The Schedule for the Spring Legal History Workshop/Seminar Series has been set, and will be on Wednesdays from 3:35 to 5:30pm in Room 55 of the Law School (Mondale Hall). The first will be on February 1st with Ari Bryen's presentation "Martyrdom, Rhetoric, and the Politics of Procedure".
Schedule of Speakers--Spring 2012
February 1: Ari Bryen, ACLS Faculty Fellow in Rhetoric and Classics, University of California, Berkeley
"Martyrdom, Rhetoric, and the Politics of Procedure"
February 10 (Friday): Adam Kosto, Professor of History, Columbia University 12:15-2:10 p.m. "Medieval Hostages, Contract Theory, and the History of International Law"
February 24 (Friday): Samuel Moyn, Professor of History, Columbia University 12:15-2:10 p.m. From Antiwar Politics to Antitorture Politics"
February 29: Oren Gross, Irving Younger Professor of Law, University of Minnesota
"Words as Power: The Rhetoric of War in Historical Perspective"
March 7: Erickson Lecture, Room 50, 3:30 p.m.
Lauren Benton, Professor of History and Affiliate Professor of Law, New York State University
"The Trial of Arthur Hodge: Petty Despots and the Making of an Imperial Legal World"
March 21: Rebecca Rix, Assistant Professor of History, Princeton University
"'We, the People'? Redefining Representation and 'the Public' in the Progressive Era"
March 28: Sophia Lee, Assistant Professor of Law, University of Pennsylvania Law School
"The Workplace Constitution: Race, Labor, and Conservative Politics from the New Deal to the New Right"
April 4: Hendrik Hartog, Class of 1921 Bicentennial Professor in the History of American Law and Liberty, Professor of History, Princeton University
"Someday All This Will Be Yours: A History of Inheritance and Old Age"
April 11: Paul Halliday, Professor of History and Law, University of Virginia
"The Courtroom, the Clerk's Archive, and the Judge's Voice: Technologies of Judicial Authority in Eighteenth-Century England"