Critical Trans Politics and the Limits of the Law with Dean Spade
Monday, October 28, 2013 from 3:30 PM to 5:30 PM (PDT)
On June 16, 2012, African-Americans, Muslims, Latinos, and the LGBTQ community marched together to prohibit Stop and Frisk and to end police surveillance in their neighborhoods.
Please join us to hear Dean Spade, a prominent activist and critic of police power, speak on
Critical Trans Politics and the Limits of the Law
October 28, 2013
North Academic Center Ballroom, City College of New York campus [google map]
Refreshments will be served.
Dean Spade is an associate professor at the Seattle University School of Law and is currently a fellow in the Engaging Tradition Project at Columbia Law School. In 2002 he founded the Sylvia Rivera Law Project, a non-profit collective that provides free legal help to low-income people and people of color who are trans, intersex, and/or gender non-conforming, and works to build trans resistance rooted in racial and economic justice. He is the author of Normal Life: Administrative Violence, Critical Trans Politics and the Limits of Law.
This event is co-sponsored by D’Agostino-Greenberg Program on Law & Public Policy, Skadden Arps Honors Program in Legal Studies, and the Colin L. Powell School for Civic and Global Leadership.
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