Mary Texeira (sociology) discussed the return of the Conversations on Race and Policing series, and art and design faculty members Taylor Moon and Rob Ray will open exhibitions at RAFFMA later this week.
The series, which began in response to the murder of George Floyd by a Minneapolis police officer, begins the 2022-23 academic year with the screening of the PBS Frontline documentary, “Police on Trial,” followed by discussion. The conversation is set for 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 7.
Erwin Chemerinsky, dean of UC Berkeley’s School of Law will discuss his latest book, “Presumed Guilty: How the Supreme Court Empowered the Police and Subverted Civil Rights,” at the next Conversations on Race and Policing program at noon on April 27. The talk is free and open to the public on Zoom.
“Borderland Circuitry: Immigration Surveillance in the United States and Beyond,” will be presented by Ana Muñiz, assistant professor of criminology, law, and society at University of California, Irvine, at noon Wednesday, March 16, on Zoom.
Siobhan Brooks, professor of African American Studies at Cal State Fullerton, will discuss her recent book, “Everyday Violence against Black and Latinx LGBT Communities,” noon, Wednesday, March 2, on Zoom.
The night basketball leagues of the 1980s and ’90s, aimed at social intervention, risk reduction and crime prevention, will be the topic of the next Conversations on Race and Policing. Open and free to the public, the program will be presented at noon, Wednesday, March 2, on Zoom.
The Feb. 23 Conversations on Race and Policing, on Zoom, will feature Tony Gaskew, University of Pittsburgh professor of criminal justice and author of “Stop Trying to Fix Policing: Lessons Learned from the Front Lines of Black Liberation.”
“Mobilized by Injustice: Criminal Justice Contact, Political Participation, and Race,” presented by Hannah L. Walker of the University of Texas at Austin, will take place beginning at noon, Wednesday, Feb. 16, on Zoom.
The panel presentation, which will include mental health specialists and CSUSB faculty, will examine the intersection of mental health, policing and race, and will take place beginning at noon, Wednesday, Feb. 9, on Zoom.