Community MLK Celebration With Blake D. Morant ’78 (Col ’75)

Blake Morant
Thursday, January 25, 2024 13:00 - Thursday, January 25, 2024 14:30

Blake D. Morant ’78 (Col ’75), the first African American dean at the George Washington University and Wake Forest University law schools, will speak as part of UVA’s Community MLK Celebration. At the event, Dean Risa Goluboff will present the Gregory H. Swanson Award, named in honor of the first Black student at UVA and at the Law School. The award recognizes a student or students who demonstrate courage, perseverance and a commitment to justice within the community. Morant is the Robert Kramer Research Professor of Law at GWU and served as dean of its law school from 2014-19. He was dean at Wake Forest Law from 2007-14. This event is open to the public. Lunch will be served beginning at 12:45 p.m. Parking will be available in the D2 and D3 lots surrounding the school.

Student Life
Race and Law
Caplin Pavilion
Rebecca Klaff
Black Law Students Association
Center for the Study of Race and Law