Institute for the Study of Race and Social Justice - Guest Speaker Professor Charmaine Royal, Duke

Start: Friday, November 6, 2009 - 7:00 am

End: Friday, November 6, 2009 - 9:00 am

HIbben Center Room 105

“Genetic Ancestry Testing: Troubling Concepts of  Race and Identity” presented by Professor Charmaine Royal  is part of the Institute for the Study of “Race” and Social Justice's 2009-2010 Colloquium Series - "Troubling Race: Cutting-Edge Theory and Research Design Across Disciplines".

“Genetic Ancestry Testing: Troubling Concepts of Race and Identity”

Professor Charmaine Royal
Institute of Genome Science and Policy, Duke University
Friday, November 6, 2009
Hibben Center Room 105 2-4pm

The Institute for the Study of “Race” and Social Justice is an initiative within the RWJF Center for Health Policy to address the pressing social and economic issues that affect the health and well-being of all Americans.  Its mission is to promote the establishment of empirical, theoretical and methodological clarity about “race” that draws on cutting-edgethinking from multiple disciplines and diverse empirical traditions.