Race, Assimilation, and Repercussions of Colonization

Several guest speakers will be presenting in the 7th grade in the next few weeks as part of our studies on race, assimilation, and the repercussions of colonization today.

Monday, May 19; 9:15 and 10:45: Dorothy Roberts, George A. Weiss University Professor of Law and Sociology and the Raymond Pace and Sadie Tanner Mossell Alexander Professor of Civil Rights at the University of Pennsylvania; recent author of Fatal Invention: How Science, Politics, and Big Business Re-Create Race in the Twenty-first Century.

Tuesday, May 20, 10:30-12:00: Dovie Thomason, Lakota/Kiowa Apache storyteller and cultural educator. Most recently, Thomason is preparing to begin her time as the University of Manitoba Centre for Oral Culture and Creative Writing’s writer/storyteller-in-residence for January – March 2015.

Wednesday, May 28, 9:55-10:35: Witold Henisz, Deloitte & Touche Professor of Management in Honor of Russell E. Palmer, former Managing Director at The Wharton School of The University of Pennsylvania; recent author of Corporate Diplomacy: Building Reputations and Relationships with External Stakeholders.