Recorded Sessions for the Baked In: Systemic Racism Around and Within Us Series

The recorded sessions for the Baked In: Systemic Racism Around and Within Us series are now available.

About the Baked In Series:

To think of racism as systemic is to understand how deeply embedded it is in our own lives. This series of talks by USD professors explores some of the fundamental areas in which racism has taken hold. Coordinated by Fred Robinson, PhD, Department of English.


February 2, 2021

Embedded Racism in Music: Decentering and Decolonizing Music Fields

  • David Harnish, PhD | Department of Music


February 9, 2021

Systemic Racism in Law

  • Roy L. Brooks, JD | Warren Distinguished Professor of Law


February 16, 2021

Perspectives on Racism and Health


  • Jillian Tullis, PhD | Department of Communication Studies

Panel speakers:

  • Christopher Carter, PhD | Department of Theology and Religious Studies
  • Martha Fuller, PhD | School of Nursing
  • Kristopher Hall, PhD | Counseling and Marital and Family Therapy, SOLES
  • Drew Talley, PhD | Department of Environmental and Ocean Sciences


February 23, 2021

Systemic Racism in Theatre

  • Jesse Perez, PhD | Director of The Old Globe and USD Shiley Graduate Theatre Program


March 2, 2021

Living in a Bubble: White Neighborhoods, White Schools, White Thinking

  • Lisa Nunn, PhD | Department of Sociology and Director of the Center for Educational Excellence


March 9, 2021

The Facts and Fictions of Systemic Racism

  • Carlton Floyd, PhD | Department of English