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News Posted on April 16, 2012

Professor Pruitt Speaks on ‘Toward a Legal Ruralism'

Professor Lisa R. Pruitt gave a talk entitled ‘Toward a Legal Ruralism" at Sproul Hall on the UC Davis campus April 11 as part of a series of lectures on "Labor in the Americas and Beyond" sponsored by the UC Davis Humanities Institute American Culture and Politics research cluster and the Department of Comparative Literature. 

Lisa R. Pruitt is a professor at UC Davis School of Law whose recent scholarship explores the legal relevance of rural spatiality, including how it inflects dimensions of gender, race, and ethnicity.  Pruitt's work also considers rural-urban difference in transnational and international contexts.