Race, Justice, and Empathy: A Conversation Inspired by "Just Mercy"

September 09, 2016 • 1:00 PM • Nasher Museum of Art Auditorium

The Nasher Museum of Art hosts an interdisciplinary conversation about race, justice, and empathy with: Kathryn Webb Bradley, Professor of the Practice of Law, Director of Legal EthicsChristena Cleveland, Associate Professor of the Practice of Reconciliation, The Divinity SchoolJames E. Coleman, Jr., John S. Bradway Professor of the Practice of Law, Director of the Center for Criminal Justice and Professional Responsibility, and Co-Director of the Wrongful Convictions ClinicWilliam Darity, Jr., Samuel DuBois Cook Professor of Public Policy, African and African American Studies, and Economics, and Director of the Samuel DuBois Cook Center on Social EquityCharles D. Thompson, Jr., Professor of the Practice, Cultural Anthropology and Documentary Studies Bryan Stevenson's memoir, "Just Mercy," is the 2016 Common Experience summer reading book for incoming first-year students at Duke. An installation inspired by the book is on view in the Nasher Museum's Academic Focus Gallery from August 6 - October 2. The conversation will take place in the Nasher Museum lecture hall. Free and open to the public.