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Critical Foundations: Queer Legal Theory with Prof. Russell Robinson
Thursday, October 26, 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 outside of Room 170 starting at 12:40 PM.
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