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Critical Race Symposium: New Perspectives on Research and Scholar-Activism

The Critical Race Collective (CRC) Community of Scholars, an interdisciplinary group of faculty who apply critical race theory to research, teaching, and activism, will host a symposium on critical race theory for faculty, staff, students, and the public. The symposium will feature cutting edge scholarship by UT faculty and students, a panel discussion on how to improve the campus racial climate, and a keynote address by Dr. Crystal Marie Fleming. Dr. Fleming is an Associate Professor of Sociology and Africana Studies and Associate Faculty in the Department of Women's, Gender & Sexuality Studies at SUNY Stony Brook University. Her presentation will feature themes from her recent best-belling book, How to Be Less Stupid About Race: On Racism, White Supremacy and the Racial Divide

Free but registration is required. Please RSVP.

Presented by the UT Critical Race Collective (CRC) Community of Scholars. Additional support from the UT Office of Research and Engagement; Office of the Provost; College of Arts and Sciences; Departments of Sociology, Psychology, Theory and Practice in Teacher Education, Higher Educational Leadership and Policy Studies, English, Religious Studies, Geography, and Political Science; Africana Studies Program; Global Studies Program, and UT Libraries.

Friday, April 5, 2019 at 10:00am to 4:30pm

Baker School of Public Policy and Public Affairs
1640 Cumberland Ave., Knoxville, TN 37996

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