In her book "Good White People: The Problem with Middle-Class White Anti-Racism," philosopher Shannon Sullivan examines the attempts that liberal whites make to distance themselves from the history of white supremacy. In her lecture titled "Good White People After Charlottesville," Sullivan will draw from her book to explain how the violence that ensued in Charlottesville might affect white participation on activism along racial lines. Sullivan is the chair of philosophy and professor of philosophy and health psychology at the University of North Carolina-Charlotte. She is the author of "The Physiology of Sexist and Racist Oppression" and co-editor of four books including "Race and Epistemologies of Ignorance." A reception and book signing will follow at 96 Waterman Street. Sponsored by the Center for the Study of Race and Ethnicity, the event begins at 11 a.m. in the Granoff Center for the Creative Arts, Martinos Auditorium, 154 Angell St.