This reading and discussion series will explore the inception, inculcation, and function of race in American society. We chose this topic to improve our understanding of systematic, and social, inclusion and exclusion in American systems. Our goal is to tease out the implicit ways race serves as a real, and imagined, force in the lives of all Americans. The first book the group will read is The History of White People by Nell Irvine Painter. Copies of the book are available at the check out desk. Please have this book read for the first session on Wednesday, September 12th. Register online.
This program is supported by Humanities New York. Humanities New York is a private, non-profit organization that helps all New Yorkers to lead vibrant intellectual lives by strengthening traditions of cultural literacy, critical inquiry, and civic participation. Find out more about Humanities New York.