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WISIR Faculty Participate in Debate Discussions with KUOW and UW Alumni Association

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Prof. Megan Ming Francis and Prof. Chris Parker participated in pre-debate discussions before the 1st Presidential debate and the VP presidential debate. These events were co-sponsored by KUOW and the…

Public Lecture by Megan Francis – October 21st, 6:30pm

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 Public Lecture: “Protests for the Soul of the Nation: COVID-19, Black Lives Matter, and Election 2020" Date: October 21st at 6:30pm Professor Megan Ming Francis, Associate Professor of Political Science…

WISIR Webinar “Social Movements & Racial Justice” October 7th at 11AM

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Please join us on Wednesday 10/7 at 11:00am via Zoom for a great discussion! Social Movements & Racial Justice Panelists: Daniel Gillion (University of Pennsylvania), Juliet Hooker (Brown University), and…

Histories of Racial Capitalism: Empire, Policing, & Resistance

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The Sawyer Seminar on Capitalism and Comparative Racialization is a yearlong program of lectures and discussion groups designed to bring scholars together to explore the relationship between race and capitalism…

Trevor Logan — Wednesday, October 17th, 11:30-1pm

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Invited Lecture: “Whitelashing, Black Politicians, Taxes, and Violence" Professor Trevon Logan, Distinguished Professor of Economics, The Ohio State University Location: Olson Room in Gowen Hall (Gowen 1A, ground floor)

Charles Mills to Lecture On Liberalism and Racial Justice

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Charles W Mills, professor of philosophy at the CUNY graduate school, will deliver the next lecture in the Sawyer Seminar series on Capitalism and Comparative Racialization. Dr. Mill's lecture, “Liberalism and…