Join the 2021-2022 Race, Law & History fellows as they share the culmination of their research this year.

Join in person or via Zoom at:

https://umich.zoom.us/j/96684085285?pwd=citSVVBxdU8va3pIZm92dDc3RS9tQT09

10:15 AM- Welcome & Introductions

10:30 AM- 12:00 PM- Panel I

Meenu Deswal, PhD Candidate, History

"Uneven Terrains of Struggle: Caste, Class, Gender and the Everyday Experience of Law in Colonial South Asia, 1849-1940"

Gerson Rosales, PhD Candidate, History

"Feet People or Refugees?: Salvadorans and the Political Asylum process, 1980-1989"

12-1:00 PM- Lunch Break

1:00-2:30 PM- Panel II

Alex Burnett, PhD Candidate, History, Women’s & Gender Studies

"Trans of Color Organizing In The Shadow of The Service Economy: Street Transvestite Action Revolutionaries (STAR) and Antidiscrimination Law, 1969-1973"

Jasmine Simington, PhD Candidate, Public Policy, Sociology

"Negotiating Ownership: Heirs’ Property in Charleston, 1970- Present"

The Program in Race, Law & History is co-directed by William J. Novak, Charles F. and Edith J. Clyne Professor of Law; Emily Prifogle, Assistant Professor of Law; and Rebecca J. Scott, Charles Gibson Distinguished University Professor of History and Professor of Law.

The fellowships in Race, Law & History are made possible through the support of Faith (AB '69) and Stephen (AB '66, JD '69) Brown, Professor Tom and Ruth Green, and the Michael G. and Deborah L. Harrison Fund.