Monday, January 18, 2016

A Legal History Graduate Student Conference at Brown

[We have the following CFP.  H/t: Joanna Grisinger.]

Legal History Graduate Student Conference.  Hosted by the Law and Humanities Graduate Study Group at Brown University. Saturday April 23, 2016, at Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island. Deadline for submission: February 29, 2016.  Acceptance notification: March 7, 2016.

The Law and Humanities Graduate Study Group at Brown invites paper submissions on any topic in legal history, or any historically-inclined approach to the study of “law and …,” for its inaugural graduate student conference. We invite papers on any theme, period and location. The day-long conference will consist of moderated panels with faculty commentators, and a lunchtime faculty panel on “Varieties of Legal Sources.” Please submit a 150- to 300-word abstract along with your C.V. by February 29th, 2016 to Sara Ludin at

If you have questions, please contact Sara Ludin ( or Jonathan Lande ( This event is made possible through the generous support of: the Brown History Department, the Brown English Department, and the Brown Faculty Legal History Workshop.