March 11. 2010 | 4th Annual CRS Symposium

Since the publication of Kimberlé Crenshaw’s formative articles – Demarginalizing the Intersection of Race & Sex (1989), and Mapping the Margins: Intersectionality, Identity Politics & Violence Against Women of Color (1994) – the concept of intersectionality has traversed more than a dozen academic disciplines and transnational and popular political discourse, generated multiple conferences, monographs, and anthologies, and animated hundreds of articles and essays. In the twenty years since Crenshaw introduced intersectionality, critiques of identity politics and multiculturalism and, more recently, claims of a “post-racial” era have blossomed. In 2010, we will re-visit the origins of intersectionality as a theoretical frame and site of legal interventions and consider its still unfolding potential for unmasking subordination and provoking social change.


Critical Race Theory Across Disciplines

A Quarterly Mixer for People Interested in Racial Justice Theory and Practice

This mixer is a quarterly event that brings together UCLA law and graduate students from other disciplines interested in critical race theory, antidiscrimination law, and racial justice. The Fall semester/quarter mixer is co-sponsored by Graduate Students of Color at UCLA, School of Public Affairs, Graduate School of Education and Information Science, and the School of Public Health.


The mixer rotates between the interested departments on campus.

The Schedule for the 2009-10 school year is as follows:

Fall Quarter 2009: School of Law Shapiro Courtyard Thurs. Oct. 15th 5pm – 7pm
Winter Quarter ’10:   School of Public Affairs               TBA

For more information: UCLA CRS LAW


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