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A panel of prominent national scholars discusses the future of a liberal arts education in the new political climate.
Friday, March 24, 2017
George C.S. Benson Auditorium
Moderated by President Melvin L. Oliver
Lawrence D. Bobo
W.E.B. Du Bois Professor of the Social Sciences
Chair of the Department of African and African American Studies
Cheryl I. Harris
Rosalinde and Arthur Gilbert Professor of Civil Rights and Civil Liberties
UCLA School of Law
John R. Kroger
Former Attorney General, State of Oregon
Professor of Sociology and American Studies & Ethnicity
Director, Program for Environmental and Regional Equity
Director, Center for the Study of Immigrant Integration
University of Southern California
Suggested readings by the panelists
Bobo, Lawrence D. “Empowering ‘The Other.’” Du Bois Review: Social Science Research on Race 13:1 (2016): 1-4.
Bobo, Lawrence D. 2015. “A Troublesome Recurrence: Racialized Realities and Racist Reasoning Today.” Du Bois Review 12:1 (2015): 1-4.
Harris, Cheryl. “Equal Treatment and the Reproduction of Inequality.” Fordham Law Review 69 (2001): 1753-83.
Harris, Cheryl. “Whiteness as Property.” Harvard Law Review 106 (1993): 1709-91.
Kroger, John R.. “The Prosecution of Environmental Crimes in Oregon: An Interview with Attorney General John Kroger.” Journal of Environmental Law and Litigation 26 (2011): 493.
Pastor, Manuel, Jennifer Ito, and Madeline Wander. Changing States: A Framework for Progressive Governance. Los Angeles: USC Program for Environmental and Regional Equality, 2016.
Pastor, Manuel and Laura Pulido. “Where in the World is Juan – and What Color is He? The Geography of Latino Racial Subjectivity in Southern California.” American Quarterly 65:2 (2013): 309-341.