“Remain To Be Seen” // 2016-17 AIR Exhibition | July 13-August 25

Remain To Be Seen showcases the culminating work of the 2016-17 Arts + Public Life and Center for the Study of Race, Politics & Culture Artists-in-Residence, Yaw AgyemanLauren Ash, and Stephen Flemister. Exhibition on View: Jul 13 - Aug 25, 2017.


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Jul 13, 2017 | CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: 2017-18 Artist-in-Residence Program

Arts and Public Life and the Center for the Study of Race, Politics and Culture annually support a 10-month research - and project-based residency for outstanding Chicago-based, non-matriculating artists and collaboratives. Applications for the 2017-18 cohort are now available. 

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Aug 1, 2017 | STUDENTS! The CSRPC is hiring!

The Center for the Study of Race, Politics & Culture (CSRPC) seeks an undergraduate/graduate student media assistant. This person will manage various media projects, outreach, publicity and provide administrative support. *Graphic designers are especially encouraged to apply!*

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Sum 17 | Chicago Center for Teaching’s Excellence in Course Design Award

We're pleased to share that 2016-17 CSRPC Residential Fellow Mary Denise Robertson (Anthropology) recently received Honorable Mention in the CCT's Excellence in Course Design Award for her Spr 2017 CRES course “Race and the Politics of Advertising in South Africa and Beyond.”

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Spr17 | Cinema scholar Jacqueline Stewart explores Chicago’s changing filmgoing scene

In this University of Chicago Magazine feature, CSRPC Faculty Affiliate Jacqueline Stewart and her Chicago Film Cultures Class look at how Chicagoans experienced the movies.  Read more here

Jun 28 | Melissa Gilliam discusses mobile health units providing reproductive care

CSRPC Faculty Affiliate Melissa Gilliam on "How Mobile Health Units Aim to Revolutionize Reproductive Care in Chicago’s Underserved Communities" in this piece for Rewire >>

Jun 27 | Jane Dailey featured in WalletHub

CSRPC Faculty Affiliate Jane Dailey on the most patriotic states in America.  Read more here.

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 >>

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