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HAT Forum - "What is Race?"

  • The 519, Rm 304 (Check Lobby Screen) 519 Church Street Toronto, ON, M4Y 2C9 Canada (map)

Race is generally understood to be a social construct, and yet is a pervasive topic in our discourse. Why is this? What do we understand by race? What characteristics do we recognize as racial, and why? How is race related to other dimensions of ethnicity such as language, culture or religion? What role does the concept of race play in our society? Is there hope for a post-racial culture, and how do we get there?

All welcome. Open to the public.

NOTE: The HAT Forum adheres strictly to the City of Toronto Policy on Non-Discrimination (http://www.the519.org/public/content/policy-files/The519SpaceUsePolicy.pdf)