“Our Prison”: Kitchenettes, Carceral Power and Black Masculinity During the Interwar Years Thursday October 8, 2015 | Sidney Smith Hall, Room 1083 | 3:30-5pm This talk examines kitchenettes—small cramped housing Black migrants on Chicago’s South Side were forced to live in. Drawing on the work of writer Richard Wright, this talk delineates the entrance of carceral […]Read more "RASHAD SHABAZZ"
Integrated economic-hydrologic modelling for supporting conservation investments on agricultural landscapes JANUARY 9, 2015 3-5pm in SS 2125 Growing concerns about the adverse environmental effects of agriculture have led to the establishment of various public, private and partnership programs for implementing landscape conservation practices. These programs call for science-based answers to these two critical policy and […]Read more "Dr. Wanhong Yang"
DAVID L. ENG Tuesday, May 19, 2015 | 3:00 – 5:00pm | Jackman Humanities Building, #100 | 170 St. George St. This presentation comes from my forthcoming book, Reparations and the Human, which investigates the problem of reparations and human rights in Cold War Asia. Following the devastating violence of World War II, an emerging […]Read more "REPARATIONS AND THE HUMAN"
Technology as Keyword While for centuries technology referred to a systematic study of the ‘practical arts’ — typically a technical manual or a kind of book — its usage has […]Read more "Scott Kirsch"