Visuality, Violence, and the Law: Approaching Text

Wednesday, April 24 at 2:00pm to 3:30pm

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Kaprielian Hall (KAP), KAP 445
3620 South Vermont Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90089

The USC Indigeneity and Decolonization Research Cluster will be hosting Lee Ann Wang in conversation with Chris Finley on April 24th from 2:00-3:30 in KAP 445, who will be delivering a talk entitled "Visuality, Violence, and the Law: Approaching Text (a rehearsal of writing)."


Visuality, Violence, and the Law: Approaching Text (a rehearsal of writing)


A workshop on experiments in conversations, and experiments in approaches to film and law as sites of indigenous feminist, black feminist, and women of color feminist writing practices. We engage with texts of visuality and the law as necessary and ongoing sites of critique but also, of endless creation and creativity. This rehearsal engages questions and approaches to settler colonial and heteropatriarchal violences through narrative and erasure as we discuss what is made and deciphered in settler colonial texts and different ways to write life and possibilities of freedom for women of color in writing practices.


Lee Ann S. Wang is an Assistant Professor at the University of Washington Bothell in the School of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences in Law, Economics, and Public Policy, American and Ethnic Studies, and Gender, Women’s, and Sexuality Studies. Her publications have appeared in the UC Irvine Law Review, The Feminist and Scholar, and Signs Feminist Films for the Classroom. She previously worked as a campaign organizer, legislative advocate, and community organizer with Asian American and multiracial organizations in the Bay Area, Los Angeles. She has served on the Board of the Critical Ethnic Studies Association and organizing member with Incite!

Event Type

Lecture / Talk / Workshop


Students, Alumni, Faculty/Staff


University Park Campus


diversity, Gender, policy, Dornsife, American Studies and Ethnicity

American Studies and Ethnicity
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