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The Alchemy of Race and Rights Setting & Symbolism

Patricia J. Williams
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Objects/Places

Harvard Law School

This is the institution where Williams went to law school. Williams often feels ignored and marginalized due to her race.

Dartmouth

This is the institution where The Alchemy is written. Williams is a professor at Dartmouth.

Williams's Classroom

Williams often describes events in her classroom that occur while she is teaching. Her students are often hostile to her teaching methods.

Williams's Journal

Williams regularly reproduces excerpts from her journals.

Discrimination

Racial discrimination is constantly featured in The Alchemy.

Property Law

Williams mostly teaches Property Law when she is writing The Alchemy and so often discusses legal cases from Property Law.

Faculty Memo

Williams sends out an infamous faculty memo where she objects to what she sees as racist and sexist hypothetical questions on student exams.

Student Evaluations/Law Review Rejections

Williams is forthright about her negative student evaluations and rejections of her articles from law...

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