Texas Tech University

Renowned Author Beverly Daniel Tatum to Speak on Campus

McKenzi Morris

October 31, 2019

She will address issues of race and community during her talk.

The Texas Tech University Teaching, Learning, & Professional Development Center (TLPDC) is co-hosting "An Evening with Beverly Daniel Tatum" with several campus departments and colleges.

7 p.m. Monday (Nov. 4)

Allen Theatre, Student Union Building (SUB)

Beverly Daniel Tatum, a world-renowned author and clinical psychologist, will lead a conversation about race, campus and community.

Tatum is widely known for her expertise on race relations and as a leader in higher education. She is the author of "Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria? And Other Conversations About Race" and "Can We Talk About Race? And Other Conversations in an Era of School Resegregation." She also is a respected expert on racial identity development, the impact of race in the classroom and strategies for creating inclusive campus and community environments.

Tatum has received the Carnegie Academic Leadership Award, the Brock International Prize in Education and the American Psychological Association Award for Outstanding Lifetime Contributions to Psychology.

The event is free and open to the public. Parking is available in the R03, R07 and R11 lots. Click here for a campus map.

CONTACT: Suzanne Tapp, Executive director, Teaching, Learning, & Professional Development Center, suzanne.tapp@ttu.edu or (806) 742-0133