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.
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 at 10:00am to 4:30pm
Howard H. Baker Jr. Center for Public Policy
1640 Cumberland Ave., Knoxville, TN 37996