The League of Women Voters of Piedmont presents Dr. Ingrid Banks, Chair of the Black Studies Department at University of California, Santa Barbara, who will speak on the topic “Critical Race Theory: Origins and Scholarship” on Friday, December 3.
Her Zoom talk will begin at 4:00 p.m. and will be followed by questions and answers from the viewers. The event is free and open to the public. You can register and finds links to suggested reading in advance of the event HERE. This event is co-sponsored by the Piedmont Anti-Racism and Diversity Committee (PADC)
Ingrid Banks received her Ph.D. in Comparative Ethnic Studies from the University of California at Berkeley. Dr. Banks’ main research and teaching areas are within African American Studies and include race, gender, and culture. Her research and teaching areas also examine beauty culture, black popular culture, black feminist theory, politics of the body, critical race theory, and ethnographic methods.