Saturday, January 30, 2021

Weekend Roundup

  • On Wednesday, February 17th, 2021, 16:30 Jerusalem, the Law and Humanities Workshop at IDC Herzliya, Israel will host Prof. Elizabeth S. Anker, Department of English, Cornell University, to discuss a chapter from her book in progress On Paradox: The Claims of Theory, with responses from Prof. Lior Barshack, IDC Herzliya, Prof. Emilios Christodoulidis, University of Glasgow, Dr. Irena Rosenthal, University of Amsterdam, and Prof. Christian Volk, Humboldt University of Berlin.  Zoom invitation here; pre-registration here.  For the draft chapter and for more details, please contact the workshop coordinator, Danielle Cohen, by email at: 
  • ASLH Honorary Fellow Sightings: Stanley N. Katz here, and LHB Founder Mary Dudziak on "Learning the Scholar's Craft" over at H-Diplo.
  • From the Riesenfeld Rare Books Blog: Ryan Greenwood on rare newspapers in the Minnesota Law collections.
  • Celebrate Black History Month with Fordham Law!  Also: Annenburg Classroom is making "Thurgood, a production of the critically acclaimed play starring Laurence Fishburne as the nation’s first African-American Supreme Court justice" available to "teachers, educators and their students." 
  • The CFP for American Historical Association's 2022 annual meeting in Ew Orleans is here.
  • Well worth a browse: "The Artists of the WPA: Paintings, Prints, Photographs, Posters, Books & Related Ephemera by Artists Whose Careers Were Sustained by the WPA," on auction at Swann.
  • ICYMI: What Reconstruction teaches us about white nationalism today, with Eric Foner (Vox).  Scott Gerber on the Muslim Ban and the Massachusetts Bay Anti-Quaker Law (Providence Journal).  Wading into Twitter, with Martha S. Jones (JHU Magazine).

 Weekend Roundup is a weekly feature compiled by all the Legal History bloggers.