EVENT: Martin Luther King Jr. and the Struggle Against Environmental Racism in the United States

Wednesday, January 20th from 6:00pm to 7:30pm in the Alumni Reading Room Led by Professor Carl Zimring, this Black Lives Matter at Pratt event will feature a talk on the deep links between race and sustainability; how to think about environmental racism and environmental justice in the broad scope of telling American history. The event… Continue reading EVENT: Martin Luther King Jr. and the Struggle Against Environmental Racism in the United States

EVENT: Supporting Student Well-Being: Talking about Social and Racial Justice

Monday, November 30, 12:30pm Pratt Brooklyn Campus, Alumni Reading Room Pratt's Social Practice Faculty will be hosting a listening session focused on the relationship between student well-being and racial justice at Pratt Institute. Student perspectives will inform a series of seminars planned for the spring. Pizza will be provided. RSVPs are preferred - click here to… Continue reading EVENT: Supporting Student Well-Being: Talking about Social and Racial Justice

EVENT: An Uncomfortable Conversation about Race in America Today

Tuesday, November 17, 12:30pm Pratt Brooklyn Campus, Location TBD Voice artist Fay Victor and historian/blogger Cisco Bradley will lead an interactive conversation about race and the new civil rights movement as they are manifest in the United States today. Discussions will cover a wide range of contemporary issues like police violence against people of color, white… Continue reading EVENT: An Uncomfortable Conversation about Race in America Today

EVENT: National Black Solidarity Day

Monday, November 2, 1:00pm to 2:00pm Pratt Brooklyn Campus, Cafeteria In honor of National Black Solidarity Day faculty, staff, alumni, and students hosted a reading of A Day of Absence: A Satirical Fantasy was written in 1965 by Douglas Turner Ward as political satire. This play was read at Brooklyn College in 1969 and inspired Black Solidarity… Continue reading EVENT: National Black Solidarity Day

EVENT: Antena, Language Justice Presentation

Wednesday, October 7, 12:30–1:30 PM Pratt Brooklyn Campus, Film/Video Building (550 Myrtle Avenue Brooklyn, NY) Antena is a language justice and literary experimentation collaborative founded by Jen Hofer and John Pluecker, both writers, artists, literary translators, book-makers, and activist interpreters. Focusing on building multilingual spaces, Antena has a wide array of inititatives that range from exhibiting and publishing… Continue reading EVENT: Antena, Language Justice Presentation