The RITM Lunch Series is a chance for our Faculty Fellows to share work-in-progress with members of the RITM community.

Below is the schedule for the 2019-20 lunch series.


*All talks occur from 12-1pm in 35 Broadway, Room 215. Lunch will be served*

October 7, 2019

Where Are We Going (And Why)?

Hazel Carby, Charles C. and Dorothea S. Dilley Professor Emerita of African American Studies


October 28, 2019

Who’s on the Bench: Racial Diversity among Judges and Criminal Sentencing

Allison Harris, Assistant Professor of Political Science


November 11, 2019

The Bookshop of Black Queer Diaspora

Roderick Ferguson, Professor of Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies


January 27, 2020

Egyptian Musk and Bean Pies: Building Black Muslim Political Economies in New York City

Rasul Miller, Postdoctoral Fellow in the Racialization of Islam


February 3, 2020

Becoming Black 'in the Wake': The Racial Politics of Border Control between Africa and Europe

Leslie Gross-Wyrtzen, Ethnicity, Race, and Migration Graduate Affiliate


February 24, 2020

Black Strategic Mothering and the "School Choice" Market-Place

Riché Barnes, Dean of Pierson College


April 6, 2020

Tribalography and History in the Plays of Mary Kathryn Nagle

Laurie Arnold, Frederick W. Beinecke Senior Research Scholar; Associate Professor of History & Director of Native American Studies, Gonzaga University