Central Texas residents are invited to participate in a four-week community class on “Race in America.” This exploration of contemporary race relations in America is based on University of Texas History Professor Leonard N. Moore’s class that has been taught at UT for the past 8 years (now called “Race in the Age of Trump”, formerly called “Race in the Age of Obama”).
By the end of the course, participants will have the tools to:
- Engage in a fair-minded and intelligent conversation or debate on race
- Remain resilient in the face of opinions and viewpoints you don’t agree with
- Enhance awareness and understanding of the role of race in business, law, and policy
- Develop an appreciation for different perspectives
Instructor: Dr. Leonard Moore, Vice President of UT Austin’s Division of Diversity and Community Engagement and George W. Littlefield Professor of History. Dr. Moore was named one of UT’s the Top Ten Professors in 2015 by the Texas Exes, and his classes are filled to capacity each semester. There will be guest lecturers as well.
Dates and Times: Every Monday, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Oct. 7-Nov. 4
Location: Round Rock High School
Registration is $55 (fee waivers are available for those who need it). Sign up here: http://bit.ly/2klSB2e-RT. Deadline for registration is October 3. For more information, contact Virginia Cumberbatch: firstname.lastname@example.org.