Anti-racism writer and educator Tim Wise will speak on the University campus on Thursday, April 21, at 4 p.m., in the Bauccio Commons (quiet side). Due to space limitations, this is a private event for UP students, faculty, and staff only; please bring University of Portland ID to enter the event.
Wise he has given speeches at over 1,000 college campuses and high schools across the U.S., and trains teachers, corporate employees, non-profit organizations and law enforcement officers in methods for addressing and dismantling racism in their institutions. His books include White Like Me: Reflections on Race From a Privileged Son (2004), Affirmative Action: Racial Preference in Black and White (2005), Speaking Treason Fluently: Anti-Racist Reflections From an Angry White Male (2008), and Under the Affluence: Shaming the Poor, Praising the Rich and Sacrificing the Future of America (2015).
The lecture is sponsored by Diversity in the Office of Student Activities, the School of Nursing, Unversity relations, and the Moreau Center.
For more information contact Bethany Sills, student activities, at 7470 or firstname.lastname@example.org.