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Media Contact:
Steve Christensen
Manager, Communications
312-915-6164
schris6@luc.edu

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.

When:
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

Where:
Crown Center Auditorium
Loyola University Chicago
6525 N. Sheridan Rd. (Lake Shore Campus)
Chicago, IL 60626

Who:
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 (schris6@luc.edu or 312.915.6164).

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