Race

Ludwig van Beethoven
“[ Kira Thurman ] says she can’t speak to the question of Beethoven’s race. However, she suggested that those who focused on whether or not the composer was black are missing an important part of the picture: the number of black composers, including [George]...
João Biehl and Adriana Petryna , former Visitors in the School of Social Science, and Arcadio Diaz-Quinones will discuss Unfinished: The Anthropology of Becoming at 6:00 p.m. on March 28 at Labyrinth Books . The book is a field-changing collection,...
In the West, when non-white men are implicated in cases of sexual harassment and violence, the debate inevitably is much less about the nature of gender-based violence and its systemic presence in our societies, and much more about the "evidence" these cases provide for claims...
The Times Literary Supplement 's Patricia Williams explores the suppression of black women and girls in America, referring to the work of Shatema Threadcraft , Member in the School of Social Science, in an explanation of the ways in which enduring cultural norms and...