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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 2018

January 19

Mobility Conference
Sponsored by the Classics Department and CLHC
Faculty Lounge, Rm. 433, 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM

February 15

16th Annual CLHC Law and Humanities Distinguished Lecture with Professor Michael Walzer (Institute of Advances Study, School of Social Science)
“Can Freedom and Equality Stand Together?”
Doheny Library, Room 240, 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Reception to follow.

February 26

Philippe Sands (University College London)
"East West Street and Beyond: On the Origin of Genocide and Crimes Against Humanity"
Law School, Faculty Lounge (433), 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Co-sponsors are USC Gould Center for Law, History, and Culture USC Gould International Human Rights Clinic, Shoah Foundation Center for Advanced Genocide Research, Caden Institute, Levan Institute for Humanities and Ethics, and Hebrew Union College

March 28

Mary Nyquist (University of Toronto, Dept. of English)
“Tyrannicide, Sacrifice, and Law in Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar.”
Room 118/120, 12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

April 4

West Coast Law and Literature Conference: Tim Gustafson (USC), Peggy Kamuf (USC), Hilary Schor (USC), and Irene Tucker (UC Irvine)
“Trump Reads: Literature and Law in the Age of the Donald”
Room 433, 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Fall 2017

August 23

Sarah Barringer Gordon (University of Pennsylvania Law School)
"The First Wall of Separation between Church and State: Slavery and Disestablishment in Late Eighteenth-Century Virginia"
Room 118/120, 12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

September 13

Susan Bibler Coutin (UCI, School of Social Ecology)
"Deferred Action and the Discretionary State: Migration, Precarity and Resistance"
Room 118/120, 12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

October 11

Ron Harris (Tel Aviv University, The Buckmann Faculty of Law, Visiting at Stanford)
"Trading with Strangers: the Corporate Form in the Move from Municipal Governance to Overseas Trade"
Room 118/120, 12:00 PM - 1:15 PM
Joint workshop with CLASS.

October 19

Man of Cinema
Wajda for the Twenty-First Century
USC Montgomery Ross Fisher bldg (MRF), rm 340, 5:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Thursday 10/19 will open with a screening of Wajda's classic DANTON (1983, starring Gérard Depardieu) and a conversation with actor Andrzej Seweryn.

October 20

Man of Cinema
Wajda for the Twenty-First Century
USC Max Kade Institute, 10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
a screening of Justine Raczkiewicz's short film WASTE (2016) and a conversation about the conditions for Polish filmmakers today with the director herself; and a screening of Miro Kepinski's NIGHT SHIFT (2016) that will be accompanied by a special musical performance and followed by a Q&A with director and composer Miro Kepinski.

November 8

Carrie Hyde (UCLA, Dept. of English)
The Legal Subjunctive: Denmark Vesey, Conspiracy, and the Plot of Evidence”
Room 118/120, 12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

November 29

Anne Dailey (UConn School of Law)
“Law and the Unconscious”
Faculty Lounge, Rm. 433, 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Book Panel Discussion Commentators: Elyn Saks (USC Law) and Sarah Raff (Pomona College, Dept. of English). Moderator is Nomi Stolzenberg (USC Law)

December 13

Tommie Shelby (Harvard University Dept. of Philosophy),
Book Symposium on Dark Ghettos
Law School Faculty Lounge, Room, 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Co-symposiasts: Howard McGary (Rutgers University), Professor Jody David Armour (Roy P. Crocker Professor of Law, USC) Jointly sponsored by the Center for Law and Philosophy (CLP) and the Center for Law, History and Culture (CLHC). Reception to follow.