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Sep 17 2010 -
Dec 8 2010
12:00 AM - 1:30 PM
Cathedral of Learning, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA
Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney is proud to present the Fall 2010 Speaker Series at The Center on Race and Social Problems at the University of Pittsburgh. The series consists of four lectures designed to provide an opportunity for faculty, students and the community to engage in race-related discussions of mutual interest.

Each lecture in the series is free and open to the public and includes lunch. Registration is not required.

The series takes place from noon to 1:30 p.m. in Room 2017 of the University of Pittsburgh's Cathedral of Learning, 4200 Fifth Ave., Pittsburgh. The following is the 2010 series schedule:

Friday, September 17
Alejandro de la Fuente, UCIS Research Professor, History and Latin American Studies, University of Pittsburgh
"Debates on Race and History in Contemporary Cuba"

Wednesday, October 27
Sumie Okazaki, Associate Professor of Counseling Psychology, New York University
"Race, Racism, and Mental Health in Asian American Communities"

Tuesday November 9
Philip M. Gleason, Senior Fellow, Mathematica
"Race, Class, and Student Achievement in KIPP Middle Schools"

Wednesday, December 8
Tony Norman, Columnist, Pittsburgh Post Gazette
"Columnizing in a Post-Racial World"

The Center on Race and Social Problems is part of the University of Pittsburgh's School of Social Work. Its mission is to conduct applied social science research on race, color and ethnicity and their influence on the quality of life for all Americans.

Buchanan has been a proud sponsor of the series since 2004. For additional information on the series, please call 412-624-7382, email or visit