Keynote and Reception with Dr. Beverly Daniel Tatum

"Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria?" and Other Campus Conversations About Race in the 21st Century

Starts:  4/23/2018  4:00 PM
Ends: 4/23/2018 6:00 PM
Location: Linda K. Paresky Conference Center, 300 The Fenway

Dr. Beverly Daniel Tatum is a clinical psychologist widely known both for her expertise on race relations and as a thought leader in higher education. In 2005, she was awarded the prestigious Brock International Prize in Education for her innovative leadership in the field. Her thirteen years as president of Spelman College were marked by innovation and growth, and her visionary leadership was recognized in 2013 with the Carnegie Academic Leadership Award. Dr. Tatum is the author of several books including the best-selling Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria? and Other Conversations about Race. A Fellow of the American Psychological Association, she was the 2014 recipient of the APA Award for Outstanding Lifetime Contributions to Psychology.

The keynote will begin at 4:00 p.m., followed by a book signing and reception in the LKP. This event will also be available via Simmons Live Stream.