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Thursday, 04 Nov 2021

Minorities Report: Indigenous Peoples in Socialist and Post-Socialist China

Nov 04, 2021

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union


Lecture Series Diversity Lectures

What are "indigenous peoples" in China, and what are their worlds like? How did the Ming and Qing states manage non-Han indigenous peoples through the native hereditary chieftain system (known as the tusi system)? How did the socialist state create a nation of 56 nationalities, and what were its policies towards so-called "minority nationalities?" Erik Mueggler, University of Michigan, will deliver the Phi Beta Kappa Lecture.

Thursday, 11 Nov 2021

Lecture: What Race Is, What It Is Not, and Why It Matters

Nov 11, 2021

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM



Lecture Series Diversity Lectures

"Race" as we use it is not a biological category. Nor is there a "natural" explanation for why race relations are often difficult, but there are lots of interesting social, political, psychological, and historical ones. Agustin Fuentes is a Professor of Anthropology at Princeton University researching human evolution, multispecies anthropology, and structures of race and racism.

Tuesday, 30 Nov 2021

Open Spaces

Nov 30, 2021

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union


College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Arts, performances Diversity Meetings, receptions

Open Spaces was developed as a way to create face to face interaction here on campus. It provides community members a chance to learn a new skill or share a talent of their own. Any person with a specific skill (dance, music, sports) is invited to teach these skills to the others for free. The idea is to promote cultural understanding and to break the borders between people. All are welcome.