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The White Supremacist Movement April 23

April 9, 2010

The Women's Interdisciplinary Studies Program and the honorary Alpha Kappa Delta will host a talk by Abby Ferber, Ph.D., about her years of research on white supremacist movement activity in the U.S.

Friday, April 23
2-3:30 p.m.
Natural Resources Bldg.
Room 113

Abby Ferber, a professor of sociology at the University of Colorado-Colorado Springs, will discuss her research on the white supremacist movement in the United States and the ways it impacted her understanding of race and gender.  

Her talk, titled, “What I Learned from the White Supremacist Movement,” will be held on Friday, April 23 from 2-3:30 p.m. in Natural Resources Building, Room 113 on the Colorado State University campus.

The talk is free and open to the public.

Books explore fallout of inequality

Ferber authored/coauthored:

  • White Men Falling: Race, Gender and White Supremacy
  • Hate Crime in America: What Do We Know?
  • Making a Difference: University Students of Color Speak Out

These books, as well as much of Ferber’s other scholarly work, explore the consequences of racism and racial inequality in the United States.

Advancing social equality, inclusion

The talk will include a portion dedicated to the examination of the Matrix of Oppression and Privilege theoretical model. Ferber will also discuss teaching and research innovations that have been made through the Matrix Center for the Advancement of Social Equity and Inclusion, which she co-founded at the UCCS campus. 

“What I Learned from the White Supremacist Movement” is co-sponsored by CSU’s Women’s Interdisciplinary Studies Program and Alpha Kappa Delta an honorary greek organization at CSU.

Contact: Lori Peek