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UNI Museums to host speaker on immigration and race

March 13, 2012
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Mark Grey, professor, sociology, anthropology and criminology, 319-273-6496, mark.grey@uni.edu

Stacey Christensen, Office of University Relations, 319-273-6728, stacey.christensen@uni.edu

CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa Museums will host Mark Grey, director of the Iowa Center for Immigrant Leadership and Integration and professor of sociology, anthropology, and criminology at UNI, for the lecture "Immigration, Race and the Power of Delusion," at 7 p.m., Tuesday, March 27, at the UNI Museum, 3219 Hudson Road, Cedar Falls, Iowa.

Grey will speak on the role race and ethnicity have played as a part of the U.S. debate on immigration. Grey will address pro-immigrant and anti-immigrant efforts to use ethnicity in this debate.

This program is presented in conjunction with the UNI Museums exhibit "RACE: Are We So Different?" For more information, contact Grey at 319-273-6496 or mark.grey@uni.edu.