Morristown, NJ (January 27, 2017) – Tim Wise, one of the most prominent anti-racist writers and activists, will speak in Dolan Performance Hall on Thursday, February 16, as the second guest in the College's Women's Leadership Speaker Series. His topic will be Speaking Treason Fluently: Anti-Racist Reflections from an Angry White Male. The free event will be at 6 p.m., and is open to the public.
Wise has trained many different industry professionals on methods for dismantling racism in their institutions, and anti-racism training. He has written seven books, including Under the Affluence: Shaming the Poor, Praising the Rich, and Sacrificing the Future of America.
He has been featured in several documentaries including "White Like Me: Race, Racism, and White Privilege in America", released by the Media Education Foundation. Wise also appears regularly on CNN and MSNBC to discuss race issues. He has spoken on more than 400 college campuses, including Harvard and Stanford.
The Women's Leadership Speaker Series will conclude with Marquita Pool-Eckert, Post-Truth: Civic Responsibilities and Human Rights on March 15 at 6 p.m. in Dolan Performance Hall.
Pool-Eckert recently retired from a 30-year career as an award-winning producer for CBS News Sunday Morning and CBS Evening News. She has worked in 15 countries covering war, famine, political campaigns, domestic economy issues, the arts, and breaking news.