March 29, 2005
Legal scholars from across the country will convene May 5th - 8th in New Orleans for the Southeast/Southwest Scholars of Color Conference, hosted this year by Tulane University School of Law.
The annual conference attracts law professors from around the country for panel discussions on a topics relating to race and diversity. The theme of this year's program is "The Struggle Continues: Defacto Segregation in Education and Beyond."
Particular highlights of the conference include panel analyses of elections and voting rights, reparations, affirmative action, and immigration law. Tulane University Law School Vice Dean Wendy Scott says "The conference provides an opportunity for indepth discussion of issues and a place for scholars to present works in progress. Tulane is excited and proud to be this year's host school."
The program will take place at the Landmark Best Western Hotel in Metairie. For information on how to register please contact Prof. Evelyn Wilson, 1-225-771-4901 x226.
for a program schedule (PDF).
For details about the conference program, contact Prof. Robert Westley (504)862-8801 or Vice Dean Wendy Scott (504)865-5933 at Tulane.