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 May 1, 2016

This Keynote Lecture by Gayle Salamon will explore the case of Latisha King, a genderScreen Shot 2016-11-28 at 3.39.44 PM-transgressive 15-year-old who was shot and killed in an Oxnard, California junior high school by a 14-year-old classmate in 2008. Salamon will offer a phenomenological reading of the school and the courtroom to explore the paradoxical nature of gender and race in this legal case, in which gender was simultaneously treated as a material object and understood as the effect of immaterial bodily gesture. This event is co-Sponsored by the Duke Human Rights Center at the Kenan Institute for Ethics.

Contact julie.wynmor@duke.edu for questions or more information.

Thursday, December 1, 5:30-7pm
The Pink Parlor, East Duke Building, 112 Campus Dr.
Reception Follows