Tue, Aug 9 | Marc Lamont Hill and Mychal Denzel Smith in conversation

Join us and our friends at the Seminary Co-op Bookstore for a conversation featuring Mychal Denzel Smith on his work Invisible Man, Got the Whole World Watching: A Young Black Man's Education and Marc Lamont Hill on his work Nobody: Casualties of America's War on the Vulnerable, from Ferguson to Flint and Beyond.

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JUL 8-AUG 28 | “Resonant Objects” // 2015-16 AIR Exhibition

Resonant Objects showcases the breadth of production by Chicago-based artists Greg Bray, Aquil Charlton, and Nazafarin Lotfi during their participation in the University of Chicago's Arts + Public Life and Center for the Study of Race, Politics & Culture Artists-in-Residence Program. Over the course of ten months, Bray, Charlton, and Lotfi worked in close proximity to each other in the studios at the Washington Park Arts Incubator. On view in the Logan Center Gallery and at the Washington Park Arts Incubator, Resonant Objects features works that examine the artists' shared interest in the social and spatial conditions of their surroundings. 

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WATCH NOW | February 2016 Teach-in on Racism and Activism

Did you miss the February 2016 Teach-in on Racism and Activism?  Watch the entire program here!

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CSRPC Operating on Summer Hours

The CSRPC will be open from 10:00 am - 4:00 pm during the University's summer quarter, ending on Saturday, August 27. 

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CSRPC Faculty Affiliate Jacqueline Stewart named Director of the Gray Center for Arts and Inquiry

CSRPC Faculty Affiliate Jacqueline Stewart, Professor in the Department of Cinema and Media Studies and the College, will succeed David Levin as the Director of the Richard and Mary L. Gray Center for Arts and Inquiry. 

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For Immediate Release | “Resonant Objects” opening Fri, Jul 8, 2016

CHICAGO (June 2016) – Resonant Objects showcases the breadth of production by Chicago-based artists Greg BrayAquilCharlton, and Nazafarin Lotfi during their participation in the University of Chicago’s Arts + Public Life and Center for the Studyof Race, Politics & Culture Artists-in-Residence Program. On view from July 8 until August 28, 2016 at the Logan Center Galleryand at the Washington Park Arts Incubator, Resonant Objects features works that examine the artists’ shared interest in the
social and spatial conditions of their surroundings. 
CHICAGO (June 2016) – Resonant Objects showcases the breadth of production by Chicago-based artists Greg BrayAquilCharlton, and Nazafarin Lotfi during their participation in the University of Chicago’s Arts + Public Life and Center for the Studyof Race, Politics & Culture Artists-in-Residence Program. On view from July 8 until August 28, 2016 at the Logan Center Galleryand at the Washington Park Arts Incubator, Resonant Objects features works that examine the artists’ shared interest in the
social and spatial conditions of their surroundings. 

Logan Center Exhibitions opens show of work by three Chicago-based artists participating in the University of Chicago’s Arts + Public Life and Center for the Study of Race, Politics & Culture Artists-in-Residence Program 

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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.

CSRPC Faculty Affiliate Olufunmilayo I. Olopade on study focused on black women and breast cancer

Prof. Funmi Olopade discusses study that aims to better understand mortality rates for black women in the New York Times.

CSRPC Faculty Affiliate Forrest Stuart on urban violence, poverty, and social media

Forrest Stuart, an assistant professor of sociology, examines urban violence, poverty, and social media through research at the street level in places such as Los Angeles and Chicago. With his first book “Down, Out & Under Arrest: Policing and Everyday Life in Skid Row” set for publication by UChicago Press next month, Stuart sat down to discuss the tragedies in Baton Rouge, suburban St. Paul, and Dallas, as well as the growing national focus on policing.

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