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Lizotte’s dissertation, entitled “Rethinking Reparations: A Critical Theory of Black Repair,” argued that current efforts for reparations that focus only on monetary compensation are misguided. Instead, she advocates for institutional and structural change.

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Rutgers PhD Candidate Kelsey Lizotte examines politics of slavery reparations

November 13, 2019 0 comments

For Rutgers University PhD Candidate Kelsey Lizotte, reparations are about far more than a monetary exchange.

Native American, Indigenous Studies Initiative to establish concentration

Native American, Indigenous Studies Initiative to establish concentration

October 9, 2019 2 comments

The University’s Native American and Indigenous Studies Initiative plans to establish a concentration with the help of a $750,000 grant awarded by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation last month.

Letter: What’s the University’s moral litmus test for accepting donations?

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Letter: What’s the University’s moral litmus test for accepting donations?

September 17, 2019 2 comments

The University’s decision to place Director of Development for Computer and Data Science Initiatives Peter Cohen on academic leave in the wake of reports that he helped conceal Jeffrey Epstein’s donations to Massachusetts Institute of Technology raises a broader issue.

University concerns prompt Sigma Chi fraternity to lose housing privileges

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University concerns prompt Sigma Chi fraternity to lose housing privileges

July 22, 2019 1 comment

Earlier this month, the Student Activities Office revoked Sigma Chi’s housing privileges for the upcoming academic year.

President Paxson Q&A Part Two: Discussing financial, operational costs of divestment

President Paxson Q&A Part Two: Discussing financial, operational costs of divestment

April 15, 2019 0 comments

This is the second half of a question-and-answer session conducted with President Christina Paxson P’19 following the divestment referendum.

Philosopher Martha Nussbaum considered animal ethics within the framework of the moral theory of human capability Tuesday.

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Renowned philosopher Martha Nussbaum addresses animal ethics

April 10, 2019 0 comments

Can academic philosophers work side by side with policymakers? Martha Nussbaum, a former Brown professor and the current Ernst Freund Distinguished Professor of Law and Ethics at the University of Chicago, not only knows they can but believes that such a collaboration creates opportunities for progress in many areas.

Professor Emeritus at the University of California, Santa Cruz Lisa Rofel ’75 delivered the fourth lecture of the East Asian Colloquium series in the Joukowsky Forum Thursday.

Alum talks Chinese-Italian fashion industry

April 5, 2019 0 comments

For the modern woman, silk garments are a rarity. “How many of you (women) have any silk clothing?” A smattering of hands responded. “One … two …three … four … not bad!”

Metro Roundup, Feb. 26

Metro Roundup, Feb. 26

February 26, 2019 0 comments

Providence-Warwick has highest per capita donut ratio in the nation The Providence-Warwick metro area has the highest doughnut per capita ratio of any metro area in the United States, according to a new ranking from BestPlaces. With 23.25 shops per 100,000 people, Providence-Warwick was closely followed by Worcester and the […]

Zach Hunsaker became a team captain as a sophomore, “which is actually unheard of,” said friend and teammate Travis Fuller ’19.

Basketball star shares unique path to Brown

February 22, 2019 0 comments

It took approximately five seconds, 15 steps and one perfectly timed floater for Zach Hunsaker ’20 to become something of a celebrity on College Hill.

Panelists discuss importance of social activism

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Panelists discuss importance of social activism

February 22, 2019 0 comments

“I think we need to hate injustice and love people,” said activist Heather Booth in an intergenerational conversation about the past, present and future of community-level social activism Thursday night.