Interracial Intimacies Symposium

April 18-19 | Please join us for a two-day symposium examining the history of interracial intimacies in comparative and transnational perspective.


Artist-in-Residence Arif Smith Offers Monthly Dance Workshop

Embodying Diaspora features various African dance traditions to explore the linkages between coordinates in the Black Atlantic. Every second Tuesday of the month from 6:30-8:00pm.


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Feb 15 | Forrest Stuart Wins SSRC Faculty Seed Grant

Forrest Stuart and Birali Runesha received a Social Science Research Center grant to implement an Early Warning System (EWaSA) to alert community stakeholders about pending or ongoing gang conflicts.

Feb 11 | Adam Green Leads Workshop on Johnson Publishing Library and Archives

As part of the series "Objects of Care: Material Memorial for Tamir Rice", Green will explore the collection and situate the killing of Tamir Rice and other African American youth within a deeper history of the devaluation of Black children in America. 

Feb | ‘63 Boycott Doc Screens During Black History Month

'63 Boycott, co-produced by Associate Director Tracye Matthews, screens this month in New York, Los Angeles, and Chicago.

Jan 31 | Newsweek Feature “Woman to Watch” - Eve Ewing

Newsweek profile features CSRPC affiliate Eve Ewing talking Electric Arches, feminism, and growing up in Chicago.

Jan 29 | Millennials say the country is on the wrong track, but they’re not

Millennials think things in the country are off on the wrong track but at the same time, they're optimistic about their own futures, according to a new NBC News/GenForward survey.

Sep 22 | Chicago Tribune feature on CSRPC Affiliate Eve Ewing

"Chicago renaissance woman Eve Ewing is a poet, sociologist, closet 'Star Wars' fan and local Twitter celebrity."  Read the full profile here

Aug 20 | Confederate Statues Were Built To Further A ‘White Supremacist Future’

CSRPC Faculty Affiliate Jane Dailey says monuments attempted to define meaning of Civil War.  Read more in this NPR Politics article >>

Aug 8 | Workshops imagine future for urban design at UChicago

The University of Chicago recently hosted workshops on urban design and architecture, inviting researchers from a number of disciplines. They included Profs. Theaster Gates (CSRPC Faculty Affiliate) and Christine Mehring of the University of Chicago, Walter Hood of UC Berkeley, Dana Cuff of UCLA and Julia Czerniak from Syracuse University.  Read more here

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

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