Friday, August 24, 2012

Center for the Study of Law and Society Speaker Series: Legal History Highlights

The Center for the Study of Law and Society at the University of California, Berkeley has posted the line-up for its fall speaker series. Highlights (for our readership) include:
Carla Hesse (image credit)
October 15 – Carla Hesse
, Dean of Social Sciences and Peder Sather Professor of History, University of California, Berkeley. “The Spirit of Revolutionary Law: Political Justice 
and the Logic of Legitimation in Republican France” 
(co-sponsored by Berkeley Law Faculty Workshop) 
October 29 – Kerry Abrams, 
Albert Clark Tate, Jr., Professor of Law, University of Virginia School of Law
. “A Legal Home: Derivative Domicile and Women's Citizenship”

November 5 – Margot Canaday
, Assistant Professor of History, Princeton University. “Perverse Ambitions, Deviant Careers:  A Queer History of the American Workplace”

November 19 – Ariela Dubler, 
George Welwood Murray Professor of Legal History, Columbia Law School
. “The Maternal Difficulty”
Additional details are available here.