Onwuachi-Willig featured in English Dept. Symposium: “Race, Gender, Sex and Academic Citizenship”

September 23, 2015

Visiting Professor of Law at Yale and Kierscht Professor of Law (University of Iowa) Angela Onwuachi-Willig will join a symposium panel to discuss poet Claudia Rankine’s award-winning book, Citizen: An American Lyric, (Minneapolis: Greywolf Press, 2014). 

A Ph.D. candidate pursuing a combined degree in African American Studies and Sociology, Angela is a past recipient of the Derrick Bell, Jr. Award and the author of the book, According to Our Hearts: Rhinelander v. Rhinelander and the Law of the Multiracial Family (New Haven: Yale University Press, 2013).

This symposium, entitled “Race, Gender, Sex and Academic Citizenship,” is sponsored by the English Department and will be held on Tuesday, October 6, 4-5:30 pm, at Linsly-Chittenden Hall, 63 High St., in New Haven. The event is open to the public.