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

Fall 2018 Events Booklet

2018 Faculty Papers

September

  • September 11, 2018: "International Cybertorts," 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. This is part of the New Technologies and International Governance Speaker Series. (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. Sponsored by the Center for the Study of Liberal Democracy (CSLD). Co-sponsored by the Institute for Legal Studies. (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 of our Constitution Day Series. (Dean's Office)

  • September 19, 2018:  Panel on "What is Next With North Korea?: The Realities behind Denuclearization and the DPRK Regime." Panelists include Gi-Wook Shin (Stanford) and Uk Heo (UW Milwaukee) with moderator David Fields (UW Madison). 5:30-7:00pm, Lubar Commons (Room 7200). Co-sponsored by the Center for East Asian Studies. Refreshments will be served. 

  • 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. Sponsored by the Tommy G. Thompson Center on Public Leadership. This event is part of our Constitution Day Series. (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: "The Paris Agreement and Climate Geoengineering Options," New Technologies and International Governance Speaker Dr. William Burns, American University. At noon in Lubar Commons. Lunch will be provided on a first-come, first-served basis. This is part of the New Technologies and International Governance Speaker Series. An abstract is available on the GLS webpage(GLS) We regret that this event has been cancled due to illness. 

  • September 27, 2018: 4-5pm in Lubar Commons (room 7200). "Beyond Policy: The Practical Realities of Russia- Ukraine -U.S. Commercial Transactions and Litigation." Max Chester, Foley & Lardner LLP. Hosted by Kathryn Hendley. Sponsored by Global Legal Studies and the Center for Russia, East Europe, and Central Asia. An abstract is available on the GLS webpage(GLS)

October

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

  • October 2, 2018: Delegation from Giessen, Germany. Invitation Only. Room 7205. Co-sponsored by the International Division. (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 9, 2018: 12:00-1:30pm, Lubar Commons (Room 7200). "Realizing the Future of the Korean Peninsula: Security, Economics, and the Public". Co-sponsored by the Department of Political Science and the Korean Economic Institute of America, Center for East Asian Studies, and the Gail and Hyuk Yu Studies Fund. (EALSC)

  • October 9, 2018: "The Hot Zone: A Look at the Environmental Protection Agency in the Era of Trump," La Follette School of Public Affairs Fall 2018 Journalist in Residence Eric Lipton, New York Times. 4:30pm in the Discover Building, Deluca Forum. Visit the La Follette School of Public Affairs webpage for more information. Co-sponsored by ILS. (ILS)

  • October 9, 2018: Six-Party Talk Simulations. 5:00-8:00pm, Lubar Commons (Room 7200). Co-sponsored by the Department of Political Science and the Korean Economic Institute of America, Center for East Asian Studies, and the Gail and Hyuk Yu Studies Fund. (EALSC)

  • October 10, 2018: "Informed Trading and Cybersecurity Breaches," 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. (Dean's Office)

  • October 10, 2018: 4:30-6:00pm, Memorial Union's Tripp Commons. "China's Crisis of Success" with William Overholt, senior research fellow, Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Business and Government, Harvard Kennedy School. This “Red Cap Lecture on China and Global Economics” is co-sponsored by the Wisconsin China Initiative and the Center for East Asian Studies. (EALSC)

  • October 11, 2018: 12th Annual South Asia Legal Studies Workshop. Featuring Project Incubator Sessions and Short Paper Sessions. See the workshop webpage for the full program. Sponsored by GLS. (GLS)

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

  • October 16, 2018: 12pm-1pm in Lubar Commons (room 7200). "Rights in an Era of Containment: Europe's Migrant Crisis and the End of Universalism." Human Rights Program Speaker Loren Landau, Wits University. Lunch will be provided on a first-come, first served basis. Hosted by Professors Gay Seidman and Alexandra Huneeus. (GLS/HRP)

  • October 17, 2018: "Passive Investors," 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. (Dean's Office)

  • October 18, 2018: "The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How our Government Segregated America," Dr. Richard Rothstein, Economic Policy Institute. 4:30pm - 6:00pm, Grainger Hall (room TBC). Sponsored by the Center for Ethics and Education. Co-sponsored by the Department of Educational Policy Studies, the Department of Philosophy, and ILS. (ILS)

  • October 25, 2018: "From Truman to Trump: The United Nations, Positivism and Populism." 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. (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: "Hyperpartisan Gerrymandering," Law & Society Series Speaker Professor Michael Kang, Northwestern Pritzker School of Law. Hosted by Professor Rob Yablon. At noon in Lubar Commons. A discussion paper will be made available, and lunch will be provided. (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 faculty and academic staff who have read the paper. A discussion paper will be made available, and lunch will be provided. (Dean's Office)

  • November 29, 2018: "From International Law to the Global Market: a Case of Multi-Institutional Transnational Mobilization" with Pablo Rueda-Saiz. At noon in Lubar Commons. Lunch will be provided on a first-come, first-served basis. (GLS)

December

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

  • December 7, 2018: Food & Agriculture Competition Roundtable. 9:00am - 5:00pm, 2211 Law. Sponsored by the American Anti-Trust Institute, UW Law School's Dean's Office, and UW Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics. Please visit the Food & Agriculture Competition Roundtable webpage for more information. (Dean's Office)

Spring 2019

January

  • January 30, 2019: 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. Title TBA. (Dean's Office)

February

  • February 6, 2019: 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. Title TBA. (Dean's Office)

  • February 13, 2019: 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. Title TBA. (Dean's Office)

  • February 20, 2019: Wednesday Workshop with Professor Alta Charo. 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)

  • 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 5, 2019: Annual Wisconsin International Law Journal Symposium. More details TBA.

  • April 6, 2019: Wisconsin International Law Journal Workshop. More 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: New Technologies and International Governance Series Speaker Jennifer Merchant. Noon Lubar Commons (Room 7200). (GLS)

  • April 11, 2019: Soffa Lecture: Brigitte Baptiste. Details TBA. (HRP)

  • 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 18, 2019: 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. (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 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)

Past Events

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