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The Clayman Institute is excited to welcome Kimberlé Crenshaw as the 2016 Jing Lyman Lecturer on October 11, 2016 at 4:00 p.m in Cubberley Auditorium.
The Jing Lyman lecture series honors trailblazers who have played a significant role in advancing gender equality and influenced the way we as a society think about gender. With her groundbreaking work in developing intersectionality, Kimberlé Crenshaw has refocused our understandings of gender and the connections between race, class, gender and social justice. In addition to being a path-breaking scholar, Crenshaw’s most recent work with the African American Policy Forum on the #SayHerName campaign has made visible Black women and girls’ experiences with police brutality.
Kimberlé Crenshaw, Professor of Law at UCLA and Columbia Law School and Centennial Professor at the London School of Economics 2016-2018, is a leading authority in the area of Civil Rights, Black feminist legal theory, and race, racism and the law. Her articles have appeared in the Harvard Law Review, National Black Law Journal, Stanford Law Review, and Southern California Law Review. She is the founding coordinator of...
- Professor of Law at UCLA School of Law and Columbia Law School