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Hall Center symposium will look at life after Brown v. Board

April 10, 2014


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On April 17, the Hall Center for the Humanities will host a symposium, titled "Inequality in the Post-Civil Rights Era," commemorating the 60th anniversary of the Brown v. Board of Education Supreme Court decision.

A panel discussion of scholars titled "Historicizing Inequality" will begin at 10:30 a.m. at the Hall Center Conference Hall. That will be followed by a second panel discussion, "Engaging Inequality," at 1:15 p.m.

Lee Bollinger, who as the University of Michigan's president defended that university's affirmative action policies in the Supreme Court, will give a keynote lecture at 3:30 p.m. in the Stinson Leonard Street LLP Lecture Hall in Kansas University's Green Hall. Bollinger is currently president of Columbia University.

Events are free and open to the public, but those wishing to attend must RSVP to by Monday.


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