Eve Dunbar associate professor, English and Africana studies, acting dean of the college, associate dean of the faculty, Vassar. Author, Black Regions of the Imagination: African American Writers Between the Nation and the World (Temple University Press, 2012). Author, “Dispatch From Academia: Equity in the Archives” (Colorlines.com, 2013). Thursday, March 13th, 4p colloquium*, 5:30p public talk. Room 8301. Co-sponsors: PhD Program in English, Africana Studies Group, Women of Color Network, Feminist Studies Group, CUNY Graduate Center.

Video of Dunbar’s talk: “This (Black) Woman’s Work: Uncovering Professional Inequity in the Archives, Re-Affirming Our Work in the Academy.”

Akemi Nishida PhD student, critical social/personality psychology, CUNY Graduate Center. Adjunct lecturer, disability studies program, CUNY School of Professional Studies. Member, CUNY Coalition for Students With Disabilities. Member, Disability Justice Collective. Thursday, March 27th, 3:30p public talk and discussion. Room 9205. Co-sponsors: Disability Studies Program, CUNY School of Professional Studies; Women of Color Network and Feminist Studies Group, CUNY Graduate Center.

Video of Nishida’s talk: “Publish or Perish: A Critique of the Neoliberal Academy From Disability Studies.”

Edwin Mayorga PhD student, urban education, CUNY Graduate Center. Principal investigator, Barrio Ed Project. Member, New York Collective of Radical Educators. Co-author, “Scholar-Activism: A Twice Told Tale” (Multicultural Perspectives, 2014). Wednesday, April 30th, 12:30 lunch, 1p public talk and discussion. Room 5409. Co-sponsors: PhD Program in Urban Education, Asociacion de Estudiantes Latinas/os y Latinoamericanas/os (AELLA), Women of Color Network, OpenCUNY, and #BarrioEdProject, CUNY Graduate Center; Movement of Rank and File Educators (MORE).

Video of Mayorga’s talk (starts at 33:30): “Pedagogies and Politics of Digital, Critical, and Participatory Action Research: Lecciones del #BarrioEdProj.”

Eve Tuck assistant professor, educational foundations, coordinator, Native American studies, SUNY-New Paltz. Author, Urban Youth and School Push-Out: Gateways, Get-aways, and the GED (Routledge, 2012). Co-editor, Youth Resistance Research and Theories of Change (Routledge, 2013). Wednesday, May 7, 12:30 lunch, 1p public talk and discussion. Room 5409. Co-sponsors: PhD Program in Urban Education and the Postcolonial Studies Group, CUNY Graduate Center.

Video of Tuck’s talk (starts at 44:40): “Decolonization and Social Science Research/ers.”

All venues are wheelchair accessible. For ASL, please email skennedy@gc.cuny.edu.