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Forum Will Focus On Post-Sept. 11 Role Of Black Intellectual

 

January 24, 2002-- The University of Virginia's Carter G. Woodson Institute will sponsor a roundtable discussion, "On the Responsibility of Black Intellectuals in a Post-September 11 World," on Wednesday, Jan. 30, at 7 p.m. in Minor Hall auditorium.

The panel will bring together a distinguished group of U.Va. faculty from the College of Arts and Sciences, Law School and Darden School of Business to offer their perspectives on the events of Sept. 11 and the terrorist attack's impact on their role as intellectuals in society. The panelists will include Matthew Holden Jr. (Government), Mildred Robinson (Law), Stacey Sinclair (Psychology), George Mentore (Anthropology), Martin N. Davidson (Darden), and Erika Hayes James (Darden). Forum moderator will be Corey D.B. Walker, scholar-in-residence at the Woodson Institute.

This conversation, open to the public, is part of the newly established Woodson Public Policy Forum to bring faculty from across the University to comment on critical public policy issues.

Contact: Bob Brickhouse, (434) 924-6856

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Contact the Office of University Relations at (434) 924-7116. Television reporters should contact the TV News Office at (434) 924-7550.

SOURCE: U.Va. News Services

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