A Conversation on Race with Dr. Eduardo Bonilla-Silva

Racism Without Racists

Thursday, February 20, 2014

1:00 PM, Kochoff Hall A & B, University Center



Dr. Eduardo Bonilla-Silva serves as Chair of the Sociology Department at Duke University. He earned his B.A. in Sociology from the University of Puerto Rico-Rio Piedras, as well as an M.A. and Ph.D. in Sociology from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Professor Bonilla-Silva held posts at the University of Michigan and at Texas A&M University before joining the faculty of Duke’s Sociology Department in 2006. His research areas include racial stratification, social theory, critical race methods, political sociology, Latin America, the Caribbean, and Epistemology.

His recent publications include White Supremacy and Racism in the Post-Civil Rights Era; Racism Without Racists, Color-Blind Racism and the Persistence of Racial Inequality in America; White Out: The Continuing Significance of Racism; The Invisible Weight of Whiteness: The Racial Grammar of Everyday Life in America; The State of White Supremacy: Racism, Governance, and the USA; and White Logic, White Methods: Race, Epistemology, and the Social Sciences. His work has appeared in journals such as Sociological Inquiry, Racial and Ethnic Studies, Race and Society, Discourse and Society, American Sociological Review, Journal of Latin American Studies, and Research in Politics and Society among others. 

Dr. Bonilla-Silva has received numerous accolades for his work over the years including being recognized as the 2011 recipient of the Coz-Johnson-Fraxier Award from the American Sociological Association. The award recognizes outstanding scholarship and activity focused on racial issues and efforts made to improve conditions globally.

This event is sponsored by the Office for the Chancellor and the Office for Student Engagement. 


This event is free and open to the public. 


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