The Chosen: The Hidden History of Admission and Exclusion at Harvard, Yale, and Princeton
Thursday, November 29, 2018, 12:00pm to 1:30pm
Hauser Hall 104 (Harvard Law School)
Professor Jerome Karabel, a sociologist from the University of California, Berkeley and author of the award-winning book The Chosen: The Hidden History of Admission and Exclusion at Harvard, Yale, and Princeton, will give a lecture, followed by a discussion, on the history of elite college admissions in the United States, the role of anti-Jewish prejudice in the development of admissions practices, the origins of race-based affirmative action, and the relevance of this history to the current case against Harvard and allegations of discrimination against Asian-Americans in college admissions. Sponsored by PJA, APALSA, Harvard Hillel, JLSA, La Alianza, and SALSA.