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(Virtual) 2020 Conway Lectures: "Race in the Middle Ages"

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Location: By Zoom

This year's lectures will be on the topic of race in the Middle Ages with speakers Sara Lipton (Stony Brook University), Cord J. Whitaker (Wellesley), and Suzanne Conklin Akbari (Institute for Advanced Study), and will be held, for the first time, virtually.

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(Virtual) 2020 Conway Lectures: "Race in the Middle Ages"

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Location: By Zoom

This year's lectures will be on the topic of race in the Middle Ages with speakers Sara Lipton (Stony Brook University), Cord J. Whitaker (Wellesley), and Suzanne Conklin Akbari (Institute for Advanced Study), and will be held, for the first time, virtually.

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Lecture: "Numbers Can Lie: When algorithms work perfectly but fail miserably"

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Location: Online

The famous saying, “numbers don’t lie,” might work when reporting the score of a football game, but even then, the numbers don’t tell the whole story.  Algorithms developed by data scientists have implications for not only who may obtain a...

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Reading as part of the Symposium and Lecture Series: "Literatures of Annihilation, Exile & Resistance"

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Location: Virtual Webinar

Featuring Sinan Antoon, Associate Professor of Arabic Literature at New York University, Poet, Novelist, Scholar, and Translator. Literatures of Annihilation, Exile & Resistance: An Interdisciplinary Approach to the Global Middle East and North Africa is a bi-annual symposium and lecture series that focuses...

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Lecture: "COVID Racial Data Tracking"

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Location: via Zoom

Building an Anti-Racist Vocabulary. Join the Klau Center for Civil and Human Rights as Rachel Lee, project manager for the Boston University Center for Antiracist Research’s Racial Data Tracker, explores the impact of race and ethnicity on COVID-19 prevalence and outcomes....

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Lecture: "Race in the Middle Ages" (Part of the Conway Lectures)

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Location: By Zoom

This year's lectures will be on the topic of race in the Middle Ages with speakers Sara Lipton (Stony Brook University), Cord J. Whitaker (Wellesley), and Suzanne Conklin Akbari (Institute for Advanced Study), and will be held, for the first time, virtually.

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Roundtable and Audience Q&A: "Race in the Middle Ages"

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Location: By Zoom

This year's lectures will be on the topic of race in the Middle Ages with speakers Suzanne Conklin Akbari (Institute for Advanced Study), Sara Lipton (Stony Brook University), and Cord J. Whitaker (Wellesley), and will be held, for the first time, virtually. This final portion of the event will...

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Panel Discussion Webinar / Sharon Yoon Book Launch: "The Cost of Belonging: An Ethnography of Mobility and Solidarity in Beijing's Koreatown"

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Location: Virtual panel discussion

Sharon Yoon and Alyssa Park will examine intra-Asian Korean migration in the context of their new books—Yoon’s The Cost of Belonging: An Ethnography of Solidarity and Mobility in Beijing's Koreatown (Oxford University Press, 2020) and Park’s…

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