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CANCELED - The Threat of Diversity

April 10, 2020
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM


509 Knox Hall

Event Type: 

The Threat of Diversity

April 20, 2020 | 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

509 Knox Hall

Panel 1: The Unbareable Whiteness of Publishing | 10:15 AM - 12 PM | Organizers and Presiders: Marie Myung-Ok Lee and Deborah Paradez

Panel 2: Group Threat, Anxiety, and the Rise of White Nationalism | 1:00 PM - 2:45 PM | Organizer and Presider: Jennifer Lee

Panel 1 Speakers:

Jennifer Baker: writer, editor, Minorities in Publishing podcast host

Cathy Park Hong: writer, professor, poetry editor, The New Republic

Ayesha Pande: agent, Ayesha Pande Literary

Maurice Carlos Ruffin: novelist, essayist

Panel 2 Speakers:

Maria Abascal, Columbia University

Maureen Craig, New York University

Karthick Ramakrishnan, University of California, Riverside

Sponsored by: The Center for the Study of Ethnicity and Race (CSER), the Institute for Social and Economic Research and Policy (ISERP),  Columbia Department of Sociology


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