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Race + Gender and Invisibility in the STEM Fields. Stories of Action.
Wednesday, October 7, 2020 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Marc Anthony Neal, Professor of African & African American Studies and the founding director of the Center for Arts, Digital Culture and Entrepreneurship (CADCE) and Rochelle Newton, Senior Manager of IT at Duke Law. (Presented at Wednesdays at the Center Series - May 2017) Introductory remarks by: Douglass Coleman, Program Director. BOOST: Building Opportunities & Overtures in Science & Technology. Alicia Nicki Washington, Professor of the Practice of Computer Science. Renata Poulton Kamakura, Ph.D. student in Ecology. -- The John Hope Franklin Center (JHFC) and the Duke Center for International and Global Studies (DUCIGS) are launching the 2020/2021 Wednesdays at the Center (W@TC) series virtually. The W@TC series, the John Hope Franklin Center, and the international area study centers in DUCIGS have worked in the past to address issues of racism, inequality, and marginalization both globally and locally. This year, we will intensify our focus on anti-racism under the rubric: JHF | Global Anti-Racism (histories of action). If you require closed captioning to access the material in our event, please email Meredith Watkins (firstname.lastname@example.org).