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Rothschild Lecture - Skin in the Game: American Jews, Whiteness, and the Contemporary Movement for Racial Justice
The 12th Annual Rothschild Lecture, hosted by the Tam Institute for Jewish Studies, will feature a conversation between Eric K. Ward, Executive Director of the Western States Center and nationally-recognized expert on the relationship between authoritarian movements, hate violence, and preserving inclusive democracy, and TIJS Judith London Evans Director Eric Goldstein, author of The Price of Whiteness: Jews, Race, and American Identity.

This event is free and open to the public. You will receive an email with a link to the webinar after you submit this form.

Co-Sponsored by the Emory University: Department of Religion, Center for Ethics, Office of Spiritual & Religious Life, Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, Hightower Fund, Fox Center for Humanistic Inquiry

Oct 29, 2020 07:30 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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Speakers

Eric K. Ward
Executive Director @Western States Center
A Senior Fellow with Southern Poverty Law Center and Senior Advisor with Race Forward, Eric is a nationally-recognized expert on the relationship between authoritarian movements, hate violence, and preserving inclusive democracy. In his 30+ year civil rights career, Eric founded the Community Alliance of Lane County; established 120 task forces in six states through Northwest Coalition Against Malicious Harassment; supported immigrant rights as National Field Director for the Center for New Community; served as Program Officer for Atlantic Philanthropies and the Ford Foundation; and served on many boards. Eric’s writings and speeches, credited with key narrative shifts, are widely quoted.
Eric L. Goldstein
Judith London Evans Director @Tam Institute for Jewish Studies at Emory University
Eric L. Goldstein is the Judith London Evans Director of the Tam Institute for Jewish Studies. His 2006 book, The Price of Whiteness: Jews, Race, and American Identity explores what it has meant to be Jewish in a national culture defined by the categories of "black" and "white."