Critical Race Feminisms: Women of Color and the Law
April 19, 2007 5:30pm - 8:30pm
559 Nathan Abbott Way
This panel discussion will provide an overview of the development and evolution of critical race feminism in legal discourse; examine the specific challenges faced by women of color in the legal profession, and report on community and legal activism around issues faced by women of color from a lens of race, gender, class, sexuality, and global justice.
- Rebecca Hall, UC Berkeley, author, "Not Killing Me Softly: African American Women, Slave Revolts, and Historical Constructions of Racialized Gender"
- Sora Y. Han, UC Berkeley, author, "The Bonds of Representation: Race, Law, and the Feminine in Post-Civil Rights America"
- Monica Ramirez, ACLU, Immigrations' Rights Project
- Jayashri Srikantiah, Stanford Law School, Director, Immigrations' Rights Clinic