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Noted Scholar Visits UW-RF
APRIL 7, 2006--Stephen Steinberg, an internationally renowned sociologist
of race and ethnicity and author of books on the subject, is a visiting
scholar at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls. He will present a
lecture on April 19 at 7 p.m. in the Abbott Concert Hall in the Kleinpell
Fine Arts Building.
The lecture is free and open to the public.
In addition, Steinberg will be present at a campus/community forum on
race, class and ethnicity on April 20 from 3 to 4:40p.m. in Abbott Concert
Steinberg, a professor of sociology at the City University of New York
(CUNY_ Graduate Center, is the author of several books, including “The
Ethnic Myth.” His book, “Turning Back: The Retreat from Racial
Justice in American Thought and Policy,” was included in Choice
Magazine's 1996 list of Outstanding Academic Books and received the Oliver
Cromwell Cox Award from the American Sociological Association. Other books
include “The Academic Melting Pot” and the “Tenacity
of Prejudice.” Interested in improving the quality of student research
and writing, Steinberg also co-wrote a book with Sharon Friedman called
“Writing and Thinking in the Social Sciences.” Currently,
Steinberg teaches courses on racial and ethnic groups in urban America
and race, ethnicity and public policy. In addition, Steinberg teaches
the required graduate and undergraduate course on Urban Research Methods,
which emphasizes the development of critical skills in reading and interpreting
social science research.
Steinberg holds a Ph.D. from the University of California Berkeley.
For more information about this upcoming lecture, contact Njia Lawrence-Porter,
the UW-RF McNair Scholars Program coordinator, at 715-425-3531 or by email
at email@example.com. The event is sponsored by the Dean of
Students Office and the UW System Institute on Race and Ethnicity.
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