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Race and Ethnicity in Society

Past Events

Blind Man Can See It: Film Blackness and Contemporary Cinema
Michael Gillespie
Professor of Film, The City College of New York
Wednesday, April 19, 2017; 2:00pm
Oak Room, IMU

The River is Us; The River is in Our Veins: Re-defining River Restoration in three Indigenous Communities
Nicholas Reo
Native American & Environmental Studies, Dartmouth College
Thursday, March 9, 2017; 4:00pm
Walnut Room, IMU

Doing America from Outsider-Within: Language Brokers Navigating Racial and Class Inequality
Hyeyoung Kwon
Sociology Department, Indiana University
CRRES Postdoctoral Scholar
Tuesday, February 7, 2017; 12:30pm
Walnut Room, IMU

Bifurcated Incorporation and the Skilling and De-Skilling of Migrants in Japan

Tristan Ivory
Sociology Department, Indiana University
CRRES Postdoctoral Scholar
Tuesday, January 17, 2017; 12:30pm
Walnut Room, IMU

From 'Different' to 'Similar': An Experimental Approach to Understanding Assimilation
Ariela Schachter
Sociology Department, Washington University in St. Louis
Thursday, November 10, 2016; 4:00pm
Persimmon Room, IMU

A Book of Flowers
Ross Gay
Creative Writing Program, Indiana University
Monday, October 17, 2016; 4:00pm
Bridgewaters Lounge, Neal-Marshall Black Culture Center

The Cold War Origins of International Adoption

Arissa Oh
History Department, Boston College
Thursday, October 6, 2016; 4:00pm
Persimmon Room, IMU

Color Lines: Sex, Race, and Body Politics in Pre/Colonial Ghana
Carina Ray
Department of African & Afro-American Studies, Brandeis University
Thursday, April 28, 2016, 4:00 pm
Maple Room, IMU

Cherokee Women and the Long Removal Era
Julie Reed
Department of History, University of Tennessee
Wednesday, March 30, 2016, 12:00 pm
First Nations Educational & Cultural Center

Contending Empires, Nations, and Desires in Asian American Literature
Joe Ponce
Department of English & Asian American Studies, Ohio State
Monday, February 29, 2016, 4:00 pm
Ballantine Hall 004

Challenging Her Own Master Narrative: The Dual Voices in Toni Morrison’s Home
Stephani Li

Department of English, Indiana University
Thursday, February 18, 2016, 4:00 pm
Maple Room, IMU

The Awakeners: Choctaw Neo-traditional Revitalization Efforts in Mississippi
Sean Gantt

Department of Anthropology, Indiana University
Thursday, January 21, 2016, 4:00 pm
College of Arts and Humanities Institute

The Colored Insane: Mental Illness and 19th Century African American Life
Diana Martha Louis

Department of African American and African Diaspora Studies, Indiana University
Thursday, December 3, 4:30 PM
Maple Room, Indiana Memorial Union

Despite the Best Intentions: How Racial Inequality Thrives in Good Schools
Amanda Lewis

Department of Sociology, University of Illinois at Chicago
Thursday, November 12, 4:00 PM
Bridgewaters Lounge, Neal-Marshall Black Culture Center

Soldiering for Empire: Race, Labor, and Conquest Armies in Africa and the United States, 1850-1918
Michelle Moyd

Department of History, Indiana University
Thursday, October 15, 4:00 PM
College of Arts and Humanities Institute

A Chosen Exile: A History of Racial Passing in American Life
Allyson Hobbs

Department of History, Stanford University
Thursday, September 17, 4:00 PM
Bridgewaters Lounge, Neal-Marshall Black Culture Center

The Schematic State: Race, Transnationalism, and the Politics of the Census
Debra Thompson
Department of Political Science, Ohio University
Thursday, April 9, 2015; 4:00 PM
Persimmon Room, Indiana Memorial Union

Religion, Race and the Right in Asian America
Janelle Wong
Asian American Studies and American Studies, University of Maryland, College Park
Friday, March 27, 2015; 4:15 PM
Woodburn Hall, Room 200

Envisioning Freedom: Cinema and the Building of Modern Black Life
Cara Caddoo
Department of American Studies, IU
Thursday, February 26, 2015 4:00 PM
Persimmon Room, Indiana Memorial Union

Black Men and Urban Policing, Toronto Style
Akwasi Owusu-Bempah
Department of Criminal Justice, IU
Thursday, January 29, 2015; 4:00 PM
Walnut Room, Indiana Memorial Union

The Wages of Resistance: Considering the Subsistence of Social Movements
Quincy Mills
Department of History, Vassar College
Friday, December 5, 2014; 2:30 PM
Schuessler Institute for Social Research, Room 100

The Corner of My Yard: The Slave Clinic as Carceral Space
Nicole Ivy
CRRES Postdoctoral Fellow
Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of History, IU
Friday, November 14, 2014; 2:30 PM
Schuessler Institute for Social Research, Room 100

Conceptualizing a Relational Approach to Diaspora and Diaspora Engagement
Carolin Fischer
CRRES Visiting Scholar
Department of International Development, University of Oxford
Thursday, October 23, 2014; 2:30 PM
Schuessler Institute for Social Research, Room 100

Debating the Nature of Race: Dueling Concepts of Human Difference
Ann Morning
Department of Sociology, New York University
Monday, September 29, 2014; 2:30 PM
Oak Room, Indiana Memorial Union

The Forgotten History of the Japanese American Zoot Suiters
Dr. Ellen Wu, Indiana University
Friday, April 25th, 2014
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Schuessler Institute for Social Research, Room 100

The Face of Health: A Symposium on Race, Ethnicity, and Health in the U.S
Friday, April 4, 2014; 2-5 p.m.
IMU Georgian Room

Movement: a series of Asian Pacific American films

Linsanity: The Movie (2013)
Directed by Evan Jackson Leong
March 29 - Saturday - 3:00 p.m.

American Revolutionary: The Evolution of Grace Lee Boggs(2013)
Directed by Grace Lee
March 28 - Friday - 7:00 p.m.

In the Family (2011)
Directed by Patrick Wang
March 27 - Thursday - 7:00 p.m.

1960s Chicago activists to visit IU Bloomington for panel discussion Friday
Friday, March 28, 3:30 p.m.
Schuessler Institute for Social Research

The Original Rainbow Coalition: The Black Panther Party, Young Lords, & Young Patriots
Friday, March 28, 3:30 p.m.
Schuessler Institute for Social Research, Rm. 100

SPIRE (Symposium on the Politics of Immigration, Race, and Ethnicity)
Saturday, March 15
Woodburn Hall, Social Science Research Commons

2nd César E. Chávez Undergraduate Research Symposium in Latino Studies
March 6-7, 2014

Keynote Address: Solimar Otero, Ph.D., Lousiana State University
Borderlands and Crossroads: Transnational Connections in Afrolatina/o Spiritualities
Thursday, March 6, 5-7pm
Oak Room, IMU

Undergraduate Symposium – Panels and Posters
Friday, March 7, 9am-5pm
Oak Room, IMU

This symposium honors the legacy of César E. Chávez, the civil rights leader who fought for the rights and dignity of Latina/o workers, immigrants, and families.  We encourage undergraduate interdisciplinary research in Latino Studies and invite the general public to engage in conversations about Latina/o lived experiences.

Causes and Cures of Racial Disparities in Sentencing and Imprisonment
Dr. Michael Tonry
McKnight Presidential Professor in Criminal Law and Policy, University of Minnesota

February 17, 2014, 12:00 p.m.
Moot Court Room, Maurer School of Law

Black Jews and the Problem of Jewish Whiteness Studies
Dr. Jacob Dorman
University of Kansas

Friday, January 31, 2014
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Schuessler Institute for Social Research (1022 E. 3rd St.) - Room 100

Hate Thy Neighbor: Violence and Minority Integration
Dr. Jeannine Bell
Maurer School of Law, Indiana University

Friday, January 24, 2014
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Schuessler Institute for Social Research (1022 E. 3rd St.) - Room 100

Jamaican Guestworkers, Deportable Labor, and the New Jim Crow
Dr. Cindy Hahamovitch
College of William and Mary

Friday, December 13, 2013
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Schuessler Institute for Social Research - Room 100

Disparities in African American Health
Dr. David R. Williams
Harvard University

Thursday, December 5, 2013
4:00p.m.
Frangipani Room, Indiana Memorial Union

Not a Question of Honor: Psychological Implications of Native-themed Mascots, Nicknames, and Logos in Sports
Dr. Jesse Steinfeldt
Indiana University

Friday, November 15, 2013
2:00pm-3:30pm
Schuessler Institute for Social Research - Rm. 100

The Challenges of Racial Solidarity among Asian Americans and Latinos: Heterogeneity, Inequality, and Instability
Dr. Julie Merseth
Postdoctoral Fellow, CRRES
Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science, IUB

Friday, November 8, 2013
2:00 pm-3:30 pm
Schuessler Institute for Social Research

Symposium: Jews, Race, America
October 6-7, 2013
Hoosier Room,
Indiana Memorial Union
IU Bloomington

» Symposium Description

Racializing Redemption: Narratives of “Magical Negro” and “White Savior” Cinema
Dr. Matthew Hughey
University of Connecticut

Friday, September 27, 2013
2:00pm-3:30pm
Schuessler Institute for Social Research - Rm. 100

Margaret Bourke-White and the Dawn of Apartheid in South Africa
Dr. Alex Lichtenstein
with Dudu Mandosela & Cedric Nunn

Friday, September 6, 2013
10:00am-11:30am
Schuessler Institute for Social Research- Rm. 100

Followed by The Bourke-White Exhibit
4:00pm @ Mathers Museum of World Cultures

» Talk Description

The Beautiful Faces of My Black People: Race Mixture, Black Consciousness, and the Politics Around Colombia’s 2005 Census
Dr. Tianna Paschel
University of Chicago

Friday, April 25, 2013
2:00pm to 3:30pm
Schuessler Institute for Social Research (SISR) - Room 100

Down the Rabbit Hole! Race Matters in Post-Racial Obamerica
Dr. Eduardo Bonilla-Silva
Duke University

Thursday, March 21, 2013
6:30pm
Neal Marshall Black Culture Center (NMBCC) - Grand Hall

Marriage, Marital History, and Black-White Wealth  Differentials
Dr. Fenaba Addo
University of Wisconsin-Madison

Friday, March 1, 2013
2:00pm to 3:30pm
Schuessler Institute for Social Research (SISR) - Room 100

Neither Trafficked nor Migrants: The Bound Labor of Migrant Contact Workers
Dr. Rhacel Parrenas
University of Southern California

Friday, February 22, 2013
2:00pm to 3:30pm
Neal Marshall Black Culture Center (NMBCC) - Grand Hall

Flagrant Fouls: Jim Crow and High School Sports in Texas, 1955-1974
Dr. Robin Hughes
IUPUI
School of Education

Friday, February 8th , 2013
2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
SISR 100

Firsting and Lasting: Writing Indians Out of Existence in New England
Dr. Jean O'Brien
University of Minnesota
Dept. of History, American Studies

Friday, January 18, 2013
2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
IMU Dogwood

Lynching as Leisure
Dr. Rasul Mowatt
Indiana University, Bloomington
School of Public Health

Friday, December 7, 2012
2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Ballantine Hall, 006

» Talk Description

Social Science Diversity Initiative 2010-2011 Award Recipients
FRIDAY, Nov. 9, 2012 – 2pm

eviteCRRES OPEN HOUSE

Friday, October 26, 2012
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Schuessler Institute for Social Research
1022 E.Third Street
Bloomington IN 47405

Co-Sponsored Seminars

Center for Research on Race and Ethnicity in Society
Schuessler Institute for Social Research
1022 E. 3rd St., Room 209,
Bloomington, IN 47405
812-855-8016

Office Hours: Monday and Friday: 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Tuesday, Wednesday, & Thursday: 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm