Newcomb-Tulane College will host a keynote lecture by Kimberlé Crenshaw at 6 p.m. on Monday, September 25, at McAlister Auditorium (43 McAlister Drive). This event is free and open to the public.
Kimberlé Crenshaw, Professor of Law at UCLA and Columbia Law School, is a leading authority in the areas of civil rights, black feminist legal theory, and race, racism and the law. Her work has been fundamental in two fields of study that have come to be known by terms that she coined: Critical Race Theory and Intersectionality.
Sponsored by Newcomb-Tulane College Academic Programs, the Center for Academic Equity, the Office of Multicultural Affairs, Newcomb College Institute, the President’s Office, the Center for Engaged Learning and Teaching, Howard-Tilton Library, New Orleans Center for the Gulf South, the Tulane Psychology Department and the Tulane Law School.