Monday, October 3, 2005

Cornel West to Speak at Unveiling of Jamestown Project, Oct. 6

The Jamestown Project at Yale Law School, a new organization dedicated to revitalizing the life of democracy in our nation, will host a panel discussion titled "While Democracy Sleeps," on Thursday, October 6, at 10:00 a.m., in the Levinson Auditorium.

The panel will bring together a diverse group of scholars and legal leaders to discuss issues such as why democracy matters and what it entails.

The speakers will be:

Cornel West, Professor of Religion and African American Studies, Princeton University
Julie Su, Esq., Director of Litigation, Asian Pacific American Legal Center
Eddie Glaude, Jamestown Project Fellow, Acting Director Program in African American Studies, Princeton University
Clarissa Martinez De Castro, Director of State/Local Public Policy for the National Council of La Raza
Ronald Sullivan Jr., Jamestown Project Fellow, Yale Law School Professor and Moderator of Panel