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.

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Spring 2018

Spring 2018 Events Booklet

2018 Faculty Papers

January

  • January 29, 2018: "Campaigns, Inc.," Workshop with Professor Rob Yablon. At noon in Lubar Commons. A discussion paper will be made available. Open to all who have read the paper. (ILS)

  • January 31, 2018: "Homeland Security and "the Indian tribes": Colonized Identity and Virtual Sovereignty," Wednesday Workshop with Professor Richard Monette. At noon in Room 5215. A discussion paper will be made available. Open to all who have read the paper. (ILS)

February

  • February 5, 2018: South Asia Legal Studies Working Group. At 11:00am in Room 7205. By invitation. (GLS)

  • February 5, 2018: "South Asian Constitutionalism," GLS Speaker Dr. Menaka Guruswamy, Columbia Law School. Hosted by Professor Mitra Sharafi. At noon in Lubar Commons. Lunch will be provided. (GLS)

  • February 7, 2018: "Wisconsin and the Shaping of American Law," UW Press Event with Professor Joseph Ranney, Marquette University Law School. Comments by Professor Karl Shoemaker. At noon in Lubar Commons. Lunch will be provided on a first come, first served basis. (ILS)

  • February 14, 2018: Wednesday Workshop with Professor Keith Findley. At noon in Room 5215. A discussion paper will be made available. Open to all who have read the paper. (ILS)

  • February 19, 2018: "Detaining Families: A Study of Asylum Adjudication in Family Detention," Human Rights Program Speaker Professor Ingrid Eagly, UCLA School of Law. Hosted by Professor Alex Huneeus. At noon in Lubar Commons. Lunch will be provided. (GLS/HRP)

  • February 22, 2018: "Democratic Competition: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly," Research Centers Speaker Professor Ian Shapiro, Yale University Department of Political Science. Hosted by Associate Dean Susannah Tahk. Co-sponsored by the Jean Monnet European Union Center of Excellence and the Puelicher Center for Banking Education. At noon in Lubar Commons. A discussion paper will be made available, and lunch will be provided. (ILS/GLS/EALSC)
    An abstract is available here

    Read the recap of Professor Shapiro's talk

  • February 26, 2018: "Punishing the 'Others:' Citizenship and State Social Control in the United States and Germany," GLS Speaker Professor Michael Light, Sociology Department, UW-Madison. Hosted by Professor Alex Huneeus. Co-sponsored by the Center for European Studies. At noon in Lubar Commons. Lunch will be provided. (GLS)
     
  • February 28, 2018: "Citizenship Matters: Conceptualizing Belonging in an Era of Fragile Inclusions," Law & Society Series Speaker Professor Jennifer Chacon, University of California, Irvine School of Law. Hosted by Professor John Ohnesorge. At noon in Lubar Commons. A discussion paper will be made available, and lunch will be provided. (ILS)
    An abstract is available here

March

  • March 2, 2018: "A Relational Perspective on Contract Law's Default Rules, With an Emphasis on Remedies," John Kidwell Memorial Lecture with Professor Bill Whitford. Commentary by Professor Christopher Peterson, University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law. Chaired by Professor Jonathan Lipson, Temple University School of Law. Hosted by Professor Kathie Hendley. At 3:30pm in Lubar Commons. A discussion paper will be made available. (ILS)



  • March 5, 2018: South Asia Legal Studies Working Group. At noon in Room 7205. By invitation. (GLS)

  • March 6, 2018: "Only the Clothes on Her Back: Textiles, Law, and Governance in the Nineteenth-Century United States," GLS Speaker Professor Laura Edwards, Duke University. Hosted by Professor Mitra Sharafi. At noon in Lubar Commons. Lunch will be provided. (GLS)

  • March 7, 2018: "Rights and Duties: The Historical Origins of an Absence," Junior Faculty Exchange Series Speaker Professor Christopher Roberts, University of Minnesota Law School. Hosted by Professor Alex Huneeus. At noon in Lubar Commons. A discussion paper will be made available, and lunch will be provided. (Dean's Office)
    An abstract is available here
  • March 13, 2018: "International Courts as Coordination Devices for Opposition Parties: The Case of the East African Court of Justice," Law & De-Globalization Series Speaker Professor James Thuo Gathii, Loyola University Chicago School of Law. Hosted by Professor Alex Huneeus. At noon in Lubar Commons. Lunch will be provided.  (GLS) 
    An abstract is available here
    His paper will be made available. 

  • March 14, 2018: Wednesday Workshop with Professor Cecelia Klingele. At noon in Room 5215. A discussion paper will be made available. Open to all who have read the paper. (ILS)

  • March 17, 2018: Coming Together of Peoples' Conference, Panel on Rights of Nature. Details TBD. (GLS/HRP)

  • March 21, 2018: Wednesday Workshop with Professor Alex Huneeus. At noon in Room 5215. A discussion paper will be made available. Open to all who have read the paper. (ILS)

  • March 22, 2018: Big Ideas Cafe. 12:00pm - 2:00pm, Lubar Commons. Lunch will be provided. (Dean's Office)

  • March 23, 2018: "New Frontiers in the Empirical Studies of Agency Policymaking," Administrative Law Conference. Hosted by Professor Jason Yackee and Professor Susan Yackee. 8:00am - 4:00pm at Union South. Sponsored by the La Follette School of Public Affairs' Kohl Competition. (ILS)

April

  • April 4, 2018: "The Dilemma of Localism in an Era of Polarization," Ideas & Innovations Series Speaker Professor Nestor Davidson, Fordham University 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. (Dean's Office)
    An abstract is available here

  • April 4, 2018: "International Trade Compliance," Compliance Initiative Speaker Eric J. Wilson, Godfrey & Kahn S.C. Hosted by Professor Jason Yackee. At noon in Room 3260. Lunch will be provided. (ILS)

  • April 6, 2018: "Sustainable Development Goals and International Law: Intersections of Environmental Law, Human Rights and Environmental Justice," Wisconsin International Law Journal Annual Symposium. Multiple sponsors. 8:30am - 5:30pm, Room 2260. Visit the WILJ Symposium page for details. (GLS)

  • April 7, 2018: "Environmental Justice and Sustainable Development," GLS Workshop hosted by Sumudu Atapattu. 9:00am - 3:00pm, Lubar Commons. Details TBD. (GLS)

  • April 12, 2018: Annual Soffa Lecture with May Sabe Phyu, Director of the Gender Equality Network. Her lecture is titled: "Gender Inclusion For Lasting Peace" Keynote for the "4W Summit on Women, Gender, and Well-Being." 4:00pm, Chazen Museum of Art Auditorium. Reception to follow. (GLS/HRP)

  • April 18, 2018: "Take it Like a Man?" Faculty Exchange Series Speaker Professor Andrea Schneider, Marquette University Law School. Hosted by Professor Yaron Nili. At noon in Lubar Commons. A discussion paper will be made available, and lunch will be provided. (Dean's Office)
    An abstract is available here

  • April 20, 2018: Symposium on Hidden Faces of Immigration. "The Many Faces and Facets of Immigration Activism" 12:00-4:00pm, Lubar Commons. Confirmed Speakers: Chhaya Choum, Montha Chu, Gabrielle Jackson, Sarjo Barrow, and Lee VanderLiden. Please see flyer for more details. (GLS/HRP)

  • April 25, 2018: "The Effects of Police Use of Lethal Force and Political Participation in Chicago," Law & Society Series Speaker Professor Traci Burch, Northwestern University. Hosted by Professor Michele LaVigne. At noon in Lubar Commons. A discussion paper will be made available, and lunch will be provided. (ILS)
    An abstract is available here
  • April 26, 2018: "Escape from Developmentalism: Forging Political Inventions for Modernizing South Korea's Development Cooperation," EALSC Speaker Professor Taekyoon Kim, Seoul National University. Hosted by Professor Eunsook Jung. 5:00pm - 7:00pm, Lubar Commons. (EALSC)

May

  • May 2, 2018: Wednesday Workshop with Professor Miriam Seifter. At noon in Room 5215. A discussion paper will be made available. Open to all who have read the paper. (ILS)

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