News & Announcements

6th Annual Graduate Conference

The 6th Annual RIC Graduate Student Conference entitled “A Time and a Place: Race and Racism in Comparative Perspective” will take place on Thursday, March 2, 2017 & Friday, March 3, 2017. Download the conference poster and schedule here. For more details, please visit our Graduate Conference page.

Spring 2017 Speaker Series

Wednesday, March 1, 4-6pm, Mergenthaler 426 “The Grammar of Racialization” Didier Fassin Institute of Advanced Studies, Princeton University

Spring 2017 Speaker Series

Wednesday, February 22, 5-7pm Mergenthaler 111 “Sovereignty, Sexuality and the Will to/of Trump” Cynthia Weber University of Sussex

“Dismantling a Racialized Baltimore” Student Working Group – Dec 2nd, 5:30-6:45pm

Last Spring, the Living Hopkins in Baltimore roundtable spurred important conversations around the university’s impact on the city, the political significance of Hopkins, and how Hopkins-driven gentrification is shaping the city. The conversation touched on broader political questions concerning gentrification, neoliberalism and how urban politics intersect with racial inequality. Since students have enthusiastically expressed interest […]

Call for Papers Submissions Due December 1st

The Racism, Immigration, and Citizenship (RIC) Program will host the sixth annual graduate student conference exploring questions of racism and racial formation in comparative perspective. Graduate students  are  encouraged  to  submit  proposals (250-500 words)  to  present  works in progress  detailing  their  research  on  racial  inequality,  racial  representations,  institutional  racism,  migration, and  their  links  to  other  […]

Third Annual Lecture: Race, the South, and the Greater Atlantic World with Perla Guerrero

Tuesday, April 7, 4:15 – 6pm, Gilman 308, History Seminar Room  Perla Guerrero, Dept. of American Studies and Program on U.S. Latina/o Studies, University of Maryland “New South to Nuevo South: Plantation Power and the Reformulation of Racial Difference for Economic Gains” Co-sponsored by the Programs in Latin American Studies and East Asian Studies and the Department of […]

Money, Migration, and the Metropolis Colloquium: Robert Blunt

Tuesday, March 31, 4:15 – 6pm Gilman 308, History Seminar Room Robert Blunt, Department of Religion, Lafayette College “Old Age and Money: The General Numismatics of Independent Kenya.” Co-sponsored by the Center for Africana Studies

Money, Migration, and the Metropolis Colloquium: Donna Murch

Tuesday, March 3, 4:15 – 6pm Gilman 308, History Seminar Room Donna Murch, Department of History, Rutgers University “The Political Economy of the Drug Wars in Late Twentieth Century Los Angeles” Co-sponsored by the Center for Africana Studies

Money, Migration, and the Metropolis Colloquium: Ryan Calder

Tuesday, February 10, 12-1:30pm Mergenthaler 266 Ryan Calder, Department of Sociology, Johns Hopkins University “Islamic finance in Dubai and Kuala Lumpur: State, Shariah, and Capital in Two Cities” Co-sponsored by the Department of Sociology and the Program in Islamic Studies