Community invited to participate in Lander’s first Race and Identity Dialogue session

January 6, 2021

Lander University will hold the first virtual session of its Race and Identity Dialogue series on Thursday, Jan. 21, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. The first session is an introduction to the series, entitled “Prejudice, Privilege and Power.” Speakers will include Dr. Shaunette Parker, visiting lecturer of psychology; Dr. Zach Rubin, assistant professor of sociology; and The Rev. Alexis Carter Thomas, adjunct instructor of religion.

Lander’s Race and Identity Dialogue series is supported by funds from the National Endowment for the Humanities through a grant from South Carolina Humanities. All sessions are free and open to the public, as well as members of the Lander University community. Participants should register for the session ahead of time, which will allow them to access readings and other materials for their review ahead of time.

To register for the session, please visit Once registered, the Crowdcast platform will allow participants to add the event to their personal electronic calendars.

About South Carolina Humanities:
The mission of South Carolina Humanities is to enrich the cultural and intellectual lives of all South Carolinians. This not-for-profit organization presents and/or supports literary initiatives, lectures, exhibits, festivals, publications, oral history projects, videos and other humanities-based experiences that reach more than 250,000 citizens annually. South Carolina Humanities receives funding from the National Endowment for the Humanities as well as corporate, foundation and individual donors. It is governed by a volunteer Board of Directors comprised of community leaders from throughout the state.

-Submitted by Graham Duncan, [email protected]