University of Wisconsin–Madison

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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2019 Faculty Papers

Spring 2019 Events Booklet

February

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

  • February 11, 2019: New Technologies and International Governance Series Speaker Jennifer Merchant. Noon Lubar Commons (Room 7200). Lunch will be provided on a first-come, first-served basis. Title TBA. (GLS)

  • February 13, 2019: "Fair Use as a Penalty Default," Wednesday Workshop with Professor BJ Ard. At noon in Room 5215. Open to faculty and academic staff who have read the paper. A discussion paper will be made available, and lunch will be provided. (Dean's Office)

  • February 20, 2019: "The Contours of Statutory Subject Matter: A Problem for Modern Statutory Interpretation Theory and Practice," Wednesday Workshop with Professor Anuj Desai. At noon in Room 5215. Open to faculty and academic staff who have read the paper. A discussion paper will be made available, and lunch will be provided. (Dean's Office)

  • February 20, 2019: "Race, Policing and the Constitution: Do Black Lives Matter?" Brittingham Distinguished Visitor Geraldine Hines. Hosted by Professor Ion Meyn. At 4:00pm in Room 2260. Light refreshments will be provided. (Dean's Office)

  • February 21, 2019: "The Paris Agreement and Climate Geoengineering Options," New Technologies and International Governance Speaker Dr. William Burns, American University. At 4:00pm in Lubar Commons. Lunch will be provided on a first-come, first-served basis. An abstract is available on the GLS webpage(GLS)

  • February 26, 2019: "Rethinking the Multilateral Trade System: Achievements and Challenges" Lecture by James B. MacDonald Visiting Professor Junji Nakagawa. At noon in Lubar Commons (Room 7200). Lunch will be provided on a first-come, first-served basis. (EALSC).

  • February 27, 2019: "A People's Constitution," 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. Read the abstract(ILS)

March

  • March 1, 2019:  Professor Par Cassel (University of Michigan) will lecture on a topic related to China. 4:30-5:30pm, Lubar Commons (Room 7200). Title TBD. (EALSC)

  • March 6, 2019: "Federal Indian Law as Paradigm within Public Law," 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. Read the abstract(ILS)

  • March 7, 2019: Big Ideas Cafe. 12:00pm - 2:00pm, Lubar Commons. Lunch will be provided. Open to faculty and academic staff. (Dean's Office)

  • March 8, 2019: "Law in Action Innovation in Wisconsin Law School Courses, 1950-1970," with Professor Hendrik Hartog, Princeton, Professor Malcolm Feeley, Berkeley Law, and Professor Bill Clune. Commentated by Professor Mitra Sharafi and Professor Cecelia Klingele. Hosted by Bill Whitford. At noon in Lubar Commons. (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: "Passive Vote Suppression," 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. Read the abstract(ILS)

April

  • April 3, 2019: "The Fight to Save the Town," 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. Read the abstract(Dean's Office)

  • April 4, 2019: "Assumption of Flood Risk," Faculty Exchange Speaker Professor Alex LemannMarquette 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. Read the abstract(Dean's Office)

  • April 5, 2019: Annual Wisconsin International Law Journal Symposium. "Lawyers and Lawyering in China and Russia: Common Challenges." Sponsored by WILJ, GLS, and EALSC. Details TBA.

  • April 6, 2019: Wisconsin International Law Journal Workshop. By invitation only. Details TBA.

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

  • April 11, 2019: 4:00-5:00pm, reception to follow. Annual J. Jobe and Marguerite Jacqmin Soffa Lecture: Brigitte Baptiste. More Details TBA. Pyle Center Alumni Lounge. Sponsored by Global Legal Studies, The International Divison, and Human Rights Program. (HRP)

  • April 15, 2019: UW Law Professor Emeritus David Trubek. 12pm-1pm in Lubar Commons (Room 7200). Lunch will be provided on a first-come, first-served basis. Title TBA. Sponsored by GLS and EALSC. (GLS/EALSC)

  • April 17, 2019: China's Rise and the End of Embedded Neo-Liberalism (title tentative) Roundtable on international economic law with Professor Emeritus David M. Trubek. 12pm-1pm. Room 2260. Sponsored by GLS and EALSC. (GLS/EALSC)

  • April 17, 2019: "Silicon Valley's Speech," 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. Read the abstract(Dean's Office)

  • April 18, 2019: "Who Owns the City?: Public Property and Polycentric Governance," 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. Read the abstract(ILS)

  • 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 Lubar Commons. Open to faculty and academic staff who have read the paper. A discussion paper will be made available, and lunch will be provided. Title TBA. (Dean's Office)

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