- The USC Shoah Foundation Center for Advanced Genocide Research is accepting proposals for research fellowships for advanced-standing PhD students. Deadline: Feb.15, 2017. Full details here.
- The 2017 Law & Social Inquiry Graduate Student Paper Competition is now open--until March 1, 2017. The announcement is here.
- And on the topic of the LSI competition: congratulations to Evelyn Atkinson, University of Chicago, who is the winner of the 2016 competition with her article, "The Burden of Taking Care: Children, Attractive Nuisance, and the Safety First Movement." Watch for it in LSI in 2017!
- A legal history classic made its way into the pages of the New York Times last week. "Pet Pigs of New York: Illegal, Embattled, Beloved" includes a link to Hendrik Hartog's famous 1985 Wisconsin Law Review article, "Pigs and Positivism." (H/t: @jessicaklowe)
- "Columbia Unearths Its Ties to Slavery": The New York Times article, via HNN
ICYMI: This starts out as a familiar lament but takes a surprisingthose radical professors are really up to. H/t: Joanna Grisinger.
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- The Nicholas D. Chabraja Center for Historical Studies at Northwestern University is hosting a graduate student conference on May 19, 2017 on punishment and its discontents. The deadline is just around the corner: Feb.1, 2017. Details here. H/t: Law and History CRN