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Events, Seminars, and Symposia

The Anti-Racism Collaborative will offer a variety of seminars, symposia, and panels for the University of Michigan community (faculty, students, staff, and other U-M affiliated communities) focused on multidisciplinary topics around racism, racial equity, and racial justice research. These activities reflect an intersectional anti-racism framework. That is, advancing anti-racism is inextricable from efforts to dismantle sexism, classism, ableism, transphobia, and homophobia, as these structures serve to reinforce and maintain white supremacy and its attendant systems of hierarchies of social groups defined as “normal,” “normative,” or “superior.”

These activities are developed in collaboration with our U-M research community and Diversity Scholars Network. We encourage U-M community members to connect with us to suggest and collaborate with us on future activities and events.

Research & Community Impact Fellows — 2022 Series

The Research & Community Impact Fellows are U-M faculty who have been recognized for their skills and competencies to meaningfully partner with communities throughout the research cycle and for their scholarly impact towards more equitable communities and society. Beginning in Winter 2022, each Fellow will lead a discussion about their work. Event details will be updated on this page as it becomes available. 


March 22, 2022 | Engaging Religious Audiences for Social Change. Featuring Dr. Melissa Borja.

April 1, May 6, & June 10, 2022 | COVID-19 Reflections: A Series on Race, Health & Economic Justice. Featuring Dr. Celeste Watkins-Hayes.

April 13, 2022 | Between the Carceral University and Police-Free Futures. Featuring Dr. Charles H.F. Davis III.

Fall 2022 | Event featuring Dr. Deborah Rivas-Drake.

Fall 2022 | Event featuring Dr. William Lopez.


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