University of Pittsburgh
September 9, 2004

Pitt's Center on Race and Social Problems Announces Buchanan Ingersoll Fall 2004 Speaker Series

Contact: 

Sharon Blake

412-624-4364

Cell: 412-277-6926

PITTSBURGH—The Center on Race and Social Problems in the University of Pittsburgh's School of Social Work announces the following line up of lectures for its Buchanan Ingersoll Fall 2004 Speaker Series. All talks are free and open to the public and will take place from noon to 1:30 p.m.; lunch will be provided, and registration is not required. For more information, call 412-624-7382.

Wednesday, Sept. 15

James Jackson, director and research scientist, Research Center for Group Dynamics, University of Michigan

"National Survey of American Life"

Dining Room A, William Pitt Union, 3959 Fifth Ave.

Tuesday, Oct. 5

Alfred Blumstein, J. Erik Jonsson Professor of Urban Systems and Operations Research, Carnegie Mellon University

"Race and Incarceration"

Kurtzman Room, William Pitt Union, 3959 Fifth Ave.

Monday, Nov. 1

David Harris, Balk Professor of Law and Values, University of Toledo

"Racial Profiling: A Common Sense Tool for the Post-9/11 World?"

Kurtzman Room, William Pitt Union, 3959 Fifth Ave.

Friday, Dec. 3

Deirdre Royster, associate professor and chair, Department of Sociology, College of William & Mary

"Race and the Invisible Hand: How White Networks Exclude Black Men from Blue-Collar Jobs"

Dining Room B, William Pitt Union, 3959 Fifth Ave.

The law firm of Buchanan Ingersoll PC will sponsor the center's fall speaker series for the next three years.

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