March 1 — Ghost of Amistad Film Screening and Q&A

This documentary by Tony Buba is based on Marcus Rediker’s The Amistad Rebellion: An Atlantic Odyssey of Slavery and Freedom. A Q&A with Rediker will follow the screening.

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Black Data with Shaka McGlotten

Shaka McGlotten, Associate Professor of Media, Society, and the Arts at Purchase College, State University of New York, will be discussing his latest project, "Black Data"

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March 16 — Artist Live with Poet Angela Jackson

This event features acclaimed poet and Chicagoan Angela Jackson, whose honors include a Pushcart Prize, TriQuarterly's Daniel Curley Award, and the Poetry Society of America's Shelley Memorial Award.

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CSRPC Affiliate Chad Broughton discusses his new book, “Boom, Bust, Exodus”

A new national survey finds that while young people express strong support for marriage equality, they also believe the push for same-sex marriage has diverted too much attention from other important issues facing lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered individuals. The study shows that young people differ along racial and ethnic lines in setting priorities for advancing LGBT rights. - See more at: http://news.uchicago.edu/article/2014/08/05/young-people-support-lgbt-rights-disagree-priorities#sthash.29OpvhTU.dpuf
A new national survey finds that while young people express strong support for marriage equality, they also believe the push for same-sex marriage has diverted too much attention from other important issues facing lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered individuals. The study shows that young people differ along racial and ethnic lines in setting priorities for advancing LGBT rights. - See more at: http://news.uchicago.edu/article/2014/08/05/young-people-support-lgbt-rights-disagree-priorities#sthash.29OpvhTU.dpuf"I don't know how to make sense of the possibility of Ferguso, the inevitability of Ferguson, the reality of Ferguson existing in the twenty-first century."

Chad Broughton, a Senior Lecturer in Public Policy Studies and a CSRPC Faculty Affiliate, discusses his new book, "Boom, Bust, Exodus: The Rust Belt, the Maquilas, and a Tale of Two Cities," which tracks impact of Maytag factory closing in Galesburg, Illinois, and company’s move to Mexico on Marketplace.

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