Award-winning journalist, current NPR host and special correspondent, and former co-host of NPR's newsmagazine All Things Considered, as well as Best Selling Author and creator of The Race Card Project, Michele Norris comes to Bard College at Simon's Rock to discuss her work and offer her perspective on tackling complex conversations and having meaningful dialogue about race and diversity.
Michele Norris is an award-winning journalist with more than two decades of experience. She is currently a host and special correspondent for NPR. Previously, Norris served as co-host of NPR's newsmagazine All Things Considered, public radio's longest-running national program, with Robert Siegel and Melissa Block.
In September, 2010, Norris released her first book, The Grace of Silence: A Memoir, which focuses on how America talks about race in the wake of Barack Obama's presidential election, and explores her own family's racial legacy.
In today’s Academic Minute, Dr. Maryann Tebben of Bard College at Simon’s Rock reveals French cuisine’s most French dish.
Maryann Tebben is a professor of language and literature at Bard College at Simon’s Rock. Her teaching and research interests include seventeenth-century French literature, women writers, and French and Italian writers of the Renaissance. She holds a Ph.D. from the University of Southern California.