Overview: This one-day workshop is open to a limited group of faculty and graduate students who have committed to read a series of papers and who have been invited to provide critical comments to participating scholars.
Program Chair: Nancy Buenger, Law and Society Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Wisconsin Law School.
Sponsors: The East Asian Legal Studies Center and the Institute for Legal Studies.
8:30-9:00 Coffee and Conversation
9:00 Welcome and Introductions: Nancy Buenger, Law & Society Postdoctoral Fellow, Institute for Legal Studies, University of Wisconsin Law School.
9:00-9:45 A Legitimate Affair: British Singapore’s Colonial Court and Interracial Intimacy by Tamara Loos, Associate Professor of History, Cornell University.
9:45-10:30 Laws of Marriage and Divorce Governing Arabs Within the British Straits Settlements by Nurfadzilah Yahaya, PhD Candidate, Princeton University.
10:50-11:35 Burdens of Belonging: Indigeneity and the Re-Founding of Aotearoa New Zealand by Miranda Johnson, Assistant Professor of History, University of Wisconsin-Madison.
11:35 Break for walk to lunch
12:00 Lunch for workshop participants and invited guests: Husnus, 547 State Street.
1:30-2:15 Colonial Customary Law and Modern Korean Jurisprudence by Marie Seong-Hak Kim, Professor, St. Cloud State University.
2:15-3:00 The Solvency of China in Early American Internationalism by Jedidiah J. Kroncke, Raoul Berger-Mark DeWolfe Howe Legal History Fellow, Harvard.
3:30-4:15 Consent, Constitution, and American Colonialism: The Philippine Assembly’s Quest for Power, 1907-1913 by Anna Leah Fidelis T. Castañeda, Research Associate, Harvard Law School, East Asian Legal Studies Program.
4:15-5:00 Home Rule: Equitable Justice in Progressive Chicago and the Philippines by Nancy Buenger.
7:00 Dinner for workshop participants and invited guests:
Chautara, 334 State Street.
Link to Papers: (This is a password-protected moodle page; access is limited to workshop participants.)