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Diversity Colloquim To Be Held At U.Va.

April 8, 1999 -- Diversity in American society will be discussed by noted experts on the subject at a colloquium series at the University of Virginia on April 15, 23 and 29.

"Diversity Reconsidered" is sponsored by U.Va.'s Institute for Advanced Studies in Culture, an interdisciplinary teaching and research center.

On Thursday, April 15, Nathan Glazer, sociology professor emeritus at Harvard, will speak on "Diversity and the University." Glazer has written several books on diversity including "We Are All Multiculturalists Now,""The New Immigration: A Challenge to American Society" and "Affirmative Discrimination: Ethnic Inequality and Public Policy." He will speak at 3:30 p.m. in Ruffner Hall Auditorium. Glazer's talk is cosponsored by the Curry School of Education.

On Thursday, April 23, at 3 p.m. Laurence Thomas, professor of philosophy at Syracuse University, will speak on "The Winds of Diversity and the Claims of Gratitude." His talk will be held in the South Meeting Room of Newcomb Hall. Thomas is author of "Vessels of Evil: American Slavery and the Holocaust." His talk is cosponsored by the Carter G. Woodson Institute of Afro-American and African Studies.

At 3 p.m.Thursday, April 29, in Minor Hall Auditorium, Jonathan Rieder of Barnard College will discuss "Reflections on Canarsie." Rieder is the author of "Canarsie: The Jews and Italians of Brooklyn Against Liberalism." His talk is cosponsored by the Office of African American Affairs and the Hillel Foundation.

Contact: Katherine Jackson, (804) 924-3629.

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: please contact the Office of University Relations at (804) 924-7116. Television reporters should contact the TV News Office at (804) 924-7550.
SOURCE: U.Va. News Services

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