Great Problems, Great Minds: Black in White Space with Yale’s Elijah Anderson

Elijah Anderson, a professor of sociology and of African American studies at Yale University, and one of the leading urban ethnographers in the United States, will discuss the challenges of being Black in locations and fields that are dominated by white individuals, “white spaces,” in an event on September 22 at 12:40 p.m.

Anderson is the author of several books, most recently “The Cosmopolitan Canopy: Race and Civility in Everyday Life” (W.W. Norton, 2011), and is a recipient of the American Sociological Association’s prestigious W.E.B. Du Bois Career of Distinguished Scholarship Award.

This is the fourth event in the Great Problems, Great Minds seminar series organized by the Department of Social Sciences.

When: Tuesday, September 22 12:40 p.m.-1:40 p.m.
Where: Online event,

Click here for the event page.