Perspectives: Legacies of Racism in American Culture
Presenters in the “Legacies of Racism in American Culture” series will give their perspectives on religion, immigration, supremacist thought, business and labor economics. Andrew Hippisley, dean, Fairmount College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, will host the series.
Presentations will be delivered at 3 p.m., Nov. 3, Nov. 17, Dec. 1 and Dec. 8 via Zoom. Login information will be the same for each talk.
The series includes:
Nov. 3 “The Bible and Race in American Christian Cultures,” by Rannfrid Lasine Thelle, associate professor of religion
Nov. 17 “Who Can Become an American? U.S. Immigration Policy, Racism, and Civil Rights Struggle in the 20th Century,” by Laila Ballout, assistant professor of history
Dec. 1 “‘Jim Crow’ in the Business World: The Birth, Growth, and Disappearance of Black-Owned Insurance Companies,” by Robert E. Weems, Jr., Willard W. Garvey Distinguished Professor of Business History
Dec. 8 “Labor Economies in the Forces of Insurrection,” by Chuck Koeber, associate professor of sociology