Saturday, July 8, 2017

Weekend Roundup

  • There was lots of legal history action at the Law and Society Association meeting in Mexico City recently. We posted this before the conference on the Law and History CRN's many panels. Here are some details on what the South Asia CRN was up to.
  •  On Sunday, July 23, 2017 at 2:00 in the Henry A. Wallace Center, the Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum hosts Greg Robinson, Professor of History at the  l'Université du Québec À Montréal, on the conflict between Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt over the incarceration of Japanese Americans during World War II.  Professor Robinson is the author of By Order of the President: FDR and the Internment of Japanese Americans.  Attendees may view the Roosevelt Library's new special exhibit, Images of Internment, free of charge, following the program. This is a free public event but registration is required.
  • Job announcement: “The Department of History at the University of Toronto invites applications for a tenure-stream appointment in the area of Nineteenth Century United States History.  The appointment will be at the rank of Assistant Professor, and begin on July 1, 2018.”  More.
  • Update: Constitutional, the successor to the popular Presidential podcast of the Washington Post's Lillian Cunningham, launches July 24.
Weekend Roundup is a weekly feature compiled by all the Legal History bloggers.