Jun 18 | Alumnus Derrick R. Brooms discusses his book on black male students
In his new book, Being Black, Being Male on Campus (State University of New York Press, 2017), Derrick R. Brooms, an associate professor of sociology at the University of Louisville, injects into the dialogue a voice that is often left out: that of the black male students themselves. Read more in this Chronicle of Higher Education article >>
Jun 14 | CSRPC Faculty Affiliate Craig Futterman explains police oversight agreement
A federal lawsuit filed Wednesday morning seeks federal intervention “to end the historical and on-going pattern and practice of excessive force by police officers in Chicago.” Clinical law professor Craig Futterman serves as the plaintiff's lead attorney. Read more here.
Jun 5 | 2017 Wayne C. Booth Prize winners
The Wayne C. Booth Graduate Student Prizes for Excellence in Teaching recognize outstanding instruction from graduate students in different fields. College students and faculty members nominate the recipients for the awards.
The prizes were established in 1991 in honor of Booth, the George M. Pullman Professor of Language & Literature and the College. This year’s winners are Christian Ferko, Maeve Hooper, Omie Hsu and John Park. Omie Hsu served as a lecturer for the CSRPC in the Fall of 2016 and taught a course entitled "Asian American Studies (not quite introductory). Our students were truly fortunate to share space with her in the classroom.
May 22 | “A Case for Reparations at the University of Chicago”
"A Case for Reparations at the University of Chicago," by History PhD students Ashley Finigan, Caine Jordan, Guy Emerson Mount, and Kai Parker. Read more in the "Black Perspectives" publication of the African American Intellectual History Society (AAIHS).