Eduardo Bonilla-Silva ARMS Guest Speaker
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Thursday, October 25, 2012
at 4:00 PM
Tomson Hall, 280
Ted Thornhill


Eduardo Bonilla-Silva is Professor and Chair of the Sociology department at Duke University. His research has appeared in journals such as Racial and Ethnic Studies, American Sociological Review, and The Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science among others. To date he has published five books, including White Supremacy and Racism in the Post-Civil Rights Era (co-winner of the 2002 Oliver Cox Award given by the American Sociological Association), Racism Without Racists: Color-Blind Racism and the Persistence of Racial Inequality in the United States (2004 Choice Award) (this book appeared in 2006 in second expanded and revised edition and, again, in 2009 with a long chapter examining the Obama phenomenon), and in 2011 State of White Supremacy: Racism, Governance, and the United States (with Moon Kie Jung and João H. Costa Vargas). Bonilla-Silva has received many awards, most notably, the 2007 Lewis Coser Award given by the Theory Section of the American Sociological Association for Theoretical-Agenda Setting and in 2011, the Cox-Johnson-Frazier Award given by the American Sociological Association “to an individual or individuals for their work in the intellectual traditions of the work of these three African American scholars.”

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