Radcliffe Institute’s Annual Dean’s Lecture in the Social Sciences presents Dr. Alondra Nelson


Tuesday, March 12, 2019, 4:15pm to 6:30pm


Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, 10 Garden Street, Cambridge, MA 02138

Dr. Alondra Nelson will be delivering Radcliffe Institute’s annual Dean’s Lecture in the Social Sciences on March 12, 2019.  This event will take place at 4:15 PM, with a student lunch scheduled for 12:30 PM (more information to come). 


Speaker's Bio:

Dr. Alondra Nelson is president of the Social Science Research Council and professor of sociology at Columbia University. A scholar of science, technology, and social inequality, she is the author most recently of The Social Life of DNA: Race, Reparations, and Reconciliation after the Genome. Her publications also include Body and Soul: The Black Panther Party and the Fight against Medical DiscriminationGenetics and the Unsettled Past: The Collision of DNA, Race, and History; and Technicolor: Race, Technology, and Everyday Life. In 2002, she edited “Afrofuturism,” an influential special issue of Social Text.

See also: 2018