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Diversity Science Event: How Identity and Community Shape Minds and Drive Behavior


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When: Friday, April 28, 2017 at 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Where: Clark-Fox Forum, Hillman Hall (Danforth Campus)

Keynote:
"The Theory of Gendered Prejudice: A Social Dominance and Intersectional Perspective" 
Jim Sidanius (Harvard University)
 
Talks and Speakers:
 
"Flexible Social Cognition and Dehumanization
Lasana Harris (University College London)
 
"How those with Privileged Identities Respond to Growing Diversity"
Yuen Huo (University of California, Los Angeles) 
 
"The origins of prejudice: How to promote equality and fairness"
Melanie Killen (University of Maryland)
 
"Ethnocentric perceptual tuning and preferential weighting of physical features - An expert-based explanation for Cross-Race Effects.” 
Debbie Ma (California State University, Northridge)
 
"The Ecology of Ethnic/Racial Identity Development"
Moin Syed (University of Minnesota)
 
"On the denial of Black Americans’ humanity and pain" 
Sophie Trawalter (University of Virginia)
 
Reception to follow.
 
Sponsored by:
Department of Psychological & Brain Sciences and Office of the Provost. 


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