PROVIDENCE, R.I. [Brown University] — Brown University will host a teach-in on the recent events in Ferguson, Mo., on Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014, at 5:30 p.m. in the Salmon Center for Teaching, De Ciccio Family Auditorium. The program will include brief remarks from a panel of faculty experts, followed by questions from the audience.
Sponsored by the Center for the Study of Race and Ethnicity in America, in collaboration with the A. Alfred Taubman Center for Public Policy and American Institutions and the Watson Institute for International Studies, this teach-in will address the events surrounding the shooting death of teenager Michael Brown in Ferguson. The teach-in strives to encourage campus dialogue by providing social and historical context for these events and considering the impact of portrayals and responses.
Further information is available online.
- Stefano Bloch, Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow, Urban Studies Program and Cogut Center for the Humanities;
- Anthony Bogues, director, Center for the Study of Slavery and Justice;
- Marcia Chatelain, assistant professor of history, Georgetown University;
- Richard Locke, director, Watson Institute for International Studies;
- James Morone, director, Taubman Center for Public Policy;
- Tricia Rose, director, Center for the Study of Race and Ethnicity in America
Ferguson Teach-In, a discussion of the recent events in Ferguson, Mo., including remarks by faculty experts, followed by a question and answer session for the audience
Salomon Center for Teaching, De Ciccio Family Auditorium
The College Green.
5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014