Danger! Educated Black Man: Musings on Racial Formation Theory and Performing Race as Political Praxis
Thursday, March 14, 2013
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Zief Law Library - Terrace Room
Faculty Presentation hosted by the Center for Law and Ethics. Open to faculty only. Professor Charles Lawrence (University of Hawaii School of Law) will present "Danger! Educated BlackMan: Musings on Racial Formation Theory and Performing Race as Political Praxis." This will be a conversation about race in the law with the leading unconscious bias scholar in the country.
Charles Lawrence is Professor of Law and Centennial
University Professor at the University of Hawaii Manoa. He received his BA from
Haverford College and his JD from Yale Law School. Professor Lawrence is best
known for his prolific work in antidiscrimination law, equal protection, and
critical race theory. His most recent book, We Won't Go Back: Making the Case for Affirmative Action (Houghton
Mifflin, 1997), was co-authored by Professor Mari Matsuda. Professor Lawrence
received the USF School of Law's Most Distinguished Professor Award; the John
Bingham Hurlburt Award for Excellence in Teaching, presented by the 1990
graduating class of Stanford Law School; and the Society of American Law
Teachers national teaching award.
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