Events & Exhibitions

Below is a sampling of what to expect next year. Please check back soon at brown.edu/initiatives/slavery-and-justice/events-exhibitions to see the most up-to-date schedule.

Spring 2015

January 2015
January 29, 2015
Brown bag lunch talk with Prof. Tatiana Seijas: "Asian Slaves and the Racialization of Slavery in Colonial Mexico and the Philippine Islands"


January 29, 2015
The Book of Negroes Screening and Conversation with Aunjanue Ellis '92

February 2015
February 13, 2015
Seminar with Prof. Ted Maris-Wolf: “A Skewed Triangle: New York’s Nineteenth-century Slave Trade"
Jointly Hosted by CSSJ and the History Department’s 19th Century US History Workshop

February 19, 2015
Brown bag lunch talk with Prof. Beatriz Mamigonian: "To Be or Not To Be a Liberated African: Illegal Slave Trade, Individual Identification, and Rights in Nineteenth-Century Brazil"

February 26-27, 2014
Conference on Race in America Today in partnership with the Center for the Study of Race and Ethnicity in America

February 2015
Black History Month Film Series in partnership with the Providence Public Library

March 2015
March 3, 2015
Brown bag lunch talk with Prof. Calvin Warren: "Black Anxiety: Briefings on Heideggerian Death, Ferguson, and Antiblackness"

March 6-7, 2015
Symposium: Decolonizing the Racialized Female Subject: Self-Making Under Empire

 March 12, 2015
2015 Annual Debra L. Lee Lecture:
Katherine Chon '02, Co-Founder & President Emerita, Polaris Project

 March 13, 2015
Seminar with Prof. Mekala Audain: "Mexican Canaan: The Southern Underground Railroad and Free Black Immigration to Mexico, 1804-1867"
Jointly Hosted by CSSJ and the History Department’s 19th Century US History Workshop

April 2015
April 2, 2015
Evening talk with Prof. Manuel Barcia: "West African Warfare in Bahia and Cuba: Soldier Slaves in the Atlantic World, 1807-1844"

 April 7, 2015
Brown bag lunch talk with Prof. Sean Moore: “Till Conquest Cease and Slav’ry Be No More”

April 10, 2015
Seminar with Prof. Adam Rothman: “Beyond Freedom's Reach: A Kidnapping in the Twilight of Slavery”
Jointly Hosted by CSSJ and the History Department’s 19th Century US History Workshop

April 16, 2015
Brown bag lunch talk with Prof. Elizabeth Cazden: "Prejudissial to us and our posterity": Slave Insurrections as a Catalyst for Quaker Antislavery

April 29, 2015
Brown bag lunch talk with Prof. Alejandra Dubcovsky: “Dissonant Connections, the intersection of Indian and African Slavery in the North American South”

May 2015
May 5, 2015
The Mapmaker's Children Book Talk with Author Sarah McCoy 

May 7, 2015
Brown bag lunch talk with Prof. Manisha Sinha

NEH Changing America Exhibition comes to Brown

Heimark Artists-in-Residence: Marian Anderson String Quartet

 

Fall 2014

September 2014
September 9, 2014
Ferguson Teach-In

September 11, 2014
1764: Brown's Founding in a Global Context: Prof. Craig Wilder

September 12, 2014
Conference: New Perspectives on Guantánamo: Art, Activism and Advocacy 

 September 15, 2014
Brown bag lunch talk with Prof. Dienke Hondius

September 16, 2014
Restore the Pell Grant Symposium

September 24, 2014
Prof. João Reis: Slaves Who Owned Slaves in 19th Century Brazil

September 25, 2014
Panels: Museums, Slavery, and Post-colonialism

September 27, 2014
Forum: Enduring Legacies of Slavery: Human Trafficking In the 21st Century
Unveiling of Slavery Memorial designed by Martin Puryear

September 30, 2014
Wole Soyinka lecture

October 2014
October 2, 2014
Brown bag lunch talk with Freedom Summer students

October 2, 2014
Property Tax as a Legacy of Cotton, Slavery, and Segregation: Larry Menefee and Prof. Mills Thornton

October 6, 2014
Book Talk & Reception: From Revolution in the Tropics to Imagined Landscapes: The Art of Edouard Duval-Carrié

October 7, 2014
Professor Anthony Alfieri, Professor of Law, University of Miami – on law, race, and the environment

October 17, 2014
Student Open House & Reception: Center for the Study of Slavery & Justice

October 23-25, 2014
Food Heritage, Hybridity, and Locality Conference

October 24, 2014
President Emerita Ruth J. Simmons Keynote Lecture & CSSJ Building Dedication

November 2014
November 7, 2014
50th Anniversary of Brown-Tougaloo College Partnership
Civil Rights Panel Discussions featuring veterans of the movement
Marian Anderson String Quartet Concert

November 12, 2014
Poetry reading by Prof. Brenda Marie Osbey

November 13, 2014
Brown bag lunch talk with Prof. Brenda Marie Osbey

November 18, 2014
Brown bag lunch talk with Prof. Patrick Sylvain

December 2014
December 2, 2014
Brown bag lunch talk with Prof. Christine Walker

December 4, 2014
Brown bag lunch talk with Prof. Oscar de la Torre