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Workshops will take place in Room 118/120 of the Law School from 12:15 to 1:30 p.m.,
unless otherwise stated. Lunch will begin at 12:00 p.m.

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Spring 2017
January 25

Susanna Blumenthal, University of Minnesota Law School
Book Panel Discussion on "Law and the Modern Mind: Consciousness and Responsibility in American Legal Culture"
Room 433, 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

February 8

Nadav Molchadsky (UCLA Y&S Nazarian Center for Israel Studies Department of Near Eastern Languages and Cultures)
"Absent Children in a Captured Society: Israeli Discourse about the Missing Children Affair."
Rm. 118/120, 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

February 22

Robin L. West, Frederick J. Haas Professor of Law and Philosophy, Georgetown University Law Center
15th Annual CLHC Law and Humanities Distinguished Lecture, Topic: "Law's Sentiments"
Town and Gown, 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Reception to follow
Download: Flyer

March 7

Noah Zatz (UCLA)
"State Violence and the Production of Precarious Work"
Room 118/120, 12:15 PM - 1:30 PM

March 22

Jeannine DeLombard (UC Santa Barbara)
"Black Dignity Matters"
118/120, 12:15 PM - 1:30 PM
Download: DeLombard paper

April 5

Catherine Gallagher (UC Berkeley), Paul Saint-Amour (Univ. of Penn.), and Norman Spaulding (Stanford); Moderator: Hilary Schor (USC)
West Coast Law and Literature Conference on "What If: The Law and Literature of Counterfactuals"
Faculty Lounge, Room 433, 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

April 19

Nayan Shah (USC Dept. of American Studies & Ethnicity)
"Refugees, Detention and Hunger Strikes"
118/120, 12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

April 26

Karen Tani, UC Berkeley School of Law
Book panel for “States of Dependency: Welfare, Rights, and American Governance, 1935-1972.”
Faculty Lounge, Room 433, 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Fall 2016
September 7

Rena Lauer (Oregon State Univ.) and Moria Paz (Stanford University); Respondent: Jessica Marglin (USC)
Jewish/Law Colloquium
Faculty Lounge, Room 433, 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM
Rena Lauer will present "Shared Knowledge, Intimate Disputes" and Moria Paz will present "Network or State? International Law and the History of Jewish Transnationalism"

September 21

Peggy Kamuf (USC, Department of French and Italian)
“The Story Is in the Sentence: The Executioner’s Song and the Post-Gregg Era.”
Room 118/120, 12:15 PM - 1:30 PM

October 5

Alison Buttenheim, University of Pennsylvania and Alexander Capron (USC Gould School of Law)
"Law's Unintended Consequences: Vaccines, Policies and Paradox"
Faculty Lounge, Room 433, 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

November 2

Lois Dubin, Smith College, Department of Religion
"Anatomy of Law, Anatomy of Marriage: One Woman's Pioneering Pursuit of Civil Divorce and Marriage in the late 18th Century”
Room 118/120, 12:15 PM - 1:30 PM

November 16

Kurt Eggert, Fowler School of Law, Chapman University
“Deference in the Time of Obamacare: Reforming Chevron’s Magical Legal Fictions.”
Room 118/120, 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

November 30

Jennifer Nedelsky, University of Toronto Faculty of Law
"Restructuring Work for (Part)-Time for All"
Room 118/120, 12:15 PM - 1:30 PM

December 7

Elizabeth Hinton, (Harvard University, History Dept.)
Book Talk: “From The War on Poverty to The War on Crime: The Making of Mass Incarceration in America”
Room 118/120, 12:15 PM - 1:30 PM
Link to the full e-book