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CSLS – A Conversation in Law and Society with Richard Delgado
Wednesday, April 24, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
A CONVERSATION IN LAW & SOCIETY
WITH RICHARD DELGADO
INTERVIEWED BY JONATHAN SIMON
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 24, 2019
2:00 – 3:30 PM
GREAT HALL, BANCROFT HOTEL
RECEPTION TO FOLLOW
Professor Richard Delgado is John J. Sparkman Chair of Law at the University of Alabama School of Law. He received his A.B. from the University of Washington and his J.D. from the University of California, Berkeley (1974), where he was Notes and Comments Editor for the California Law Review. Before moving to Alabama in 2013, he taught at the University of Pittsburgh, Colorado, and UCLA. He is the author of twenty books and over 100 journal articles. His books have won eight national book prizes, including six Gustavus Myers awards for outstanding book on human rights in North America, the American Library Association’s Outstanding Academic Book, and a Pulitzer Prize nomination.
Professor Delgado is a founder of critical race theory in the study of law and is known for introducing storytelling into legal scholarship. Among his most enduring works are The Rodrigo Chronicles: Conversations about America and Race (NYU Press, 1995), Words That Wound: Critical Race Theory, Assaultive Speech, and the First Amendment (1993, with Matsuda, Lawrence & Crenshaw), Critical Race Theory: The Cutting Edge (3d ed. 2013) (with Stefancic), and The Latino/a Condition: A Critical Reader (2d ed. 2011) (with Stefancic).
Jonathan Simon is Lance Robbins Professor of Criminal Justice Law at the University of California, Berkeley and Faculty Director of the Center for the Study of Law and Society.
In the Conversations in Law and Society series, the Center for the Study of Law and Society is creating a video archive of interviews with the founders and leading figures of the field of law and society. The conversations are taped before a live audience. Audience members are invited to ask questions following the formal interview. All of the previous 19 interviews with 21 distinguished law and society scholars are available on the CSLS website.
Please join us for this special event.
Jonathan Simon, FACULTY DIRECTOR | Rosann Greenspan, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
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