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CFR Presents: ‘Celebrating 20 Years of Looking White People in the Eye’ Lecture by Sherene H. Razack

The Centre for Feminist Research Presents:
“Celebrating 20 Years of Looking White People in the Eye”
Lecture by Sherene H. Razack, Distinguished Professor and Penny Kanner Chair in Gender Studies, UCLA
Introduced by co-editors of the special issue of Canadian Journal of Women and the Law celebrating the book’s 20th anniversary: Dr. Gada Mahrouse (Concordia), Dr. Leslie Thielen-Wilson (Nipissing) and Dr. Carmela Murdocca (York)
In honour of Dr. Sherene Razack’s groundbreaking book Looking White People in the Eye: Gender, Race and Culture in Courtrooms and Classrooms (now in its fourth edition) and her important and on-going contributions to critical race feminisms and socio-legal studies.

Date: Monday, March 18
Time: 2:30 to 4:30 p.m.
Location: Founders Assembly Hall (152 Founders College), York University
Accessibility: Accessible space. Wheelchair-accessible and gender-neutral bathroom nearby. Wayfinding signs will be posted. Everyone welcome.
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Dr. Sherene Razack is one of Canada’s leading critical race feminist theorists and is especially known for developing an analytic that shows how racial violence is often legally and socially authorized and is integral to the making of states, and how racial violence is gendered and sexualized. Dr. Razack is the founder of the virtual research and teaching network Racial Violence Hub (RVHub).
Co-sponsored by: Department of Social Science, Department of Sociology, Institute for Feminist Legal Studies at Osgoode Hall Law School, the Graduate Program in Socio-Legal Studies, the School of Gender, Sexuality and Women’s Studies, the Department of Equity Studies, the Office of the Vice-President Research and Innovation, Office of the Dean, Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies.


Mar 18 2019


2:30 pm - 4:30 pm


Founders Assembly Hall (152 Founders College), York University @ 4700 Keele St, North York, ON M3J 1P3, Canada
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