Lecture: "Race and Drowning"


Location: via Zoom


Building an Anti-Racist Vocabulary

Join the Klau Institute for Civil and Human Rights as Jeff Wiltse explores racial disparities in the likelihood of drowning and their historical roots in segregation. Wiltse is professor of history at the University of Montana and authority on issues of social justice and racial inequality in the areas of sports and recreation. He has appeared as a featured commentator for NPR, the BBC, and ABC News. His work appears frequently in leading news publications, including the New York Times, the Washington Post, USA Today, National Geographic, Sport Illustrated, the Wall Street Journal, and the Guardian.

Building an Anti-Racist Vocabulary is a weekly lecture series presenting preeminent scholars, thought leaders, and public intellectuals to guide our community through topics necessary to a deeper understanding of systemic racism and racial justice.

Lectures are available to the Notre Dame community via Zoom. Registration with a valid nd.edu or alumni.nd.edu is required.

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