Carnegie Mellon University

Upcoming Events

Friday, February 9, 2018

“Civil War in the Borderlands: Reflections on War and African Americans in the Southwest” 
Andrew Masich, President & CEO, Senator John Heinz History Center
Steinberg Auditorium, Baker Hall A53
4:30pm - Reception
5:00pm - Lecture and Discussion


Friday, April 6, 2018
CAUSE Postdoctoral Fellow Lecture 
“A Nation Divided: The High Cost of Tacit Racism in Everyday Life” 
Waverly Duck, CAUSE Postdoctoral Fellow 2017-18
Anne W. Rawls, Professor of Sociology, Bentley University


Previous Events

Friday, September 22, 2017

CAUSE Annual Fall Reception & Opening Lecture
Singleton Room, Roberts Hall, Carnegie Mellon University
Edward Baptist, Professor of History, Cornell University
Author, The Half Has Never Been Told: Slavery and the Making of American Capitalism. Winner of the 2015 Hillman Prize for Book Journalism

In collaboration with Requiem for Rice Project.


Friday, November 3, 2017
Panel event: "Black Women, Convict Labor, and the Carceral State: Chained in Silence and No Mercy Here"

Sarah Haley, Assistant Professor of Gender Studies and African American Studies, UCLA 
Talitha LeFlouria, Lisa Smith Discovery Associate Professor, African and African-American Studies, University of Virginia 
Chair: Kevin Mumford, Professor of History, University of Illinois