Institute for Legal Studies
- March 14, 2013 Disability Studies lecture: Deinstitutionalization, In/Carceration, and the Politics of Abolition by
Liat Ben-Moshe, Postdoctoral Research Associate in Disablity and Human
Development, University of Illinois, Chicago. 5:00 p.m. in room 6191,
Helen C. White Hall. ILS is one of several cosponsors of this event. For
more information contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
- April 5-7, 2013 Workshop for family law educators: Making and Teaching "Real" Family Law.
6th annual Midwest Family Law Consortium Workshop. This event will
honor the scholarship and service of Professor Margo Melli. See link for details.
- April 15, 2013 Legal History workshop for faculty and early career scholars: Process, Procedure, and the Making of Western Legal Tradition. Invitation-only
workshop hosted by Professor Karl Shoemaker and Law and Society
Postdoctoral Fellow Ada Kuskowski. See link for more information.
- April 24, 2013 Trans-substantive Structural Environmental Law
by Todd Aagaard, Associate Professor of Law, Villanova University Law
School. Hosted by Professor Stephanie Tai at noon in Lubar Commons (7200
- June 9-22, 2013 Hurst Summer Institute in Legal History. Biennial two-week summer session for early-career legal historians. Read more about the Hurst Institute or the 2013 application requirements. (The application period has ended, and fellowships have been announced.)
- June 17, 2013 Legal History Lunch Talk: "Imagining Gibbons v. Ogden without the Commerce Clause: A Sketch" by Hendrik Hartog,
Class of 1921 Bicentennial Professor in the History of American Law and
Liberty, Professor of History, and Director of the Program in American
Studies at Princeton University and chair of the Hurst Summer Institute in Legal History. The lecture is open to faculty,
students and staff and lunch will be provided. The 2013 Hurst Fellows will be introduced at this event.
- October 3, 2013 “The Stripping of the Trust: A Study in Legal Evolution”
Faculty workshop hosted by Professor Mitra Sharafi featuring a
presentation by Adam S. Hofri-Winogradow, Faculty of Law, Hebrew
University of Jerusalem, and Visiting Scholar, Georgetown Law Center
(Fall 2013). Cosponsored by the Global Legal Studies Center. At noon in
Lubar Commons. To register and receive the required reading, please
contact email@example.com by Sept. 27th.
- October 10, 2013 "Everyday Law in Russia" by Professor Kathryn Hendley at 4:00 p.m. in room 206 Ingraham Hall. Hosted by Center for Russia, East Europe, and Central Asia (CREECA); cosponsored by the Global Legal Studies Center and the Institute for Legal Studies.
- October 14, 2013 "Gene Patents: The Never Ending Saga" by
Robert Cook Deegan, MD, of Duke University. Hosted by Professor Pilar
Ossorio in Lubar Commons (7200 Law) at noon. Lunch provided on a first
come, first served basis. Registration is not required.
- October 23, 2013 "Tips for Preparing a Successful NSF Proposal"
Faculty workshop hosted by Tonya Brito, Burrus-Bascom Professor of Law
and Director, Institute for Legal Studies, Wednesday, October 23, 2013
from 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm in Lubar Commons (7200 Law). Professor Brito
will chair a panel discussion with Professors Kathryn Hendley, Alexandra
Huneeus, and Mitra Sharafi, and David Schuster of the UW's Office of
Research and Sponsored Programs, who will explain the role of RSP in the
grants process. RSVP by October 18th: Lunch will be provided. Please
register by email to firstname.lastname@example.org
- October 25-26, 2013 Law and Society Association 50th Anniversary Project Planning Committee Meeting
Chaired by David M. Trubek (Voss-Bascom Professor of Law and Dean of
International Studies Emeritus and Senior Research Fellow, Harvard Law
School Program on the Legal Profession), and cosponsored by the
Institute for Legal Studies, the UW Law School, and the LSA.
- October 25, 2013 "Envisioning a Global Field: Terms, Concepts, Frameworks, Institutions, Networks" (Part
of the LSA Meeting noted above) Presentation by Greg Shaffer(University
of Minnesota Law School) and Eve Darian-Smith (UC-Santa Barbara).
Response Panel: Alex Huneeus (Latin America), Mauricio Villegas (Europe
and Latin America), Marc Galanter (India), and Mark Sidel (Asia). This
panel discussion at noon in Lubar Commons will be open to UW faculty,
students, and staff. See link above for more more information.
- November 1-2, 2013 Wisconsin Discussion Group on Constitutionalism Invitation-only
faculty workshop (aka "Schmooze") hosted by Professor Andrew Coan and
Associate Dean Heinz Klug. See link for additional information.
- November 6, 2013 "Overview of Qualitative Research Software"
Small group training session hosted by Professor Tonya Brito with
research consultant Christian Schmeider of the UW's Social Science
Computing Cooperative. At noon in room 5215.
- November 7, 2013 "The U.S. Supreme Court Today---and Tomorrow" by Lee Epstein,
Provost Professor of Law and Rader Family Trustee Chair in Law at the
University of Southern California Gould School of Law, and 2013-14 Phi
Beta Kappa Visiting Scholar, Guggenheim Fellow, and Lecturer in Law at
the University Chicago. 4:00 p.m. in Lubar Commons (7200 Law). This
event is sponsored by the Political Science department and by Phi Beta
Kappa, and cosponsored by the University of Wisconsin Law School and the
Institute for Legal Studies, and others.
- November 12, 2013 Legal Studies Meet & Greet Hosted by
Law and Society Postdoctoral Fellow Laurie Wood. Faculty and graduate
student discussion of research interests and plans for future workshops.
- November 19, 2013 Legal Studies Workshop/Lunch: "The Legal Geography of France's Early Modern Empire" by Laurie M. Wood, PhD, Law & Society Postdoctoral Fellow. 12:30-1:30 in Lubar Commons.
- Sorry, this event was canceled: December 12, 2013
Legal Studies Workshop/Lunch: "Redistributing through Property Rights:
Collective Land Tenure Systems and Economic Redistribution" by
Tatiana Alfonso Sierra, Ph.D. candidate in Sociology. 12:30-1:30 in
Lubar Commons. Hosted by Law and Society Postdoctoral Fellow Laurie