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MLK 2022: Keynote by Jonathan Metzl – 'Dying of Whiteness: How the Politics of Racial Resentment is Killing America’s Heartland'

Wednesday, January 19 | 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

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We are excited to share something to look forward to with annual MLK Week Commemoration 2022! The week will feature a keynote address by Jonathan Metzl followed by a conversation with Dean Perlmutter. Also featured is the annual State of Diversity at WUSM by Sherree Wilson, associate vice chancellor and associate dean of diversity, equity and inclusion at WUSM. We will host community discussions on WUSM Leadership’s Commitment to Anti-racism, and other opportunities for learning and fostering well-being as we work for change.   

Metzl is a Frederick B. Rentschler II Professor of Sociology and Psychiatry at Vanderbilt University, where he is also Director of the Center for Medicine, Health, and Society.  He will discuss his book  "Dying of Whiteness: How the Politics of Racial Resentment is Killing America’s  Heartland": followed by conversation with Dean Perlmutter. Learn more about Metzl and see a short excerpt from Dying of  Whiteness

**First forty registrations will receive a free copy of the book Dying of Whiteness**

Register here to attend this event here!

Event Type

Lectures & Presentations

Schools

School of Medicine

Topic

Medicine & Health

Tags

mlk week 2022

Website

https://diversity.med.wustl.edu/event...

Department
Office of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
Hashtag

##WUSMODEI #MLKWeek2022 #Cultivating

Event Contact

Valerie Joyner | valeriejoyner@wustl.edu

Speaker Information

Jonathan Metzl

Metzl is a Frederick B. Rentschler II Professor of Sociology and Psychiatry at Vanderbilt University, where he is also Director of the Center for Medicine, Health, and Society. 

https://www.jonathanmetzl.com

 

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