Law and Society Series

Spring 2016

March

  • March 9, 2016: "Birthright Citizens: A History of Race and Rights in Antebellum America," Law & Society Series Speaker Professor Martha Jones, University of Michigan Law School: Hosted by Professor Mitra Sharafi. At noon in Lubar Commons. A discussion paper will be made available, and lunch will be provided.
    An abstract is available here.

Fall 2016

September

  • September 14, 2016: "Death and the War Power," Law & Society Series Speaker Professor Mary Dudziak, Emory University School of Law. Hosted by Professor Mitra Sharafi. At noon in Lubar Commons. A discussion paper will be made available, and lunch will be provided. 
    An abstract is available here.

October

  • October 12, 2016: "Practicing Gradual Emancipation in New Jersey," Law & Society Series Speaker Professor Hendrik Hartog, Princeton University. Hosted by Professor Tonya Brito. At noon in Lubar Commons. A discussion paper will be made available, and lunch will be provided. 
    An abstract is available here.
  • October 19, 2016: "Eastminster - State-Formation and Asia's Deviations From Westminster," Law & Society Series Speaker Dr. Harshan Kumarasingham, Max Planck Institute for European Legal History. Hosted by Professor Mitra Sharafi. Co-sponsored by GLS. At noon in Lubar Commons. A discussion paper will be made available, and lunch will be provided. 
    An abstract is available here.
  • October 26, 2016: "The Case for Reparations: From Reconstruction to the Movement for Black Lives," Law & Society Series Speaker Professor Katherine Franke, Columbia Law School. Hosted by Professor Gwyn Leachman. At noon in Lubar Commons. A discussion paper will be made available, and lunch will be provided. 
    An abstract is available here.

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