Rights and Wrongs: A Constitution Day Conference at SF State

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Thursday, September 17, 2015 (All day) to Friday, September 18, 2015 (All day)
Rainbow image of Congress building with hands raised
As part of a nationwide celebration commemorating the 228th anniversary of the U.S. Constitution, SF State presents a two-day conference exploring some of today's most pressing issues. Marriage equality, #BlackLivesMatter, domestic violence, pornography and copyright, and free speech and hate speech are several of the topics to be discussed by SF State faculty, legal experts and other scholars. September 17, 2 - 7pm. September 18, 9am - 7pm. Free.
Location: 
Cesar Chavez Student Center, Jack Adams Hall
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Sponsor: 
College of Liberal & Creative Arts
Contact: 
Marc Stein
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Keynote speakers

  • David Cruz, University of Southern California Gould School of Law, “Marriage/Equality”
  • Rhonda Y. Williams, History Department and Social Justice Institute, Case Western Reserve University, “Regimes of Inequality: Race & Struggles for Justice in the 21st Century”

Co-sponsors

  • California Faculty Association – SF State chapter
  • College of Ethnic Studies
  • College of Extended Learning
  • School of Cinema
  • Division of Graduate Studies
  • History Department
  • Labor Archives and Research Center
  • Paul K. Longmore Institute on Disability
  • Political Science Department
  • School of Public Affairs and Civic Engagement
  • Sociology and Sexuality Studies Department
  • Women and Gender Studies Department

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