Thursday, May 3, 2007

The New Face of Women's Legal History: Conference at Univ. of Akron

The University of Akron School of Law has announced a major conference:

October 19, 2007

This one-day symposium will bring together legal scholars and historians to focus on modern scholarship reviving and recreating the field of women's legal history. The broad theme reaches the diverse array of topics that form the base of recent work in gender and legal history. The annual symposium is part of the tradition growing out of The University of Akron's Constitutional Law Center, one of only four such national centers established by Congress. Past symposia in the center series have included "John Bingham and the Meaning of the Fourteenth Amendment" and "Education and the Constitution: Shaping Each Other and the Next Century."

Confirmed speakers include:

Keynote Speaker:
Reva Siegel, Yale University

For questions or further information please contact Misty D. Franklin at 330-972-6456 or by email at The conference website is here.
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