Speaker, Humorist and Author Karith Foster Talks about Stereotyping

Memorial Student Union Building Ballrooms - 02/12/18 - 02/12/18

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Karith Foster

Karith Foster, a nationally recognized speaker, humorist and author, will speak at Texas A&M University-Kingsville as part of the University Lectureship Series. 

Foster will deliver the presentation, “Stereotyped 101,” in the Memorial Student Union Building Ballrooms Monday, February 12, 2018 at 7 p.m. 

“Stereotyped 101™” is designed to educate and cultivate a sincere comprehension of the intersection of modern day diversity. Foster uses a blend of humor, interactive audience participation and heartfelt personal stories to engage her audience and shed light on taboo subjects that include, but are not limited to, racism, homophobia, class-ism, even size-ism. 

This high-energy lecture prompts people to not only think about how we view the world and ourselves, but also how to actively promote change. 

The public is invited to attend this free event. Doors are scheduled to open at 6:30 p.m. Seating is on a first-come, first-seated basis. 

“Stereotyped 101™” is hosted by the Campus Activities Board, Student Health & Wellness and University Housing and Residence Life. 

About Karith Foster

For nearly a decade, Karith Foster has taken her passion for entertaining and critical thinking nationwide: from the airwaves to organizations, from universities to corporations, creating a seismic shift in mindsets when addressing issues of diversity and inclusion. 

The former co-host of controversial radio personality Don Imus and former Fortune 500 human resources executive administrator brings a blend of knowledge and experience when conveying the ever-present need to address diversity. Foster’s goal is to leave her audience feeling inspired and encouraged to commit to the journey of mutual respect, acceptance and a greater sense of belonging. 

Foster and her work have been seen on The Today Show, Comedy Central, The Oprah Winfrey Show, The Huffington Post and The View, among others. 

About the University Lectureship Series

The University Lectureship Series at Texas A&M University-Kingsville is a student-supported program that invites guest lecturers to present relevant or entertaining topics both to the university and Kingsville communities. Known nationally or regionally for their expertise, invited speakers will educate, inform and engage students, and help them to make meaning of theories they are learning in their classrooms. 

For more information about the A&M-Kingsville University Lectureship Series, contact the Office of Student Activities at 361-593-2760.