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2018-19 Theme: 

In/Justice in

Higher Ed and at Home

Through this theme, the Center seeks to spark broad dialogue about how intersecting inequities are rooted in and beyond the academy, including in the spaces of daily and domestic  life outside it.   Read more here…

News and Publications

NEWS & EVENTS

Tentative Spring 2019 Calendar

February 20:

Housing and Racio-economic Inequality

Co-sponsored with ERASE Racism

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Nathan Connolly (Johns Hopkins)

-- “The City as White Supremacy: Underscoring the Jim Crow City and Its Legacies.”

 

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Kim Manturuk (Duke and UNC-Chapel Hill)

--“Exploring the Benefits of Homeownership for Lower-Income Households”cid:f_js228ug71

Elaine Gross (ERASE Racism) on housing and discrimination on Long Island

-- “Long Island's Crisis of Housing, Segregation, and Inequality

 


February 27:

Film Screening:

“Ouvrir La Voix / Speak Up: Make Your Own Way”

Followed by Discussion with Director Amandine Gay


February 28:

Domestic Workers Unite!:

The Untold Story of African American Women Who Built a Movement”

Premilla Nadasen (Bard) on the history of and current efforts towards organizing domestic workers.


March 5:

“Ethiopian Intellectuals and the Cold War: Käbbädä Mikael’s Worldscapes (1940s-1950s)”

Sara Maragoza, School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London


March 9:

"Long Road to Freedom: Surviving Slavery on Long Island"

Symposium to Open Museum Exhibit

Co-Sponsored with the Long Island Museum


March 11:

Works-in-Progress #1

Munro, “Work Transfer and Household Recycling Sorting”

Kirstin Munro, Economics and Finance, St. John’s University

Brown, “Echoes of Rising Tuition in Students’ Borrowing, Educational Attainment, and Homeownership in Post-Recession America” 

Meta Brown, Economics, Stony Brook University


March 13:

Poor People’s Movements, Then and Now

Michael Honey (University of Washington—Seattle) on ML King, Jr.’s Poor People’s Movement
Representatives of national and Long Island Poor People’s Campaign


April 4:

2019 Allen Lecture on Race and Class in America:
William Darity (Duke) “The Subaltern Middle Class”
Panel on Higher Education in an Age of Inequality


Late April:

Native Americans and racism event


Calendar

February 20, 2019
  • “Housing and Racio-economic Inequality”

    February 20, 2019  9:00 pm - February 21, 2019  1:30 am
    Hilton Garden Inn Stony Brook, 1 Circle Rd, Stony Brook, NY 11794, USA

    6-8:30 pm
    Hilton Garden Inn

    “Housing and Racio-economic Inequality”
    Co-sponsored with ERASE Racism

    Speakers:
    Nathan Connolly, History, Johns Hopkins University
    Kim Manturuk, Sociologist; Duke University and University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill
    Elaine Gross, ERASE Racism

    See more details

February 21, 2019
  • “Housing and Racio-economic Inequality”

    February 20, 2019  9:00 pm - February 21, 2019  1:30 am
    Hilton Garden Inn Stony Brook, 1 Circle Rd, Stony Brook, NY 11794, USA

    6-8:30 pm
    Hilton Garden Inn

    “Housing and Racio-economic Inequality”
    Co-sponsored with ERASE Racism

    Speakers:
    Nathan Connolly, History, Johns Hopkins University
    Kim Manturuk, Sociologist; Duke University and University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill
    Elaine Gross, ERASE Racism

    See more details

February 27, 2019
  • “Ouvrir La Voix / Speak Up: Make Your Own Way”

    February 27, 2019  9:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Humanities Institute at Stony Brook, Humanities Building, 100 Nicolls Rd #1006, Stony Brook, NY 11790, USA

    Wednesday, February 27
    4 pm
    Humanities 1006

    Film Screening
    “Ouvrir La Voix / Speak Up: Make Your Own Way”
    Followed by Discussion with Director Amandine Gay

    Co-sponsored by Humanities Institute and Provost’s Office
    Moderated by Crystal Fleming, Sociology

    See more details

February 28, 2019
  • “Domestic Workers Unite!: The Untold Story of African American Women Who Built a Movement”

    February 28, 2019  3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
    Social and Behavioral Sciences Building (SBS), N320

    Thursday, February 28
    10-11:30 am
    SBS N320

    “Domestic Workers Unite!:
    The Untold Story of African American Women Who Built a Movement”

    Premilla Nadasen, History, Barnard College

    See more details

March 5, 2019
  • “Ethiopian Intellectuals and the Cold War: Käbbädä Mikael’s Worldscapes (1940s-1950s)”

    March 5, 2019  9:00 pm - 10:20 pm
    TBA

    Sara Maragoza, School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London

    See more details

March 9, 2019
  • "Long Road to Freedom: Surviving Slavery on Long Island"

    March 9, 2019  2:45 pm - 8:30 pm
    The Long Island Museum, 1200 NY-25A, Stony Brook, NY 11790, USA

    Symposium to Open Museum Exhibit
    Co-Sponsored with the Long Island Museum

    Keynote Speaker: Mary Elliott, Curator at the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
    Also featuring archaeologists and historians drawn from the Museum's Advisory Committee including Jennifer Anderson, History, Stony Brook

    See more details

March 11, 2019
  • Works-in-Progress #1: “Work Transfer and Household Recycling Sorting,” “Echoes of Rising Tuition in Students’ Borrowing, Educational Attainment, and Homeownership in Post-Recession America”

    March 11, 2019  5:00 pm - 6:20 pm
    Social and Behavioral Sciences Building (SBS), N 320

    Kirstin Munro, Economics and Finance, St. John’s University
    Meta Brown, Economics, Stony Brook University

    See more details

March 13, 2019
  • Poor People’s Movements, Then and Now

    March 13, 2019  10:00 pm - 12:00 am

    Poor People’s Movements, Then and Now
    Co-Sponsored with NYS and LI Poor People’s Campaign
    Speakers to include:
    Gordon Mantler, History, George Washington University
    Rev. Dr. Liz Theoharis, Cairo Center and Co-Chair, National Poor People’s Campaign

    See more details

Meetings


WCSA 2018 Conference:

CLASS AT THE BORDER: MIGRATION, CONFINEMENT, AND (IM)MOBILITY

The Working-Class Studies Association met at Stony Brook for its 2018 Annual Conference, with  above theme.  The Center hosted the event, as it has done for the past decade, on the campus of Stony Brook University in June of 2018.

Videos of the annual Working Class Studies Conference, hosted by the CSISJP in June of 2018, are now live. Click HERE for more information.


Introducing The Ineqwiki

The Ineqwiki provides a clearinghouse for the island's community groups and other non-profits, as well as academics, students, and others in colleges and universities, to find one another and collaborate. It seeks to become a springboard for joint work, whether through internships, class or service projects or research, that helps illuminate, address and remedy the many faces of inequality and injustice on Long Island.

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