Families In Transition Lecture Series Continues With Talk by Angela Mae Kupenda Feb. 19

Published: February 18th, 2008

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Mae KupendaThe Center for Children and Families 2007-08 lecture series, “Families In Transition,” continues at noon Tuesday, Feb. 19, in the Chesterfield Smith Ceremonial Classroom (180 Holland Hall) with a presentation by Angela Mae Kupenda, professor of law at Mississippi College School of Law School. Kupenda’s talk, “Learning from Family Law to Address America’s Family-Like Race Dysfunction,” is co-sponsored by the Center for the Study of Race and Race Relations. A scholar of family law issues and critical race theory, Kupenda (pictured left) will be speaking on the relationship between family law and communities of color, using as her framework the analysis of relationships of abuse developed by domestic violence scholars. Kupenda is the second of four talented scholars with multidisciplinary expertise to address critical issues in family law at the law school during the academic year.