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African American Lecture Series at the University of Oregon!
February 10, 2020 @ 4:30 pm - 7:30 pm
2019-20 Academic Year Series
Guy-Uriel E. Charles
Derrick Bell Lecture 2020, School of Law
Law School Room 175
Pre-Lecture Reception 4:30pm
Guy-Uriel E. Charles is the Edward and Ellen Schwarzman Professor of Law at Duke Law School and the Bennett Boskey Visiting Professor of Law at Harvard Law School. He is the co-director of the Duke Law Center on Law, Race, and Politics. He teaches and writes about constitutional law, election law, campaign finance, redistricting, politics, and race. In 2016, he received the Law School’s Distinguished Teaching Award. He has published over 30 articles in journals and is the co-author of two leading casebooks and two edited volumes. He has been a visiting professor at Harvard, Berkeley, Georgetown, Virginia, and Columbia law schools.
Janet Dewart Bell, remarks
Bell is the widow of Derrick Bell and author of Lighting the Fires of Freedom: African American Women in the Civil Rights Movement. She is a communications strategist, social justice advocate, activist, executive coach, motivational speaker and broadcaster. She won an Emmy for outstanding individual achievement as CBS commentator and received a Peabody award for work at National Public Radio. She is founder and president of LEAD InterGenerational Solutions, Inc., a nonprofit dedicated to developing intergenerational leadership as social change agents.