Friday, August 10, 2012

Legal History at the U.S. Intellectual History Conference

The program for the U.S. Intellectual History Conference is out.  The conference will take place as the CUNY Graduate Center on November 1-2, 2012.  Two sessions are of particular interest to legal historians:

Transatlantic Communities of Legal Scholars, 1870-1914

David M. Rabban, University of Texas
“The Historical School of American Jurisprudence”

Mark S. Weiner, Rutgers University-Newark
“Lewis Henry Morgan and the Rule of the Clan”

Benjamin Coates, Wake Forest University
“Exceptionalism and Internationalism in the Professionalization of International Law in the United States, 1898-1914”

Chair and Commentator: Nadav Shoked, Northwestern University

Roundtable: Speech Rights: Legal History as Intellectual History

Chair: Allison Perlman, University of California, Irvine
Jack Balkin, Yale University
Vincent Blasi, Columbia University
Ronald Collins, University of Washington
Catherine Ross, George Washington University