Tuesday, March 3, 2015

University of Minnesota Spring 2015 Legal History Workshop Schedule

Sorry that we're a bit late on this one, but better late than never! Here's the line-up for the University of Minnesota's Spring 2015 Legal History Workshop, led by Barbara Welke:
1/30/15 "Dependency and Its Discontents: The Fractious Politics of Federal Welfare Grants, 1948-1953"
Karen Tani, Assistant Professor of Law, University of California Berkeley

2/5/15 "Unlawful Powers: Discerning and Denying the Presence of Slavery"
The Ronald A. and Kristine S. Erickson Legal History Lecture
Rebecca Scott, Charles Gibson Distinguished University Professor of History, Professor of Law, University of Michigan

2/6/15 Discussion with Rebecca Scott and Jean M. Hebrard, Freedom Papers: An Atlantic Odyssey in the Age of Emancipation, (Harvard University Press, 2012)

2/27/15 "Other Foreigners: U. S. Immigration and Citizenship Law, 1600-2000"
Kunal Parker, Professor of Law and Dean's Distinguished Scholar, University of Miami School of Law

3/13/15 "Three Americans and the Shaping of the UN Conventions on Refugees and the Stateless"
Linda K. Kerber, May Brodbeck Professor in the Liberal Arts & Sciences, Professor of History Emerita and Lecturer in the College of Law, University of Iowa

3/27/15 "Conscientious Objection, Conscience Clauses, and Religious Exemptions: Debating Rights, Obligations, and the Public Sphere, 1973-1974"
Sara Dubow, Associate Professor of History, Williams College

4/3/15 "Faith and Property in African American History"
Dylan Penningroth, Professor of History, Northwestern University

4/17/15 "Naturalization and De-Naturalization between Empire and Nation: Citizenship Laws in Chile, 1810-1844"
Sarah Chambers, Professor of History, University of Minnesota

4/24/15 "Freedom at the Font: Baptismal Manumission and Re-enslavement in Colonial Lima"
Michelle McKinley, Bernard B. Kliks Associate Professor, University of Oregon School of Law

4/28/15 "The 1965 Immigration Act: 50 Years of New Immigration and Immigration Debates"
Erika Lee, Rudolph J. Vecoli Chair in Immigration History, Director, Immigration History Research Center, Professor of History and Asian American Studies, University of Minnesota
Follow the link for abstracts of the papers.

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