2017-2018 CCSRE Events

Please visit the College Calendar for final dates, times and locations of CCSRE events. Most events are open to the public, and most are free of charge. 

Tuesday, Sept. 13, 4:15 p.m. in Oliva Hall (Cummings ground floor)
Artist Talk: Mohamad Hafez, reception to followHafez is a New Haven based artist originally from Damascus whose sculptural installations reference the War in Syria and subsequent refugee crisis. His work is part of, "Intersections: A Benefit Exhibition for the Immigration Advocacy and Support Center", which features the work of 7 artists born outside the U.S. and now working in the region.

Friday, Sept. 15, 4:15-6 p.m. Hood Dining Room
#Charlottesville: Race and Racism in America
Featuring Professors Sunil Bhatia (Human Development, CCSRE); Nathalie Etoke (French, Africana Studies, CCSRE); Sandy Grande (Education, CCSRE) Cherise Harris, (Sociology).
A screening of the short VICE documentary, Charlottesville Race and Terror. After the screening, conversation will be framed by Prof. Bhatia, who will provide some historical context; Prof. Etoke will discuss the role of identity politics; Prof. Grande will map some of the intersectionalities; and Prof. Harris will discuss the “shock factor.”

Saturday, Sept. 23, 4-5:30 p.m., Cummings Galleries
Artists’ Reception for all the artists of the current exhibit "Intersections: A Benefit Exhibition for the Immigration Advocacy and Support Center,” which features the work of 7 artists born outside the U.S. and now working in the region. The work is also for sale as a benefit fundraiser for Immigration Advocacy & Support Center (IASC), New London, Conn.

Wednesday, Sept.27, 7-9 p.m., Palmer Auditorium
A Conversation with Yaa Gyasi, author of “Homegoing”
Also featuring CCSRE Associate Director, Nathalie Etoke-Ilda, Associate Professor of French and Africana Studies