Previous Events

  1. Race-ing Roe and Woke Warriors: Weaponizing Racial Justice at the Supreme Court

    Address by Melissa Murray, Order of the Coif Distinguished Visitor: Murray, a professor at the New York University School of Law, is a leading expert in family law, constitutional law, and reproductive rights and justice. Murray’s award-winning research focuses on the legal regulation of intimate life and encompasses such topics as the regulation of sex and sexuality, marriage and its alternatives, the marriage equality debate, the legal recognition of caregiving, and reproductive rights and justice. This event is open to the public. Professor Murray’s talk in the Eidman Courtroom will be followed by a reception in the Jamail Pavilion. This event has been accredited by the State Bar of Texas for 1.00 hour of CLE credit.
  2. Annual Sweatt Symposium on Civil Rights

    The Division of Diversity and Community Engagement (DDCE) is hosting the Annual Sweatt Symposium on Civil Rights on November 1st at 5:30pm. This year’s topic is Intentional Solidarity: Transformation Through Cross-Cultural Unity. All are welcome.
  3. ADA Accessibility Forum

    October is Texas Persons with Disabilities History and Awareness Month and National Disabilities Employment Awareness Month. Throughout the month, UT's Disability and Access (D&A) will be hosting events including an Americans with Disabilities Act Forum on Wednesday, October 26th from 12 pm – 1:30 pm via Zoom. All are welcome. See the full calendar of events with RSVP information on the D&A website
  4. Diwali Celebration

    The state of Texas officially recognizes October as Hindu Heritage Month. The most auspicious of Hindu Festivals, Diwali, will be celebrated at UT Austin on Monday, October 24th at 7PM on the Main Mall. Also known as the festival of lights, Diwali represents the victory of light over darkness. All are welcome.
  5. Texas Law’s Office for Equity and Inclusion Welcomes Carliss Chatman ’04

    Carliss Chatman ’04 is a professor of Corporate Law, Contracts, and Professional Responsibility at Washington and Lee School of Law. As discussed in her recent article in UCLA’s Law Review, “Federalizing Caremark,” Professor Chatman will present on the difficulty of shareholder recovery in derivative litigation and an innovative solution to the problem. Lunch Provided after the event. RSVP below.
  6. How to be a Native Ally hosted by The Native American and Indigenous Peoples FRG at Akin Gump

    The Native American and Indigenous Peoples Firm Resource Group at Akin Gump is hosting a virtual conversation with Crystal Echo Hawk, President and CEO of IllumiNative. The discussion will include topics of changing the narrative, why Native representation matters, and how to uplift Native voices
  7. BEYOND THE FUTURE OF WORK: New Paradigms for Addressing Global Inequality

    The Rapoport Center for Human Rights and Justice is excited to present the schedule of events for the 2021 Pop-Up Institute! This series of events will bring together scholars, advocates, and activists from around the world to share a wide range of innovative approaches that move us toward more just and equitable futures of work and livelihood. Please join us for some or all of these events!
  8. Distinguished Women Leaders in Legal Academia

    In recognition of International Women’s Month, this panel comprised of distinguished women in legal academia will share strategies for success inspired by their own challenges and accomplishments. This webinar is free courtesy of the Center for Excellence in Decision-Making (CEDM).
  9. Black Voices: A Supportive Group for Black Students

    This weekly discussion group is open to Black-identified students, regardless of nationality or racial/ethnic background. The group engages in safe, engaging and authentic discussion around students' experiences as Black and African American students on the UT campus.