We have more news on The English Legal Imaginary, Part 1 (Princeton University) , Friday-Saturday, April 17-18, 2015:
Friday, April 17th
Bradin Cormack and Lorna Hutson
Panel 1: Text, Learning, Interpretation
Chair: Lorna Hutson
Kathy Eden (English and Classics, Columbia): "Forensic Rhetoric and Humanist Education"
Margaret McGlynn (History, Western): "Readers, Readings, and Common Books in the Early Tudor Inns."
Barbara Shapiro (Rhetoric, Berkeley): "Law and the Evidentiary Environment"
Panel 2: Contracting Identities
Chair: Bradin Cormack
Tim Stretton (History, St. Mary's): "Contract and Conjugality"
Luke Wilson (English, OSU): "Contracts, Promises, Obligations"
Panel 3: At Law's Margin
Chair: Sarah Rivett
Alastair Bellany (History, Rutgers), "The Torture of John Felton, 1628"
Mary Nyquist (English, Toronto): "Slaveries and Liberties"
Panel 4: Law and Genre
Peter Goodrich (Cardozo Law): "Lucifugous Law: The Emblem Book and the Depiction of Jurisdiction"
Bradin Cormack (English, Princeton): "Case Thinking"
Sandra Macpherson (English, OSU): "Georgic and the Liability for Things"
Saturday, April 18th
Panel 5: Process and Exception
Chair: Kim Lane Scheppele
Paul Halliday (History, Virginia): "Birthrights and the Due Course of Law."
Bernadette Meyler (Law, Stanford): "Sovereignty, Pardoning, and Early Modern Drama"
Nigel Smith (English, Princeton): "Legal Agency as Literature in the English Revolution: The Canon Inverted"
Panel 6: Extended Sovereignties
Chair: Eleanor Hubbard
Henry Turner (English, Rutgers): "Corporations: Between Law and Literature"
Chris Warren (English, CMU): "The Wars of the British: Gentili, Henry V, and the History of International Law"
Panel 7: Jurisdiction: Temporal and Spiritual
Chair: Nigel Smith
Ethan Shagan (History, Berkeley): "Ecclesiastical Law and Ecclesiastical Polity"
Joshua Phillips (English, Memphis): "Immunities and Monasticism: From Bale to Shakespeare"
Jason Rosenblatt (English, Georgetown): "John Selden on Excommunication: Making Law and Recording it."
Panel 8: Jurisdiction: Constitutional Others
Chair: Linda Colley
Lorna Hutson (English, St. Andrews): "'Impounded as a Stray': The English Legal Imaginary of Scotland in Henry V"
Daniel Hulsebosch (Law, NYU): "Floors, Mirrors, and Ceilings in the Legal Architecture of Empire"
Moderators: Bradin Cormack and Lorna Hutson
H/t: Michelle McKinley