UCLA School of Law`s Critical Race Studies presents
From Gaza to Ferguson
From the Washington Post to Ebony Magazine to the streets of Ferguson and beyond, connections between events in Ferguson and Gaza have cpatured the popular imagination. This panel will examine and explore the relationship between race, the rise of militarized policing, and the response to dissent in the United States and consider its implications in a global context.
Thursday, 18 September 2014
Reception at 6:00pm
Panel at 6:30pm
UCLA School of Law
- Asli Bali, Professor of Law, UCLA School of Law
- Hedy Epstein, Long-time peace and justice activists
- Cheryl I. Harris, Rosalinde & Arthur Gilbert Professor in Civil Rights & Civil Liberties, UCLA School of Law
- Robin D. G. Kely, Distinguished Professor of History, Gary B. Nash Endowed Chair in US History, UCLA
- Donna Murch, Bunche Center Visiting Scholar, UCLA & Associate Professor of History, Rutgers University
- Sherene Seikaly, Assistant Professor, Modern Middle East History, UC Santa Barbara
Blakc Law Students Asosciation, Muslim Law Students Associations, Isang Bagsak: Law Student Collective, Asian Pacific Islander Law Students Association, Law Raza Law Students Associations, OUTLaw, Native American law Students Association, Women of Color Collective, and International Human Rights Law Association.