FARGO — The Northern Plains Ethics Institute at NDSU and the YWCA Cass Clay are scheduled to host a Zoom presentation by David Augustin Hodge Sr., associate director of education for the National Center for Bioethics in Research and Healthcare at Tuskegee University. His talk is part of the Learning the Language of Diversity and Meaningful Inclusion series.

Hodge is scheduled to participate in the conversation series at noon on Tuesday, Jan. 26, via Zoom. His presentation, “What it is like to be Black? – Toward a naming, genealogy and epistemology of (the intractable) anti-black racism,” will be followed by moderated conversation and audience questions.

Hodge coordinates the Tuskegee University center’s Bioethics Honors program and bioethics minor, its annual Public Health Ethics Intensive Course and outreach programs designed to engage the center’s target audiences. He also teaches bioethics and public health ethics courses.

In addition to his academic and administrative duties, Hodge is a researcher, author and editor. He is senior associate editor for the center’s Journal of Healthcare, Sciences, and Humanities, a peer-reviewed journal in partnership with the Smithsonian Institution’s Office of Sponsored Programs.

The event is free and open to the public.