From: Outreach and International Affairs

A free webinar will feature three faculty members from Africa discussing how their experiences in Africa shape their understanding of racial and ethnic issues in the U.S.

Sponsored by Outreach and International Affairs, the OIA Conversations on Race series is free and open the public. The webinar, the second in the series, will be from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 12. To register, go to outreach.vt.edu/conversations.

Panelists will include:

  • Emmanuel Frimpong, associate professor in the Department of Fish and Wildlife Conservation.
  • Khaled Hassouna, associate director for curricula development with the Center for International Research, Education, and Development.
  • Joseph Mukuni, Career and Technical Education program leader in the School of Education.

Kathleen Alexander, professor in the Department of Fish and Wildlife Conservation, will be the moderator. Questions may be submitted ahead of time or during the webinar.

If you are an individual with a disability and desire an accommodation, please contact Leland Shelton at 540-231-9617 or email leshelt2@vt.edu during regular business hours at least 10 business days prior to the event.

The goal of the OIA Conversations on Race series is to raise awareness of our local conditions and how they are linked to global communities of color. The conversations are meant to spur reflection, learning, and continuing dialogue surrounding systemic racism and our communities across the commonwealth and around the world.

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