Rescheduled! Ric S. Sheffield, professor of sociology and legal studies at Kenyon College, will discuss “Race and the Right to Vote in Ohio: A New Look at the Old Struggle for Inclusion” in a Zoom lecture hosted by Ohio Wesleyan University.

Sheffield’s presentation – Ohio Wesleyan’s 2020 Butler A. Jones Lecture on Race and Society – will begin at 7 p.m. Oct. 28. Reservations are required for the virtual event at

Ohio Wesleyan’s Department of Sociology and Anthropology established the annual Butler A. Jones Lectureship on Race and Society in 1995 in honor of Jones, Ph.D., a former sociology/anthropology faculty member. In contributing to the quest for equality among races, Jones submitted 10 briefs to the U.S. Supreme Court in cases involving equal treatment of all citizens.

Learn more about the lecture series and department at