Tuesday, October 2, 2007

Chicago Legal History Seminar

Chicago Legal History Seminar
2007-08 Schedule

This seminar series, sponsored by the American Bar Foundation and the Chicago Kent College of Law, features area scholars working in the field of legal history, broadly understood (any period, any context). We welcome anyone in the Chicagoland law and society community to join us for these informal gatherings.

Seminars will take place in the Woods Conference Center at the American Bar Foundation, 750 N. Lake Shore Drive, 4th floor. Coffee and snacks will be served at this late afternoon session.

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 21, 2007
2:00 - 3:30 P.M.
"Why Not Defense Counsel? English Practice from the Eighteenth to the Thirteenth Centuries”
Thomas Gallanis, University of Minnesota Law School

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 3, 2007
4:00 - 5:30 P.M.
"Antigone's Anachronism: Homeric Mourning in Democratic Athens"
Bonnie Honig, American Bar Foundation/Northwestern University

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 7, 2007
4:00 - 5:30 P.M.
“Preaching in the Courthouse and Judging in the Temple"
Nathan Oman, William and Mary Law School

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 28, 2007
4:00 - 5:30 P.M.
Christopher Schmidt, ABF Visiting Scholar/Visiting Associate Professor, Chicago Kent College of Law

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 11, 2007
4:00 - 5:30 P.M.
Michael Alexander, University of Illinois-Chicago, History Department

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 12, 2008
4:00 - 5:30 P.M.
Joanna Grisinger, Clemson University, History Department

TUESDAY, MARCH 4, 2008
4:00 - 5:30 P.M.
Allison Tirres, DePaul University School of Law

TUESDAY, APRIL 8, 2008
4:00 - 5:30 P.M.
Serena Mayeri, University of Pennsylvania Law School

TUESDAY, MAY 20, 2008
4:00 – 5:30 P.M.
William Novak, University of Chicago, History Department

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