Events

Alondra has lectured extensively in the U.S. and abroad, including at the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, the Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, the BIOS Centre at the London School of Economics, the Ford Foundation, the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, the Brocher Foundation (Geneva), the NYU Abu Dhabi Institute, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Aspen Ideas Festival, the U.S. National Archives, the International Slavery Museum (Liverpool), the Bayerische Amerika-Akademie, and the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum.

    • January 28, 2017

      Kerry James Marshall: A Creative Convening

      Kerry James Marshall: A Creative Convening
      The Metropolitan Museum of Art
      Fifth Avenue
      The Grace Rainey Rogers Auditorium
      1:00 PM

    • February 01, 2017

      The Social Life of DNA at Columbia University School of Law

      Wednesday, February 1, 12:10 – 1:10 PM
      Columbia Law School
      435 W 116th Street
      Jerome Greene Hall, Room 105
      Hosted by the Black Law Students Association

    • February 02, 2017

      The Social Life of DNA at the American Museum of Natural History

      American Museum of Natural History
      Central Park West & 79th St
      1:00 PM

    • February 05, 2017

      The Social Life of DNA at NYU Abu Dhabi

      The Social Life of DNA at NYU Abu Dhabi
      6:30-8:00 PM
      NYU Abu Dhabi Conference Center

    • February 15, 2017

      In Conversation with Dalton Conley

      A discussion with Dalton Conley (The Genome Factor)
      and Alondra Nelson (The Social Life of DNA)
      Feburary 15th at 7:30 PM
      Book Culture
      536 West 112th Street

    • February 18, 2017

      37th Marion Thompson Wright Lecture Series

      The Paul Robeson Campus Center
      Rutgers University, Newark Campus
      350 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.
      Newark, New Jersey
      9:00 AM - 3:30 PM

    • February 23, 2017

      Mellon Sawyer Distinguished Lecture

      Tufts University
      Fung House
      48 Professors Row
      Medford, MA 02155

    • February 28, 2017

      The Social Life of DNA at Johns Hopkins University

      The Social Life of DNA at Johns Hopkins University

    • March 21, 2017

      The Social Life of DNA at Ohio State

      Distinguished Lecture
      Department of African American & African Studies
      Ohio State University
      Thompson Library, 11th Floor
      5:00 PM

    • March 30, 2017

      The Social Life of DNA at Brandeis University

    • April 04, 2017

      Race, Reparations and Reconciliation After the Genome: Alondra Nelson in Dialogue with Ruha Benjamin

      Moore Student Success Center
      Clary Theater
      190 N Ave NW, Atlanta, GA 30313
      3:00 - 5:00 PM

    • April 07, 2017

      The Social Life of DNA at Virginia Tech

      27th Annual Nicholas Mullins Lecture
      Virginia Tech
      3100 Torgersen Hall
      2:00 PM

    • April 19, 2017

      Berkman Memorial Lecture

      Not Just Fun and Games: The Sociopolitical and Medical Import of "Recreational" Genetics
      Alan Berkman Memorial Lecture
      Columbia University Epidemiology Grand Rounds

      Allan Rosenfield Building
      8th Floor Auditorium
      722 West 168th Street

      4:00 - 5:30 PM

    • April 20, 2017

      Citizenship on the Edge

      Democracy, Citizenship, and Constitutionalism Seminar
      University of Pennsylvania

    • April 26, 2017

      The Social Life of DNA at Mount Sinai

      Grand Rounds
      The Icahn School of Medicine at Mt Sinai

    • May 02, 2017

      11th Annual Eugene Litwak Lecture

      Litwak Lecture
      Department of Sociomedical Sciences
      Mailman School of Public Health
      Columbia Univesity
      4:00 PM

    • January 19, 2016

      The Social Life of DNA on the Marc Steiner Show

      The Marc Steiner Show
      WEAA
      11:00 AM

    • January 19, 2016

      The Social Life of DNA in Baltimore (with Nathaniel Comfort)

      WRITERS LIVE
      Enoch Pratt Free Library
      400 Cathedral Street
      Baltimore
      6:30 PM

    • February 02, 2016

      The Social Life of DNA at Duke

      COOK CENTER ON SOCIAL EQUITY
      Duke University
      Durham, NC
      1:00 PM

    • February 09, 2016

      The Social Life of DNA at the National Archives (with A'Lelia Bundles)

      NATIONAL ARCHIVES FOUNDATION
      William G. McGowan Theater
      Washington, DC
      12:00 PM

    • February 09, 2016

      TV ONE: New One Now with Roland Martin

      New One Now with Roland Martin
      7:30 AM

    • February 11, 2016

      Body and Soul at the Columbia University Medical Center

      Black History Month Lecture
      Columbia University Medical Center
      College of Physicians and Surgeons
      Hammer Health Science Bldg, LL204
      701 West 168th Street
      6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

    • February 12, 2016

      Inside City Hall

      Inside City Hall
      NY1
      7:00 PM

    • February 18, 2016

      The Promise and Challenge of Precision Medicine

      The Promise and Challenge of Precision Medicine: An Interdisciplinary Conversation
      Low Memorial Library, Columbia University
      6:00 PM

    • February 23, 2016

      The Social Life of DNA at UCONN

      AFRICANA STUDIES INSTITUTE
      University of Connecticut
      4:30 PM

    • February 29, 2016

      Book Launch @ IRWGS

      Book Launch @ IRWGS
      4:00 PM

    • March 03, 2016

      The Social Life of DNA at Penn

      PROGRAM ON RACE, SCIENCE & SOCIETY
      University of Pennsylvania
      208 South 37th Street | Stiteler Hall B26
      Stiteler Hall B26
      5:00 PM

    • March 07, 2016

      Virginia Kneeland Frantz Society for Women Forum

      Virginia Kneeland Frantz Society for Women Forum
      College of Physicians and Surgeons
      Columbia University Medical Center
      630 West 168 Street
      New York City
      4:30 PM

    • March 16, 2016

      Policy Lunch at The Raben Group

    • March 20, 2016

      Conversations with... Series

      Alondra Nelson in Conversation With Carla Shedd
      Annual Meeting of the Eastern Sociological Society
      The Boston Park Plaza Hotel, Arlington Room
      10:15 AM

       

    • March 28, 2016

      Intellectual Publics: In Conversation with Jacqueline Nassy Brown

      William Kelly Skylight Room
      CUNY Graduate Center
      6:30 PM

    • March 30, 2016

      The Social Life of DNA at USC

      19th ANNUAL ROBERT SMALLS LECTURE
      University of South Carolina
      Columbia, South Carolina
      7:00PM

    • April 07, 2016

      Dean's Distinguished Lecture Series | Harvard Chan School

      Lecture: The Social Life of DNA
      4:00 PM
      Followed by a reception and book-signing
       

    • April 08, 2016

      Book Party at the Organization of American Historians

      ALONDRA NELSON, JEANNE THEOHARIS AND PREMILLA NADASEN

      Gracie's
      Providence, RI
      6:00 PM

    • April 08, 2016

      The Social Life of DNA at the Harvard Chan School

      KEYNOTE: RESPONSES TO STATE SPONSORED COLLECTIVE INJUSTICE
      Harvard FXB Center for Health and Human Rights
      Thompson Room, Barker Center, Harvard University
      Cambridge, MA
      9:45 AM

    • April 13, 2016

      Alice S. and Peter H. Rossi Lecture

      COLLEGE OF SOCIAL AND BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES
      University of Massacusetts at Amherst
      Amherst Room, Campus Center
      11:30 AM

    • April 18, 2016

      Inauguration of Mary Schmidt-Campbell, PhD, 10th President of Spelman College

      NASA Auditorium
      Spelman College
      350 Spelman Lane
      Atlanta
      6 PM

    • May 03, 2016

      What Black Panthers and Root-Seekers Can Tell us About Race, Medicine, and Justice

      USCF School of Medicine
      5 PM

    • May 04, 2016

      Not Just Fun and Games: The Sociopolitical Import of “Recreational” Genetics

      CULPEPER SEMINAR
      Department of Anthropology, History and Social Medicine
      UCSF School of Medicine
      3333 California Street, Laurel Heights 474
      3:30 PM

    • May 17, 2016

      "'Your Name Is Your Shield': How People Today Are Finding Their Roots”

      The White House
      ROOTS Screening and Discussion: Exploring Our Past, Looking To the Future
      South Court Auditorium
      12:45 PM

    • May 19, 2016

      The Social Life of DNA at Oakton Library

      Oakton Public Library
      10304 Lynnhaven Place
      Fairfax, Virginia
      7:00 PM

    • May 21, 2016

      Commemerating the 25th Anniversary of the New York African Burial Ground Project

      Institute for Historical Biology
      College of William and Mary
      Williamsburg, VA
      May 21-23, 2016

    • May 23, 2016

      YWCA Girls Symposium: Women of Influence

      YWCA Potential to Power Girls Symposium: Women of Influence
      Bridging Minds, Building Movements
      Microsoft NYC

    • June 02, 2016

      Authors @ The Library

      Author @ The Library
      Mid-Manhattan Library
      455 5th Avenue at 40th Street
      6:30 PM

    • June 09, 2016

      The Social Life of DNA at GENSPACE

      GENSPACE
      33 Flatbush Avenue, 7th Floor
      Brooklyn, NY 11217              
      7:00 PM

    • June 17, 2016

      Keynote Lecture at International Association of Bioethics

      IAB 2016
      EICC | The Exchange Edinburgh
      EH3 8EE
      Scotland

    • June 23, 2016

      Biodesign Challenge Summit 2016

      The Modern Museum of Art (MoMA)
      The Celeste Bartos Theater
      4 West 54th Street
      New York, NY 10019

    • July 07, 2016

      AI NOW: The Social and Economic Implications of Artificial Intelligence Technologies in the Near-Term

      AI NOW: The Social and Economic Implications of Artificial Intelligence Technologies in the Near-Term
      Sponored by The White House and New York University’s Information Law Institute
      New York University | Skirball Center for Performing Arts
      566 LaGuardia Place, New York, NY
      5:30 PM

    • July 12, 2016

      National Academy of Sciences and National Academy of Medicine

      National Academy of Sciences and National Academy of Medicine
      Committee on Human Gene Editing: Scientific, Medical and Ethical Considerations

      Race and Genetics in US History
      9:00 AM
      * Register here to watch the webcast

    • August 21, 2016

      Rethinking the Black Power Movement

      American Sociological Association
      Seattle, Washington
      10:30 AM - 12:10 PM

    • September 10, 2016

      The Social Life of DNA: A Book Talk and Discussion with the Author

      Kennedy Center
      34 W. 134th Street
      New York, NY
      1:00 PM

    • September 22, 2016

      Harvard History of Science Colloqium

      History of Science Colloquium
      1 Oxford Street
      Science Center 469
      Cambridge, MA

    • September 27, 2016

      The Social Life of DNA at the University of New Hampshire

      Center for the Humanites
      University of New Hampshire
      1:00 PM

    • September 28, 2016

      The Social Life of DNA at City College of New York

      Reconciliation Projects: The Uses of DNA and Ancestry in Black Political Culture
      4:00 PM

    • October 03, 2016

      The Social Life of DNA at the Stevens Institute of Technology

      Science and Technology Studies Speaker Series
      Richardson Room
      Hoboken, NJ
      4:00 PM

    • October 04, 2016

      In Conversation with Sarah Schulman

      On conflict, reconciliation and repair in community
      New York University
      20 Cooper Square

      6:00 PM

    • October 07, 2016

      State-of-the-Field Roundtable on the 50th Anniversary of the Black Panther Party

      Roundtable on the 50th Anniversary of the Black Panther Party
      Meeting of the Association for the Study of African American Life & History
      Richmond Marriott, Salon B
      Richmond, VA
      2:00 - 3:50PM

    • October 21, 2016

      AMENDING AMERICA: WOMEN’S RIGHTS AND GENDER EQUALITY

      AMENDING AMERICA:
      National Conversation on Women’s Rights & Gender Equality
      National Archives and Records Administration
      Alexander Hamilton U.S. Custom House
      New York, NY

      9:30 AM

    • October 26, 2016

      Day of Common Learning: The Social Life of DNA

      Tracing Our Roots, Telling Our Stories
      Seattle Pacific University
      12:00 PM

    • November 09, 2016

      The African Burial Ground and Beyond

      Lapidus Center for the Historical Analysis of Transatlantic Slavery
      Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture
      6:30 PM

    • November 10, 2016

      The Social Life of DNA: A Book Talk and Discussion with the Author

      The Pratt Institute
      200 Willoughby Ave
      Brooklyn, NY 11205
      5:00 PM

    • November 16, 2016

      In Conversation with Claudia Rankine

      Brooklyn Historical Society
      6:30 PM

    • November 17, 2016

      Annual Meeting of the American Anthropological Association

      American Anthropological Association
      Race in Postgenomic Times
      Minneapolis Convention Center
      4:00 - 5:45 PM

    • December 09, 2016

      CUNY Graduate Center Sociology Colloquium

      CUNY Graduate Center
      365 Fifth Avenue
      3:00 PM

    • December 13, 2016

      The Social Life of DNA at the New York Genome Center

      ARE YOU YOUR GENOME? EXPLORING IDENTITY THROUGH THE LENS OF DNA
      New York Genome Center
      101 6th Avenue
      New York, NY 10013
      6:00 - 8:30 PM