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African Studies Program hosts April 3 talk on privilege and integrity

March 17th, 2017

UI International Programs and the African Studies Program invite you to attend an upcoming event titled “Privilege, Self-Respect and Integrity.” Featuring guest speaker Samantha Vice from the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, this event will take place on Monday, April 3, 2017, from 3:30-5 p.m. in 304 EPB (Gerber Lounge). 

This talk explores the possibility of maintaining self-respect and integrity when one is in a position of privilege.

Samantha Vice is a professor in the Philosophy Department at the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, and is also affiliated with the Wits Centre for Ethics. She works in ethics and social philosophy, and her recent work has been exploring the moral experience and situation of the racially privileged.

This event is sponsored by the African Studies Program, International Programs, Department of English, Department of Philosophy, and the Obermann Center for Advanced Studies.

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Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all University of Iowa-sponsored events. If you are a person with a disability who requires an accommodation in order to participate in this  program, please contact Marie Kruger in advance at or 319-335-3121.