June 9, 2020

Following the outrage generated most recently by the needless death of George Floyd in Minneapolis, and informal discussions among faculty and students.  Anthropology departments nationwide and even more departments here at KU are issuing statements in support of these principles, I think it appropriate to be on the record as standing with victims of discrimination and racial violence. 

The KU Anthropology Department shares the following statement which unequivocally states our commitment to social justice, and elimination of racial bias in law enforcement, the criminal justice system, and American society.

Thank you.

Dennis

Dennis H. O'Rourke, PhD
Foundation Distinguished Professor
Department of Anthropology
University of Kansas
1415 Jayhawk Blvd., 635 Fraser Hall
Lawrence,  KS   66045-7540
voice:    785.864.2642
fax:        785.864.5224
email:    orourke@ku.edu

Upcoming Anthropology Conferences:

American Anthropological Association (AAA) 117th Annual Meeting - Baltimore, MD, November 17 - 21, 2021.

American Association of Physical Anthropologist 90th Annual Meeting - Baltimore, MD (virtual) April 7, 2021.

Anthropological Plains Conference, 79th Annual Meeting, Boulder, CO, November (dates pending), 2021.

Society for American Anthropology (SAA) 86th Annual Meeting - San Francisco, CA, (virtual) April 15 - 17, 2021.

Society for Applied Anthropology (SfAA) 81st Annual Meeting - Norfolk, VA, March 23 - 27, 2021.

 

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