College history conference ‘too white’ and ‘too male’

(THE COLLEGE FIX) — A history conference at Stanford University earlier this month is being panned for the crime of … featuring too many white male speakers.

The demographics of the Applied History conference organized by Hoover Institution fellow Niall Ferguson didn’t cause much of a stir — that is, until Howard University’s Ana Lucia Araujo tweeted about it on March 14.

Ferguson ended up expressing regret for not having more women participants:



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