2013-2014

Archived Events from 2013-2014

Past Speaker Series Events

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)

Debra Thompson
Department of Political Science, Ohio University
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
4:00pm
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


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


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 - Friday: 10:00 am – 2:00 pm