Topic: conversation

Sonia Sotomayor talked about her experience as a first-generation college student. Students in the class of 2020 read her memoir, “My Beloved World,” prior to their first semester at Brown.

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Sotomayor discusses background, hardships

February 8, 2018 0 comments

It was one standing ovation after another as the campus welcomed U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor to speak in a conversation moderated by President Christina Paxson P’19 Wednesday afternoon.

David Roediger, professor at the University of Kansas, discussed his work  with Tricia Rose, professor of Africana studies and director of the CSREA.

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Roediger contextualizes whiteness in Trump era

February 6, 2018 0 comments

In a talk entitled “Whiteness in the Time of Trump,” David Roediger, professor of American studies at the University of Kansas, drew upon his work in what he calls “the critical study of whiteness” to shed light on why white working-class voters supported President Trump in the 2016 election Monday evening.

Former ambassador to China discusses career in foreign services

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Former ambassador to China discusses career in foreign services

October 31, 2017 0 comments

Immediately following his inauguration, President Trump dismissed all foreign diplomats appointed by the administration of former President Obama.