Miletsky, who identifies as half-Jewish and half-black, hosted a lecture called “Interracialism: Biracials Learning About African American Culture” to tackle the storied history of what it means to be African American and biracial, Wednesday evening in the Frank Melville Jr. Memorial Library’s Central Reading Room.
The Statesman livestreamed the event, which is currently posted on Facebook. Highlights from the conversation, edited for readability and clarity, are included below. A full transcript of the event is available here.
Stony Brook University freshmen and other outside guests filed their way into the Island Federal Credit Union Arena to listen to a Q&A between President Stanley and U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor on Tuesday.
Betsy DeVos, the United States Secretary of Education, has proposed changes to Title IX that would narrow the definition of sexual assault, making it more difficult for the accused to be held responsible in a 120-page leaked document.
The University Senate passed a resolution on Feb. 6 calling on Stony Brook University’s administration to adopt several policies aimed at protecting university community members who are undocumented immigrants.
Students, faculty and community members gathered Wednesday to hear Helmut Norpoth and five Stony Brook panelists talk about Norpoth’s presidential election primary model at the first Global Forum series.