Commencement Forum: Tricia Rose '93 PhD, "How Structural Racism Works"

IBES 130 (Carmichael Auditorium) - 85 Waterman Street, Providence, RI 02912

This presentation shares ideas from Professor Tricia Rose's on-going research project, which aims to make accessible to the public what structural racism is and how it works in society. The project examines the connections between policies and practices in housing, education and other key spheres of society to reveal the intersectional and compounding effects of systemic discrimination as a significant force in American society today. In addition to sharing the outline of the project, Rose will also share her experiences with student co-researchers and creative contributors to the project.

Reception to be held immediately following at CSREA, 96 Waterman Street.

Tricia Rose is the Director of the Center for the Study of Race and Ethnicity in America (CSREA) and Chancellor's Professor of Africana Studies at Brown University.

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