Past Events

Vanessa Turnbull-Roberts - "Unveiling The Intersections of Human Rights and Child Removal from a First Nations Perspective: Family Policing and the Ongoing Impact on Sovereignty in Australia"

PRSS Racism in The Child Welfare System Lecture Series
Vanessa Turnbull-Roberts
Nov 29, 2023 at -

This talk aims to explore the profound impact of First Nations child removal, family policing, and intergenerational trauma on the sovereignty of Indigenous communities within the Australian context.

Dr. Ife Williams - Policing Philadelphia

Book Talk
Dr. Ife Williams
Nov 28, 2023 at -

Join us for a discussion on 'Police Brutality: A Philadelphia Story' by Dr. Ife Williams. Dr. Williams, an accomplished scholar and political scientist, will share the results of decades of research conducted in…

Sir Hilary Beckles - "Reparatory Justice: The Great Political Movement of the 21st Century"

2023 Higginbotham Memorial Lecture
Sir Hilary Beckles
Nov 20, 2023 at -

For this year’s Higginbotham Memorial Lecture, hear Sir Hilary Beckles expatiate on the topic of reparations with “Reparatory Justice: The Great Political Movement of the 21st Century”. Learn about its history and…

George Kieh - "The African Condition: Progress and Challenges"

Africa Lecture Series
George Kieh
Nov 14, 2023 at -

Venture with the distinguished Professor George Kieh to explore “The African Condition: Progress and Challenges.” Register now to attend this event on Tuesday, November 14th at 5:30, at the Max Kade Center or online…

Courtney Morris - "To Defend This Sunrise: Black Women’s Activism and the Authoritarian Turn in Nicaragua"

Latinx Lecture Series
Courtney Morris
Nov 1, 2023 at -

Join us as we listen to professor and visual artist, Courtney Morris, examine how black women activists have resisted historical and contemporary patterns of racialized state violence, economic exclusion, territorial…

Race & Sports

“The Future of Equity & Opportunity in Sports” with Bomani Jones
Apr 27, 2023 at -


Special Lecture in African Studies

with His Excellency Prof. Yemi Osinbajo SAN GCON, Vice President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria
Apr 24, 2023 at -

Join us for the Special Lecture in African Studies with His Excellency Prof. Yemi Osinbajo SAN GCON, Vice President of the…

Brave Testimony: A Celebration of Poetry of the African Diaspora

A Reading By Tyehimba Jess
Apr 12, 2023 at -

Tyehimba Jess is the author of two books of poetry, Leadbelly and OlioOlio won the 2017 Pulitzer Prize, the Anisfield-…

Young, Gifted, and Diverse: Origins of the New Black Elite

A Book Talk with Professor Camille Z. Charles
Mar 29, 2023 at -

Be sure to join us and our own Camille Z. Charles for a very special Book Talk!

Camille Z. Charles is Walter H. and…

Africa Lecture Series

Defetishizing Material Culture in Museums: Public Education with Vanicléia Silva-Santos
Mar 28, 2023 at -

Public educational institutions like museums must correct mistaken views about Africa and Africans. This lecture addresses the history of removing material culture from Africa and the process of naming objects…