Speaker and Topic
Kerwin Charles (IRSD Fellow, Univ. of Michigan, Dept. of
"Race Differences in Housing Wealth; Preferences,
Endowment and Discrimination"
Orlando Patterson (Harvard Univ., Dept. of Sociology)
"Culture as an Explanation: New Directions"
Harry Holzer, (U.S. Dept. of Labor, Chief Economist)
"Assessing Affirmative Action"
Linda Datcher Loury (IRSD Associate, Tufts Univ., Dept.
"Teen Childbearing and Community Religiosity"
Mia Bay (IRSD Fellow, Rutgers Univ., Dept. of History)
"The Historical Origins of Afrocentrism"
Larry Jackson, (Howard Univ., Dept. of English)
"Ralph Ellison: The Evolution of a Critic into a
Fiction Writer: 1946-1947"
George Borjas, (Harvard Univ., Kennedy School of Government)
"Heavens Door: Reflections on Economics and
Charles Mills, (Univ. of Illinois, Dept. of Philosophy)
"White Racial Interests"
Jennifer Hochschild (Princeton Univ., Politics Dept.)
"Rethinking Pluralism in an Age of Identity Politics"
David Wilkins, (Harvard Univ. Law School)
"Racing the Tournament: Race, Tournament Theory,
and the Internal Labor Markets of Large Law Firms"
Lani Guinier and Gerald Torres (Harvard and Univ. of Texas
Law Schools, resp.)
"The Miner’s Canary: Race and the Progressive Vision
of Democracy" COM 101
David Ellwood, (Harvard Univ., Kennedy School of Government)
"In Search of the Links Between Values, Economics
and Changing Family Structure"
Anthony Appiah (Harvard Univ., Dept. of Afro-American Studies),
"The Case Against ‘Culture’ " COM 101
Wendy Wall (IRSD Fellow, Duke University, Dept.of History)
"Nationalism, Pluralism and the Quest for Concensus
During and After W.W. II"
Philip Richards, (Colgate Univ., Dept. of English )
"The World of Benjamin Mays and Black American Literature"
Henry Louis Gates, (Harvard Univ., Dept. of Afro-American
"W.E.B. DuBois and the Encyclopedia Africana" – COM 101