Wednesday, September 30, 2020 - 18:00 to 19:30Uptown Campus
New York Times’ Best Selling author, Ijeoma Oluo of So You Want to Talk About Race, will lead a virtual lecture on her book with a moderated Q & A to follow. Ijeoma Oluo is a Seattle-based Writer, Speaker and Internet Yeller. Her work on social issues such as race and gender has been published in The Guardian, The Stranger, Washington Post, ELLE magazine, NBC News and more. Her NYT bestselling first book, So You Want to Talk About Race, was released January 2018 with Seal Press.
Ijeoma was named one of the Most Influential People in Seattle by Seattle Magazine, one of the 50 Most Influential Women in Seattle by Seattle Met, one of The Root's 100 Most Influential Americans in 2017 & 2018, and is the recipient of the Feminist Humanist Award 2018 by the American Humanist Association, the Media Justice Award by the Gender Justice League, and the 2018 Aubrey Davis Visionary Leadership Award by the Equal Opportunity Institute.
The event is co-sponsored by the Office of New Student and Leadership Programs, Newcomb-Tulane College, Newcomb College Institute, and the Africana Studies Department. Copies of So You Want to Talk About Race will be distributed while supplies last.