April 11-12, 2014: The Legacies and Unfinished Business of BvB, 2.0

KU Libraries will host an exhibition opening and seminar considering the legacy of the case, as well as its future societal and legal implications. Scheduled to speak are Theodore M. Shaw, professor of professional practice at Columbia University School of Law, and David G. Hinojosa, civil rights leader and regional counsel with the Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund. Sponsors: KU Libraries, the Dana and Sue Anderson African American Collecting Program Endowment Fund, the KU Langston Hughes Center, the Office of Multicultural Affairs, KU Law School, and the Hall Center for the Humanities. See PDF link below for full schedule. Please RSVP by April 9 to Rachel Karwas at 785-864-8961 or rkarwas@ku.edu. Please note that parking will be available in the Mississippi St. Parking Garage at a rate of $1.75 for the first hour and then $1.50 for every hour after that. For more details please visit www.parking.ku.edu/visitor-parking.
April 12, 2014
08:15 am - 04:30 pm
Kansas Union, Ballroom and Big 12 Room

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