Critical Race Theory: Legal Origins, New Frontiers

Richard Delgado and Jean Stefancic
"What is Critical Race Theory?" - Jean Stefancic
October 17, 2001, 3:30PM, 8417 Social Sciences
"Critical White Studies and the Black-White Binary of Race" -Richard Delgado
October 18, 2001, 3:30PM, 8417 Social Science
"The Future of Radical Racial Thought" - Richard Delgado
October 19, 2001, 3:30PM, 8417 Social Science

    Richard Delgado is a Professor of Law at the University of Colorado-Boulder. A prime advocate of progressive legal thought and civil rights and a leading figure in Critical Legal Studies and Critical Race Theory, Professor Delgado has been described by The New York Review of Books as "one of the most forceful voices writing on the subject of race and the law today." He is the author or co-author of over 180 articles and book chapters and 13 books. Five of his books have been awarded the Gustavus Myers Prize for the outstanding book on human rights in North America: Words That Wound (1994), The Rodrigo Chronicles (1995), The Price We Pay (1995), The Coming Race War? (1996), and Critical White Studies (1997). His principal collaborator is Jean Stefancic, Senior Research Associate at the University of Colorado-Boulder School of Law. They are co-editors of the Critical America Series at NYU Press and together have written numerous articles and seven books: Failed Revolutions (1994), No Mercy (1996), Must We Defend Nazis? (1997), Critical White Studies (1997), The Latino/a Condition (1998), Critical Race Theory: The Cutting Edge (2000), and Critical Race Theory: An Introduction (forthcoming).