Archived Events from 2019-2020

Past Speaker Series Events

The Black Mistress of Blue Spring Farm

Amrita Chakrabarti Myers
Departments of History and Gender Studies
Indiana University
January 30, 2020; 4:00pm
Oak Room, Indiana Memorial Union

Presumed Criminal: Black Youth and the Justice System in Postwar New York

Carl Suddler
Department of History
Emory University
February 27, 2020; 4:00pm
Persimmon Room, Indiana Memorial Union

Commemoration and Forgetting in the Gateway to the Pacific: Japanese and African Americans in San Francisco's Foreign Relations and Neighborhoods

Meredith Oda
Department of History
University of Nevada, Reno
November 14, 2019; 4:00pm
Walnut Room, Indiana Memorial Union

War, Crime, and HIV: An Accounting on AIDS and Racism in the United States

Steven Thrasher
School of Journalism, Media, Integrated Marketing Communications
Northwestern University
October 24, 2019; 4:00pm
State Room East, Indiana Memorial Union

Drive-by History: Roadside Markers in Haudenosaunee Homelands

Alyssa Mt. Pleasant
Department of Native American Studies
University of Buffalo
September 19, 2019; 4:00pm
Bridgewaters Lounge, Neal Marshall Black Culture Center

The Book of Delights: A Conversation

Ross Gay
Department of English
Indiana University
September 12, 2019; 4:00pm
Bridgwaters Lounge, Neal Marshall Black Culture Center

African American Adolescents' Emotional Development: Understanding Risk Behaviors and Positive Youth Development in Cultural Context

Tennisha Riley
Department of Psychological and Brain Science
Indiana University
CRRES Postdoctoral Fellow
August 29, 2019; 4:00pm
Walnut Room, Indiana Memorial Union


Past Sponsored Events

Promoting Diversity and Equity at the Farmers Market: A Food Justice Approach

Alison Akon
March 5, 2020
I Fell Building 5:30pm

Breathe: A Moderated Discussion with Dr. Imani Perry

Dr. Imani Perry
November 4, 2019
Bridgwaters Lounge, Neal Marshall Black Culture Center


Black Film Center/Archive Film Series

Black Film: Now 

Renee Dupree "Rape Culture and Romance: A Thematic Analysis of Sexual Scripts in New Millennial Comedy Films"

TreaAndrea Russworm "Le Baadasssss: Melvin Van Peebles and the French New Wave"

Racquel Gates "Gaming Representation: Race, Gender, and Sexuality in Video Games" Indiana University Press, 2017

Josslyn Luckett "Double Negative"


An Evening with Hector Tobar

September 16, 2019
Grand Hall, Neal Marshall Black Culture Center 7:00pm


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