Wed, Sep 28 | Alicia Garza: Black Lives Matter

Alicia Garza, a co-founder of Black Lives Matter, will discuss the national movement’s past, present and future in a wide-ranging discussion with Eve Ewing, Assistant Professor at the School of Social Service Administration at the University of Chicago. 

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Mon, Oct 3 | 5733 Open House

Please join The Center for the Study of Gender and Sexuality and the Center for the Study of Race, Politics and Culture for an open house to kick off the 2016-2017 school year.
 

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Call for Proposals: 2017 Crossing Boundaries Prize

Applications open on Mon, Sep 5, for the 2017 Crossing Boundaries Prize, a financial award that provides support to unique project‐based collaborations that stretches the boundaries of their work as individuals. 

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Former CSRPC Artists-in-Residence make list of Chicago’s top artists

"This year, Newcity’s Art 50 honors the artists who inspire all of us to see our city in a better, more beautiful light. From social practice doyens to venerable painters and sculptors, the city on the make keeps making better art each day. Careful historians of Chicago’s art will notice many former names missing from this list. Scraping down the palimpsest has made room for a few more of the myriad makers who deserve our collective recognition and thanks." (Elliot J. Reichert)

CSRPC Faculty Affiliate Jacqueline Stewart highlighted for work on Black film preservation

Stewart's efforts are profiled in this Chicago Tribune article.  "The University of Chicago professor, who teaches in the cinema and media studies department and heads the South Side Home Movie Project, strives for ways to 'build a bridge between scholarly work and a much wider audience.'" 

CSRPC Faculty Affiliate Forrest Stuart discusses his research on LA’s homeless community

Stuart spent five years hanging out on Los Angeles's grittiest streets for his new book, Down, Out and Under Arrest: Policing and Everyday Life in Skid Row.  Read more about his research in this interview with Mother Jones

Black Youth Project shows young voters split on issues along racial, ethnic lines

A new survey launched by the Black Youth Project at the University of Chicago uncovers the differences among young voters, who currently make up the largest and most diverse generation in the United States.

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