Tuesday, August 13, 2019

Center for the Study of Law & Society Speaker Series: Fall '19

The Center for the Study of Law & Society at the University of California, Berkeley, has released the Fall lineup for its 2019-20 speaker series. Speakers of particular interest to our readers:
Monday, August 26 – Cybelle Fox
Professor of Sociology, University of California, Berkeley
“‘The Line Must Be Drawn’: The Rise of Legal Status Restrictions in State Welfare Policy”  
Monday, September 16 – Sam Erman
Professor of Law, University of Southern California Gould School of Law
Almost Citizens: Puerto Rico, the U.S. Constitution, and Empire (Cambridge University Press, 2018) 
Monday, October 28 – Richard Ross
David C. Baum Professor of Law and Professor of History, University of Illinois
“The Rule of Law in British America: Thinking with Indians While Comparing to Spaniards” 
Monday, November 18 – Stephanie Jones-Rogers
Associate Professor of History, University of California, Berkeley
“‘She had…a Womb Subjected to Bondage’: The Afro-Atlantic Origins of British Colonial Descent Law”
Do you know of other lectures or workshop series that we should take note of on the blog? Feel free to contact us! 

-- Karen Tani