Burson Fund Lecture - Adrien Wing
Friday, 2008 February 8
12:00 p.m. - Small Courtroom (AB Hall - 309)
Reception immediately following the lecture in the
Griffin Student Commons
International and National Implications of Katrina
Adrien Wing is the Bessie Dutton Murray Professor of Law at the University of Iowa College of Law. She is the author of over 90 publications. Her national scholarship has focused on race and gender discrimination, including topics such as the impact of Hurricane Katrina, gangs, mothering, affirmative action, the war on terrorism, and polygamy in Black America. Professor Wing's international scholarship has emphasized two regions: Africa, especially South Africa; and the Middle East, in particular the Palestinian legal system. She has taught a variety of courses, including Critical Race Theory, Comparative Constitutional Law, Race, Racism & American Law, and Law in Radically Different Culture. She presently teaches International Human Rights and Law in the Muslim World.
Organized by the Public Service Advisory Board and Black Law Students Association with funding from the Charles and Marion Burson Student Activities Fund.