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
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 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.

Contact: Kenji Quijano at kaquijano@usfca.edu

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