Only We Can Free Ourselves: Reflections on the Works of Mari Matsuda

April 4, 2013

This year’s APALJ symposium honors Professor Mari Matsuda, the first tenured Asian American female law professor in the United States--tenured at our very own UCLA School of Law.

8:00AM - Registration
9:00 - 9:05 AM - APALJ Editors-in-Chiefs Introduction
9:05 - 9:10 AM - Dean Rachel Moran Introduction
9:10 - 9:20 AM - Jerry Kang - Overview of the Day
9:25 - 10:55 AM - Panel 1 - Looking to the Bottom
Panelists: Mario Barnes, Neil Gotanda, Janine Kim, Charles Lawrence
Moderator: Laura Gomez
11:10 - 12:40 PM - Panel 2 - The Voices of America
Panelists: Stewart Chang, Margaret Montoya, Natsu Taylor Saito
Moderator: Cheryl Harris
12:40 - 1:45 PM - Lunch
1:45 - 3:15 PM - Panel 3 - No Person Is Free Until the Last and Least of Us Are Free
Panelists: Sefa Aina, Jyoti Nanda, Marshall Wong
Moderator: Maisie Chin
3:20 - 3:30 PM - Introduction of Mari Matsuda
3:30 - 4:00 PM - Mari Matsuda - Keynote
4:00 - 5:30 PM - Reception with performance by Bambu

If you would like to attend, please RSVP by April 2nd. The event is free and open to the public. (This activity qualifies for 4.75 hours of general MCLE credit. UCLA School of Law is a State Bar of California approved MCLE provider. Please note there is a $25 fee only for attorneys seeking credit.)

Co-sponsored by: UCLA Asian American Studies Center, UCLA Campus Programs Committee of the Program Activities Board, Critical Race Studies Program, David J. Epstein Program in Public Interest Law & Policy, UCLA School of Law Dean's Fund, Korea Times—Hankook Ilbo Chair, UCLA School of Law Student Bar Association, UCLA Graduate Student Association, Asian Pacific American Bar Association of Los Angeles County, Asian Pacific American Women Lawyers Alliance, Japanese American Bar Association, South Asian Bar Association - Southern California

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