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Critical Race Theory: Origins and Scholarship

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The League of Women Voters of Piedmont presents:

Critical Race Theory: Origins and Scholarship

Dr. Ingrid Banks, Chair of the Black Studies Department at University of California Santa Barbara, will speak on the topic of Critical Race Theory. In preparation for this discussion, please read the three short excerpts below. This event is co-sponsored by the Piedmont Anti-Racism and Diversity Committee (PADC).

When:  Friday, December 3, 2021 at 4pm
Where:  Zoom and YouTube (register for free to receive the Zoom link)

This program will be recorded. You can watch it live or at a later date on our YouTube channel. The second half of the program will be a moderated Q&A session with questions from Zoom participants and YouTube livestream viewers. You will not see the event posted ahead of time on YouTube. It will appear once the program starts at 4pm on December 3rd. 

More about our guest speaker:

Ingrid Banks (square)
Ingrid Banks is Associate Professor of Black Studies and Chair of the Department of Black Studies at the University of California Santa Barbara. She received her Ph.D. in Comparative Ethnic Studies from the University of California at Berkeley. Dr. Banks' main research and teaching areas are within African American Studies and include race, gender, and culture. Her research and teaching areas also examine beauty culture, black popular culture, black feminist theory, politics of the body, critical race theory, and ethnographic methods. She is the author of Hair Matters: Beauty, Power, and Black Women's Consciousness (New York University Press, 2000). Dr. Banks' publications appear in Black Renaissance/Renaissance Noire, Feminist Teacher, Work and Occupations, Contemporary Sociology: A Journal of Reviews, Feminist Frontiers (Sixth Edition), The Chronicle of Higher Education,and New York Newsday.

Friday, December 3, 2021
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