Civil Rights Day 2018: Who Are You? Mixed Emotions: The Multiracial Student Experience

The multiracial population in America is increasing at a rate three times as fast as the rest of the country. Some mixed-race students proudly claim this identity and have even coined new terms like “Blasian” to describe their realities. Others aren’t sure where they fit in. Still others define themselves primarily as one race out of loyalty and a sense of racial allegiance. Kristal Brent Zook, professor of journalism, media studies, and public relations at Hofstra University, explores the complicated emotions surrounding mixed-race identity, recalling her own university experience as a biracial student. The Center for "Race," Culture and Social Justice presents Who Are You? Mixed Emotions: The Multiracial Student Experience by Kristal Brent Zook. 

 

Date: Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Time: 4:30 p.m. - 5:55 p.m.

Location: Guthart Cultural Center Theater, Axinn Library, South Campus 

This event is free, but advance registration is required as seating is limited. Please RSVP using the RSVP for this Event link.

For more information, please email RaceCultureSocialJustice@hofstra.edu.

 

This event is keynote speech for Civil Rights Day presented by the Center for Civic Engagement. Civil Rights Day is presented in commemoration of Black History Month.

 

 

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Wednesday, February 28, 2018

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Free

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Cultural Center Theater - Leo A. Guthart
Guthart Cultural Center Theater
Hofstra University
Hempstead, NY 11549
USA


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Hofstra Cultural Center

Phone: 516-463-5669
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