Critical Race Theory and Visual Culture Fellow
Sora Han is professor of criminology, law & society, comparative literature, African American studies, and is affiliated faculty with the School of Law at the University of California, Irvine. Her research focuses on the law and history of slavery and abolitionism, and Lacanian psychoanalysis and poetics. She is the author of numerous articles and books, including Letters of the Law (Stanford University Press 2016); the law casebook, Comparative Equality and Anti-Discrimination Law, 3rd Edition (Edward Elgar Publishing, 2020); the multimedia essay, Res Nulla Loquitur in b2o (2022); and Mu: 49 Marks of Abolition (Duke University Press 2024). Her first book of poetry, ㅁ: to regard a wave, is forthcoming from Selva Oscura Press in 2024. At the Clark, she will be working on a book project titled Break Law, which examines how a new genre of contemporary art uses the written texts of American jurisprudence to make drawings, sculptures, videos, musical compositions, and other multimedia forms.