY 2020-21.

“While we have thoroughly enjoyed hosting our speakers for the Lorwin lectures, and our Race, Ethnicities and Inequalities colloquium, we have postponed these […]

Raka Ray: Acker-Morgen lecture to be rescheduled

NOTE: This event will be rescheduled for AY 2020-21.

 “Masculinity and Capitalism: A Brief History of the Rise and Fall of a Foundational Relationship” Raka Ray, University of California, Berkeley

From the UC-Berkeley website: Raka Ray is a professor of sociology and South and Southeast Asia Studies and the dean of the Division of Social Sciences […]

Alicia Garza talk postponed, new date TBA

Note: This event will be rescheduled for AY 2020-21.

Alicia Garza

“Alicia Garza is an Oakland-based organizer, writer, public speaker and freedom dreamer who is currently the Special Projects Director for the National Domestic Workers Alliance, the nation’s leading voice for dignity and fairness for the millions of domestic workers in the United […]

Postponed: Lawrence La Fountain-Stokes Queer Studies Lecture

Note: This event will be rescheduled for AY 2020-21.

Queer Studies Lecture

“Translocas: The Politics of Puerto Rican Drag and Trans Performance”

Lawrence La Fountain-Stokes Associate Professor of Spanish, University of Michigan 

Lawrence La Fountain-Stokes

Lawrence La Fountain-Stokes lists his main research interests as queer/LGBT Hispanic Caribbean (Cuban, Dominican, Puerto Rican) studies, U.S. Latina/o, and Latin American literary, […]

Postponed: John Collins, “Recent Crises in Representation and Racialized Mediation”

NOTE: This talk will be rescheduled for AY 2020-21.

Race, Ethnicities, and Inequalities Colloquium

John Collins, Associate Professor, Department of Anthropology, Queens College & the CUNY Graduate Center

Since the mid-1990s, John Collins has conducted ethnographic research on UNESCO world heritage sites, urban restoration programs, and their relationships to national histories and racial politics in Brazil. This gave rise […]