DePaul University Newsline > Sections > DeBuzz > Upcoming President's Book Club to focus on antiracism
By Office of Institutional Diversity and Equity /
September 25, 2020 /
Posted in: DEBUZZ /
This fall, the President's Book Club will feature “How to be an Antiracist," written by Ibram X. Kendi. All faculty and staff are welcome to join. Registration ends Oct. 7 and will be capped at 500 participants.
“How to be an Antiracist" explores racism, its harmful effects and how antiracism thinking and applied concepts can transform society and ourselves.
Kendi is one of America's foremost historians and leading antiracist voices. He is a National Book Award-winning and #1 New York Times bestselling author. Kendi is the Andrew W. Mellon Professor in the Humanities and the founding director of the Boston University Center for Antiracist Research.
The President's Book Club is an ongoing event throughout the fall quarter, with weekly reflections culminating in virtual university-wide dialogue circles on Nov. 13 at 2 p.m. All registrants may elect to receive a copy of the book. Register now.