RESI is dedicated to hosting colloquiums that feature experts across diverse disciplines from both industry and academia. These presentations offer an interdisciplinary look at race and ethnic research. Our colloquiums showcase works-in-progress, recently published books or research, and community projects. These talks serve as an opportunity for faculty, students, staff and community members to engage in conversation about a variety of issues. Each of RESI’s colloquium traditionally begins with an introduction of the presenter, followed by the guest speakers’ exposition of their work or project. Then, attendees can expect to participate in an informal exchange of ideas with the presenter.
RESI makes recordings of colloquiums available to the public after the presentation via Youtube. Recordings can also be found directly linked from the titles below.
Academic Year 2021-2022
Presenter: Dr. Stephanie Savell, Co-Director of the Costs of War Project at Brown University’s Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs.
Title: Racial Dimensions of US Post-9/11 Counterterrorism and the Conflict in Burkina Faso
Presenter: Dr. Apryl Williams, Department of Communication and Media | University of Michigan; Dr. Rahsaan Mahadeo, Department of Sociology and Anthropology | Providence College; Dr. Betty Marquez, Department of Sociology | Texas State University; Dr. Brittany Slatton, Department of Sociology | University of Kansas; Jalia Joseph (Ph.D. Candidate), Department of Sociology | Texas A&M University.
Title: Thinking Race Scholarship: Towards a Future of Race Scholarship
Presenter: Dr. Verna Keith, Department of Sociology | Texas A&M University; Dr. Rogelio Saenz, Department of Demography | University of Texas San Antonio; Dr. Joe Feagin, Department of Sociology | Texas A&M University, and Dr. Steve Garner, Department of Sociology | Texas A&M University
Title: Thinking Race Scholarship: Where Have We Been, Where do We Go?
Presenter: Dr. Eduardo Bonilla-Silva, Department of Sociology | Duke University; Dr. Vanessa Gonlin, Department of Sociology | University of Georgia
Title: 30th RESI Anniversary Keynote Address
Presenter: Dr. Lara Medina, Department of Chicana and Chicano Studies | California State University of Northridge
Title: Research on Day of our Lady of Guadalupe (Dia de Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe) and Day of the Dead (Dia de los Muertos)
Presenter: Dr. Allegra Midgette, Department of Psychology and Brain Science | Texas A&M University
Title: “Did you see that too?” Unpacking the Role of Reasoning About and Exposure to Microaggressions
Presenter: Dr. Andrea Roberts, Center for Housing and Urban Development | Texas A&M University
Title: Adaptive Liminality: Land Stewardship and Revitalization Lessons from the Freedom Colony Diaspora
Presenter: Dr. Isabel Araiza, Department of Sociology | Texas A&M Corpus Christi
Title: The Evolution of Juan Crow in Higher Education. From Lulac V Richard to the President
Presenter: Dr. Wanzer-Serrano, Department of Communication | Texas A&M University
Title: Emerging Hispanic Serving Institution and the Rhetorical Challenges of ‘Servingness’
Academic Year 2020-2021
Presenter: Dr.Hye-Kyung Kang, Department of Social Work | Seattle University
Title: Erasure and Exclusion: White supremacy, coloniality and anti-Asian racism
Presenter: Celeste Arredondo-Peterson, Texas Organizing Project and Texas 4 All Campaign -Houston; Dr. Marisol Cortez, Academic, Author and Activist; Dr. Deidra Davis, Department of Landscape Architecture and Urban Planning | Texas A&M University; Dr. Michelle Meyer, Department of Landscape and Urban Planning | Texas A&M University; Dr. Andrew Rumbach, Department of Landscape and Urban Planning | Texas A&M University; Dr. Shannon Van Zandt, Department of Landscape and Urban Planning | Texas A&M University; Dr. Siyu Yu, Department of Landscape and Urban Planning | Texas A&M University
Title: Iced Out: A Discussion on Winter Storm Uri (The Freeze), Racial Disparity, Place and Planning
Presenter: Dr. Lionel Kimble, Department of History | Chicago State University
Title: In Retrospect and Prospect: Monuments, Iconography and the Black Freedom Struggle
Presenter: Dr. Kayla Preito-Hodge, Department of Sociology, Anthropology, and Criminal Justice | Rutgers University
Title: Too Black for the Blues… Too Blue for the Blacks: An Exploration of Black Police officers in the Era of Black Lives Matter