Friday, September 5, 2014

Harvard Law & History Workshop Speakers: Fall 2014

The Harvard Law & History Workshop announces its lineup of speakers for the fall semester, 2014.

Sept. 16: Lea Vandervelde, Josephine Witte Professor of Law, University of Iowa College of Law, “Aspects of Slavery on the Antebellum Frontier”

Sept. 23: Alison LaCroix, Professor of Law and Ludwig and Hilde Wolf Teaching Scholar, University of Chicago Law School, “The Inter-bellum Constitution: Federalism in the Long Founding Moment”

Oct. 7: James Shaw, Senior Lecturer in History, The University of Sheffield, “The Form is in the Cloak, Not the Spirit: Equity in Early Modern Venetian Contract Disputes” (co-sponsored by Harvard’s Modern History Workshop)

Oct. 28: Amalia Kessler, Lewis Talbot and Nadine Hearn Shelton Professor of International Legal Studies, Stanford Law School, “The Freedmen's Bureau Exception: The Triumph of Due (Adversarial) Process and the Dawn of Jim Crow"

Nov. 4: Maeve Glass, Harvard Law School Berger-Howe Legal History Fellow, “Citizens of the State: State Citizenship, Rights Protection, and the Fourteenth Amendment”

Nov. 11: Julia Ott, Associate Professor of History, The New School for Social Research, “The Small Investor and the Regulatory State in the Progressive Era”