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UW-Madison’s Diversity Forum 2020
October 27, 2020 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
One event on October 28, 2020 at 8:30 am
Theme: The Pandemic Effect: Exposing Racism & Inequities
This year, the university’s premiere conference on diversity, equity and inclusion will explore a convergence of contemporary issues from racial equity and social justice to disparities in health care and white privilege during two full days of speakers and interactive sessions. Hosted by the Division of Diversity, Equity & Educational Achievement, the event is free and open to the public.
The 2020 Forum will feature a duo of keynote authors, who both focus on the sociology and impact of race and race relations.
On opening day, Tuesday, Oct. 27, the speaker will be Robin DiAngelo, Ph.D., author of the widely acclaimed bestseller White Fragility: Why It’s So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism.
On Day 2, Wednesday, Oct. 28, the guest speaker will be Austin Channing Brown, author of New York Times bestseller, I’m Still Here: Black Dignity in a World Made for Whiteness.