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New Book on Black Europe by Stephen Small, CRSC Faculty Affiliate

February 1, 2018

20 Questions and Answers on Black Europe (Amrit Publishers, 2018) is the latest book by Stephen Small, Professor of African American Studies at UCB and faculty affiliate of CRSC.  The book offers an in-depth analysis of Black Europe and the experiences of Black people in Europe, including questions about gender and demography; history and the legacies of slavery, colonialism and imperialism; the politics of racism; economics; the legal system, and more. He will be speaking about the book on Thursday, Feb 08, 2018  from 5:30 - 7:00 pm in the Ethnic Studies Library.

Welcoming Veterans Without Stifling Debate

January 4, 2018

CRSC Visiting Scholar Ellen Moore was interviewed by the Chronicle of Higher Education about her new book, Grateful Nation: Student Veterans and the Rise of the Military-Friendly Campus (Duke University Press, 2017). Dr. Moore will be speaking about her book at an ISSI event on Thursday, March 8, at 4pm.  

 

 

Bilingual and socio-emotional development in dual language learners

January 4, 2018

Congratulations to Qing Zhou, who is Associate Professor of Psychology, UCB, and an affiliate of ISSI’s Center for Research on Social Change, on her $3million grant from NIH. Zhou and fellow PI Yuuko Uchikoshi will be expanding their ground-breaking research on early childhood, focusing on bilingual children who grow up in Spanish-speaking and Cantonese-speaking families.

New book on Immigration Activism by Latinos

August 17, 2017

Chris Zepeda-Millán, Faculty Chair of ISSI’s Center for Research on Social Change and Assistant Professor of Ethnic Studies has a new book out. Latino Mass Mobilization: Immigration, Racialization, and Activism (Cambridge University Press 2017) is an analysis of the civil rights demonstrations of 2006, their background and consequences.

Accolades for Tianna Paschel

July 21, 2017

Tianna Paschel, Assistant Professor of African American Studies and ISSI affiliated faculty member, received three awards for her new book, Becoming Black Political Subjects: Society of the Study of Social Problems (SSSP) Global Division Book Award, Gordon Hirabayashi Book Award of Human Rights Section of the American Sociological Association (ASA), and Law and Society Association (LSA) Herbert Jacob Book Award.

New Project on School Discipline and Teacher Racial Bias

July 21, 2017

Jason Okonofua, Assistant Professor of Psychology and CRSC-affiliated faculty member, received a grant from the Tides Foundation and Google to “launch an online intervention for more than 100 U.S. school teachers to motivate them to check their biases against African American students before meting out punishment. His approach is the first of its kind.”

The Deep Story of Trump’s America

May 21, 2017

The San Francisco Chronicle featured CRSC affiliated faculty member Arlie Hochschild’s new book, “Strangers in Their Own Land: Anger and Mourning on the American Right.” The book is based on five years of research in right-wing rural Louisiana, where she found that residents feel betrayed by the country’s elites.

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