Today, the LatCrit Board voted to reaffirm its support for the two University of Miami faculty resolutions demanding Dean Varona’s retention before the announced termination becomes effective on July 7th. Now, we call upon all persons and groups who stand against the creep of neo-liberalized education and/or the violence of […]
May 27, 2001 President Julio Frenk Provost Jeffrey Duerk P.O. Box 248006 Coral Gables, FL 33124 (305)-284-5155 Dear President Frenk and Provost Duerk: We write to condemn your sudden firing of Dean Anthony Varona and to urge you to reverse this decision. We question the underlying motivations for the arbitrary […]
Resistance and Transformation: Mapping Critical Geographies and Alternative Possibilities in Legal Scholarship and Praxis for the Next Twenty-Five Years LatCrit 2021 celebrates the twenty-fifth anniversary of Latina and Latino Critical Legal Theory. After a quarter century, LatCrit—as an organization, movement, and community—has mapped critical geographies to challenge the regnant hierarchies […]
The University of Denver Sturm College of Law’s Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, the Society of American Law Teachers (SALT), and LatCrit (Latina and Latino Critical Legal Theory Inc.) collaboratively present a workshop series, “Navigating the 2021-2022 Law Faculty Hiring Process” to be held virtually during summer and fall […]
On Thursday October 7, 2021, LatCrit—Latina and Latino Critical Legal Theory, Inc. will co-host the annual Faculty Development Workshop (FDW) with SALT—the Society of American Law Teachers. On Friday Oct. 8 and Saturday Oct. 9, the Biennial LatCrit Conference shall occur—featuring plenary and concurrent panels, discussions, and workshops; keynote speeches; […]
During these challenging times, critical conversations have become more important than ever. Critical conversations, always profoundly political in nature, have become an imperative tool in the struggle for liberation and against fascism, white supremacy, and austerity. In response to current events and sensible efforts to postpone major critical conferences in […]
The state of Maine officially replaced Columbus Day with Indigenous Peoples’ Day on Friday, joining a growing list of states that are changing the name of the holiday to honor Native American communities.Maine Gov. Janet Mills, a Democrat, signed the legislation into law at a ceremony at the Maine State […]
The deadline for LatCrit proposals has been extended to June 15. Please submit your proposals ASAP. LatCrit 2019 will be held at Georgia State on October 18 and 19. The Faculty Development Workshop will be October 18. The call for proposals can be viewed here. Submissions may be made here.