Mar 25 2015

Leti Volpp returns to the 2015 Osnabrück Summer Institute

Posted at 10:35 am under archived,Osnabrück Summer Institute

Leti_VolppWe are happy to announce that Leti Volpp will be returning to this year’s Summer Institute, sharing her expertise in the field of law and the humanities with the students.

Leti Volpp is the Robert D. and Leslie Kay Raven Professor of Law at the Berkeley School of Law at University of California, Berkeley. Her research focuses on citizenship, migration, culture, gender, and identity. Her most recent publications include “Civility and the Undocumented Alien,” in Civility, Legality, and Justice in America (Austin Sarat, ed., Cambridge UP, 2014), “The Boston Bombers,” in Fordham Law Review (2014), “Imaginings of Space in Immigration Law” in Law, Culture and the Humanities (2012), and “Framing Cultural Difference: Immigrant Women and Discourses of Tradition,” in differences: A Journal of Feminist Cultural Studies (2011). She is the editor of Legal Borderlands: Law and the Construction of American Borders (with Mary Dudziak) (Johns Hopkins UP, 2006). She is also the author of “The Citizen and the Terrorist” in UCLA Law Review (2002), “Feminism versus Multiculturalism” in the Columbia Law Review (2001), and many other works.

Volpp has received numerous awards, including two Rockefeller Foundation Humanities Fellowships, a MacArthur Foundation Individual Research and Writing Grant, and the Association of American Law Schools Minority Section Derrick A. Bell, Jr., Award.


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