All events are free and open to the public. The “Conversations on Race” series is sponsored by the College of Arts & Sciences and the Office of the President at Boston University.

Tue., Nov 1, 5 – 6:30 pm 
Racing to the Top: Black Voters and the 2016 Election
Featuring: Leah Wright Rigueur
, Assistant Professor of Public Policy, Malcolm Wiener Center for Social Policy, Harvard Kennedy School
Co-sponsored by the BU History Department and part of the “Conversations on Race” series. 

Wed., Nov 9, 5:30 pm 
The Legacies of Jim Crow: Race, Recognition, and the Making of the Modern University
Jonathan Holloway,
Edmund S. Morgan Professor of African American Studies, History, and American Studies , Yale University
Event Video Here

Mon. Dec. 5, 5 pm-6:30 pm
Black Lives Matter: From Conflict to Healing – a panel discussion
Keith Magee, Director, Social Justice Institute, Visiting Researcher, Elie Wiesel Center for Jewish Studies
Hank Knight, Director, Cohen Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies, Keene State College
Pamela Lightsey, Associate Dean, Boston University School of Theology
Simon Payaslian, Kenosian Chair in Modern Armenian History and Literature, Dept of History, Boston University
Desiré Hinkson, (CFA ’18), BU African American Studies Program minor
Event video here.

Tue., March 21, 6:00 PM 
Becoming Evil: How Ordinary People Commit Genocide and Mass Killing
Professor James Waller, Keene State College

Tue., March 28, 5:00 PM
Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America
WBUR Broadcast is here.
Professor Ibram Kendi
, University of Florida

Mon., April 24, 5:30 PM
Images of Africa and the History of Race in America
A panel discussion featuring Professor Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Harvard University with discussants, Professor Linda Heywood, Boston University and Professor John Thornton, Boston University.
Event video here.