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NMU hosts Critical Race Theory Forum February 17, 2022

The influence of critical race theory (CRT) on how history is studied and taught in educational systems has become a hot-button political issue. The Beaumier U.P. Heritage Center at Northern Michigan University will host a forum featuring four faculty members who will address what CRT is, why there has been so much backlash against it, and other issues related to the topic.

The CRT Forum will take place at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 17, in Jamrich Hall 1100. Participating faculty members are: Lesley Larkin, English; Meghan McCune, Anthropology; Alan Willis, History; and Carter Wilson, Political Science. Dan Truckey, director of the Beaumier Center, will moderate the discussion.

Due to Covid-19 regulations, the audience will be limited to 100 members and all attendees will be required to wear KN-95, N-95 or KF-95 masks during the event. The event will also be streaming live on Zoom at https://nmu.zoom.us/j/92907826062?pwd=UktqR2xGSHJwNHBRcU5LSmZlbVk0QT09. The passcode is 294976.

For more information, contact Truckey at dtruckey@nmu.edu or 227-1219.

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