Identity, Law, and Politics Seminar

Section 1, Spring 22

Schedule Information

Enrollment: 0/0
Credits: 3
Day Time Room Start Date End Date
  • TBA
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01/24/2022 04/29/2022

Course Description

This seminar will explore the current state of thinking about the relationship between identity, politics and legal regulation. The seminar will largely focus on issues of structural inequality in both the domestic context and in the global south, with an emphasis on the Caribbean, including Puerto Rico. We will explore the relationship among race, colonial identity, economic development, with special attention to the debt crises that beset countries in the Global South and the Caribbean.

Course Requirements

Exam Info:
Midterm Type (if any): None
Description: None

Final Type (if any): None
Description: None

Written Work Product
Written Work Product: The requirements for the class are completion of the reaction papers and active participation in the debates over the papers being presented. There will be a short final paper (roughly ten pages, due via EXPO by noon on the last day of the exam period) exploring themes from the seminar.

Other Work

Other Course Details
Prerequisites: None Concurrencies: None
Mutually Exclusive With: None
Laptops Allowed: No
First Day Attendance Required: No
Course Resources: To be announced.
Course Notes: There will be one class meeting most weeks; on some occasions though we will have two sessions if the schedules of our guests requires that.

Graduation Requirements

*Satisfies Writing Requirement: No
**Credits For Prof. Skills Requirement: No
Satisfies Professional Ethics: No

*Yes means professor requires everyone in the course to submit a substantial research paper (which is the requirement standard in Academic Policies), so no paperwork required to be submitted to SRO. No means student must timely submit paperwork to SRO if intending to use a paper in this course to satisfy the Writing Requirement.

**Yes indicates course credits count towards UVA Law’s Prof. Skills graduation requirement, not necessarily a skills requirements for any particular state bar.

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Modified Type
Cross Listed: No
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Public Syllabus Link: None
Evaluation Portal Via LawWeb Opens: Friday, April 22, 12:01 AM
Evaluation Portal Via LawWeb Closes: Sunday, May 01, 11:59 PM