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Dr. Vincent: Public lectures on affirmative action and freedom of speech


In conjunction with his Spring 2017 law class, Race and the Law: Exploring the Law through Critical Race Theory and Other Lenses, Dr. Gregory J. Vincent will be presenting two lectures on the topics of affirmative action and freedom of speech. These lectures also will be in connection with the Heman Sweatt Symposium on Civil Rights.

  • Affirmative Action: Wednesday, March 22, 2017; 4:30-6:00 p.m.
  • Freedom of Speech in the Academy: Wednesday, April 12, 2017; 4:30-6:00 p.m.

The March 22 lecture will be held in the Bass Lecture Hall. The April 12 lecture location will be held at the UT Law School in the Francis Auditorium (TNH 2.114). The lectures will also be recorded and made available on the DDCE website.

Please RSVP by March 20th for the Affirmative Action lecture or by April 10th for the Freedom of Speech lecture by emailing rsvp-ddce@austin.utexas.edu

To learn more about Dr. Vincent’s course, please see the syllabus.  More information as well as recommended readings will be posted closer to the dates of the lectures.