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African American Lecture Series: Professor Ruha Benjamin

Jan 31, 2024 at | 4fl Commons, McNeil Building, 3718 Locust Walk


"Are Civil Rights Enough?"
Jan 24, 2024 at | Annenberg Center | Zellerbach Theatre3680 Walnut Street Philadelphia, PA 19104
In-Person & Virtual

Professor Dorothy Roberts reflects on the Civil Rights Act of 1964 with Professor Marcia Chatelain. 

Fascism & Racism: Intimate Partners in Modern Politics

Apr 23, 2019 at | 133 S. 36th St., Room 250

This panel discussion is an outgrowth of a graduate level course in Africana Studies on the relationship between fascism and racism. With xenophobic fascistic and white supremacist movements increasing in strength…

Dying of Whiteness- Jonathan Metzl (Vanderbilt University)

Apr 17, 2019 at - | 103 McNeil Building,
3718 Locust Walk

Genomic Sovereignty and Genetic Research on Jewish Populations - Yulia Egorova (Durham)

Nov 28, 2017 at - | Brown Bag Lunch Colloquium
Location: Africana Seminar Room 331

Past two decades witnessed an intensification of genetic research which attempted to engage with different aspects of Jewish history – DNA analysis was thus employed to…

Dying of Whiteness - Jonathan Metzl (Vanderbilt)

Mar 30, 2017 at - | Kade Center, Africana Studies Room 329
3401 Walnut Street

Of late, we’ve heard much about the rise of “alt-white supremacy” in the United States—with the assumption that supremacy is a system that places white people atop persons of color, immigrants, and other marginalized…

For Whom the Genome Tolls - Jenny Reardon (UC Santa Cruz)

Apr 20, 2015 at | 3401 Walnut St., Rm 330-A

Jenny Reardon
For Whom the Genome Tolls: Race, Genomics and Justice in the American South at the Turn of the Millennium

The Past and Present Significance of Racial Mobility - Aliya Saperstein (Stanford)

Apr 8, 2015 at | 3718 Locust Walk, McNeil Building, Room 286-287

Aliya Saperstein
The Past and Present Significance of Racial Mobility

In this talk, Professor Saperstein will…

Big Data Record & the Study of Racial Disparities - Jay Kaufman (McGill University)

Mar 26, 2015 at - | 3401 Walnut Street, Suite 330A

Jay Kaufman2014-1015 PRSS Visiting Scholar

"Big Data Record Linkages for the Study of Racial…

Biocriminology and the Enduring "Question of Race" - Oliver Rollins (Penn)

Mar 19, 2015 at - | 3401 Walnut St., Max Kade Center Rm 329-A

Oliver Rollins
Biocriminology and the Enduring "Question of Race"

This talk examines the use of race in biocriminology. Specifically, it will provide an understanding of the discursive ways that the…