The Future of Race and Science: Regression or Revolution

Penn Arts & Sciences, April 10, 2014


Widener Lecture Hall (Penn Museum)

9:00-9:15–Welcome by Barbara Savage, Director, Center for Africana Studies; Introduction by Dorothy Roberts, Director, Program on Race, Science & Society

9:15-10:30–Panel 1: “The Crisis of Race in Science, Past and Present”

Moderator–Tukufu Zuberi; Panelists–Kim TallBear and Harriet Washington


10:40-11:50–Panel 2: “Teaching About Race in Science and Medicine”

Moderator–Ann Morning; Panelists–Evelynn Hammonds and Jonathan Metzl

11:50-12:00–Remarks by President Amy Gutmann


12:45-1:50–Panel 3: “Using Race in Research and Biotechnologies”

Moderator–Alondra Nelson; Panelists–Jonathan Marks and Charles Rotimi


2:00-3:00–Plenary session


[Editor’s Note: The skulls at the top of the flyer are from Samuel Morton’s collection. See here for its significance.]

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