A Figure of Ambivalent Value: On Black Masculinity, Law and Sexuality

10/05/2012 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm

 Race & Sexuality Speaker Series

A series of workshops led by distinguished speakers and hosted by Professor Russell Robinson's Boalt Law School class, "Race, Sexuality, & the Law."  Co-sponsored by the Center for Race & Gender and the LGBT Cluster of the Haas Diversity Research Initiative.
All workshops are will take place in 145 Boalt Hall, 12pm  - 1:55 pm.All members of the campus community are welcome--please bring your own lunch. 
Because the number of seats in room 145 are limited, please RSVP to to Jake Feltham atjfeltham@law.berkeley.edu if you plan to attend.
Friday, September 21 – Katherine Franke
"Boots Next To The Bed: Getting Caught in Marriage's Web"
Isidor and Seville Sulzbacher Professor of Law and Director, Center for Gender and Sexuality Law,
Columbia Law School
Friday, October 5 – Jared Sexton
"A Figure of Ambivalent Value: On Black Masculinity, Law and Sexuality"
Director, African American Studies, Associate Professor, African American Studies, and Associate Professor, Film & Media Studies, University of California, Irvine
Friday, October 12 – Camille Gear Rich
"Innocence Interrupted: Reconstructing Fatherhood in the Shadow of the Child Molestation Law"
Associate Professor of Law,  University of Southern California Gould School of Law
Friday, October 19 – Mignon Moore
Associate Professor of Sociology, University of California, Los Angeles
Friday, November 2 – Sonia Katyal
Joseph M. McLaughlin Professor of Law, Fordham Law School
Friday, November 16 – Adrienne Davis
"Black Polygamy"
Vice Provost and William M. Van Cleve Professor of Law, Washington University