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"Will Race Always Matter?" Presented by: Dr. Larry Davis

The American Experience Distinguished Lecture Series

Dr. Larry Davis, Dean Emeritus of the School of Social Work and Founding Director of the School of Race and Social Problems 

Dr. Davis is a widely acclaimed author and speaker, who has addressed audiences throughout the country. In his most recent book, Why Are They Angry With Us? Essays on Race, he says, "Race is what I always have thought most about. In fact, I have been thinking about race as long as I can remember thinking about anything."

Dr. Davis earned his Ph.D. in Social Work and Psychology from the University of Michigan. He was recruited to Pitt from Washington University in St. Louis, where he held the E. Desmond Lee Professorship. Among many other honors, he is the only person in history to have received lifetime achievement awards from both the Council on Social Work Education and the Society for Social Work and Research.

TICKET NOTE:  The capacity to attend this lecture via ZOOM has been exceeded.  If you have not already registered, you may attend this live-stream using this YouTube link.  Thank you.

This lecture is sponsored by the Dick Thornburgh Forum for Law & Public Policy and the University Honors College and is co-sponsored by the Institute of Politics,  the School of Social Work and the Center on Race and Social Problems at the University of Pittsburgh.

Closed captioning will be available as an option on your screen.

Tuesday, September 22 at 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Virtual Event

"Will Race Always Matter?" Presented by: Dr. Larry Davis

The American Experience Distinguished Lecture Series

Dr. Larry Davis, Dean Emeritus of the School of Social Work and Founding Director of the School of Race and Social Problems 

Dr. Davis is a widely acclaimed author and speaker, who has addressed audiences throughout the country. In his most recent book, Why Are They Angry With Us? Essays on Race, he says, "Race is what I always have thought most about. In fact, I have been thinking about race as long as I can remember thinking about anything."

Dr. Davis earned his Ph.D. in Social Work and Psychology from the University of Michigan. He was recruited to Pitt from Washington University in St. Louis, where he held the E. Desmond Lee Professorship. Among many other honors, he is the only person in history to have received lifetime achievement awards from both the Council on Social Work Education and the Society for Social Work and Research.

TICKET NOTE:  The capacity to attend this lecture via ZOOM has been exceeded.  If you have not already registered, you may attend this live-stream using this YouTube link.  Thank you.

This lecture is sponsored by the Dick Thornburgh Forum for Law & Public Policy and the University Honors College and is co-sponsored by the Institute of Politics,  the School of Social Work and the Center on Race and Social Problems at the University of Pittsburgh.

Closed captioning will be available as an option on your screen.

Tuesday, September 22 at 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

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