Symposium at USC Gould School of Law: Reframing the Welfare Queen

Reframing the Welfare Queen: Feminist and Critical Race Theory Alternatives to Existing Poverty Discourse,  held on on April 23-24, 2015 at USC Gould School of Law. The symposium will feature numerous feminist and Critical Race Theory scholars from across the country.  The gathering will “discuss the ways in which the cultural construct of the welfare queen imposes discursive limits on anti-poverty discourse and, additionally, to consider what the welfare queen construct teaches us about the State’s anxieties about poor women and women more generally.  The opening speaker for the event is Dorothy Roberts.”

For more details about the conference and to RSVP, click on the link:  http://weblaw.usc.edu/who/faculty/conferences/welfare-queen-conference/

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *