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Friday, September 9, 2016

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Law Skills Class: SKL-SocJ-090916: Social Justice Lawyering

Time: 1 pm to 4 pm

Contact: Christine Cerniglia · · 504-861-5560

Location: Law School - Room 111

SKL-SocJ-090916:  Social Justice Lawyering

Professor Bill Quigley and Sima Atri will introduce students to social justice lawyering from the movement perspective. In this interactive and participatory workshop, students will strengthen their understanding of how to work as community lawyers – lawyering collaboratively with organizers to build social and political movements that have the power to win. Students will explore the range of roles legal advocates play and the competing tradeoffs of varying approaches; identify the core strategies, tactics, and skills of movement legal work; share real stories of cases/campaigns and constructively reflect on challenges and opportunities; and discuss power & privilege and the importance of anti-oppression framework to movement legal work.

An Evening with Irini Kyriakidou

Time: 7:30 pm to 9 pm

Contact: Dreux Montegut · · (504) 865-2361

Location: Roussel Hall (corner of Calhoun St. and St. Charles Ave.)

Greek soprano Irini Kyriakidou continues to showcase her "sweet and virtuosic vocal talents" (The Observer) with opera companies and symphony orchestras throughout the United States and Europe. In the 2014/15 season, she appeared as Micaela in New Orleans Opera's production of Carmen, and made her debut with the Royal Opera House in Muscat, Oman for a special New Year's Eve concert featuring the Prague Philharmonia.

A native of Greece, Ms. Kyriakidou was seen as Lauretta in Gianni Schicchi and Zerlina in Don Giovanni with the Greek National Opera. A graduate of the International Opera Studio at Opernhaus Zürich, she performed as Pamina for the IOS production of Die Zauberflöte. Ms. Kyriakidou studied at the Maria Callas Conservatory of Athens under Marina Krilovici.

Free and Open to Public.