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Conversations on Race and Policing

A graphic illustrating surveillance.
November 29, 2022

“Policing’s Small Toolbox: Race and the Rise of Surveillance Policing,” presented by Matthew Guariglia, will take place at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 30, on Zoom. The program is free and open to the public.

 Ron Wilkins
November 14, 2022

“Struggling Against Police Terror: The Community Alert Patrol and Its Initiation of Strategies to Police the Police” will take place at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 16, on Zoom. The program is free and open to the public.

Science image
November 7, 2022

M. Chris Fabricant, author of “Junk Science and the American Criminal Justice System,” will discuss his book at the next Conversations on Race and Policing, set for 1 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 9, on Zoom.

Police officers at the U.S. Capitol at the end of the Jan. 6, 2021, insurrection. Photo: Tyler Merbler/Flickr/WikiMedia Commons
October 31, 2022

Michael German, a Fellow at the Brennan Center for Justice’s Liberty & National Security Program, and Arie Perliger, professor and director of security studies at the University of Massachusetts, Lowell, will engage in a conversation with Brian Levin, director of CSUSB’s Center for the Study of Hate and Extremism. The program is set for 1 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 2, on Zoom.

Police car light bar
October 21, 2022

David Pimentel, a professor of law at the University of Idaho’s College of Law, will present “Civil Forfeiture: How Is This Still a Thing?” at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 26. The program, free and open to the public, will take place on Zoom.

Police officers watch over visitors to the Forbidden City in Beijing, China.
October 14, 2022

The next Conversations on Race and Policing talk is "Policing China: Street Level Cops in the Shadow of Protest,” set for 1 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 19, on Zoom, and presented in partnership with the university’s Modern China Lecture Series.

Illustration of criminal justice.
October 10, 2022

Siobhan Brooks, professor of African-American Studies at Cal State Fullerton, and Cassandra Gonzalez, assistant professor in the Department of Criminal Justice and Criminology at Sam Houston State University, will lead the discussion at the next Conversations on Race and Policing, 1 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 12, on Zoom.

Police and Community illustration
September 30, 2022

Aaron Bekemeyer, a lecturer in modern U.S. history at Harvard University, will present “What Is Accountability?  A History of Philadelphia's Police Advisory Board,” at the next Conversations on Race and Policing on Oct. 5 on Zoom.

Postcard image, circa 1905, of the Sherman Institute (Sherman Indian School) in Riverside.
September 26, 2022

“Indian Boarding Schools: Assemblymember James Ramos in Conversation with Robert Levi Jr. and Dr. Daisy Ocampo,” is the title of the next program in the ongoing series. It will be presented at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 28, on Zoom.