- This event has passed.
Critical Foundations: Ableism & the Law with Lydia X.Z. Brown
Thursday, September 28, 2023 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
The law can be used to advance social justice but it has also reproduced patriarchy, white supremacy, privilege, and normative boundaries to equity. Join us for Critical Foundations, a lecture series that helps students identify exclusionary problems in the law and imagine alternatives.
Critical Foundations builds on Core in Context by introducing students to feminist legal theory, critical race theory, queer theory, ableism, and the sociology of law–that is, essential concepts that critique the status quo. (NB: The CRT lecture will be offered in the spring.)
Students leave these talks with a deeper understanding of how to bring social justice insight and energy to any legal question, and with exposure to professors whose classes they may not be taking.
Lunch will be served on Steinhart Courtyard starting at 12:40 PM.
We request that attendees wear masks and save eating /drinking for before or after the lecture.
Events are wheelchair accessible. For disability-related accommodations, contact the organizer of the event. Advance notice is kindly requested.
If you have any photos or video from your event that you’d like to share with Berkeley Law for possible use in our digital and print marketing, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Interested in subscribing to a weekly email digest of Berkeley Law events? Learn more here.