Law School Sponsors Lectures And Events During 'Diversity Month'

The Law School's Diversity Month resumes today with the screening of a film and a lecture. Additional lectures, a panel discussion and other events also are planned for the remainder of March.

The film festival continues this evening at 5 p.m. in Kenny-Cottle 103 with the presentation of "The Celluloid Closet." The next film in the series will be "The Frisco Kid" on March 20 at 5 p.m. in Stuart 408.

Also today, at 3 p.m. in Barat House, University of Texas Law Professor Gerald Torres will discuss "The Legacy of Conquest and Discovery: Meditations on Ethnicity, Race and American Politics."

Tomorrow, at 3 p.m. a Salsa and Merengue dance workshop will be conducted. Contact the Latino Law Students Association for the location.

On Tuesday, March 18, in conjunction with the Black Studies Program, the Law School will present a lecture by Cornel West at 7 p.m. in St. Ignatius Church rectory [see story on page 8].

The following day, Law School faculty, an immigration attorney and an immigration judge will participate in a panel discussion on immigration. It will be held at 7 p.m. in Barat House.

On Friday, March 21, the Holocaust and Human Rights Project will sponsor a lecture by Harvard Law School scholar Sangay Lobsang on human rights in Tibet. It will be held at 1 p.m. at a location to be announced.

Attorneys Margaret Barmack and Judith Nathanson will speak on "Stropnicky v. Nathanson: Movement Lawyering, Identity Politics and Anti-Discrimination Law" at 5 p.m. in Barat House.

Diversity Month will conclude with a wrap-up session moderated by Assoc. Prof. Dean Hashimoto (Law) on Wednesday, April 2 in a location to be announced.

-Michael Seele

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