VIRTUAL MLK Commemoration Week Keynote Lecture: Jonathan Metzl (Vanderbilt University) – “Dying of Whiteness: How the Politics of Racial Resentment is Killing America’s Heartland”

January 19, 2022
11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Zoom conference

“Dying of Whiteness: How the Politics of Racial Resentment is Killing America’s Heartland”


Hosted by the WUSM Office of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (ODEI)

Dr. Metzl is a Frederick B. Rentschler II Professor of Sociology and Psychiatry at Vanderbilt University, where he is also Director of the Center for Medicine, Health, and Society.  He will discuss his book ” Dying of Whiteness: How the Politics of Racial Resentment is Killing America’s  Heartland: followed by conversation with Dean Perlmutter.

**ODEI has copies of this book and will be offering book discussions leading up and after his keynote**

See a short excerpt from Dying of  Whiteness

Event information

For inquiries contact MedDEI@wustl.edu.