March 20: Robin D.G. Kelley, "Jazz & Freedom Go Hand in Hand: Thelonius Monk Plays the '60s," 5:30 p.m. in CUE 202.
Comparative Ethnic Studies Colloquium
January 19: Lisa Guerrero, "Race-ing and Erasing: The Commodification and Containment of Race in the American Public Imagery," 12:00 p.m. in CUE 518.
February 6: Dwight A. McBride, Leon Forrest Professor of African American Studies & Professor of English and Communication Studies, Northwestern University, and author of Why I Hate Abercrombie and Fitch: Essays on Race and Sexuality in America. His topic is "Race, Faith, and Sexuality," 5:30 p.m. in CUE 202.
March 2: Laura Tohe, "Writing from the Rim and Deep in the Rock," 5:30 p.m. in CUE 203.
January 18: Jeff Chang, Hip Hop journalist, a founding editor of Colorlines, co-founder of the SoleSides label, now Quannum Projects, and author of Can't Stop Won't Stop: A History of the Hip Hop Generation. 5:30 p.m. in CUE 203.
November 1: Tram Nguyen, executive editor of Colorlines and author of We Are All Suspects Now: Untold Stories from Immigrant America After 9/11, 5:30 p.m. in CUE 202.
Speakers of Interest
February 9: David Foster, "Exiting the Barrio," sponsored by the comparative ethnic studies, English, and foreign languages departments. 5:00 p.m. in Thompson Hall 201.
February 10: Cornel West, "Democracy Matters," 7:00 p.m. in Beasley Performing Arts Coliseum.
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March 4: Devon Peña, "Indigenous Diasporas and the Future of Eco-Justice in North America," keynote speaker for the Latino Northwest Conference.
October 28: Gabriella Gutierrez y Muhs, "Spirituality in Chicana Literature."
Comparative Ethnic Studies Colloquium Series
September 9: Jose Alamillo, "Trabajando y Festejando: The Politics of Work, Culture, and Leisure in Mexican America", 12:00 p.m. in CUE 518.
September 9: Yolanda Flores Niemann, "Socio-Ecological, Contextual Influences on the Noise in the Machine: A Critical Psychology Approach to Understanding the Generation, Maintenance, and Effects of Stereotypes," 9:00 a.m. in CUE 518.
October 14: John Streamas and Sky Wilson, "Don't Call the Exterminator: Genocide and the History of the Future of Racism," 12:00 p.m. in Todd Hall 411.
November 18: Richard King, "Ceremonial Openings: Indigeneity, Eurocentrism, and the Olympics," 12:00 p.m. in CUE 512.
January 13: Carmen Lugo-Lugo, "No Jedis, Just Empire: The Thread Connecting Puerto Ricans, 'The War on Terror,' and Popular Culture," 12:00 p.m. in CUE 512.
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