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Fridays at Newcomb: Amy Gajda

Uptown Campus
Diboll Gallery, The Commons 3rd Floor

Title: “The Secret History of the Right to Privacy”

Bio: Amy Gajda, Tulane Law School’s Class of 1937 Professor of Law, is a journalist turned lawyer recognized internationally for her expertise in privacy and media law. 

Viking published Gajda’s Seek and Hide: The Tangled History of the Right to Privacy in 2022 to significant critical acclaim. The New York Times called it “wry and fascinating” and named it one of the year’s best, one of the 100 Notable Books of 2022.  The courts of the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit chose it as the Circuit’s inaugural “One Court. One Book.” reading. 

In addition to other books, scholarly articles, and book chapters, Gajda’s opinion pieces have appeared in The New York Times, Wired, Slate, Time, the Daily Beast, and the New York Daily News, among others. Gajda is a proud winner of both Tulane Law School’s and Tulane University’s highest teaching awards.

Fridays at Newcomb is a lecture series with speakers across disciplines that provides students with the opportunity to learn about subjects outside of their majors. Lunch provided. It is free and open to the public. 

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