Archived Events from 2015-2016

Past Speaker Series Events

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

Past Sponsored Events

Red and Black: Multifaceted American Indian and African American Identities Event Film Poster

Tuesday, March 22, 2016
5:15 pm – 6:15 pm - Historian Barbara Krauthamer's talk at Neal Marshall Black Cultural Center Bridgwaters Lounge
7:00 pm – 8: 30 pm - Film Screening of “By Blood: A Documentary” and Discussion at IU Cinema

IU College Luminaries Program

Eric Deggans
Anthony DeCurtis
Keith Fargo
Libby Baney
Andy Carothers
Monday, November 9, 2015

The 1965 Immigration Act at 50 - Politics Promises Possibilities

Ai-jen Poo
Friday, October 16, 2015
8:30 am IMU Whittenberger Auditorium

The Latino Studies Program, the American Studies Department, the Sociology Department, and CRRES present, The Politics of Gender and Sexuality: A Horizons of Knowledge Lecture

Katie L. Acosta (Georgia State University)
Lorena Garcia (University of Illinois at Chicago)
Susana Peña (Bowling Green State University)

Friday, September 25, 2015
4:00 – 6:00pm; IMU University Club

The Center for Documentary Research and Practice, the African Studies Program, the American Studies Department, the Geography Department, and CRRES present, Landscape, Memory, Trauma

Andrew Lichtenstein
Cedric Nunn

Thursday, September 24, 2015
4:00–6:00pm; School of Education 1120

Meet & Greet with Cedric Nunn

Friday, September 25, 2015
10:00–11:00am; SISR 100

Center for Research on Race and Ethnicity in Society
Schuessler Institute for Social Research
1022 E. 3rd St., Room 209,
Bloomington, IN 47405
Office Hours: Monday - Friday: 10:00 am – 2:00 pm