Race is often treated like a reality rooted in biology. In this session we explore race as an idea created by societies. We ask: How was the idea of race created? What function did it serve? Is race understood the same everywhere? Professor Brian Lowery explores the origins of the concept of race and how it manifests itself in different parts of the world. He talks with Andrew Curran, an expert on Colonial Europe, and Sidney Chalhoub, an authority on race in Brazil.
How does tech affect us? How does it shape who we are?
With the bounds of AI and other technology being pushed further each day, what will our collective future look like?
Examine new ways to think about work in light of the changes prompted by the pandemic.
Examine the way race interacts with structures of power, and how systemic racism manifests itself in institutions and our daily lives.