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  Cultivating Belonging: The Haitian Revolution and Black Struggles Today! An Interdisciplinary Dialogue  Friday, April 7th 2017  4:30 p.m. Russell House This program will bring together a panel of three scholars from three fields of inquiry to engage in conversation about the Haitian Revolution, (the only successful slave revolution in the history of the West) to […]

This coming week, the Friends of the Library Board will host an event on November 9th at 4:30pm for a talk by Christina Heatherton and Jordan Camp on their new edited volume, Policing the Planet: Why the Policing Crisis Led to Black Lives Matter. The gathering will be held in the in the Smith Reading Room at […]

Native American Reptriation Poster

The Allbritton Center presents the second of our panels on the 2016 Election  Beyond the Curtain: Campaign Financing, Gerrymandering, and Barriers to Voting We have three wonderful panelists:                  Dave Daley, author of Ratfucked, an incredibly important recent book, reviewed in the NY Times and elsewhere, that explains gridlock in Congress as largely due to […]

Anthropology & #BlackLivesMatter A Discussion of research, activism in relation to the Decolonizing Anthropology Project Panel featuring:  Dawn Elissa Fischer (SFSU), Bianca Williams (UofC-Boulder) and Gina Athena Ulysse (Wes U) Tuesday, November 1st, 4:30-6:00pm, Beckham Hall About the speakers: Dawn-Elissa Fischer (Africana Studies, San Francisco State University) is completing two manuscripts entitled Blackness, Race and Gender Politics in […]

  The first of three panels on the Syrian refugee crisis will occur next week: The Development of the Crisis and the Response in Europe Robert Ford, former U.S. Ambassador to Syria Marcie Patton, Fairfield University Professor of Politics Bruce Masters, Wesleyan Department of History Moderator: Richard Grossman, Wesleyan Professor of Economics Wednesday, February 3, […]

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