The Sam Fox School will host a book launch celebration for The Material World of Modern Segregation at 4p Wednesday, April 6, in Weil Hall’s Kuehner Court. Opening remarks will be offered by Carmon Colangelo, the Ralph J. Nagel Dean of the Sam Fox School, and Jason Purnell, associate professor in the Brown School and director of Health Equity Works. Speakers will include Kolk as well as book contributors Jasmine Mahmoud, assistant professor at the University of Washington–Seattle; Patty Heyda, associate professor in the Sam Fox School; and Washington University senior lecturers Michael Allen and John Early.
Washington University Libraries also will host a book discussion at 4:30p April 27 in Umrath Hall Lounge. Provost Beverly Wendland will provide opening remarks. Speakers will include Bernstein as well as contributors David Cunningham, chair and professor of sociology in Arts & Sciences; Sylvia Sukop, a doctoral candidate in German in Arts & Sciences; and WashU alumnus Josh Aiken, now a law student and doctoral candidate at Yale University.