Archive: Event Announcements

  • Can Black Lives Matter in a Color-Blind France?

    In-Person Event – 12 PM ET – Wednesday Feb. 16, 2022 – Join us for a lecture and discussion with acclaimed French author, filmmaker and journalist Rokhaya Diallo

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  • Fierce Love

    Virtual Event – Friday Feb. 18, 2022 – 12 PM ET – Join us in welcoming Reverend Jacqui Lewis, for a discussion on her latest book Fierce Love (2021). This book is a healing antidote to our divisive culture, full of evocative storytelling, spiritual wisdom, and nine essential daily practices—by the first woman, Black senior minister at the historic Collegiate Churches of New York.

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  • More to the Story: A Short Documentary

    WATCH VIDEO 11/16/2021 at 5pm ET Join us for a 10min screening and Q/A to learn about the first two women students at Georgetown. Jane Varner Malhotra (G’21) introduces these trailblazers in her short documentary More to the Story: Documenting the Lives of the First Known Women Students at Georgetown, Dr. Annie E. Rice and Dr. Jeannette J. Sumner.

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  • Disability Narratives in Documentary Film

    11/11/2021 at 6:30pm ET Disability Narratives in Documentary Film; Join us for a student-led conversation with Judith (Judy) Heumann, an internationally recognized leader in the disability rights community.

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  • Bird Uncaged: An Abolitionist’s Freedom Song

    WATCH VIDEO 10/20/2021 at 12pm ET Peterson, leading advocate for prison abolition and transformative justice, candidly recounts his coming of age in Brooklyn and surviving incarceration. By exposing the many cages that constrain us, he calls for an abolitionist vision as the only way forward. 

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  • A Decolonial Feminism

    WATCH VIDEO 11/9/2021 at 12pm ET A Decolonial Feminism grapples with the central issues in feminist debates today: from Eurocentrism and whiteness, to power, inclusion and exclusion. Delving into feminist and anti-racist histories, Vergès also assesses contemporary activism, movements and struggles, including #MeToo and the Women’s Strike.

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  • Decolonize the Dancefloor with Habibitch

    WATCH VIDEO 10/14/2021 at 12pm ET With “Decolonize the Dancefloor”, artist and activist Habibitch explores the systems that shape our daily social relationships. Racism, privilege(s), domination(s), resistance, creation, community(ies), fundamental concepts dissected under a sharp decolonial magnifying glass. Dancing their politics and politicizing their dance, their work is remarkable and truly celebratory of Queer, nonbinary POC bodies.

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  • Franchise: The Golden Arches in Black America

    WATCH VIDEO 10/6/2021 at 1:30pm ETJoin us in welcoming Professor Marcia Chatelain, acclaimed historian and winner of the 2021 Pulitzer Prize in History, for a virtual discussion of her book Franchise: The Golden Arches in Black America (WW Norton, 2020). With Franchise, Chatelain reveals the complicated role the fast-food industry plays in African-American communities, a portrait of race and capitalism that masterfully illustrates how the fight for civil rights has been intertwined with the fate of Black businesses.

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  • Legal Vigilantism: Texas and the End of Roe?

    WATCH VIDEO 9/30/2021 at 12pm ET Join us for a conversation on the new Texas’ abortion law, known as Senate Bill 8, its unusual structure, its impact in Texas, the litigation over it, and what it means for the future of abortion rights in the United States.

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  • Sexual Citizens: A Landmark Study of Sex, Power, and Assault on Campus

    WATCH VIDEO 9/27/2021 at 12pm ET Sexual Citizens is a groundbreaking study that transforms how we understand and address sexual assault. Through intimate portraits of life and sex among today’s college students, the authors reveal the social ecosystem that makes sexual assault a predictable element of life on a college campus.

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