Race & Law Colloquium

Race & Law Colloquium Draws Leading Voices in Critical Race Theory

The Race & Law Colloquium, part of the Loyola Anti-Racism Center at Loyola Law School, features leading critical race and intersectional scholars in conversation with its founder Professor Priscilla Ocen. The sessions focus on the most current perspectives on race and intersectional subordination by systems of power and resistance to it. 

Race & Law Colloquium sessions have covered:

  • “Transactional Community Lawyering,” Alina Ball, Professor of Law and Director, Social Enterprise & Economic Empowerment Clinic, UC Hastings College of the Law
  • "Islamaphobia," Khaled Beydoun, Associate Professor of Law; Associate Director of Civil Rights and Social Justice, Damon J. Keith Center for Civil Rights, Wayne State University Law School.
  • “The Dysgenic State: Environmental Injustice and Disability-Selective Abortion Ban,” Khiara M. Bridges, Professor of Law, UC Berkeley School of Law.
  • "Unreasonable: Black Lives, Police Power, and the Fourth Amendment," Devon W. Carbado, The Honorable Harry Pregerson Professor of Law, UCLA School of Law.
  • "An Abolitionist's Handbook," Patrisse Cullors, Co-founder, Black Lives Matter Global Network Foundation
  • “Black Girls Matter: Pushed Out, Overpoliced and Underprotected,” Kimberlé W. Crenshaw, Isidor and Seville Sulzbacher Professor of Law, Columbia Law School
  • "Black Dissent," Nina Farnia, Lecturer in Law, UC Davis School of Law
  • “America on Fire: The Untold Story of Police Violence and Black Rebellion,” Professor Elizabeth Hinton, Yale University & Yale Law School
  • “Critical Immigration Theory,” Kathleen Kim, Associate Dean for Equity & Inclusion and William M. Rains Fellow, LMU Loyola Law School
  • "Criminal Law Casebook Chapter," Eric Miller, Professor of Law; Leo J. O'Brien Fellow; Co-Chair, Equity & Inclusion Committee; Co-Director, Loyola Anti-Racism Center, LMU Loyola Law School; Member,  LMU Presidential Black Leadership Advisory Council
  • "The Hospital Policing Web," Sunita Patel, Assistant Professor of Law, UCLA School of Law
  • "Transformative Justice," Claudia L. Peña, Lecturer in Law, UCLA School of Law; Faculty-in-Residence, UCLA Prison Education Program
  • "Citizenism: Racialized Discrimination by Design," Evelyn Rangel-Medina, Visiting Assistant Professor of the Center for Racial and Economic Justice, UC Hastings Law School in San Francisco
  • "Democratizing Criminal Justice," Jocelyn Simonson, Professor of Law, Brooklyn Law School
  • “Solidarity Not Charity: Mutual Aid for Survival,” Dean Spade, Associate Professor, Seattle University School of Law

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