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The Myth of Race

February 19, 2020 from 3:00 – 4:30 pm
Berkman Hall, Room 137

Are we too heavily invested in race? Do we define ourselves so much by race to let it go? Can we imagine ourselves without race?
CLASS Dean’s Diversity Council Speaker’s Series Presents


A presentation by Professor Peter Dunham

Dr. Dunham is an anthropologist and recipient of multiple major grants, including the National Geographic Society, who has spent decades investigating the native peoples and cultures of the Americas. Building on the insights gained in the course of his career, he shares one of the most important—the fact that there is no scientific validity to race and explore the wider implications.