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Tuesday, September 6, 2011

Legal History Workshops- Fridays this fall beginning 9/23

The Law School will be holding Legal History Workshops this fall on Fridays from 12:00 to 1:15pm in room 471 Mondale Hall. Papers will be circulated one week in advance to all those on the Program e-mail list. If you would like to be added to the list or obtrain a copy of a particular paper, please e-mail Meghan Schwartz, schwa859@umn.edu.

Schedule of Speakers

September 23: Jill Hasday, University of Minnesota (Law)
"Progress Narratives for Adults" (a chapter from her book project, Family Law Reimagined: Recasting the Canon)
September 30: Sarah Chambers, University of Minnesota (History)
"Family, Loyalty and Property Confiscation during Chile's Independence from Spain"
October 7: Heidi Kitrosser, University of Minnesota (Law)
"Reclaiming Accountability: Transparency, Executive Power, and the U.S. Constitution"
October 14: Erika Lee, University of Minnesota (History)
"Wong Kim Ark v. US, Birthright Citizenship, and the Current Debate over Immigration"
October 21: Keith Mayes, University of Minnesota (African American and African Studies)
"Black Revolutionaries Under a Written Constitution: Black Power's First and Second Amendment"
October 28: Erik Redix, University of Minnesota (History)
"An Imperative Necessity: The Murder of Joe White and the Culmination of Removal"
November 4: Chantel Rodriguez, University of Minnesota (History)
"Transnational Public Health Law and the Interstices of Administrative Discretion in the Railroad Bracero Program, 1942-1945"
November 18: Myron Orfield, University of Minnesota (Law)
"Milliken, Meredith and Metropolitan Integration"
December 2: Heather Hawkins, University of Minnesota (History)
"Not Without Their Voluntary Consent: Parental Rights and Federal Law in late 19th and Early 20th Century American Indian Boarding Schools"