Acting White? What’s Feminism & Queer Theory Got to Do With It?
Thursday, April 12, 2012
4:00 – 6:00 pm
UCLA, Royce 314
Free and Open to the Public
Speaker: Devon Carbado, Professor of Law, UCLA School of Law
Devon Carbado is a UCLA Professor of Law, and writes in the areas of critical race theory, employment discrimination, criminal procedure, constitutional law, and identity. He is co-editor of Race Law Stories (2008) and Black Like Us: A Century of Lesbian, Gay and Bisexual African American Fiction (2002), and is working with Mitu Gulati on a book on employment discrimination tentatively titled “Acting White.” He is a former director of the Critical Race Studies Program at UCLA, a faculty associate of the Ralph J. Bunche Center for African American Studies, a board member of the African American Policy Forum, and a James Town Fellow.
Respondent: Leti Volpp, Professor of Law, UC Berkeley Law
Cosponsored UCLA Department of Women’s Studies