Monday, August 7, 2017

Vanderbilt Legal History Colloquium, 2017-18

Last year the Vanderbilt History Department began a legal history speaker series/colloquium, sponsored by the Vanderbilt College of Arts and Science and directed by Professor Thomas A. J. McGinn. Here's the lineup for this coming academic year:
September 18
Barbara Welke (University of Minnesota)
"Finding Their Way to the Law”
October 9
Juandrea Bates (Winona State University)
"'Privileges Reserved for a True Family:' Legal Constructions of Family and the
Restriction of Citizenship Rights in the Early Argentine Republic"

November 6
Indira Gesink (Baldwin Wallace University)
"The Complex Sex: Intersexuality in Pre-modern Islamic Legal Texts"
November 13
Donald Davis (University of Texas at Austin)
"The Evolution of the Legal Subject in Classical Hindu Law"

January 29
Paul Halliday (University of Virginia)
Title TBD
February 12
Susannah Burghartz (University of Basel)
Title TBD

March 12
Adam Goodman ( Assistant Professor of History & Latin American and Latino Studies, University of Illinois at Chicago )
"Fighting the Deportation Machine: Immigrant Activism in the Streets and in the Courts, 1970-1985" 

March 19
Pascal Pichonnaz (Université de Fribourg)
"Limitation of recoverable losses: From Damages circa rem to foreseeability of damages: some aspects of an evolution”

April 9
Sam Erman (University of Southern California, Gould School of Law)
"The Reconstruction Constitution in the Age of Empire"