The American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) will present “How Do We Get There?: Accelerating Diversity in Slow to Change Humanities Fields,” on Thursday, December 17, 2020, at 4-5:30 PM EST.
This virtual roundtable discussion will exploring the history, underlying biases, and current state of humanities fields that remain largely homogeneous, and thoughtfully consider solutions for addressing these issues. Sharing their experiences and perspectives in this discussion will be:
- Anita L. Allen, Henry R. Silverman Professor of Law and professor of philosophy at the University of Pennsylvania Law School
- Philip Ewell, Associate Professor of music theory, Hunter College of the City University of New York
- Cord Whitaker, Associate Professor of English, Wellesley College
The discussion will be moderated by Pauline Saliga, executive director of the Society of Architectural Historians, which has been actively addressing ways to advance diversity in its field.
This event marks the second event in its Humanistic Knowledge for the 21st Century series. Learn more about ACLS and its commitment to Inclusive Excellence.
This live event will be recorded and shared on the ACLS website.