Seminar on Social Exclusion and Inclusion | An Ugly Word: Rethinking "Race" in Italy


Tuesday, March 2, 2021, 12:00pm to 1:30pm


Zoom (RSVP Required)

Italy, like other European counterparts, aspires to be "color-blind" by not officially acknowledging race and racial differences. The United States, in contrast, is often viewed as "race-obsessed" because race questions are standard throughout institutions. In her upcoming book An Ugly Word: Rethinking "Race" in Italy (co-authored with Marcello Maneri), Ann Morning explores how the treatment of race in a country affects society's perception of people from different ethnic backgrounds. The book's findings are based on interviews with college and vocational school students in three Italian cities and undergraduate students in the Northeastern United States.

Ann J. Morning, New York University



Natasha Warikoo, Tufts University; CES Seminar Co-chair, Harvard University

To attend this event you must register.

For more information, email Laura Falloon

Organized by the Seminar on Social Exclusion and Inclusion at The Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies at Harvard