VIRTUAL Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Lecture: Dorothy Roberts (University of Pennsylvania) – “Dr. King’s Message on Race, Science and Justice”

January 18, 2021
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Zoom conference (Virtual)

“Dr. King’s Message on Race, Science and Justice”

The 2021 Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Lecture is hosted by the Office of Diversity Programs.

This event is part of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemoration Week. It is free and is open to everyone. The conference will be virtual this year due to COVID-19 distancing restrictions. Registration is not required. This event will be recorded and available for later viewing.

Dorothy Roberts is the 14th Penn Integrates Knowledge Professor and George A. Weiss University Professor of Law & Sociology at the University of Pennsylvania, with joint appointments in the Departments of Africana Studies and Sociology and the Law School, where she is the inaugural Raymond Pace and Sadie Tanner Mossell Alexander Professor of Civil Rights. She is also the founding director of the Penn Program on Race, Science, and Society. An internationally recognized scholar, public intellectual and social justice advocate, she has written and lectured extensively on race, gender and class inequities in U.S. institutions and has been a leader in transforming public thinking and policy on reproductive freedom, child welfare and bioethics.

The Celebration lecture will take place at 4:00 p.m. CST via Zoom. Due to the change in platform, registration is not required to attend the lecture.

Join the webinar

Please note: A current Zoom account is not required to access the webinar. Before entering the webinar, you will be prompted to enter your name and a valid email address by Zoom. The information will be used for record keeping only and will not be viewable to anyone except the event coordinators.

For inquiries contact Liz Riggs.

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