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Difference, Disability, and a Biological Basis for Social Justice

When: Jul 26, 2007 at 1:30 PM
Where: 108 Wartik Lab

Anita Silvers is Secretary/Treasurer of the Pacific Division of the American Philosophical Association and a member of the APA’s Board of Officers Difference, Disability, and a Biological Basis for Social Justice - Read More…

The Racial Contract and Beyond

When: Jul 25, 2007 at 1:30 PM
Where: 108 Wartik Lab

Remembering Enslavement: Ghana Memories of the Slave Trade

When: Mar 23, 2007 at 4:00 PM
Where: 102 Weaver Building

Professor Greene is a leading scholar of pre-colonial West African history and a specialist on Ghana. She is the author of Sacred Sites and the Colonial Encounter: A History of Meaning and Memory in Ghana (Indiana University Press, 2002); Gender, Ethnicity and Social Change on the Upper Slave Coast: A History of the Anlo-Ewe (Heinemann Books, Social History in Africa Series, 1996). She is presently at work on an anthology of primary sources. Remembering Enslavement: Ghana Memories of the Slave Trade - Read More…

Who Cares? Why We Need a New Social Contract

When: Mar 19, 2007 at 3:00 PM
Where: Foster Auditorium, 101 Pattee Library

Africa and Slavery in Context

When: Feb 02, 2007 at 4:00 PM
Where: 102 Weaver Building

The legacies of slavery do remain. The lecture focuses on this legacy, and on the globalization generated by slavery and its aftermath, dwelling on three ideas: how slavery has impacted African history; the continued existence of slavery in the modern world; and the current discussions on new categories of exploitation. Africa and Slavery in Context - Read More…

Is Ethical Capitalism an Oxymoron?

When: Jan 29, 2007 at 3:00 PM
Where: Foster Auditorium, 101 Pattee Library

Is Ethical Capitalism an Oxymoron? Is Ethical Capitalism an Oxymoron? - Read More…

"Mexican" for a Decade: Science, Racialization, and the Politics of Classification in the 1930 U.S. Census

When: Dec 07, 2006 at 3:00 PM
Where: Foster Auditorium, 101 Pattee Library

Alexandra Minna Stern is Associate Director of the Center for the History of Medicine and Associate Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology and American Culture at the University of Michigan. She is the author of Eugenic Nation: Faults and Frontiers of Better Breeding in Modern America (Berkeley: University of California Press, 2005) which won the 2006 Arthur Viseltear Prize for outstanding book in the history of public health from the American Public Health Association. She has written on the history of science and medicine in the Americas, including essays on the history of U.S. Border Patrol, intelligence testing in Mexico, tropical medicine in Panama, and the forced sterilization of Chicanas in California. Currently she is Co-Principal Investigator on an Ethical, Legal, and Social Implications (ELSI) of the Human Genome Project Grant and has been funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities and the National Library for Medicine for her next book on the history of genetic counseling. "Mexican" for a Decade: Science, Racialization, and the Politics of Classification in the 1930 U.S. Census - Read More…

Latino Spin: The Battle over Latinos' Public Image

When: Nov 09, 2006 at 3:00 PM
Where: Foster Auditorium, 101 Pattee Library

Arlene Dávila is a cultural anthropologist interested in popular culture, media, cities, and urban culture. She is most interested in Puerto Ricans in the eastern U.S., and Latinos nationwide. She is now examining the so called “mainstreaming” and republicanization” of U.S. Latinos. Latino Spin: The Battle over Latinos' Public Image - Read More…

The Racial and Gender Dynamics of Being "Foreign" in America

When: Oct 09, 2006 at 3:00 PM
Where: Foster Auditorium, 101 Pattee Library