- Thursday, Oct 31, 2019Data & Society welcomes Princeton Professor Ruha Benjamin to discuss the relationship between machine bias and systemic racism, analyzing specific cases of “discriminatory design” and offering tools for a socially-conscious approach to tech development.
- Sun, Nov 3, 2019, 1:30 pmus for a one-time-only screening of this artful meditation on the powerful themes Toni Morrison has confronted throughout her literary career.
- Wed, Oct 16, 2019, 6:00 pm
- Wed, Oct 23, 2019, 6:00 pm
Join us for a discussion with two eminent African American Studies Scholars of how exploitative real estate practices continued well after housing discrimination was banned.
- Thu, Oct 10, 2019, 5:00 pmA panel discussion on the parallels and allyship between the Palestinian and Black struggles for justice and equality featuring Norman Finkelstein; American Political Scientist, Lawrence Hamm; Civil Rights Activist and Lecturer, and Edith Garwood; Specialist on Israel, moderated by Joshua Guild.
- Tuesday, Sep 24, 2019The author and academic tells The Nation, “We don’t have to live like this.”
- Tuesday, Oct 8, 2019
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- Tuesday, Nov 5, 2019
Beginning in September 2019, the Lunder Institute for American Art will host annually a Distinguished Scholar and a group of Research Fellows at varying stages of their careers to pursue original scholarship around a topic of particular concern to the field of American art. As the Lunder Institute Distinguished Scholar and Director of Research, Tanya Sheehan (William R. Kenan Jr. Professor of Art, Colby College) is overseeing the inaugural program in 2019–20, which will focus on work by African American artists of the 19th and 20th centuries.
- Friday, Sep 20, 2019Among the top ten nominated authors is Professor Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor. Taylor's book, “Race for Profit: How Banks and the Real Estate Industry Undermined Black Homeownership” has been nominated for the 2019 National Book Award for Nonfiction.