In her book Fatal Invention: How Science, Politics, and Big Business Re-create Race in the Twenty-First Century, Dr. Dorothy Roberts argues that America is once again at the brink of a virulent outbreak of classifying population by race.
Finn Brunton, Assistant Professor at the School of Information Professor Brunton engages in a wide range of inquiry that includes: the digital humanities, the history of technology, STS, "dead media", Internet culture, and network politics. Professor Brunton responds to a series of prepared questions related to his research process(es), followed by Q & A from the audience.
In honor of Black History Month, the U-M Latina/o Studies Program is presenting Marta Moreno-Vega who will speak on Afrolatinidades: the intersection of Black and Latina/o identities, and the experience of Latinas/os of African descent in Latin America and the United States.
The Author's Forum presents Arabs and Muslims in the Media: Race and Representation after 9/11 and Arab America: Gender, Cultural Politics, and Activism. U-M Professors Nadine Naber and Evelyn Alsultany discuss their recent work and the intersections between their two projects, which explore representations of Arab Americans and the complexities of contemporary Arab American activism, respectively.
The Author's Forum Presents "Heritage, Culture and Politics in the Postcolony: A Conversation with Daniel Herwitz and Adam Ashforth," with U-M Professors Ashforth and Herwitz discussing Herwitz's new book.