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2016 Conference Keynote Speaker: Peggy McIntosh

Peggy McIntosh, former associate director of the Wellesley Centers for Women, and the founder and now senior associate of the National SEED Project, will be the keynote speaker at our 2016 conference on transforming race conflicts. Dr. McIntosh is the author of the seminal 1989 article “White Privilege: Unpacking the Invisible Knapsack.” Dr. McIntosh directs the Gender, […]

Sensitivity Trainings for Racial Equity

CCS will host two sensitivity training sessions facilitated by Ms. Ericka Huggins, a human rights activist, poet, educator, former Black Panther member and political prisoner. During these FREE sessions Ericka will help us explore the intersections of identity, power and privilege on our campus and will guide us to be better allies for racial equity. For more information […]

Call for Proposals: Transforming Race Conflicts Conference 2016

CCS is very proud to announce our fifth Annual Conference: “Breaking Through Shades of Color: Transforming Race Relations and Conflict.” This year’s annual conference also marks five years since we began operations. Globally, racial tensions continue to be on the rise. After our very successful conference last year examining aspects of power and privilege in race conflicts, […]

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS

CCS invites you to submit articles for the annual Reflections magazine. The theme of this year’s magazine is race and conflict. CCS seeks to discuss race as more than color, but rather as the power, privilege, identities, and discrimination tied to shades of color and the role that this plays in conflicts around the world. […]

Peace Review – Special Issue on Race

Call for Submissions – Breaking Down the Shades of Color Under the guest editorship of Pushpa Iyer, associate professor at the Middlebury Institute of International Studies and director of the Center for Conflict Studies, a part of Peace Review: A Journal of Social Justice issue 28(4) will focus on exploring and understanding conflicts centered around race […]

2015 Race Conference – Registration is now open!

CCS is pleased to announce that registration is now open for the 2015 Conference: Breaking Down Shades of Color: Power, Privilege and Potential in Race Conflicts. The conference will take place November 5-7, 2015 at the Monterey Marriott and MIIS Campus (Samson Reading Room). Registration for the Keynote Address and Reception for students is $20, […]

Ericka Huggins – 2015 Race Conference Keynote Speaker

CCS is proud to announce that Ericka Huggins will be the keynote speaker at this year’s Race Conference. Ericka Huggins is a human rights activist, poet, and educator, as well as a former political prisoner and leader in the Black Panther Party. Upon release from prison in 1972, Ericka became writer and editor for the […]

Fourth Annual Conference on Race and Conflict

CCS is pleased to announce its fourth annual conference on the topic of Race and Conflict. The conference is titled “Breaking Down Shades of Color: Power, Privilege and Potential in Race Conflicts” and will be held in Monterey from November 5-7, 2015. This conference aims to highlight the sources, nature and growing incidence of race-based […]