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VIRTUAL: In Conversation: Ibram X. Kendi

Please join the Yale Alumni Association and Belonging at Yale on Wednesday, December 2 at from 5:00 to 6:00 p.m. for a discussion with Ibram X. Kendi, National Book Award-winning author, historian, and speaker. Dr. Kendi and Yale professor Matthew Frye Jacobson will discuss Dr. Kendi’s bestselling book “How To Be An Antiracist” and his thoughts about reorienting America on the urgent issues of race, justice, and equality.

Episode Premiere: HBO's Between the World and Me Podcast

STEP 1 OF 3: Watch the HBO premiere of Between the World and Me on HBO or HBO MAX | November 21, 8 pm

STEP 2 OF 3: View a panel discussion around Between the World and Me on HBO or HBO MAX | Date & Time TBA

STEP 3 OF 3: Listen to HBO’s Between the World and Me Podcast available online | November 23-December 14

Note: Yale students and staff may access HBO at no cost through XFINITY On Campus.

VIRTUAL: The Sojourner Project / South Africa • Frequencies of Blackness: A Listening Session

At a moment of transnational racial reckoning, this listening session explores black frequency as a site of possibility. It engages black frequency in multiple forms: as a sonic space that ranges from silence to deafening, dissonant noise; as a register of ecstatic rapture and spirituality; as a temporal feedback loop of memory, repetition, and renewal; as a dynamic relation of call and response, or chorus and verse; as a haptic and kinetic space of contact and connection across the African continent and its various diasporas.

VIRTUAL: Exhibiting Africa: Anthropology, Museums, and the Myths of "Decolonizing"

As museums reimagine how anthropology interprets Africa and “Blackness,” they are wrestling with both the residues of historical race science and the realities of anti-Black racism in America today. For anthropologists working in museums this “decolonizing the museum” approach means balancing anthropology as a science against pseudoscientific notions of Africa and “Blackness” that museums and anthropology helped to visually codify in the popular imagination.

Mejorando La Raza? (Bettering the Race?): Anti-Blackness, LatinX, & the Journey to Decolonize our Mindset

Continuing this year’s ¡Fiesta Latina! programming and curated in partnership with Colectivo Bambula, this panel will bring together Latinx professionals across the diaspora working to challenge anti-Blackness in Latinx culture, highlighting the dynamic work of organizers, educators, artists, and freedom fighters.

VIRTUAL: Commemorating ADA 30: In Conversation with Judy Heumann and Tony Coelho

Join the Yale community for this special livestream event to commemorate the 30th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) with two iconic national disability rights leaders who were instrumental in the passage of this historic bill. A lifelong disability rights advocate, Judith E. Heumann has served in the Clinton and Obama administrations, the nonprofit sector, and at the World Bank and State Department to promote the mainstreaming of disability rights domestically and abroad—she was recently featured in the Netflix documentary, Crip Camp.

VIRTUAL: What Comes Next: Environmental Justice After the Election

Please join the Yale Environmental Dialogue for an online panel discussion with leading environmental justice scholars and practitioners on what the result of the election means for the future of the environmental justice movement. The panel will be held on Zoom on Monday, November 9, 2020, from 6:00-7:00 PM ET. Please register at

(Call for Entries) off the grid: projects for the moment

Since the onset of the global pandemic, every day has meant adapting, resisting, reflecting, re-energizing and re-imagining with our hopes, fears and dreams in stride. As we look to 2021, we collectively navigate the iterations of our present moment more intentionally than ever before. With the theme of navigation in mind, the Yale Schwarzman Center invites undergraduate, graduate and professional school students to share creative responses to the following questions:
· How are you navigating space, change and truth in an ambiguous and fluid time?

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