Larry E. Davis, MA, MSW, PhD, is the dean of the School of Social Work at the University of Pittsburgh, where he is the Donald M. Henderson Professor. He is the director and founder of the Center on Race and Social Problems, which conducts applied social science research on race, ethnicity, and color. Davis earned his MSW '73 and PhD '77 from the University of Michigan School of Social Work. His new book, Why Are They Angry With Us? Essays on Race, addresses the unresolved questions and conflicts about race in America from both the author's personal and a professional perspective. Davis relates racial incidents, observations, and issues to explain the workings of race and racism in America; confronting taboo topics such as race and prison, immigration, and internalized racism.
Discussants include Professor Rogerio Pinto and MSW student Danae Ross. Book will be available to purchase for $28 (cash or check) at the talk. Lunch will be provided.
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