The Social Life of DNA

The Social Life of DNA:

Race, Reparations, and Reconciliation After the Genome

with Dean of Social Science Alondra Nelson &

University Trustee A'Lelia Bundles

Tuesday, February 9th @ 12pm


Join us as Dean Alondra Nelson takes us on a journey into how the double helix has wound its way into contemporary social issues around race. She explains how DNA-based techniques are being used in myriad ways, including the unfinished business of slavery. Author, journalist, and Columbia University Trustee A’Lelia Bundles will join Nelson.

A book signing will follow the program.

HERE is a recent story in Columbia Magazine about her new book.

Location: The National Archives William G. McGowan Theater

Cost: Free (also streamed live online via the National Archives’ YouTube channel)

See the event posting on the National Archives website: HERE

February 09, 2016 at 12:00pm - 1:30pm

William G. McGowan Theater @ the National Archives

700 Pennsylvania Ave NW
Washington, DC 20408
United States