Upcoming Events

September 9, 2015
Legal History Workshop
4:10-6:10 p.m., Hutchins Hall room 132

​This special session of the Legal History Workshop will be co-sponsored by the Law & Economics Workshop. Claire Lemercier, CNRS and Sciences Po (Paris), will present her paper "How do Businessmen Like Their Courts? Evidence from Mid-19th Century France, England, and New York City." For further information, please contact Dara Faris at dfaris@umich.edu.

September 22, 2015
Legal History Workshop
4:10-6:10 p.m., South Hall room 0220

Eric Foner, Columbia University, will present his book Gateway to Freedom: The Hidden History of the Underground Railroad. With guest commentator Tiya Miles, University of Michigan. For further information, please contact Dara Faris at dfaris@umich.edu.

September 29, 2015
Legal History Workshop
4:10-6:10 p.m., South Hall room 0220

Sara Mayeux, University of Pennsylvania Law School, will present her paper "The 'Progressive' Public Defender (and Its Alternatives) in Los Angeles, 1914-1949." For further information, please contact Dara Faris at dfaris@umich.edu.

October 6, 2015
Legal History Workshop
4:10-6:10 p.m., South Hall room 0220

Rebecca Scott, University of Michigan, will present her paper "'Acts of Ownership and Authority': The Enslavement of Eulalie Oliveau." For further information, please contact Dara Faris at dfaris@umich.edu.

October 13, 2015
Legal History Workshop
4:10-6:10 p.m., South Hall room 0220

Tom Romero, Sturm College of Law, University of Denver, will present his paper "Water, Water Everywhere...and No Where: Bridging the Confluence of Water and Immigration Law." For further information, please contact Dara Faris at dfaris@umich.edu.

OCTOBER 26, 2015
Workshop on Contemporary Slavery
​This workshop will bring together a jurist from Brazil (Leonardo Barbosa), one from France (Bénédicte Bourgeois), and one from the United Kingdom (Nuala Mole) to work with a group of UM faculty (Rebecca Scott, Martha Jones, Jean Hébrard, Sueann Caulfield, Kate Andrias, and Bridgette Carr) concerning strategy and jurisprudence on contemporary slavery and human trafficking. For further information, please contact Rebecca Scott at rjscott@umich.edu.​

October 27, 2015
Legal History Workshop
4:10-6:10 p.m., South Hall room 0220

Charlotte Walker-Said, John Jay College, CUNY, will present her paper "Faith, Power, and Family: Law and Christianity in Interwar Cameroon." For further information, please contact Dara Faris at dfaris@umich.edu.

November 3 , 2015
Legal History Workshop
4:10-6:10 p.m., South Hall room 0220

Kunal Parker, University of Miami School of Law, will present his paper "Making Foreigners: Immigration and Citizenship Law in America." For further information, please contact Dara Faris at dfaris@umich.edu.

November 17 , 2015
Legal History Workshop
4:10-6:10 p.m., South Hall room 0220

Amanda Alexander, University of Michigan, will present her paper "'The Authorities Cannot Meed Demand': Prison Labor, Pass Laws, and Agricultural Development in Apartheid South Africa." For further information, please contact Dara Faris at dfaris@umich.edu.

November 24 , 2015
Legal History Workshop
4:10-6:10 p.m., South Hall room 0220

H. Timothy Lovelace, Indiana University Maurer School of Law, will present his paper "The World is on Our Side: The U.S. Origins of the United Nations' Race Convention." For further information, please contact Dara Faris at dfaris@umich.edu.

December 3 , 2015
Legal History Workshop
4:10-6:10 p.m., Hutchins Hall room 236

Tomiko Brown-Nagin, Harvard Law School, will present her paper "The Honorable Constance Baker Motley: The Honor and Burden of Being First." For further information, please contact Dara Faris at dfaris@umich.edu.


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