This event is presented by the School of Social Policy & Practice (SP2) and co-hosted with the Annenberg School for Communication and the University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School.
This candid conversation with featured guest Nikole Hannah-Jones and host/moderator, Ben Jealous, is being hosted in connection with the One Book, One SP2 program. More information about the One Book, One SP2 initiative is available at https://sp2.upenn.edu/inclusion.
This year’s selection was The 1619 Project: A New Origin Story, a book-length expansion of the essays presented in The 1619 Project issue of The New York Times Magazine in August 2019.
Thursday, March 30, 2023
Update 3/23/2023: Due to high response volume, the registration for attending the IN-PERSON event and reception is now closed. The virtual livestream over Zoom will remain open. Guests will receive the zoom link individually after filling out the REGISTRATION FORM.
Bodek Lounge, Houston Hall, 3417 Spruce St. Phila. PA 19104
3:30pm – Doors Open
4:00-5:30pm – Conversation + Facilitated Q&A
5:30-6:00pm – The 1619 Project Book signing
5:30-7:00 – Reception in the Caster Building Courtyard, 3701 Locust Walk, Phila. PA 19104
**The first twenty (20) in-person attendees to arrive will receive a free copy of The 1619 Project**
At this event, the School of Social Policy & Practice (SP2) may have a photographer, a videographer, or otherwise be recording or transmitting audio and/or video in the building. Your choice to remain in the area implies your consent to the use, copyright, publishing, republishing, distribution, display and performance of the photographs, videos, recordings, and transmissions in SP2-approved materials.