March 11 , 2019Brian Simpson Lecture- Constitutional Change and Constitutional HistoryDean Risa Goluboff, University of Virginia School of Law, delivered the thirdbiennial Brian Simpson Lecture.
April 6 , 2017Brian Simpson Lecture- Policing Black Citizenship: From the Founding to Ferguson Annette Gordon-Reed, Harvard Law School, delivered the second biennial Brian Simpson Lecture.
November 24 , 2015Legal History Workshop H. Timothy Lovelace, Indiana University Maurer School of Law, presented his paper "The World is on Our Side: The U.S. Origins of the United Nations' Race Convention."
November 17 , 2015Legal History Workshop Amanda Alexander, University of Michigan, presented her paper "'The Authorities Cannot Meed Demand': Prison Labor, Pass Laws, and Agricultural Development in Apartheid South Africa."
November 16 , 2015Diversity Talk: Diversity and Curriculum, with Angela Dillard, Associate Dean for Undergraduate Education, LSA
November 3 , 2015Legal History Workshop Kunal Parker, University of Miami School of Law, presented his paper "Making Foreigners: Immigration and Citizenship Law in America."
October 27, 2015Legal History Workshop Charlotte Walker-Said, John Jay College, CUNY, presented her paper "Faith, Power, and Family: Law and Christianity in Interwar Cameroon."
OCTOBER 26, 2015Workshop on Contemporary SlaveryThis workshop brought 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.
October 13, 2015Legal History Workshop Tom Romero, Sturm College of Law, University of Denver, presented his paper "Water, Water Everywhere...and No Where: Bridging the Confluence of Water and Immigration Law."
October 6, 2015Legal History Workshop Rebecca Scott, University of Michigan, presented her paper "'Acts of Ownership and Authority': The Enslavement of Eulalie Oliveau."
October 5, 2015Diversity Talk: Gender and Faculty Diversity with Abigail Stewart, ADVANCE Director
September 29, 2015Legal History Workshop Sara Mayeux, University of Pennsylvania Law School, presented her paper "The 'Progressive' Public Defender (and Its Alternatives) in Los Angeles, 1914-1949."
September 22, 2015Legal History Workshop Eric Foner, Columbia University, presented his book
Gateway to Freedom: The Hidden History of the Underground Railroad.
September 21, 2015Diversity Talk: Diversity and Strategic Planning with Robert Sellers, Vice Provost for Equity, Inclusion, and Academic Affairs
September 9, 2015Legal History WorkshopClaire Lemercier, CNRS and Sciences Po (Paris), presented her paper "How do Businessmen Like Their Courts? Evidence from Mid-19th Century France, England, and New York City."
April 20, 2015 Program in Race, Law & History Pro-Seminar
April 10, 2015 Allure of the Judicial Archives Workshop
March 18, 2015 Multiracial Americans and Racial Discrimination
March 13, 2015 Inaugural Brian Simpson Lecture:
Gibbons v. Ogden, without the Commerce Clause: Of Steamboats, a River, Slaves, a Quarrelsome Family, a Bank, and the Legal Lives of Two Old Men
January 19, 2015 The Children of
Loving v. Virginia: Living at the Intersection of Law and Mixed-Race Identity
December 6, 2014 Legislating and Litigating in the Campaign Against Modern Slavery: Theory Meets practice
December 5, 2014 Contemporary Slavery: Legislating, Litigating, and Organizing to Combat Slavery and Human Trafficking
October 14, 2014 Tracing Atlantic Revolutions: One Family's Itinerary
September 19, 2014 The Highest Tribute:
The Michigan Journal of Race & Law at Twenty
June 1-2, 2014 The Law and The Child in Historical Perspective
April 26, 2014 Race, Law & The American State: An interdisciplinary symposium
April 11, 2014 Race, Law & History Fellowship Pro-Seminar
February 24, 2014CNN Google Plus Hangout: African-American Identity
November 1, 2013Brazil: History, Human Rights, and Contemporary Slavery
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September 19, 2013The Rebellious Life of Mrs. Rosa Parks: A Lecture with Professor Jeanne Theoharis
May 12, 2013Michigan Law Senior Day Address by Former Secretary of the Interior Kenneth Salazar, '81In his Senior Day address at Michigan Law, Secretary Salazar, '81, recalled with eloquence and insight the struggle for racial justice of which Michigan Law has been a part.
Here, we share the text of that speech as well as a link to the video. Thank you to Secretary Salazar for permission to publish his words.
October 15, 2012 - February 18, 2013Proclaiming Emancipation
March 31, 2012Revisiting 'The Sexual Economy of American Slavery': A Conversation with Adrienne DavisFull Program
January 16, 2012Dr. King's Vision for Economic Justice: Focus on DetroitView a video from the event
October 6, 2011Slavery Against the Law: Enslavement and Human Trafficking in Historical Perspective, from the
Amistad Captives (1839) to
Siliadin v. France (2005)Full Program |
View an Image GalleryProfessor Christopher McCrudden continues his discussion of Slavery Against the Law on the UK Constitutional Law Group blog
April 1-2, 2011"We Must First Take Account": A Conference on Race, Law, and History in the AmericasFull Program
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