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Adult Forum: Critical Race Theory: What is all the Controversary About?

November 14 @ 10:15 am - 11:30 am

Critical race theory is an approach to issues of race, social structure, and history that has caused intense disagreement among analysts and activists of various political schools.  This Adult Forum discussion on Sunday, November 14 at 10:15 AM, led by Professor Richard E. Rubenstein of George Mason University, describes the doctrine and analyzes the sources of disagreement about it, and suggests ways of resolving the conflict.

No RSVP needed to attend, masks are required to be worn at all times.

Speaker Biography: 

Richard E. Rubenstein is University Professor of Conflict Resolution and Public Affairs in the School for Conflict Analysis and Resolution at George Mason University.

Education:
Harvard College, B.A. 1959 in History and Literature Oxford College, M.A. 1961 in Jurisprudence (Rhodes Scholar) Harvard Law School, J.D. 1963

Employment:
University Professor of Conflict Resolution and Public Affairs, George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia, 1987-present University Professor, Carter School for Peace and Conflict Resolution, George Mason University, 1988-1991 Professor of Law, Antioch School of Law, Washington, D.C., 1979-1987 Associate Professor of Political Science, Roosevelt University, Chicago, Illinois, 1970-1979 Assistant Director, Adlai Stevenson Institute of International Affairs, Chicago, Illinois, 1967-1970 Attorney, Steptoe & Johnson, Washington, D.C., 1963-1967

Books Authored:
Rebels in Eden: Mass Political Violence in the United States (Boston: Little, Brown, 1970; London: Macdonald, 1970) Left Turn: Origins of the Next American Revolution (Boston: Little, Brown, 1973) Alchemists of Revolution: Terrorism in the Modern World (New York: Basic Books, 1987; London: I.B. Tauris, 1988; Barcelona and Buenos Aires: Granica, 1988) Comrade Valentine: The Story of Azef the Spy (New York: Harcourt, Brace, 1993; Warsaw: Bellona, 2001) When Jesus Became God: The Struggle to Define Christianity during the Last Days of Rome (New York: Harcourt, Brace, 1999; Paris: Editions Decouvertes, 2001; Rio de Janeiro: Fisus Ltda., 2002; Mexico City: Oceano, 2003) Aristotle’s Children: How Christians, Muslims, and Jews Rediscovered Ancient Wisdom and Illuminated the Middle Ages (New York: Harcourt Books, 2003; ; Seoul: Mimusa, 2004; Taiwan: Renew, 2004) Thus Saith the Lord: The Revolutionary Moral Vision of Isaiah and Jeremiah (New York: Harcourt Books, 2006) Reasons to Kill; Why Americans Choose War (London and New York: Bloomsbury Press, 2010) Resolving Structural

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Date:
November 14
Time:
10:15 am - 11:30 am
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