This season, we’ve spoken to experts about how institutions have perpetuated racial hierarchies. Higher education is no exception. In our final two episodes, we’re talking to students and faculty about the work that comes next. This episode features an undergraduate student whose research with the Penn and Slavery Project reveals truths about the relationship between higher education and the perpetuation of scientific racism and a graduate student whose work on bioethics and philosophy of race can offer insights on health disparities and how we might address them.
Carson Eckhard, C’21
Ian Peebles, doctoral candidate in philosophy
Lauren Rebecca Thacker
Susan Ahlborn, Jane Carroll
Theme music by Nicholas Escobar, C’18
Additional music by Blue Dot Sessions
A professor of English, a College senior, and a sociologist share their perspectives on what it means to live under a system of environmental racism, and how to move forward toward environmental justice.
In this episode, three of our faculty share their thoughts on the movement to reexamine monuments and the history and myths they symbolize, and how we should think about the artworks in our public squares.