Wednesday, October 2, 2013

Legal History Workshop at Minnesota Law

[Here's the lineup, from our friends at Minnesota Law.]

­­­­­­­ University of Minnesota Program in Law & History
­­Legal History Workshop/Seminar

Professor Susanna Blumenthal
Fall 2013 Schedule

September 30
Naomi Lamoreaux, Stanley B. Resor Professor of Economics and History, Chair, Department of History, Yale University
Title:  “Contractual Freedom and the Evolution of Corporate Governance in Britain, 1862 to 1929” (co-authors: Timothy W. Guinnane and Ron Harris)
October 7
Daniel Ernst, Professor, Georgetown University Law Center
Title: “Chief Justice Hughes and Administrative Law, 1930-1941” (the third chapter of his book manuscript, Tocqueville’s Nightmare: The Administrative State Emerges in America, 1900-1940)

October 14
Bianca Premo, Associate Professor & Graduate Program Director, Department of History, Florida International University

Title: “Agents and Powers: The Art of Suing” (the first chapter of her book manuscript, The Enlightenment on Trial: Ordinary Litigants, Colonialism, and Modernity in the Spanish Empire)

October 21
Laura Weinrib, Assistant Professor, University of Chicago Law School
Title: “From Left to Rights” (the final chapter of her book manuscript, The Taming of Free Speech)

October 28
Kristin A. Collins, Peter Paul Development Professor, Boston University School of Law, Visiting Professor, Yale Law School

Title: “‘Illegitimate Half-Castes’ and the Citizen Family” (forthcoming, 123 Yale Law Journal (2014))
November 4
Sam Erman, Assistant Professor, University of Southern California Law School

Title:  Santiago Iglesias’s Imperial Citizenship: The Value of a Status with Few Rights, 1890-1930”

November 11
Jeannine DeLombard, Associate Professor of English, University of Toronto
Title:  “Writing Civil Wrongs: Law in Late 19th-Century American Literature”

November 18
Daniel LaChance, Assistant Professor of History Emory University, Visiting Fellow, Program in Law and Public Affairs, 2013-14, Princeton University
Title:  “The Old West and the New American Death Penalty: Capital Punishment in Harris and Oklahoma Counties, 1980-2000”

November 25
Barbara Young Welke, Professor of History and Professor of Law, Distinguished McKnight University Professor, University of Minnesota
Title: “Owning Hazard: Genre, Law, and History”