Dorothy E. Roberts - recently named Penn Integrates Knowledge Professor at the University of Pennsylvania will present “Fatal Invention: The New Biopolitics of Race” based on her latest book Fatal Invention: How Science, Politics, and Big Business Re-create Race in the Twenty-first Century.
An acclaimed scholar of race, gender, and the law, Roberts examines contemporary issues in health, bioethics, and social justice with a particular focus on how they affect the lives of women, children, and African-Americans. Synthesizing a range of disciplines, she sheds light on some of humanity’s most challenging issues to bring hope and awareness to underserved members our society.
Reception 4:30-5:30 p.m.
Lecture 5:30-6:30 p.m.