FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Kirkland & Ellis Professor of Law on Hand for Lecture and Book Signing
Nov. 1, 2005 What: Loyola University Chicago’s Women’s Studies department presents an evening with Northwestern University’s Kirkland & Ellis Professor of Law, Dr. Dorothy Roberts. On hand for a guest lecture entitled “Feminism, Racial Justice and Child Welfare Policy,” and to sign copies of her new book, Shattered Bonds: The Color of Child Welfare, Dr. Roberts will touch on her latest research, which focuses on the impact of U.S. welfare policies on African American families.
Wednesday, November 2, 2005
Lecture begins at 7:30 p.m. (book signing to follow)
Admission to the event is free and open to the public
Crown Center Auditorium
Loyola University Chicago
6525 N. Sheridan Rd. (Lake Shore Campus)
Chicago, IL 60626
Dr. Dorothy Roberts joined Northwestern’s faculty in the fall of 1998 with a joint appointment as a faculty fellow at the Institute for Policy Research. She is a frequent speaker and prolific scholar on issues related to race, gender and the law and has published more than 50 articles in law reviews and books. As a visiting professor of law, she was the recipient of the Outstanding First-Year Course Professor Award for 1997-98.
Sponsored by Loyola University Chicago’s Women’s Studies Department
* For more information regarding attendance at this event, please contact Steve Christensen (firstname.lastname@example.org or 312.915.6164).