Wednesday, September 9, 2015

This Fall in Minnesota's Legal History Workshop

[We have the following announcement.]

Fall 2015 Legal History Workshop, University of Minnesota, Professor Susanna Blumenthal

September 24
Matthew Sommer, Associate Professor of Chinese History, Stanford University
Selections from Polyandry And Wife-Selling In Qing Dynasty China: Survival Strategies And Judicial Interventions (University of California Press, 2015)

October 1
Mitra Sharafi, Associate Professor of Law, University of Wisconsin Law School
“Blood Testing and Fear of the False in British India”

October 8
Catherine Fisk, Chancellor's Professor of Law, University of California, Irvine School of Law
Selections from Authors at Work: Writing for Hire in Twentieth Century Film, Television, and Advertising (forthcoming, Harvard University Press)

October 15
Michael Zakim, Department Of History, Tel Aviv University, Visiting Scholar, Charles Warren Center, Harvard University
Selections from Accounting for Capitalism: The World the Clerk Made (forthcoming, University of Chicago Press)

October 22
Stuart Banner, Norman Abrams Professor of Law, UCLA School of Law
 “Betting on Prices: Gambling and Investing in the 19th-Century United States”

November 5
Daniel Sharfstein, Professor of Law, Chancellor Faculty Fellow, and Co-director, Social Justice Program, Vanderbilt Law School            
“Chief Joseph’s Struggle: Law, Lawlessness, and Administration in Nez Perce Country, 1872-1877”

November 12
Christopher N.J. Roberts, Associate Professor and Joseph & Edith Wargo Research Scholar, University of Minnesota Law School
 “The Origins of Human Rights and the Ghost of Senator Bricker: Uncovering a Lost History”

November 19
Jeffrey Sklansky, Associate Professor of History, University of Illinois at Chicago
“The Value of Trust: Monetary Reform and the Ethic of Investment in the Progressive Era”

December 3
Malick Ghachem, Associate Professor of History, MIT
“The Revolt against the Indies Company”

All sessions will be held at the Law School (Room 471). For more information contact Angela Tanner,