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March 12, 2015

Dorothy Roberts

IRRPP Annual Bowman Lecture
Fatal Invention: Why The Politics of Race and Science Still Matters

When: March 12, 2015, Reception at 3:00pm, Event begins at 4:00pm
Where: Student Center East, 750 S. Halsted St, Room 302
Co-sponsors: Medical Education, Institute for the Humanities Health and Society Working Group, Gender & Women's Studies, Sociology, Biocultures, Racialized Body Cluster, African American Studies

About the Speaker
An acclaimed scholar of race, gender, and the law, Professor Dorothy Roberts is the fourteenth Penn Integrates Knowledge Professor, George A. Weiss University Professor, and the inaugural Raymond Pace and Sadie Tanner Mossell Alexander Professor of Civil Rights at University of Pennsylvania. She holds appointments in the Law School and Departments of Africana Studies and Sociology. Professor Roberts received her Doctor of Jurisprudence from Harvard Law School.


About the Bowman Lecture Series

This lecture was established to honor Phillip J. Bowman’s contributions to UIC during his tenure as Director of IRRPP and Professor of African American Studies. It features national scholars of race, ethnicity, and public policy who provide timely analysis of issues of critical importance to the field and to communities of color.


Click here to donate to the Phillip J. Bowman Honorary Fund, which supports this lecture series.