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Oregon Humanities Conversation Project: “Power, Privilege and Racial Diversity in Oregon” at Willamette U. in #SalemOR – Jan. 26th

Oregon Humanities Conversation Project:

“Power, Privilege and Racial Diversity in Oregon” by Emily Drewemily_drew

Thursday, January 26 | 7 pm

Salem Public Library | Main Branch | Anderson Room

Willamette University professor, Emily Drew, will lead participants in a conversation that explores some of the causes of continued isolation and the differences of experience between Oregonians of different races.

www.oregonhumanities.org/programs/conversation-project

Contact: Valorie Freeman at (503) 561-5279 or vafree09@gmail.com.

Host: Salem Public Library Foundation, 585 Liberty St. SE, Salem

Emily Drew is an Associate Professor of Sociology and Ethnic Studies at Willamette University, where she teaches courses about racism, race and ethnicity, urban sociology, mass media, and social change. Her primary areas of research involve understanding how race and racism operate inside of social institutions, particularly higher education, media and urban planning. She earned her doctorate, as well as Master’s degrees, from Loyola University Chicago, and has articles published in Critical Studies in Media Communication and Television & New Media.

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