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Race, Ethnicity and University Life: A Teach-In and Speak Out

November 18, 2015 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Given recent events at Yale and the University of Missouri, the Office of University Life will present a moderated conversation and open forum on Wednesday, November 18, 2015 from 5pm to 7pm at the Kraft Center.  Students, faculty, and administrators from across the university will address recent instances of racialized micro and macro aggression and engage a conversation about race, ethnicity, community and inclusion at higher education institutions around the country and at Columbia.

Speakers at the event include:


  • Alondra R. Nelson – Dean of Social Science, Professor of Sociology and Gender Studies, Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Columbia University
  • Hilda Y. Hutcherson – Senior Associate Dean for Diversity and Multicultural Affairs, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University
  • Melinda A. Aquino – Associate Dean, Multicultural Affairs, Columbia College, SEAS, Undergraduate Life, Columbia University
  • Roosevelt Montas – Director of the Center for the Core Curriculum and Associate Dean of Academic Affairs, Columbia University
  • Susan P. Sturm – George M. Jaffin Professor of Law and Social Responsibility, Columbia University School of Law
  • Desmond U. Patton – Assistant Professor, School of Social Work, Columbia University
  • Devon Wade – Doctoral Candidate, Sociology, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Columbia University

For complete information, visit universitylife.columbia.edu.


university life


November 18, 2015
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Kraft Center