Tim Wise: Anti-racist writer and education public lecture
From site: News & Events
Date: Wednesday, October 10th, 2012
Time: 8:00 pm
Location: Eaton Chapel
Sponsored by: Office of Intercultural Affairs: 608-363-2125
Contact: Cecil Youngblood
A public lecture by Tim Wise.
This event is free and open to the campus and community.
Tim Wise is among the most prominent anti-racist writers and educators in the United States, and has been called, “One of the most brilliant, articulate and courageous critics of white privilege in the nation,” by best-selling author and professor Michael Eric Dyson, of Georgetown University. Wise, who was named one of “25 Visionaries Who are Changing Your World,” by Utne Reader in 2010, has spoken in all 50 states of the U.S., on over 800 college and high school campuses, and to community groups across the nation. He has also lectured internationally in Canada and Bermuda on issues of comparative racism, race and education, racism and religion, and racism in the labor market.