W. E. B. Du Bois Research Institute

2018 Apr 11

Spring Colloquium with Cassi Pittman Claytor

(All day)

Location: 

Thompson Room, Barker Center, 12 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA

Cassi Pittman Claytor, Assistant Professor of Sociology, Case Western Reserve University

Bio and Project

Black Privilege and Black Power: Black Consumers Managing Race and Racial Stigma

Free and open to the public. A Q+A session will follow each talk. Please feel free to bring a lunch.

Location: Thompson Room, Barker Center, 12 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA

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2018 Jan 24

Spring Colloquium with Charmaine Nelson

(All day)

Location: 

Thompson Room, Barker Center, 12 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA
Charmaine Nelson, Professor of Art History, Department of Art History and Communication Studies, McGill University; William Lyon Mackenzie King Visiting Professor of Canadian Studies, Harvard University

[A] tone of voice peculiar to New-Englandâ": Fugitive Slave Advertisements and the Heterogeneity of Enslaved Blacks in Eighteenth- and Nineteenth-Century Quebec

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Free and open to the public. A Q+A session will follow each...

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2017 Nov 15

Fall Colloquium with Jean-Christophe Cloutier

(All day)

Location: 

Thompson Room, Barker Center, 12 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA
Jean-Christophe Cloutier, Assistant Professor, English, University of Pennsylvania

A Harlem Clinic Photographic Archive, 1946-1964: Richard Wright, Gordon Parks, Ralph Ellison, Roy DeCarava

Free and open to the public. A Q+A session will follow each talk. Please feel free to bring a lunch.

Location: Thompson Room, Barker Center, 12 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA

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2018 Mar 28

Spring Colloquium with Adam Habib

(All day)

Location: 

Thompson Room, Barker Center, 12 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA

Adam Habib, Vice-Chancellor and Principal of the University of the Witwatersrand

Bio and Project

Reflections on the Refinancing of the South African University in the Wake of #FeesMustFall

Free and open to the public. A Q+A session will follow each talk. Please feel free to bring a lunch.

Location: Thompson Room, Barker Center, 12 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA

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2017 Apr 04

Spring Colloquium with Julie Kleinman

(All day)

Location: 

Thompson Room, Barker Center, 12 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA

Julie Kleinman, Assistant Professor of Anthropology at Fordham University

Bio and Project

Borders in the Capital: Migration, Race, and Public Space in Paris

Free and open to the public. A Q+A session will follow each talk. Please feel free to bring a lunch.

Location: Thompson Room, Barker Center, 12 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA

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2017 Oct 18

Fall Colloquium with Kurt Campbell

(All day)

Location: 

Thompson Room, Barker Center, 12 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA
Kurt Campbell, Senior Lecturer, Fine Art-New Media, University of Cape Town

To Write as a Boxer: Affect, Disability and Resignification in the Text of the Blinded South African Pugilist Andrew Jeptha

Free and open to the public. A Q+A session will follow each talk. Please feel free to bring a lunch.

Location: Thompson Room, Barker Center, 12 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA

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2017 Nov 08

Fall Colloquium with Nomusa Makhubu

(All day)

Location: 

Thompson Room, Barker Center, 12 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA
Nomusa Makhubu, Lecturer, Art History and Visual Culture, University of Cape Town

ArtRage and the Politics of Reconciliation

Free and open to the public. A Q+A session will follow each talk. Please feel free to bring a lunch.

Location: Thompson Room, Barker Center, 12 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA

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2018 Feb 28

Spring Colloquium with Zelalem Kibret Beza

(All day)

Location: 

Thompson Room, Barker Center, 12 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA

Zelalem Kibret Beza, Scholar, Activist

Bio and Project

'Liberation Technology', New Social Movements (NSMs), and Change: A Story from Sub-Saharan Africa

Free and open to the public. A Q+A session will follow each talk. Please feel free to bring a lunch.

Location: Thompson Room, Barker Center, 12 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA

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2017 Oct 25

Fall Colloquium with Tef Poe

(All day)

Location: 

Thompson Room, Barker Center, 12 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA
Tef Poe, Hiphop Activist

Universe of Insanity: Culture Shock in the Black American Experience

Free and open to the public. A Q+A session will follow each talk. Please feel free to bring a lunch.

Location: Thompson Room, Barker Center, 12 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA

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2018 Feb 07

Spring Colloquium with Zebulon Dingley

(All day)

Location: 

Thompson Room, Barker Center, 12 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA

Zebulon Dingley, Doctoral candidate in Anthropology and History, University of Chicago

Bio and Project

Labor, Kinship, and Drought: A Vampire Story from the Kenyan Coast, 1945

Free and open to the public. A Q+A session will follow each talk. Please feel free to bring a lunch.

Location: Thompson Room, Barker Center, 12 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA

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