October 06, 2012
Lauren Brucker

'Trans Politics and the Role of Law Reform in Social Movements'

Event Details: 12:00 p.m., October 10, School of Law, 3700 Lindell Blvd., St. Louis, MO, 63108

The School of Law's Office of Multicultural Affairs and Outreach will host in interactive video conference with Dean Spade, J.D., author and associate professor at Seattle University School of Law, noon Wednesday, Oct. 10, in the William H. Kniep Courtroom in Morrissey Hall. Spade will speak on the topic "Trans Politics and the Role of Law Reform in Social Movements."

He is also the founder of the Sylvia Rivera Law Project, a collective that provides free legal services and works to build trans resistance rooted in racial and economic justice, and edits the online journal Enough, which focuses on the politics of wealth redistribution. The Advocate named him one of their "Forty Under 40" in May 2010.

All members of the SLU community are welcome to attend and RSVP for the lecture online. For more information on Spade, visit his website

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