race and ethnicity

race and ethnicity

Malcolm X at Barnard: 18 February 1965/2015

Commemorating the 50th Anniversary of Malcolm X’s last public speech
Wednesday, February 18th, 2015
6 PM
LeFrak Gymnasium

On February 18, 1965, Malcolm X gave his last public speech at Barnard College in the LeFrak Gymnasium—he was assassinated just three days later at the Audubon Ballroom in Harlem. Commemorate this historic speech with a screening, student performance, and panel discussion. 

Black Feminist Futures and the Practice of Fugitivity

A lecture by Tina Campt
Tuesday, October 7, 2014
6:30 PM
James Room, 4th Floor Barnard Hall

Tina Campt uses black-feminist concepts and archival photographs of communities in diaspora to explore how power and resistance affect our understanding of the feminist struggle.

Sports & Ethnicity: Jewish and Palestinian Soccer Teams in Argentina and Chile

A lecture by Raanan Rein
Thursday, March 29, 2012
6 PM
James Room, 4th Floor Barnard Hall

Raanan Rein examines the history of two soccer clubs to demonstrate how club membership can sustain distinct ethnic identities and facilitate integration into the local society.

Color, Ethnic/Race Identity & Socioeconomic Status In Latin America

A lecture by Edward Telles
Tuesday, November 15, 2011
6 PM
Sulzberger Parlor, 3rd Floor Barnard Hall

Professor Edward Telles discusses the pitfalls of using census data to define ethnicity,  race and socioeconomic status in countries throughout Latin America.

Action Academy

Fall 2016
As an undergraduate at the University of Michigan, Premilla Nadasen interviewed African-American women who had been involved in social activism in the 1960s. She was surprised when...

Prof. Rajiv Sethi Critiques New Harvard Study on Racial Bias in Law Enforcement

Professor of Economics Rajiv Sethi is featured in a number of media reports concerning law enforcement and racial bias. His commentary comes in response to a study conducted by Roland Fryer Jr., Harvard University’s Henry Lee Professor of Economics.

Hacking the Subject: Black Feminism, Refusal, and the Limits of Critique

A lecture by Denise Ferreira da Silva
Thursday, October 22, 2015
6:30 PM
James Room, 4th Floor Barnard Hall