Being biracial on segregated Long Island from Briana Smith on Vimeo.

 

BWTM (BaylorIC Worldwide Televsion & Media) Video Blog Page

Dr Zebulon Miletsky assistant professor of Africana Studies at Stony University, New York talks to BWTM  about his experiences and shares a wealth of knowledge on the topic of race.

Dr. Zebulon Vance Miletsky teaches African-American History at Stony Brook University where he is an Assistant Professor in both the Departments of Africana Studies and History. He is the author of numerous articles, essays and most recently a book chapter that appeared in the anthology “Obama and the Biracial Factor: The Battle for a New American Majority” which traces the contested meanings throughout history of terminology for multiracial people and the role that this historical legacy of “naming” plays into how President Obama is read as African American, but still asserts a strategic biracial identity through the use of language, symbols, and interactions with the media. Miletsky who is half-Jewish (white) and African-American/Afro-Caribbean, received his Ph.D. in African-American Studies with…

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An important series of workshops coming up in July at Monmouth University! Monmouth University is a private university located in West Long Branch, New Jersey.
Sessions include the following key questions:
Tuesday, July 18 at 9 a.m.

#Globalization: How have global markets evolved since 2012, and what are the most promising growth sectors in the short-to-intermediate term?
Thursday, July 20 at 1 p.m.

Islamic #Terrorism: Are big data analytics sufficient to the task of national security? How can machine intelligence pose both new solutions and new problems?
Thursday, July 27 at 9 a.m.

#Criminal #Justice: After 40 years of the War on Drugs, how can law enforcement professionals meet the challenges of a national opioid crisis without relying on mass incarceration?
Tuesday, August 1 at 1 p.m.

#Media #Literacy: Why has fake news emerged as a dominant paradigm in American media? How can communications professionals restore integrity, authority, and authenticity to social, cable, broadcast, and print media?

Organizing Committee
This is being run by Walter Greason, Dean of The Honors School at Monmouth University, Dr. Walter Greason’s research focuses on the comparative, economic analysis of slavery, industrialization, and suburbanization. His groundbreaking book, “Suburban Erasure: How the Suburbs Ended the Civil Rights Movement in New Jersey” (The Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group), won the Best Work of Non-Fiction award from the New New Jersey Studies Academic Alliance – NJSAA – NJSAA in 2014. More recently, the edited collection, The American Economy, completed with Melissa Ziobro and William Gorman in 2016) (Kendall Hunt Publishing Company Higher Education) shows the evolution of market strategies in both the public and private sectors between 1749 and 2013. This year, Dr. Greason was honored as an Institute Fellow by the National Endowment for the Humanities for his participation in the Space and Place in Africana studies initiative at Purdue University. He can be reached at: wgreason@monmouth.edu
For more information, please send email to thehonorseries@gmail.com
Register Now: “The Honors Series”
https://www.monmouth.edu/honors-series/
The #Honors #Series: #Crisis and #Resolution on a #Global #Scale

July 17 – August 1, 2017
#MonmouthUniversity

ellabaker

Challenging Incarceration & Envisioning Freedom

Thursday, April 13th @ 6:30 p.m.

West Room, Reid Castle; Manhattanville College

The Department of Sociology and Anthropology is hosting Ella Baker Day featuring activists, educators  and artists, on “Challenging Incarceration & Envisioning freedomon Thursday. April B at 6:)0 p.m. in the West Room of Reid Castle; Manhattanville College.

All events are free and open to the public,

Dr. Miletsky 2-13-17


To quote the NY TIMES, the Academy Award-nominated “I AM NOT YOUR NEGRO” is “One of the best movies you are likely to see this year.” Narrated by Samuel L. Jackson using Baldwin’s own words, the film recounts the relationship between Baldwin and three murdered icons of the civil rights era. Co-sponsored by the Africana Studies Department at Stony Brook University. Guest Speakers
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Dr. Zebulon Miletsky, Africana Studies Department & Author and Baldwin confidant, colleague and friend, Prof. Michael Thelwell, Department of African-American Studies, Umass-Amherst (Emeritus)


Co-sponsored by the Africana Studies Department at Stony Brook University 

Seasons Greetings.

You are cordially invited to the annual AFS Graduate Student Colloquium on Wednesday, December 7th at 1:00PM in the Richard B. Moore Library, SBS S224.

Come hear about AFS graduate student projects and celebrate the holidays.
Featuring: 
Angelique Lucien 

Shushank Chibber 

Lunch will be served. Please post/circulate.

Please join us for the AFS Graduate Student Colloquium scheduled for (Today)

Wednesday, May 4th 1PM in the Richard B. Moore Library, SBS S224.
Lunch from Eastern Pavilion will be served.