The Office of the Dean of Humanities and Social Sciences, the CSI Office of Student Life – Pluralism and Diversity, and the CSI Program in African and African Diaspora Studies will be welcoming Randall Kennedy for its Spring 2022 Lecture, “Freedom of Expression and the Race Question,” as part of Black History Month programming at the College of Staten Island. The virtual event, which will be held on Zoom, is scheduled for Thursday, February 10, at 7:30pm.

Randall Kennedy is a Michael R. Klein Professor at Harvard Law School where he teaches courses on contracts, criminal law, and the regulation of race relations, and was awarded the 1998 Robert F. Kennedy Book Award for his book, Race, Crime, and the Law. February’s lecture will explore the intersection between expression and race in the United States and will feature a lecture from Kennedy as well as questions and answers.

Kennedy is the author of seven books, including, most recently, Say It Loud! On Race, Law, History, and Culture (Pantheon, 2021). He has published numerous law review articles and essays, and his work has regularly appeared in The American Prospect, The Nation, The Atlantic Monthly, Harvard BlackLetter Law Journal, and The Boston Globe.

This event offers co-curricular CLUE credit for students. Registration is required for this event.

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