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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 Event 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. During Winter 2022 and Fall 2022, each Fellow led a discussion about their work.

See the call for applications for the 2023 Anti-Racism Research & Community Impact Fellows under Funding Opportunities!


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.

October 27, 2022 | Academic & Community Collaborations: Perspectives from Latina Organizers. Featuring Dr. William Lopez.

November 18, 2022 | A discussion on the Stepping uP Against Racism and Xenophobia (SPARX) Project. Featuring Dr. Deborah Rivas-Drake.


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