Loyola University Maryland

The Karson Institute for Race, Peace & Social Justice

Upcoming Events

Racial Politics and American History: An Evening COMloquium with Jamelle Bouie

Jamelle BouieNew York Times columnist and political analyst for CBS News Jamelle Bouie will speak at the Black History Month COMloquium on Monday, February 15, 2021 at 7 p.m. The COMloquium, which is free and open to all, will be livestreamed.

Bouie will discuss Racial Politics and American History in a conversation moderated by Karsonya Wise Whitehead, Ph.D., founding director of the Karson Institute.

Coffee and Convo

Immediately following the moderated conversation, the Karson Institute will host a Coffee and Convo to discuss Mr. Bouie's ideas on racism, white supremacy, whiteness, and American history. Participants will be invited to brainstorm solutions via breakout rooms before rejoining the whole group to share plans on effecting change on our campus and beyond.

Additional Reading

This COMloquium is sponsored in part by the Cumming and Caulfield families.

Register for the COMloquium with Jamelle Bouie

Baltimore and The Black Butterfly: A Mid-Day COMloquium with Dr. Lawrence T. Brown

Dr. Lawrence T. BrownDr. Lawrence Brown, founder of The Black Butterfly Academy and the author of "The Black Butterfly: The Harmful Politics of Race and Space in America," will speak at the Karson Institute's Black History Month COMloquium Part II on Monday, February 22, 2021 at 12:00 p.m. The COMloquium, which is free and open to all, will be livestreamed.

Brown will discuss Baltimore and The Black Butterfly in a conversation moderated by Karsonya Wise Whitehead, Ph.D., founding director of the Karson Institute.

Coffee and Convo

Immediately following the moderated conversation, the Karson Institute will host a Coffee and Convo to discuss Dr. Brown's ideas on Baltimore; the impact of redlining in Baltimore; the politics of the Black Butterfly, and the White L; and, how we can move the city forward. Participants will be invited to brainstorm solutions via breakout rooms before rejoining the whole group to share plans on effecting change on our campus and beyond.

Additional Resources

Register for the COMloquium with Dr. Lawrence T. Brown

Previous Events

Recordings of previous events can be found on the COMloquium Series page.

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