Butler University’s J. James Woods Lectures in the Sciences and Mathematics finishes the fall 2015 series with Nina Jablonski speaking on December 2 at 7:30 in the Atherton Union Reilly Room about “Why Skin Color Matters.”

Nina JablonskiAll events in the series are free and open to the public without tickets. For more information and to sign up for the series email list, visit http://legacy.butler.edu/woods-lectures. For accessibility information or to request disability-related accommodations, please visit www.butler.edu/event-accommodations/

Jablonski explores the evolution of human skin color in response to environment, and what skin color means in modern life, health, and society. Jablonski, a Professor of Anthropology at Pennsylvania State University, has received a Guggenheim Fellowship and other major honors for her scholarship and social action against racism.


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