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Speakers and Virtual Discussions
Math, law, and racial fairness: The future of the Voting Rights Act
On Monday, Nov. 16, 2020, from 4:30 – 5:45 p.m., Eastern Time, UofSC's College of Arts and Sciences will host "Math, law, and racial fairness: The future of the Voting Rights Act." Featured speakers will be Guy-Uriel Charles, Edward and Ellen Schwarzman Professor of Law at Duke Law School and the co-director of the Duke Law Center on Law, Race and Politics and Moon Duchin, Professor of Mathematics at Tufts University, where she also directs the Program in Science, Technology, and Society and serves as a senior fellow in the Tisch College of Civic Life. The event is free, but registration is required to receive Zoom access.
Seeking Justice for Breonna Taylor's Family: A Panel Discussion on No-Knock Warrants
On November 18, at 12:00 PM Eastern Time, the School of Law Office of Alumni Relations and Development will sponsor a panel discussion on no-knock warrants. Panel speakers will be Associate Dean Colin Miller and law students Anna Catherine Parham and Jasmine Caruthers, who assisted the legal team for Breonna Taylor's family in their civil action against the City of Louisville. The discussion will be moderated by legal writing instructor Jan Baker. The event carries one hour of CLE credit. Registration fees will support scholarships at the School of Law.
Professor Ibram X. Kendi: How to Be an Antiracist
Best-selling author and Boston University Professor Ibram Kendi will lead a virtual discussion on November 9 from 4:00-5:00 pm. Event is free and requires registration to receive Teams link.
Professor Frederick Harris: Anti-Blackness, Contentious Politics and the 2020 Presidential Election
UofSC's African American Studies Program will host the 23rd Annual Robert Smalls Lecture and Roundtable on Thursday, October 29, from 6:00-7:30pm. The featured speaker will be Dr. Frederick Harris, Dean of Social Sciences and Professor of Political Science at Columbia University. Registration is necessary to receive a Zoom link for the event.
Professor Renee Nicole Allen: From Academic Freedom to Cancel Culture: Silencing Black Women in the Legal Academy
On Friday, October 23, at 1:00 pm (Eastern), Professor Renee Nicole Allen of St. John's University will discuss her recent scholarship (forthcoming in the UCLA Law Review). Registration necessary for Zoom link and documents.