"Race: Are we so different?" A conversation with Dr. Yolanda T. Moses and Dr. Lester P. Monts


Feb
08
2013

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  • Speaker: Dr. Yolanda T. Moses and Dr. Lester P. Monts
  • Host Department: Theme Semester
  • Date: 02/08/2013
  • Time: 07:00 PM - 08:30 PM

  • Location: Kahn Auditorium, Taubman Biomedical Science Research Building, 109 Zina Pitcher Place Ann Arbor, MI 48109

  • Description:

    This event celebrates the opening of the Race: Are we so different? exhibition at the Museum of Natural History from February 9 through May 27, 2013. Dr. Yolanda T. Moses, Professor of Anthropology and Special Assistant to the Chancellor for Excellence and Diversity at the University of California — Riverside, was president of the American Anthropological Association when the exhibition project began. She is co-author of the new book, Race: Are we so different?, and will sign copies following the event. She will converse about the exhibition, her new book, and related topics with Dr. Lester P. Monts, U-M Senior Vice Provost for Academic Affairs, Senior Counselor to the President for the Arts, Diversity and Undergraduate Affairs, and Arthur F. Thurnau Professor of Music. This event is the 2013 William R. Farrand Annual Endowed Lecture and is co-sponsored by the Author's Forum and the Department of Anthropology.

    The Author's Forum is a collaboration between the U-M Institute for the Humanities, University Library, Great Lakes Literary Arts Center, & Ann Arbor Book Festival.


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