THE THEORY & POLITICS OF CRITICAL RACE THEORY with Dr. Wendy Leo Moore
Nov 19, 2021
Dr. Wendy Leo Moore is a sociologist and lawyer whose work focuses on the provocative intersections of race, the law, and legal institutions. She is currently an Associate Professor in the Department of Sociology at Texas A&M University. Dr. Moore received her Ph.D. in Sociology from the University of Minnesota (2005) and her J.D. from the University of Minnesota Law School (2000). Her award winning book “Reproducing Racism; White Space, Elite Law Schools and Racial Inequality,” analyzed the racial dynamics in elite U.S. law schools and she developed a cutting edge theory of white institutional space. Her current work focuses on race and the law, including examining racist speech and the First Amendment, as well as the discursive tactics utilized by the U.S. Supreme Court to stall progress toward racial equity.
To join the conversation on November 19th at noon, CLICK HERE: s.uconn.edu/crttheoryandpolitics
Sponsored by UCONN Hartford, Africana Studies Institute UCONN, Charter Oak Cultural Center, UConn Asian and Asian American Studies Institute, UConn Office for Diversity and Inclusion, El Instituto: Institute of Latina/o, Caribbean, and Latin American Studies