The event began at the Medical Campus, with Chancellor Mark Wrighton and Dean of the School of Medicine Larry Shapiro giving an introduction for special guest and distinguished Professor Gerald Early.
Professor Early shared a historical context for the social understandings of race and set the tone for this 25-hour conversation. Chairman of the Department of Medicine Victoria Fraser led the following panel discussion and open forum.
Watch the videos below.
Introductions & Keynote Address
Mark Wrighton, PhD
Larry Shapiro, MD
Executive Vice Chancellor for Medical Affairs and Dean, School of Medicine
Gerald Early, PhD
Merle Kling Professor of Modern Letters, Professor of English, and Director of African and African-American Studies, Arts & Sciences
Victoria J. Fraser, MD
Adolphus Busch Professor and Chairman, Department of Medicine, School of Medicine
- Gerald Early, PhD
Merle Kling Professor of Modern Letters, Professor of English, and Director, African and African-American Studies; all in Arts & Sciences
- Richard Wilson, PhD
Professor of Genetics and Professor of Molecular Microbiology, School of Medicine; Research Member, Siteman Cancer Center; and Director, The Elizabeth H. and James S. McDonnell III Genome Institute
- Cynthia Rogers, MD
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry
- Adrienne Davis, JD
Vice Provost and William M. Van Cleve Professor of Law, School of Law
- Bob Hansman, BFA
Associate Professor of Architecture; Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts