Pulitzer Prize Nominated Author to Speak on Land Claims and Chicano Legal Education at UNM School of Law on April 22, 2014

Professor Richard DelgadoProfessor Richard Delgado of the Alabama University School of Law will speak on “Delgado’s Darkroom: Critical Reflections on Land Claims and Chicano Legal Education” on April 22, 2014 at 4:30 pm in the Forum at the University of New Mexico School of Law. Delgado is the second U.S. Senator Dennis Chavez Endowed Lecturer.

One of the leading commentators on race in the United States, Delgado has appeared on Good Morning America, the MacNeil-Lehrer Report, PBS, NPR, the Fred Friendly Show, and Canadian NPR. He has written over 150 journal articles and twenty seven books, and his work has been praised or reviewed in The Nation, The New Republic, the New York Times, Washington Post, and Wall Street Journal.

Delgado’s books have won eight national book prizes, including six Gustavus Myers Awards for outstanding book on human rights in North America, the American Library Association’s Outstanding Academic Book, and a Pulitzer Prize nomination.

This endowed lecture is free and open to the public. RSVP by April 20th to rawls@law.unm.edu or 505.277.8184. A reception for the lecturer and guests will be held at 5:30 pm. Parking will be available in streets and lots surrounding the School of Law and the NM Court of Appeals building, and in M and G lots.