Saturday, February 20, 2021

Weekend Roundup

  • At the Riesenfeld Rare Books Center, University of Minnesota Law Library: this virtual exhibit on Law and the Struggle for Racial Justice.
  • On February 17, Chris J. Brummer, Georgetown Law, delivered the keynote address in the Securities and Exchange Commission’s observance of Black History Month.  He drew upon his Brookings Working Paper, "What do the Data Reveal about (the Absence of Black) Financial Regulators?"  The text of the address is here.
  • University at Buffalo’s notice of that symposium issue for John Henry Schlegel (UBNow).  Click for the pic! 
  • Daniel Sharfstein, Vanderbilt University, will speak in the Dean’s Lecture Series on Racial Justice and Discrimination on February 25, 12:00pm - 1:00pm CST (1:00pm - 2:00pm EST).
  • On February 26, “The History of Central Banking in Hong Kong, Mainland China and Singapore,” in the Greater China Legal History Seminar Series at CUHK LAW.  More.
  • On March 5, 2021, from 13:15 - 15:00, Prof. Dr. Thomas Duve, Max Planck Institute for Legal History and Legal Theory, will conduct, in German, the seminar Methods of Legal History  It will focus on “methodological issues that are especially important for the work in the department ‘Historical Normativity.’”  Registration for the event until February 25:
  • Aimée Craft, University of Ottawa, receives CBA President’s Award for her work on Canadian indigenous law, including Breathing Life Into the Stone Fort Treaty (UBC Press, 2013) (CBA National).
  • The deadline for submissions for the 2022 annual meeting of the American Historical Association has been extended to Monday, March 8More
  • "The State Historical Society of Iowa has officially opened the 2021-2022 cycle of applications for our Research Grants for Authors."  More.
  • Jay Sexton, University of Missouri, on political violence in American history, in conjunction with the Missouri Humanities Council panel, “A Nation Divided: How One Decade Can Change Everything" (Columbia Missourian).
  • ICYMI: Laura Edwards on Section 3 of the 14th Amendment (IBT).  James Goodman wants us to stop calling slavery America's "original sin" (CNN). The KKK Act and the Sack of the Capitol (WaPo). The National Security Archive et. al. v. Donald J. Trump saves White House records (NSA). Larry Wilmore on “Amend: The Fight for America” (K5).  More on "Amend," in Bustle.  Can't have a Green New Deal without a CCC (Civilian Climate Corps) (Next City).  More on section 3 of the Fourteenth Amendment (with Edwards, Hemel, and Magliocca) (abc6).

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