Friday, January 25, 2013

Penn Legal History Workshop Schedule: Spring 2013

Here's the Spring 2013 line-up for the Legal History Consortium Workshop at the University of Pennsylvania
Malick Ghachem (credit)
Wednesday, January 30
Malick Ghachem, Associate Professor, University of Maine Law School
The Antislavery Script: Haiti between the First and Second American Revolutions
[The Consortium has posted a brief description of this paper. Follow the link to check it out.]

Wednesday, March 20
Ariela Dubler, George Welwood Murray Professor of Legal History, Columbia Law School
“The Maternal Difficulty”

Wednesday, April 3
Edward Purcell, Joseph Solomon Distinguished Professor, New York Law School
“Democracy, The Constitution, and Legal Positivism in America:  Lessons from an Inconsistent but Illuminating History”
The Penn Legal History Consortium is jointly sponsored by the Law School and the Graduate History Department at the University of Pennsylvania. Faculty affiliates include Sarah Barringer Gordon, Thomas Sugrue, Mary Frances Berry, Serena Mayeri, and Sophia Lee.