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Workshops & Conferences

Spring 2016

  • January 11, 12:00pm - 1:00pm. (Faculty Lounge, Room 433) (CLASS Workshop)

    Speaker: Eric Allen (USC Marshall School of Business)
    Topic: "Innovation and Taxation at Startup Firms"

  • January 13, 12:00pm - 1:30pm. (Faculty Lounge, Room 433) (Faculty Workshop)

    Speaker: Hillary Sale (Washington University in St. Louis School of Law)
    Topic: "Market Intermediation, Publicness, and Securities Class Action"

  • January 24 (Ronald Tutor Campus Center) What Cannot Be Said: Freedom of Expression in a Changing World (CLHC Event)
  • January 25, 12:00pm - 1:00pm. (Faculty Lounge, Room 433) (CLASS Workshop)

    Speaker: Prasad Krishnamurthy (Berkeley Law)
    Topic: "Affirmative Action and Stereotypes in Higher Education Admissions"

  • January 28, 12:00pm - 1:30pm. (Room 101) (Faculty Workshop)

    Speaker: Frank Partnoy (University of San Diego School of Law)
    Topic: "The Second Wave of Hedge Fund Activism: The Importance of Reputation, Clout, and Expertise"

  • February 3, 12:00pm - 2:00pm. (Faculty Lounge, Room 433) (CLHC Event)

    Speakers: Benjamin Nathans (University of Pennsylvania, History Department), Harriet Lisa Murav (University of Illinois Russian, East European and Eurasian Center), Hilary Schor (USC English, Comparative Literature and Law)
    Topic: TBA

  • February 8, 12:00pm - 1:00pm. (Faculty Lounge, Room 433) (CLASS Workshop)

    Speaker: Robert Kurzban (University of Pennsylvania)
    Topic: "A Solution to the Mysteries of Morality"

  • February 9, 12:00pm - 1:30pm. (Faculty Lounge, Room 101) (Faculty Workshop)

    Speaker: Mehrsa Baradaran (University of Georgia School of Law)
    Topic: "The Color of Money: Black-Owned Banks in America"

  • February 10, 12:15pm - 1:30pm. (Room 118/120) (CLHC Workshop)

    Speakers: Richard Brooks (Columbia Law School)
    Topic: "Titles and Address"
    Co-sponsored by CLASS Workshop

  • February 18, 12:00pm - 1:30pm. (Room 103) (Faculty Workshop)

    Speaker: Henry Smith (Harvard Law School)
    Topic: "Fusing the Equitable Function in Private Law"

  • February 22, 12:00pm - 1:00pm. (Faculty Lounge, Room 433) (CLASS Workshop)

    Speaker: Jonah Gelbach (University of Pennsylvania)
    Topic: "After Halliburton: Event Studies and Their Role in Federal Securities Fraud Litigation"

  • February 23, 12:00pm - 1:30pm. (Room 101) (Faculty Workshop)

    Speaker: Franita Tolson (Florida State University College of Law)
    Topic: "What is Abridgment?: A Critique of Two Section Twos"

  • February 24, 4:00 - 5:30 p.m. (Town and Gown) CLHC 14th Annual CLHC Law and Humanities Distinguished Lecture

    Professor Mary Frances Berry, Geraldine R Segal Professor of American Social Thought and Professor of History at University of Pennsylvania. Reception to follow. Sponsored by the USC Center for Law, History and Culture

  • March 7, 12:00pm - 1:00pm. (Faculty Lounge, Room 433) (CLASS Workshop)

    Speaker: Brenda Major (UC Santa Barbara)
    Topic: "Diversity Programs and Perceptions of Discrimination"

  • March 9, 12:15pm - 1:30pm. (Room 118/120) (CLHC Workshop)

    Speakers: Hila Keren (Southwestern Law)
    Topic: "Undermining Justice: The Two Rises of Freedom of Contract and the Fall of Equity"

  • March 21, 12:00pm - 1:00pm. (Faculty Lounge, Room 433) (CLASS Workshop)

    Speaker: Ed Kleinbard (USC Gould School of Law)
    Topic: "The New Political Economy of Capital Income Taxation"

  • March 24, 12:00pm - 1:30pm. (Room 101) (Faculty Workshop)

    Speaker: Bertrall Ross (University of California, Berkeley)
    Topic: "Measuring Political Power: Suspect Class Determinations and the Poor"

  • March 28, 12:00pm - 1:00pm. (Faculty Lounge, Room 433) (CLASS Workshop)

    Speaker: Matthew Jennejohn (BYU Law School)
    Topic: "Designing Relational Contracts within Asymmetric Innovation Networks"

  • April 1, Friday 9:00am - 5:00pm. (Faculty Lounge, Room 433) (CLHC Event)

    Speaker: TBD
    Topic: "Birth of Citizen Conference"

  • April 4, 12:00pm - 1:00pm. (Faculty Lounge, Room 433) (CLASS Workshop)

    Speaker: Emily Ryo (USC Gould School of Law)
    Topic: "Developing Legal Cynicism Through Immigration Detention"

  • April 6, 12:15pm - 1:30pm. (Room 118/120) (CLHC Workshop)

    Speakers: Alison Buttenheim
    Topic: "Law and Unintended Consequences: When bad things Happen to Good Laws"

  • April 7, 12:00pm - 1:30pm. (Room 101) (Faculty Workshop)

    Speaker: Lisa Heinzerling (Georgetown law School)
    Topic: TBA

  • April 7-8, Thursday 2:00pm - 6:00pm and Friday 9:00am - 6:00pm. (Faculty Lounge, Room 433)

    Speaker: Various
    Topic: "Beating Mental Illness: A Dialogue on Race, Gender and Disability Stereotypes in Use of Force Cases"

  • April 11, 12:00pm - 1:00pm. (Faculty Lounge, Room 433) (CLASS Workshop)

    Speaker: Cristina Rodriguez (Yale Law School)
    Topic: "The President and Immigration Law"

  • April 18, 12:00pm - 1:00pm. (Faculty Lounge, Room 433) (CLASS Workshop)

    Co-authors/Speakers: Jonathan Barnett (USC Gould School of Law), Ted Sichelman (University of San Diego Law School)
    Topic: "Revisiting Labor Mobility in Innovation Markets"

  • April 20, 12:15pm - 1:30pm. (Room 118/120) (CLHC Workshop)

    Speakers: Roman Hoyos (Southwestern Law)
    Topic: "From an 'Offspring of Revolution' to an 'Offspring of Law': Constitutional Conventions, the Constituent Power, and the Transformation of American Democracy"

  • April 25, 12:00pm - 1:00pm. (Faculty Lounge, Room 433) (CLASS Workshop)

    Speaker: Scott Baker (Washington University in St. Louis)
    Topic: "A Theory of Judicial Deference"

  • May 4, 12:00pm - 1:00pm. (Faculty Lounge, Room 433) (CLASS Workshop)

    Speaker: Alex Lee (USC Gould School of Law)
    Topic: "Should Regulatory Agencies Have Core Missions?"

Fall 2015

  • August 24, 12:00pm - 1:00pm. (Faculty Lounge, Room 433) (CLASS Workshop)

    Speaker: Gillian Hadfield (USC Gould School of Law)
    Topic: "Pervasive Spurious Normativity or: The Case for Lots of Silly Rules"

  • August 27, 12:00pm - 1:30pm. (Room 103) (Faculty Workshop)

    Speaker: Abby Wood (USC Gould School of Law)
    Topic: "Twombly and Iqbal at the State Level"
    Commentator: Daniel Klerman (USC Gould School of Law)

  • August 31, 12:00pm - 1:00pm. (Faculty Lounge, Room 433) (CLASS Workshop)

    Speaker: Alexander Stremitzer (UCLA)
    Topic: "Promises, Reliance, and Psychological Lock-in"

  • September 2, 12:15pm - 1:30pm. (Faculty Lounge, Room 433) (CLHC Book Talk)

    Speaker: Bernadette Atuahene (IT Chicago- Kent College)
    Topic: "We Want What's Ours: Learning From South Africa's Land Restitution Program".

  • September 10, 12:00pm - 1:30pm. (Faculty Lounge, Room 433) (Faculty Workshop)

    Speaker: Orin Kerr (George Washington University Law School)
    Topic: "Norms of Computer Trespass"

  • September 14, 12:00pm - 1:00pm. (Faculty Lounge, Room 433) (CLASS Workshop)

    Speaker: Ben Graham (USC School of International Relations)
    Topic: "Investing in the Homeland: The Political Economy of Diaspora Direct Investment"

  • September 16, 12:15pm - 1:30pm. (Room 118/120) (CLHC Workshop)

    Speaker Ariela Gross (USC Law and History)
    Topic: "Manumission and Freedom in the Americas: Cuba, Louisiana, Virginia, 1500s-1700s"

  • September 21, 12:00pm - 1:00pm. (Faculty Lounge, Room 433) (CLASS Workshop)

    Speaker: Dan Simon (USC Law & Psychology) * Jointly Sponsored by Social Psychology Brown Bag Series
    Topic: Reasoning Backwards and Sideways

  • September 24, 12:00pm - 1:30pm. (Room 103) (Faculty Workshop)

    Speaker: Jon Gould (Director of Law & Social Sciences Program, National Science Foundation)
    Topic: How to Fund Your Research: Tips & Opportunities at the National Science Foundation

  • September 30, 12:15pm - 1:30pm. (Room 118/120) (CLHC Workshop)

    Speaker: Polly Price (Emory University School of Law)
    Topic: "A Legislative History of the Shotgun Quarantine"

  • October 5, 12:00pm - 1:00pm. (Faculty Lounge, Room 433) (CLASS Workshop)

    Speaker: Daria Roithmayr (USC Gould School of Law)
    Topic: "The Cat and Mouse Dynamics of Payday Lending: Optimizing Regulatory Responses to Repeated Lender Evasion"

  • October 8, 12:00pm - 1:30pm. (Room 103) (Faculty Workshop)

    Speaker: Simona Grossi (Loyola Law School, Visiting USC Gould School of Law Fall 2015)
    Topic: "The Claim Prism"

  • October 12, 12:00pm - 1:00pm. (Faculty Lounge, Room 433) (CLASS Workshop)

    Speaker: Michael Simkovic (Seton Hall)
    Topic: "The Knowledge Tax"

  • October 19, 12:00pm - 1:00pm. (Faculty Lounge, Room 433) (CLASS Workshop)

    Speaker: Shari Diamond (Northwestern Law School) *Jointly Sponsored by Social Psychology Brown Bag Series
    Topic: TBA

  • October 21, 12:15pm - 1:30pm. (Room 118/120) (CLHC Workshop)

    Speaker: Peter Hudson (UCLA, Department of History and African American Studies)
    Topic: "Dark Finance and Odious Debt: The Crisis of Wall Street and American Empire in the Caribbean, 1929-1933"

  • October 26, 12:00pm - 1:00pm. (Faculty Lounge, Room 433) (CLASS Workshop)

    Speaker: Daniel Carpenter (Harvard)
    Topic: "Recruitment by Petition: American Antislavery, French Protestantism, English Suppression"

  • October 28-29, Wednesday 3:00pm-6:30pm, Thursday 8:30am-4:30pm. (Faculty Lounge, Room 433)

    Speakers: Howard Winant (UC Santa Barbara), Cecilia Menjivar (University of Kansas)
    Topic: Rethinking Race Symposium

  • November 2, 12:00pm - 1:00pm. (Faculty Lounge, Room 433) (CLASS Workshop)

    Speaker: Peter Rosendorff (NYU)
    Topic: "Transparency, Protest and Political (In) Stability"

  • November 4, 12:15pm - 1:30pm. (Room 118/120) (CLHC Workshop)

    Speaker: Gideon Yaffe (Yale Department of Philosophy and Psychology)
    Topic: "Targeted Investigation and Criminal Culpability"

  • November 5, 12:00pm - 1:30pm. (Room 103) (Faculty Workshop)

    Speaker: Gregory Keating (USC Gould School of Law)
    Commentator: Edward McCaffery (USC Gould School of Law)
    Topic: "Is Cost-Benefit Analysis the Only Game in Town?"

  • November 8, 2:30pm Reception, 3:00pm Film Screening. UC Davis School of Gerontology Auditorium) (CLHC Event)

    Featuring: Randy Schoenberg (USC Gould Alumnus, '91)
    Topic: Women in Gold Film Event

  • November 9, 12:00pm - 1:00pm. (Faculty Lounge, Room 433) (CLASS Workshop)

    Speaker: Daphna Oyserman (USC Psychology) *Jointly Sponsored by Social Psychology Brown Bag Series
    Topic: "When does the future begin? Human Time vs. Science Time"

  • November 16, 12:00pm - 1:00pm. (Faculty Lounge, Room 433) (CLASS Workshop)

    Speaker: Jamein Cunningham (Portland state University)
    Topic: "An Evaluation of the Federal Legal Services Program: Evidence from Crime Rates and Property Values"

  • November 18, 12:15pm - 1:30pm. (Room 118/120) (CLHC Workshop)

    Speaker: Jeff Helmreich (UCI, Department of Philosophy)
    Topic: "Forgiveness, Torts and Corrective Justice"

  • November 19, 12:00pm - 1:30pm. (Room 103) (Faculty Workshop)

    Speaker: Richard Primus (University of Michigan)
    Topic: "Why Enumeration Matters: Historical Continuity and the Powers of Congress"

  • November 23, 12:00pm - 1:00pm. (Faculty Lounge, Room 433) (CLASS Workshop)

    Speaker: Jonathan Markowitz (USC Dornsife)
    Topic: TBA

  • November 30, 12:00pm - 1:00pm. (Faculty Lounge, Room 433) (CLASS Workshop)

    Speaker: Geoffrey Miller (NYU Law)
    Topic: "The Most Adequate Forum"

  • December 3, 12:00pm - 1:30pm. (Room 103) (Faculty Workshop)

    Speaker: Dan Simon (USC Gould School of Law)
    Topic: "Induced Testimony"
    Commentator: Professor Tom Lyon (USC Gould School of Law & USC Psychology)

  • December 7, 12:00pm - 1:00pm. (Faculty Lounge, Room 433) (CLASS Workshop)

    Speaker: TBD
    Topic: TBA

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