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Vanderbilt Legal History Colloquium

Vanderbilt Legal History Colloquium 2017-2018

The Vanderbilt Legal History Colloquium series is sponsored by the Vanderbilt College of Arts and Science and directed by Professor Thomas A. J. McGinn.  Discussions are based on pre-circulated papers.  To request an electronic copy or to sign up for the announcement list, please contact Professor Thomas McGinn .

September 18
Barbara Welke (University of Minnesota)
"Finding Their Way to the Law”
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm, Buttrick 123

October 9
Juandrea Bates (Winona State University)
"'Privileges Reserved for a True Family:' Legal Constructions of Family and the
Restriction of Citizenship Rights in the Early Argentine Republic" 
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm, Buttrick 123

November 6
Indira Gesink (Baldwin Wallace University)
"The Complex Sex: Intersexuality in Pre-modern Islamic Legal Texts"
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm, Buttrick 123

November 13
Donald Davis (University of Texas at Austin)
"The Evolution of the Legal Subject in Classical Hindu Law"
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm, Buttrick 123

January 29
Paul Halliday (University of Virginia)
Title TBD
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm, Buttrick 123

February 12
Susannah Burghartz (University of Basel)
Titile TBD
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm, Buttrick 123

March 12
Adam Goodman ( Assistant Professor of History & Latin American and Latino Studies, University of Illinois at Chicago )
"Fighting the Deportation Machine: Immigrant Activism in the Streets and in the Courts, 1970-1985"
12:00 - 2:00 pm, Buttrick 123

March 19
Pascal Pichonnaz (Université de Fribourg)
"Limitation of recoverable losses: From Damages circa rem to foreseeability of damages: some aspects of an evolution”
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm, Buttrick 123

April 9
Sam Erman (University of Southern California, Gould School of Law)
"The Reconstruction Constitution in the Age of Empire"
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm, Buttrick 123

 

 Past Events:

Vanderbilt Legal History Colloquium 2016-2017