Caste: The Origins of Our Discontents

Caste: The Origins of Our Discontents:

Summary

Michelle A. Williams, Dean of the Faculty at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, is pleased to present

‘A Catalyst for Humanity’: A Conversation with Isabel Wilkerson
Author, Caste: The Origins of Our Discontents

Monday, February 1, 2021
1-2pm ET

What are the invisible social strata that define and divide American society? How does this unseen caste system reinforce another social construct, race? How do caste, health disparities, and socioeconomic gaps intersect? Join Pulitzer Prize winner Isabel Wilkerson, author of Caste: The Origins of Our Discontents, and esteemed social scientist David Williams as they respond to questions about embedded power inequities–and their cost to us now and in the future.

Additional speakers to be announced.

 

Co-sponsored by the Nieman Foundation and the Office of Diversity and Inclusion at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Hosted by The Forum at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

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