Recent Colloquia

Colloquia Spring and Fall 2000

Jan. 27, 2000 The Ideal Worker Norm and Market Work: Can Law Address the Family/Work Conflict? Joan Chalmers Williams, Professor of Law, American University, Washington College of Law, cosponsored by U.W. University Lecture series.

Feb. 17, 2000 Things to Know about Master's Theses, Publications and Job Searches, Before It's Too Late to Matter Workshop for law and society graduate students with Mark Suchman, Professor of Law and of Sociology.

Feb. 25, 2000 The Constitution Review Debate in Kenya: Will Wanjiku Ever Drive? H.W.O. Okoth-Ogendo, Professor of Public Law at the University of Nairobi and Chair of the National Council for Population and Development in Kenya.

Mar. 1, 2000 Changing the Ethics Rules to Permit Multidisciplinary Practice: The Potential Consequences for Legal Education Roundtable discussion of MDP with panelists Harry V. Ruffalo of Arthur Andersen (one of the world's largest business consulting firms, employing 2700 lawyers in 34 countries), and Ralph Cagle, Director of the General Practice Program; moderated by Chuck Irish. Cosponsored by WAGE.

Mar. 2, 2000 Close-up: The Rise and Fall of Socialist Law in an East German Town Inga Markovits, Professor of Law, University of Texas School of Law, cosponsored by CREECA with support from the Rundell Fund.

Mar. 28, 2000 Ain't I a Professional? Women, Feminism, and Ethics in Professional Work Sue Hendler, Director of the Institute of Women's Studies, and Associate Professor of Urban and Regional Planning at Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario.

Apr. 3, 2000 When You Can't Just Say "No": Controlling Lawyers' Conflicts of Interest Susan P. Shapiro, Senior Research Fellow, American Bar Foundation. Supported by the Oliver S. Rundell Fund.

Apr. 13, 2000 The River Runs Through Law School: Minority Law Students in Practice Richard O. Lempert, Francis A. Allen Collegiate Professor and Professor of Sociology, University of Michigan Law School. Cosponsored by Seminar on Race and Ethnic Studies, UW Department of Sociology.

Apr. 18, 2000 The Ties that Bind: Lessons in Development from the Deep South University Lecture by Pamela D. Moore, Program Director for Oxfam America. Organized by the Land Tenure Center; cosponsored by ILS.

Apr. 24, 2000 "You Shall Not Add to It!": Canonical Paradoxes and Religious Renewal in Ancient Israel Bernard M. Levinson, Ph.D., Berman Family Chair of Jewish Studies and Hebrew Bible, Department of Classical and Near Eastern Studies, University of Minnesota. Cosponsored by: UW Department of Hebrew and Semitic Studies; The Project for Law and Humanities; The Religious Studies Program; The Center for the Humanities; Center for Jewish Studies; with support of the Oliver S. Rundell Fund.

Apr. 26, 2000 Constitutionalism and Citizenship in the European Union by Renaud Dehousse, Professor of Political Science and Director of the Centre Europeen at L'Institut d'Etudes Politiques, Paris, and author of Europe, the Impossible Status Quo. Cosponsored by the European Union Center, the European Studies Program, the Department of French and Italian, and ILS.

May 4, 2000 The Evolution and Implications of the Southworth Case Panel discussion with Ann Althouse, Robert E. Drechsel, and Brady C. Williamson, Jr.

May 8, 2000 Post-Anti-Communist Reflections on Civil Society and the Rule of Law Martin Krygier, Professor of Law at New South Wales University in Sydney, Australia. Cosponsored by CREECA.

Sept. 7, 2000 "The Human Genome Project"

Pilar N. Ossorio with commentary by Alta Charo.

Sept. 14, 2000 "Agricultural Underdogs: Chicanas/os and Rural dispossession from 1848 to the Present" Guadalupe T. Luna, Associate Professor, Northern Illinois University College of Law.

Sept. 21, 2000 An Uneasy Alliance? Feminism and Family Law Martha Albertson Fineman, Professor of Feminist Jurisprudence, Cornell University.

Sept. 27, 2000 The Impact of Globalization on Gender Policy in Contemporary Uganda Dr. Sylvia Rosila Tamale, Faculty of Law, Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda. Cosponsored by Women's Studies, African Studies, and the Center on Law and Africa, and ILS.

Sept. 29, 2000 Skepticism About Judicial Review Mark V. Tushnet, Carmack Waterhouse Professor of Constitutional Law, Georgetown University Law Center.

Sept. 29, 2000 The New Breed or New Breeders?: Leadership Politics and the Genesis of Conflict in the Great Lakes Region of Africa Dr. J. Oloka-Onyango, Dean of Law, Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda. Cosponsored by Women's Studies, African Studies, and the Center on Law and Africa.

Oct. 3, 2000 Secret Courts & Secret Laws Gordon Baldwin. First in a series of talks on secrecy cosponsored by Law & Humanities.

Oct. 16, 2000 The Challenge of Ethnicity to Human Rights Mildred Fish-Harnack Human Rights and Democracy lecture by Dr. Yash Ghai. Cosponsored by The International Institute, East Asian Legal Studies Center, and ILS.

Oct. 17, 2000 The Supreme Court and Public Opinion

Charles H. Franklin, Professor of Political Science.

Oct. 23, 2000 Leading a Horse to Water: Technology and Law School Teaching

By Steve Barkan and Jim Loter.

Oct. 24, 2000 The Grand Jury and Secrecy Frank Tuerkheimer. One of a series of talks on secrecy cosponsored by the Project for Law and Humanities.

Oct. 30, 2000 Language, Domination and the Law Gregory M. Matoesian, University of Illinois-Chicago Criminal Justice Dept.) with commentary by Douglas W. Maynard (UW Sociology Dept.).

Nov. 2, 2000 Making Seminars and Small L2 & L3 Classes Work [Better]

Discussion facilitated by Pilar Ossorio.

Nov. 9, 2000 Oracles as Legal Decision Makers in Ancient Egypt

Andrea McDowell, UW Legal History Fellow.

Nov. 13, 2000 Political Economic and Legal Institutions: Evidence from Russia's Regions Timothy Frye, Assistant Professor of Political Science, Ohio State University. Cosponsored by CREECA.

Nov. 20, 2000 A Broader Discussion of issues raised in Language, Domination and the Law Discussion facilitated by Mary Barnard Ray.

Nov. 27, 2000 Swords into Dow Shares: Governing the Decline of the Military Industrial Complex Rachel Weber, Assistant Professor, Urban Planning and Policy Program, University of Illinois at Chicago.

Nov. 28, 2000 The Legal Implications of Smokers' Perception of Risk Brion J. Fox, Research Fellow, Center for Tobacco Research and Intervention, UW Medical School.

Nov. 29, 2000 Toward a European Modified Business Judgement Rule for Takeover Law Richard W. Painter, Professor of Law, UI College of Law and Knowles Professor in Legal Ethics at the U.W. Law School with commentary by Greg Shaffer and Ken Davis. Cosponsored by WAGE, the European Union Center, and CIBER.

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