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Robert M. Groves, Provost William M. Treanor, Executive Vice President and Dean of the Law Center, and Edward B. Healton, Executive Vice President for Health Sciences and Executive Dean of the School of Medicine, invite you to a public lecture as part of the ongoing lecture series of the Racial Justice Initiative.

The speaker for the event is Peniel E. Joseph, Ph.D., Professor of Public Affairs and Barbara Jordan Chair in Ethics and Political Values at Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs, University of Texas.

The lecture will be held at the ICC Auditorium and the reception to follow in the ICC Galleria.

Speaker Biography

Peniel Joseph holds a joint appointment at the LBJ School of Public Affairs and the History Department in the College of Liberal Arts at The University of Texas at Austin. He is the founding director of the LBJ School’s Center for the Study of Race and Democracy. His career focus has been on “Black Power Studies,” which encompasses interdisciplinary fields such as Africana studies, law and society, women’s and ethnic studies, and political science.


Funding provided by the Alfred W. Mellon Foundation. Accommodation requests related to a disability should be made to Tracey Frazier-Akparawa, Office Manager, Office of the Provost, 202-687-6400. A good faith effort will be made to fulfill requests.

Friday, September 21, 2018 at 3:00pm

ICC Auditorium
37th and O St., N.W., Washington

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