Dr. Carol Anderson at OSU to Discuss White Rage: The Unspoken Truth of Our Racial Divide

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02/08/2018 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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Carol AndersonDon't miss Dr. Carol Anderson speak on White Rage: The Unspoken Truth of Our Racial Divide on Thursday, February 8th at 7 p.m. in the Student Union Theater. Dr. Anderson is anWhite Rage jacket art extraordinary lecturer and this will be a powerful and timely event. The lecture is FREE and open to the public.

Dr. Carol Anderson is professor of African American Studies at Emory University. White Rage has received numerous awards and accolades, including National Book Critics Circle Award Winner, New York Times Bestseller, a New York Times Notable Book of the Year, a Washington Post Notable Nonfiction Book of the Year, a Boston Globe Best Book of 2016, and a Chicago Review of Books Best Nonfiction Book of 2016.

Dr. Anderson's research has garnered substantial fellowships from the American Council of Learned Societies, the Ford Foundation, National Humanities Center, Harvard University, and the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History.

She has also served on working groups dealing with race at Stanford’s Center for Applied Science and Behavioral Studies, the Aspen Institute, and the United Nations. In addition, based on the strength and accessibility of her research, the leadership at Amnesty International, USA, the American Civil Liberties Union, the Ford Foundation, and others have used Eyes Off the Prize to frame and examine their human rights work in the United States.

This has also led to sought after commentary in Foreign Policy, the Washington Post, and CNN.com that places contemporary issues dealing with race, human rights, and politics in a historical perspective. Her Washington Post op-ed, “White Rage,” was the most widely shared for the paper in 2014.

Professor Anderson was a member of the U.S. State Department’s Historical Advisory Committee and the Board of Directors of the Harry S. Truman Library Institute and the National Economic and Social Rights Initiative.

This lecture is part of OSU's African American History Month programming and is co-sponsored by the following:

OSU Office of Institutional Diversity 
OSU College of Business 
OSU College of Arts and Sciences 
OSU College of Education, Health, and Aviation 
OSU Library 
OSU Department of History
OSU Center for Africana Studies
OSU Department of Political Science 
OSU Gender and Women's Studies Program
OSU Department of Philosophy 
OSU Department of Sociology 
OSU Department of English 
OSU American Studies Program