Beginning in 2010, the Center on Law, Equality and Race has brought nationally recognized speakers to UCI Law.
March 10, 2016, 4:00–5:00 p.m.
UC Irvine School of Law
Education Building, Room 1131 (map)
The Distinguished Professor of Law, Boochever and Bird Endowed Chair for the Study and Teaching of Freedom of Equality at UC Davis School of Law, will present “From Equality to Freedom: Food, Sovereignty, and the New Black Agrarian Movement”
November 10, 2015, 6:00 p.m.
MPAA Executive Commons
Book signing and reception to follow
The Professor of Law at UC Hastings College of Law will discuss his book, Blinded By Sight: Seeing Race through the Eyes of the Blind, awarded the 2015 Herbert Jacob Book Prize by the Law and Society Association.
The Distinguished Haas Chair in LGBT Equity Professor of Law at UC Berkeley School of Law will present his paper "Divergent Identities," which argues that the debate over same-sex marriage and LGBT equality and inclusion more generally has incompletely and insufficiently considered the importance of gender.
The Burrus-Bascom Professor of Law at the University of Wisconsin Law School will present her paper, “I Do for My Kids: Negotiating Race, Class and Gender in Child Support Enforcement Proceedings.” Abstract >
Co-Sponsored by the Center in Law, Society and Culture
The George T. and Harriet E. Pfleger Chair in Law (USC Law) will discuss her book Reproducing Racism: How Everyday Choices Lock In White Advantage (NYU Press 2014).
A reception and book signing followed the lecture.
Video of lecture >
The John H. Boalt Professor of Law (Berkeley Law) discussed his newly released book, Dog Whistle Politics: How Coded Racial Appeals Have Reinvented Racism and Wrecked the Middle Class (Oxford University Press 2014).
The UCLA Law professor discussed his book (with Duke Law Professor Mitu Gulati), Acting White?: Rethinking Race in Post-Racial America (Oxford University Press).
The event was co-sponsored by CLEaR and Black Law Students Alliance (BLSA).
The Boston College Professor of Law and Director of the International Human Rights Program discussed his book Aftermath: Deportation Law and the New American Diaspora (Oxford University Press).
The Chief Justice Earl Warren Professor of Constitutional Law at NYU came to UCI Law as part of CLEaR’s lecture series “Unpacking Diversity.” Prof. Yoshino discussed his book, Covering: The Hidden Assault on Our Civil Rights (Random House 2006).