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ClassCrits XIII November 2020 Conference Postponed Until 2021

Monthly ClassCrits Remote Events Scheduled for 2020-21
(details below)

 ClassCrits will be scheduling monthly workshops and other events this fall and next spring in lieu of our annual in-person conference, which has been postponed to next year due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  Monthly events will focus on pandemic inequality, the new Journal of Law and Political Economy, and on democracy, social justice and the 2020 election, and will also include a junior-scholar work-in-progress online workshop and a blog symposium on racial capitalism.  For details, see below.  More information will also be posted on our website as planning for each event becomes finalized.  Feel free to contact us at with questions, ideas, etc. for all of these and future events.

Mark your calendar

Currently Scheduled Monthly Events:
(exact dates and registration information to become available soon) 

Workshop #3: Democracy, Social Justice, and the 2020 Election
A roundtable and audience discussion on early reactions to the 2020 federal elections.
When: Saturday, November 14, 2020, from 2:30-4:00p.m. (Eastern Time).  
ClassCrits Annual Member meeting at 4:00pm (Eastern Time)


The workshop will focus on people’s initial reactions to the impact of the election process and its outcome on various aspects of social life:  the future of democracy, voting rights, workers’ rights, health, the environment, economic, social and racial justice, international relations, immigration policy, promoting a progressive agenda, and other issues facing our society and the world community.  A series of speakers will briefly present their perspectives on these issues, following which there will be an exchange of ideas among the speakers and workshop attendees.  The annual ClassCrits members’ business meeting will follow the workshop.        

Registration:  Please Click Here


Where: Zoom (a Zoom invitation with sign-in information will be emailed to registered participants prior to the workshop)



Thomas Kleven, Thurgood Marshall School of Law

Antonia Eliason, University of Mississippi School of Law



Lua Kamal Yuille, University of Kansas School of Law, The Future of Democracy

Lucy Jewel, University of Tennessee College of Law, Critical Rhetoric and Trump’s Propaganda

Antonia Eliason, University of Mississippi School of Law, Winning the South

Robert Howse, NYU School of Law, International Relations

Diane Uchimiya, Creighton University School of Law, Immigration Policy

Lynn D. Lu, CUNY School of Law, Economic Justice and the Social Safety Net

Rashmi Dyal-Chand, Northeastern University School of Law, Poverty and Economic Development

Tiffany C. Graham, Touro College Law Center, Racial Justice

Diane Frey, San Francisco State University, Workers’ Rights

Nicolas F. Stump, West Virginia University College of Law, The Environment


Mid-December 2020ClassCrits Virtual Happy Hour

An informal gathering, similar to the ClassCrits June 2020 Happy Hour, allowing us to check in with each other, converse more about the 2020 federal election, plan for additional monthly events, etc. 

Mid-January 2021
 Online Junior-Scholar Workshop

A workshop organized around junior-scholar/commentator work-in-progress presentations and discussions allowing junior scholars another opportunity for commentary and general feedback before the February 2021 law-review submission cycle.  A call for participation will become available soon. 

Mid-February 2021
A ClassCrits Blog Symposium on Racial Capitalism

An online blog symposium inviting essays and commentary that focus on and engage the evolving literature on racial capitalism. 

Additional events will be scheduled for the spring and summer of 2021.


About ClassCrits:

ClassCrits is a network of academics and activists focused on economic justice.
Formed in 2007 in response to growing economic inequality, the name "ClassCrits" reflects our connections to other critical legal scholarship movements, such as critical feminist theory, critical race theory, LatCrit, and queer theory.

Why Join? 
  • Be included in our public website member profiles, searchable by interests.
  • Receive notices of upcoming events and other collaborative projects
With a small annual dues payment, Members will receive:
  • Conference registration discount
  • Right to vote for Board members of ClassCrits, Inc.

ClassCrits Conferences:

Previous Events-

Introducing theJournal of Law and Political Economy a roundtable discussion featuring members of the Editorial Board of the new peer-reviewed journal, the Journal of Law and Political Economy, and short presentations by some of the authors appearing in Volume 1, Issue 1 was held on October 16th.  See all event details here.

Pandemic Inequality panel discussion on the social disruption caused by the COVID-19 pandemic and its impact in exacerbating inequality was held virtually on September 12th. To learn more click here. To see the video please click here.

2019: "
Facing Our Challenges: Rescuing Democracy, Ensuring Wellbeing & Exorcizing the Politics of Fear (Or: How To Be Free)" held at Western New England University School of Law Conference Program 2019

Click here for more information on the 2018 "Rising Together For Economic Hope, Power and Justice" ClassCrits conference 
held at WVU.

CC 2018 Conference

To learn abo
ut other past ClassCrits Conferences please Click here