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4/10/2013

Diversity Week

William H. Gates Hall

All Day Event
For details on guest speakers please look for fliers posted around the building!

Monday, April 8, 2013

10:30 a.m. - Admissions Event (Visit for High School Students)

12:30 p.m. - Music Event - Rm. 447

3:30 to 4:20 p.m. - Environmental Justice Speaker - Rm. 116

CANCELLED - 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. - Speaker Ben Kostrzewa/Rec. - Rm. 115

Tuesday, April 9, 2013

12:30 p.m. - IFAP Event - Rm. 447

3:30 to 4:30 p.m. - Voting Rights Act Panel - Rm. 118
Panelists: Professor Matthew Barreto, Professor Joaquin Avila & David Perez (Perkins Coie LLC)

5:30 to 8:00 p.m. - Out of the Silence Opening (Evan Brown) & Reception - Rm. 115

Wednesday, April 10, 2013

12:30 p.m. - Lox and Learn - Rm. 207

3:30 to 5:00 p.m. - Open Discussion on Race and Social Justice - Rm. 119

Thursday, April 11, 2013

12:30 p.m. - Music Event - Rm. 117

3:00 to 4:30 p.m. - Debate on Fisher Case - ROOM CHANGE; DISCUSSION WILL NOW BE IN ROOM 115!!!

CANCELLED - 3:30 to 5:00 p.m. - Panel of Judges - Rm. 115

3:30 to 5:00 p.m. - Arts & Law Event - Rm. 447

Friday, April 12, 2013

12:30 p.m. - Law Women's Caucus Event - Rm. 447

5:30 to 8:00 p.m. - Salmon Bingo - @ ECC Bldg.

Saturday, April 13, 2013

2:00 to 5:30 p.m. Film Festival -
Movie #1, Room 119: "Intruders in the Dust" (A darker version of "To Kill a Mockingbird") - Film about race, poverty & role of the lawyer. Moderator: Professor Michael Townsend

Movie #2, Room 138: BURN! - Film about race, Imperialism & the actions of great powers. Moderator: Professor William Covington

The Rule of Law in Zimbabwe

Off campus
EMP Museum
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Lorie Conway Thomas Mapfumo The Hon. Lyna Sarpei Juan Botero

The UW School of Law and the World Justice Project present an evening exploring:

The Rule of Law in Zimbabwe
Thursday, April 11, 2013
EMP Museum
325 5th Ave. N., Seattle WA 98109

Doors open at 5:30 p.m.
Film Screening begins at 6:00 p.m.
Discussion at 7:00 p.m.
Concert at 8:00 p.m.

Evening Highlights:
Screening of the Documentary Beatrice Mtetwa and the Rule of Law

Beatrice Mtetwa and the Rule of Law features one of the bravest lawyers in Africa — Beatrice Mtetwa in Zimbabwe. In spite of beatings by police, she has courageously defended in court those jailed by the Mugabe government — peace activists, journalists, opposition candidates, farmers that had their land confiscated, ordinary citizens that had the courage to speak up.

Discussion following the film screening, with the following panelists: Juan Botero, Executive Director, World Justice Project Lorie Conway, Filmmaker
Thomas Mapfumo, Globally-Renowned Musician
and Zimbabwe refugee
The Hon. Lyna Sarapei, Barer Fellow Deputy Registrar of the High Court of Kenya

Concert & Reception featuring Thomas Mapfumo and The Blacks Unlimited
Thomas Tafirenyika Mapfumo is known as “The Lion of Zimbabwe” and “Mukanya” for his immense popularity and for the political influence he wields through his music, which is heard throughout the documentary.

Advance ticket purchase required by April 8, 2013.
Students, Non-Profit Sector tickets $10.00
Public tickets $25.00

Purchase Tickets through Brown Paper Bag by April 8