Friday, April 15, 2016

Conferences All Around

If you google “embarrassment of riches” and “two-day scholarly conferences of interest to legal historians,” today and tomorrow’s dates should come up.  Protest, Politics, and Ideas in the American Century:A Conference in Honor of Alan Brinkley has been livestreaming on the FB page of Columbia University's History Department and may be viewed via its timeline shortly. Yale's Center for the Study of Representative Institutions is running the conference Taking Stock of the State in Nineteenth-Century America, with with live tweeting at #19thcenturystate.  And Princeton University and the Institute for Advanced Study are hosting the conference Fighting Words: Polemical Literature in the Age of Democratic Revolutions.