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Monday, August 31, 2009

Legal History Workshop Fall 2009 Guest Schedule

The Program in Law and History is pleased to announce their Legal History Worship for fall 2009 guest schedule. The workshop will be meeting on Friday mornings from 10:10 a.m. - 12:10 p.m. at the Law School.

Legal History Workshop Fall 2009 Guest Schedule
Six guest scholars will be joining the Legal History Workshop/Seminar this fall. Faculty and students are welcome to join for these sessions. This fall you will be reading a mix of recently published books and work-in-progress. The books are all available at Barnes&Noble.com and Amazon.com. Please contact Kristen Gandrow (kgandrow@umn.edu) if you are not already on the Legal History Workshop email list so that you get announcements and papers.
F. Sept. 25: Tamar Herzog, Professor of Latin American and Spanish History, Stanford University, "Defining Empires: Spain and Portugal in the Americas (17th-18th century)"
F. Oct. 2: Margot Canaday, Assistant Professor of History, Princeton University, The Straight State: Sexuality and Citizenship in Twentieth-Century America (Princeton University Press, 2009)
F. Oct. 16: Christopher Capozzola, Associate Professor of History, MIT, "A Tale of Two Treasons: Adjudicating War Crimes and Collaboration in Manila, 1945"
F. Oct. 23: Karl Shoemaker, Professor of Law and Associate Professor of History, University of Wisconsin, Madison, "Sanctuary for Crimes in the Western Legal Tradition: How to Get Away with Murder"
F. Nov. 6: Rebecca M. McLennan, Associate Professor of History, University of California, Berkeley, The Crisis of Imprisonment: Protest, Politics, and the Making of the American Penal State, 1776-1941 (Cambridge University Press, 2008)(Winner of the Littleton-Griswold Prize in American Law and Society of the American Historical Association (2008)), Intro., Ch. 1-4, 8.
F. Nov. 20: Peggy Pascoe, Beekman Professor of Northwest and Pacific History and Professor of Ethnic Studies, University of Oregon, What Comes Naturally: Miscegenation Law and the Making of Race in America (Oxford University Press, 2009) (Winner of the Ellis W. Hawley Prize of the Organization of American Historians (2009), and the Lawrence W. Levine Award of the Organization of American Historians (2009))
(via Video Teleconference)
See attachment below for further detail on guest speakers.