Asian American Law Expert to Speak
at Marquette Law School|
Lecture to Examine Race Relations Beyond Black and White
Date: Monday, Nov. 7, 2005
Time: 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Place: Room 307, Sensenbrenner Hall
W. Wisconsin Ave.
Frank H. Wu, Dean of Wayne State University
Law School will visit Marquette University Law School Monday,
Nov. 7, 2005 to present Race Beyond Black and White: Asian
Immigrants and the Criminal Justice System. The lecture
will run from 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. in room 307 of Sensenbrenner
Hall, located at 1103 W. Wisconsin Avenue, and is free and
open to the public.
Wu is the author of Yellow: Race in America Beyond Black
and White, and co-author of Race, Rights and Reparation:
Law and the Japanese American Internment. His writing
has appeared in the Washington Post, Detroit Free Press,
Chicago Tribune, Baltimore Sun, Chronicle of Higher Education,
Legal Times, and Asian Week.
Wu was named among the top twenty scholars in the nation by
Black Issues in Higher Education in its twentieth anniversary
issue, to Crain’s magazine’s list of “40
under 40” and the National Asian Pacific American Bar
Association’s Best Lawyers Under 40.
His media appearances have included The Oprah Winfrey Show,
Now with Bill Moyers, Newshour, O’Reilly Factor,
Book Notes with Brian Lamb, Talk Back Live on CNN,
NPR, Voice of America, and Fox Movie Channel. He has also
hosted episodes of the PBS-syndicated television show “Asian
The lecture is funded by a partnership between the Organization
of Chinese Americans and The Allstate Foundation, and part
of the culminating event for the OCA Wisconsin Hate Crimes
Prevention Project. Founded in 1973, the Organization
of Chinese Americans (OCA), with its national headquarters
in Washington D.C., is dedicated to advancing the social,
political and economic well-being of Asian Pacific Americans
in the United States. OCA-WI is one of over eighty chapters
and affiliates across the country.
The Allstate Foundation is an independent, charitable organization
made possible by the Allstate Corporation. Allstate and The
Allstate Foundation sponsor community initiatives to promote
safe and vital communities; tolerance, inclusion, and diversity;
and economic empowerment.
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