Speaker to address issues of race, ethnicity during Oct. 25 program at Wake Forest

Ronald L. Jackson II, a communication professor at Penn State University, will speak about issues of race and ethnicity Wednesday, Oct. 25, at Wake Forest University.

Jackson will speak about the politics of racial identity in America at 4 p.m. in the Annenberg Forum of Carswell Hall. His talk will be titled, “Cultural Contracts as Tendered Negotiations of Identity.” The free event is part of the university’s 2000-2001 Year of Ethics and Honor and is open to the public.

Jackson earned his doctorate in communication at Howard University in Washington, D.C. He has published numerous essays about the role of racial identity in America. His newest book, “The Negotiation of Cultural Identity: Perceptions of European Americans and African-Americans,” was released in 1999 by Praeger Publishing.

For more information, call 336-758-6160.

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