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CWSL to Host Professor Louis Menand, Pulitzer-Prize Winning Author and Essayist

Feb 23 2024
Professor Louis Menand
Professor Louis Menand

On March 8, 2024, California Western School of Law will host Pulitzer-Prize winning author and essayist Professor Louis Menand for “Bakke, Roots and Branches,” an address on the legacy of Regents of the University of California v Bakke, the seminal 1978 case that upheld race-based affirmative action programs in education and was recently overturned by SFFA v Harvard

Menand is the Lee Simpkins Family Professor and Arts and Sciences and the Anne T. and Robert M. Bass Professor of English at Harvard. His books include The Metaphysical Club, which won the Pulitzer Prize for History in 2002. He has been a staff writer at The New Yorker since 2001, which he began writing for in 1991. In 2016, President Barack Obama awarded Menand with the National Humanities Medal.  

The event will take place on campus. Register here.