Symposium on Structural Violence in Philadelphia and Baltimore
The Bahá'í Chair for World Peace presents a Symposium on Structural Violence in Philadelphia and Baltimore with Dr. Jooyoung Lee and Dr. Joseph B. Richardson, Jr.
- Dr. Lee, Assistant Professor in the Department of Sociology at the University of Toronto, Canada will discuss "Beyond the White Tunnel: The Social Construction of Near Death in Black Philadelphia.”
- Dr. Richardson, Jr., Associate Professor in the African-American Studies Department and Director of the Violence Intervention Research Project at the University of Maryland, will examine "#FreddieGray: The Anatomy of Structural and Interpersonal Violence in Black Baltimore.”
For further information, please visit http://bahai.umd.edu/StructuralRacism11415.
Co-sponsored with Sociology Department’s Critical Race Initiative.