CLEaR has hosted symposia bringing scholars, legal practitioners and policy makers together to discuss the interplay of race and class, and critical race theory. The center will host its third symposium during the Spring 2014 semester.

Image of Prof. Gustafson speaking at CLEaR symposium
Prof. Kaaryn S. Gustafson, Co-Director of CLEaR, was keynote speaker at CLEaR’s April 2014 symposium, where she discussed her recent book, Cheating Welfare: Public Assistance and the Criminalization of Poverty.


The Interplay of Race, Gender, Class, Crime and Justice
April 26, 2014, 9:00 a.m.
University of California, Irvine School of Law, EDU 1111

National scholars from various disciplines will convene to participate in conversations organized around the following panel topics:

  • Unequal Burdens of the Collateral Consequences of Incarceration (a panel proposed and moderated by UCI Law students)
  • Critical Analyses of Crime, Punishment, and Intersectional Identities
  • Interdisciplinary Explorations of Identity, Crime, and Punishment

Papers from this symposium will be published in an upcoming issue of the UC Irvine Law Review. Event details and online RSVP >

Past Symposia