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Adjudicating Culture, Politicizing Law:
Legal Strategies for Black and Indigenous Land Rights Struggles in the Americas

The University of Texas at Austin
April 28–29

Schedule

Thursday, April 28, 2005 – Eidman Courtroom
4:30–6:00 pm Opening Address: Amita Baviskar, Stanford University
Friday, April 29, 2005 – Sheffield Room
9:00–9:30 am Introduction
9:30–11:00 am Discussion I:
Indigenous and Black Claims Compared
(Berra, Cleveland, Dulitzky, Goett, Gordon, Hamilton, Hooker, Ng'weno, Thorne, Torres)
11:15–12:45 pm Discussion II:
Gendered Processes and Consequences
(Forbis, Hale, Hernández Castillo, Merry, Newdick, Speed, Strong)
1:00–2:30 pm Lunch
2:30–4:00 pm Discussion III:
Communities versus Environmental Prerogatives
(Aylwin, Baviskar, Cooper, Engle, Ghosh, Maurer, Torres, Tsosie)
4:15–5:15 pm Wrap up and Reflection