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SESP Equity Book Club: A Conversation with Victor Ray

When: Thursday, March 30, 2023
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM Central

Where: Annenberg Hall, 303, 2120 Campus Drive, Evanston, IL 60208 map it

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student - Post Docs/Docs - Graduate Students

Cost: Free

Contact: School of Education and Social Policy  

Group: School of Education and Social Policy

Category: Lectures & Meetings, Academic, Social, Multicultural & Diversity


Associate professor and author Victor Ray will discuss his latest book On Critical Race Theory: Why It Matters & Why You Should Care during the first SESP Equity Book Club Series lecture of the 2022-23 academic year.

Ray, a Nonresident Fellow in Governance Studies at The Brookings Institution and the F. Wendell Miller Associate Professor in the Departments of Sociology and Criminology and African American Studies at the University of Iowa, will speak at 12:30 p.m. on March 30 in Annenberg Hall, 2120 Campus Drive, Room 303. Ray’s research applies critical race theory to classic sociological questions.

The SESP Equity Book Club Series began in 2019 and features speakers who have studied and written about justice or equity issues. Previous invited authors and books include Isabel Wilkerson (Caste); Bryan Brayboy (Carceral Colonialisms); Eve Ewing (Ghosts in the Schoolyard); Anthony Jack (The Privileged Poor); Bettina Love (We Want to Do More Than Survive); and Sally Nuamah (How Girls Achieve.)

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