/Internationally renowned UF scholar on race to speak at MOSH

Internationally renowned UF scholar on race to speak at MOSH

Jacksonville, Fla. – Dr. Faye Harrison will present “Race in the New Millennium & the Age of Obama” at the Museum of Science & History’s Bryan-Gooding Planetarium on Thursday, February 28 at 6 p.m. The event is free and open to the public but reservations are required. To register go to http://themosh.org/mad.html or call 296-MOSH (6674), ext. 230.

Dr. Harrison is a Cultural Anthropology Professor at the University of Florida who studies the ties between culture, politics and the economy as they relate to forms of social inequality. She’s done extensive research in the U.S., Great Britain and the Caribbean.

Dr. Harrison’s presentation is part of MOSH’s RACE: Are We So Different? Key Note Speaker Series, sponsored by Florida Blue. RACE: Are We So Different? is an award winning exhibit at MOSH that looks at race and racism through the lens of history, science and lived experience. It runs through April 28.