Research Centers Events

A combined list of events organized by the Institute for Legal Studies (ILS), Global Legal Studies Center (GLS), East Asian Legal Studies Center (EALSC), the UW Human Rights Program (HRP) and the Dean's Office is below.

For information on planning event, please check out our Event Planning Information Form.

Fall 2018

2018 Faculty Papers

September

  • September 11, 2018: Global Legal Studies Speaker Dr. Rebecca Crootof, Yale Law School. At noon in Lubar Commons. A lunch will be provided on a first come, first-served basis. Lecture title TBA. (GLS/HRP)

  • September 12, 2018: "An Alternative Framing of Brady," Wednesday Workshop with Professor Ion Meyn. At noon in Lubar Commons. Open to all who have read the paper. A discussion paper will be made available, and lunch will be provided. (Dean's Office)

  • September 13, 2018: "Civic Education & American Democracy," Constitution Day Event with Professor David Schmidtz, University of Arizona and Professor Harry Brighouse, University of Wisconsin-Madison. 1:00pm in Lubar Commons. A lunch will be provided on a first come, first-served basis. (ILS)

  • September 13, 2018: Mildred Fish Harnack Lecture "Current Challenges and the Future of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights" with Navanethem Pillay, former UN High Commissioner for Human Rights. With welcome remarks by Provost Sarah Mangelsdorf. Hosted by Professor Alex Huneeus. 4:00pm at the Pyle Center. Reception to follow. Sponsored by the Human Rights Program, International Division, and Global Legal Studies Center. For planning purposes please register using eventbrite. (GLS/HRP)

  • September 19, 2018: "Law for Leviathan," Ideas & Innovations Series Speaker Professor Daryl Levinson, NYU School of Law. Hosted by Professor Miriam Seifter. At noon in Lubar Commons. A discussion paper will be made available, and lunch will be provided. This event is part one of our Constitution Day Series. (Dean's Office)

  • September 20, 2018: Law & Society Series Speaker Professor Sheila Foster, Georgetown Law. Hosted by Professor Gwyn Leachman. At noon in Lubar Commons. A discussion paper will be made available, and lunch will be provided. Title TBA. This event is part two of our Constitution Day series.(ILS)

  • September 24, 2018: Big Ideas Cafe. 12:00pm - 2:00pm, Lubar Commons. Lunch will be provided. Open to faculty and academic staff. (Dean's Office)

  • September 25, 2018: "51 Imperfect Solutions," ILS Speaker Judge Jeffrey S. Sutton, United States Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit. At 4:30pm in Lubar Commons. Light refreshments will be provided. (ILS)

  • September 26, 2018: "A Street View of Property," Faculty Exchange Series Speaker Professor Vanessa Casado Perez, Texas A&M University School of Law. Hosted by Professor Gwyn Leachman. At noon in Lubar Commons. A discussion paper will be made available, and lunch will be provided. (Dean's Office)

  • September 27, 2018: GLS/HRP Speaker Dr. William Burns, American University. At noon in Lubar Commons. Lunch will be provided on a first-come, first-served basis. Details TBA. (GLS/HRP) 

October

  • October 1, 2018: South Asia Legal Studies Working Group. At 12:00pm in Room 7205. By invitation. (GLS)

  • October 3, 2018: "Early Black Settlement and Black Male Suffrage in Wisconsin Territory," ILS Speaker Professor Christy Clark-Pujara, Department of Afro-American Studies. At noon in Lubar Commons. A discussion paper will be made available, and lunch will be provided. (ILS)

  • October 10, 2018: Ideas & Innovations Series Speaker Professor Eric Talley, Columbia Law School. Hosted by Professor Yaron Nili. At noon in Lubar Commons. A discussion paper will be made available, and lunch will be provided. Title TBA. (Dean's Office)

  • October 11, 2018: 12th Annual South Asia Legal Studies Workshop. Details TBA. (GLS)

  • October 12, 2018: "Wills, Trusts and Estates Meets Gender, Race and Class," Wisconsin Law Review Symposium. Hosted by Professor Carla Spivack, Oklahoma City University School of Law. 9:00am - 5:00pm, Room 2260. Visit the Symposium webpage. (ILS)

  • October 16, 2018: GLS/HRP Speaker Loren Landau, Wits University. At noon in Lubar Commons. Lunch will be served on a first-come, first-served basis. Details TBA. (GLS/HRP)

  • October 17, 2018: Ideas & Innovations Series Speaker Professor Steven Davidoff Solomon, Berkeley Law. Hosted by Professor Yaron Nili. At noon in Lubar Commons. A discussion paper will be made available, and lunch will be provided. Title TBA. (Dean's Office)

  • October 25, 2018: GLS Speaker Marcella David, Florida State University College of Law. At noon in Lubar Commons. Lunch will be provided on a first-come, first-served basis. Details TBA. (GLS)

  • October 26-27, 2018: Midwest Law & Society Retreat. Please visit the Retreat page for more details. (ILS)

November

  • November 5, 2018: South Asia Legal Studies Working Group. At 12:00pm in Room 7205. By invitation. (GLS)

  • November 7, 2018: Law & Society Series Speaker Professor Michael Kang, Northwestern Law. Hosted by Professor Rob Yablon. At noon in Lubar Commons. A discussion paper will be made available, and lunch will be provided. Title TBA. (ILS)

  • November 9, 2018: John Kidwell Memorial Lecture with Professor Matthew Jennejohn, BYU Law. Commentated by Professor Claire Hill, University of Minnesota Law School. Chaired by Professor Jonathan Lipson, Temple University Beasley School of Law. At 3:00pm in Lubar Commons. Title TBA. (ILS)

  • November 14, 2018: "Fema Has Been a Nightmare:" Epistemic Injustice in Puerto Rico," Ideas & Innovations Series Speaker Professor Yxta Murray, Loyola Law School. Hosted by Professor David Schwartz. At noon in Lubar Commons. A discussion paper will be made available, and lunch will be provided. (Dean's Office)

  • November 16-17, 2018: Wisconsin Discussion Group on Constitutionalism. Hosted by Professor David Schwartz. Details TBA. (Dean's Office)

  • November 28, 2018: "The System is Guilty: Law and Protest Mobilization in Black Lives Matter," Wednesday Workshop with Professor Gwyn Leachman. At noon in Lubar Commons. Open to all who have read the paper. A discussion paper will be made available, and lunch will be provided. (Dean's Office)

  • November 29, 2018: GLS Speaker Pablo Rueda Saiz. At noon in Lubar Commons. Lunch will be provided on a first-come, first-served basis. Details TBA. (GLS)

December

  • December 3, 2018: South Asia Legal Studies Working Group. At 12:00pm in Room 7205. By invitation. (GLS)

Spring 2019

February

  • February 6, 2019: Wednesday Workshop with Professor Yaron Nili. At noon in Room 5215. Open to all who have read the paper. A discussion paper will be made available, and lunch will be provided. Title TBA. (Dean's Office)

  • February 27, 2019: Law & Society Series Speaker Professor Rohit De, Yale Law School. Hosted by Professor Mitra Sharafi. At noon in Lubar Commons. A discussion paper will be made available, and lunch will be provided. Title TBA. (ILS)

March

  • March 6, 2019: Law & Society Series Speaker Professor Maggie McKinley, Penn Law. Hosted by Professor Rob Yablon. At noon in Lubar Commons. A discussion paper will be made available, and lunch will be provided. Title TBA. (ILS)

  • March 13, 2019: Ideas & Innovations Series Speaker Professor Martin Lederman, Georgetown Law. Hosted by Professor Anuj Desai. At noon in Lubar Commons. A discussion paper will be made available, and lunch will be provided. Title TBA. (Dean's Office)

  • March 27, 2019: Law & Society Series Speaker Professor Bertrall Ross, Berkeley Law. Hosted by Professor Rob Yablon. At noon in Lubar Commons. A discussion paper will be made available, and lunch will be provided. Title TBA. (ILS)

April

  • April 3, 2019: Faculty Exchange Speaker Professor Alan Rozenshtein, University of Minnesota Law School. Hosted by Professor BJ Ard. At noon in Lubar Commons. A discussion paper will be made available, and lunch will be provided. Title TBA. (Dean's Office)

  • April 10, 2019: Wednesday Workshop with Professor Keith Findley. At noon in Room 5215. Open to all who have read the paper. A discussion paper will be made available, and lunch will be provided. Title TBA. (Dean's Office)

  • April 17, 2019: Ideas & Innovations Series Speaker Professor Michelle Wilde Anderson, Stanford Law School. Hosted by Professor Miriam Seifter. At noon in Lubar Commons. A discussion paper will be made available, and lunch will be provided. Title TBA. (Dean's Office)

  • April 24, 2019: Law & Society Series Speaker Professor Kate Andrias, University of Michigan Law School. Hosted by Professor Rob Yablon. At noon in Lubar Commons. A discussion paper will be made available, and lunch will be provided. Title TBA. (ILS)

May

  • May 1, 2019: Wednesday Workshop with Professor Miriam Seifter. At noon in Room 5215. Open to all who have read the paper. A discussion paper will be made available, and lunch will be provided. Title TBA. (Dean's Office)

Past Events

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