UC Davis Forum: “Our Nation’s Professoriate, Diversity and Racism” Thursday, November 29, 2018, 3pm
UC Davis Forum: “Our Nation’s Professoriate, Diversity and Racism”
Campus Location:Student Community Center
Location of Event:UC Davis Campus
Event Type:Forums, Discussions and Information Sessions
Presented by:Marybeth Gasman
Sponsored by:Office of the Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor, School of Education, Academic Affairs, Community and Regional Development Program, and Center for Regional Change

The UC Davis Forums on the Public University and the Social Good

Marybeth Gasman, professor of education, University of Pennsylvania, will speak on “Our Nation’s Professoriate, Diversity and Racism: The Five Truths We Don’t Want to Confront.” Drawing on a forthcoming book of hers titled We Don’t Want Them: Faculty Diversity in Academe, Gasman will argue that systemic racism permeates faculty hiring and diversity and will urge those in the academy to make changes that are necessary to bring about equity and opportunity.

The forum schedule:

  • Lecture — 3-4:30 p.m.
  • Reception — 4:30-5:30 p.m.
Please register here.

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