Arts + Public Life and CSRPC Announce 2014-15 Artists-in-Residence
The University of Chicago's Arts and Public Life initiative and the Center for the Study of Race, Politics and Culture have chosen three artists for its 2014-15 artist-in-residence program: sound artist Ayana Contreras, new media artist James T. Green and visual artist David Leggett.Read more
2014 SHINE Conference to Focus on HIV Elimination
The University of Chicago School of Social Service Administration and SHINE Network invite you to: "One Step Closer To HIV Elimination: Voices from the Next Generation of Advocates, Practicioners and Researchers." Friday, November 7, 2014, 9 am - 1pm. Free and open to the public.
Report: black males are 21 times more likely to be shot by police than whites
According to an analysis by Pro Publica, black males are 21 times more likely to be shot by police than their white male counterparts.Read more
Coming Soon, a Century Late: A Black Film Gem
Prof. Jacqueline Stewart explains the interracial production process of 1913 film featuring a black cast and found in MoMA archivesRead more
CSRPC’s Annual Public Lecture with Danny Glover | 5/4/2014
This year's CSRPC Annual Public Lecture with Danny Glover took place on May 4, 2014. Please click here for our video recording of the event.Read more
UChicago Assistant Professor, Adrienne Brown, examines The role of skyscrapers in shifting attitudes
In its early years, the skyscraper was mesmerizing in the way it shifted our perspective and challenged us to re-conceptualize the world. It said: You recognize the view near the ground, now try it from the 10th floor, the 15th floor and beyond.Read more
Free Jazz Jam Session with the Microcosmic Sound Orchestra
Chicago’s Only Creative Improvised Music Jam Session Returns. Sonic Healing Ministries Weekly Sunday Services resume at University of Chicago’s Arts Incubator in Washington Park, as part of 2013/14 Arts + Public Life/Center for the Study of Race, Politics and Culture Artist in Residence David Boykin’s residency program.Read more
Arts + Public Life/CSRPC Artists-in-Residence 2013/14 Announced
The University of Chicago’s Arts and Public Life initiative, in partnership with the Center for the Study of Race, Politics and Culture, has selected three artists for its 2013–14 artist-in-residence program.
BYP MEMO: Youth of Color Experience Higher Levels of Gun Violence
Report Greater Support for Increased Gun Restrictions.Read more
What’s next for the black left?
Excerpt from “Blacks in and out of the Left” by Dr. Michael C. Dawson, published by Harvard University Press. Copyright © 2013 by the President and Fellows of Harvard CollegeRead more
CSRPC Fellow Traci Parker Succesfully Defends History Thesis
The Center for the Study of Race, Politics & Culture extends hearfelt congratuations to Dissertation Fellow, Traci Parker, on her succesful defense of her Ph.D thesis in History on Monday, July 8th, 2013. Well Done Dr. Traci Parker!Read more