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ClassCrits XIII November 2020 Conference Postponed- date To Be Determined

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.  For details, see below.  More information will also be posted on our website and Twitter as planning for each event becomes finalized.  Feel free to contact us at with questions, ideas, etc. for all of these and future events.

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


ClassCrits 2020-2021 Workshop Series
Workshop #7: Racial Capitalism

Wednesday, March 10, 2021 at 5 p.m. Eastern Time


In recent years, interest in racial capitalism has exploded in several disciplines, including history, political theory, and cultural studies. What does “racial capitalism” mean? What is, or should be, the relationship of this framework to Critical Race Theory and settler colonialism theory? What might an understanding of legal doctrines, institutions, and processes add to racial capitalism scholarship? This panel brings together scholars whose cutting-edge research projects investigate markets, politics, and white supremacy. Join us for a stimulating discussion of their work, including topics such as food justice and the meat industry, racialized labor exploitation as the basis of the platform economy, debtor and creditor relations, incorporating race into theories of class, and more.

Panelists & Moderator

Abbye Atkinson, Assistant Professor of Law, University of California, Berkeley School of Law (Panelist)

Andrea Freeman, Professor of Law, University of Hawaii Richardson School of Law (Panelist)

Athena Mutua, Professor of Law, Floyd H. & Hilda L. Hurst Faculty Scholar, University at Buffalo School of Law, State University of New York (Panelist)

Daria Roithmayr, Richard L. and Antoinette S. Kirtland Professor of Law, University of Southern California School of Law (Panelist)

Natsu Taylor Saito, Distinguished University Professor, Georgia State University School of Law (Commentator)

Angela P. Harris, Professor Emerita, University of California, Davis School of Law (Moderator)

To Register Click HERE
(Zoom invitation will be emailed to registered participants.)

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