Tim Wise on Beyond Diversity: Challenging Racism in an Age of Backlash; Thur, Sept. 22 · 7pm – 9pm @SpaldingUniversity

Thursday, September 22 · 7:00pm – 9:00pm

Spalding University Auditorium

824 South Forth Street

Louisville, Kentucky Join us as we welcome Tim Wise, a prominent anti-racist writer and educator, to a public lecture at Spalding University. Called “one of the most brilliant, articulate, and courageous critics of white privilege in the nation” by Michael Eric Dyson of Georgetown University, Wise has spoken in 49 states and to over 600 college audiences and community groups.

His critically-acclaimed memoir, White Like Me: Reflections on Race from a Privileged Son (2007), is taught at hundreds of colleges and high schools across the United States. His other books include Affirmative Action: Racial Preference in Black and White (2005); Speaking Treason Fluently; Anti-Racist Reflections from an Angry White Male (2008); Between Barack and a Hard Place: Racism and White Denial in the Age of Obama(2009); and Colorblind: The Rise of Post-Racial Politics and the Retreat from Racial Equity (forthcoming).   

http://www.timwise.org

Free for Spalding students, staff, and faculty with valid ID. A suggested donation of $10 for all others.

This event is organized by Spalding University’s Diversity Consciousness Action Group and is sponsored by Spalding’s School of Pscyhology, School of Social Work, School of Liberal Studies, School of Education, the University of Louisville Anne Braden Institute for Social Justice Research, and the Kentucky Psycological Association.

CEs will be available for social workers and psychologists. $30 for 2 hours.

Please contact Jennfer R. Jewell at jjewell@spalding.edu

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