Tuesday, August 25, 2009
Mark your calendars for the LatCrit XIV Conference. This year's conference is hosted by the American University Washington College of Law and will take place from October 1st through October 4th, 2009. As is tradition, the LatCrit/SALT Junior Faculty Development Workshop will be held from October 1st-October 2nd.
The theme for this year's theme is "Outsiders Inside: Critical Outsider Theory and Praxis in the Policymaking of the New American Regime." Panels include "Reconnecting Political and Civil Rights with Economic Justice," "Diversity, Corporate & Financial Law, and the Subprime Debacle," and "In Search of a Wise Latina: A Discussion on The Nomination and Confirmation of the First Latina Supreme Court Justice."
The conference registration deadline is September 14th; however, the deadline for the "early bird" hotel discount (which is at least $40 below the hotel's standard rate) is September 7th (Labor Day). The full conference program is available here. The registration information is available here.