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Spring 2021

  • January 11, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM (Via Zoom Video Conferencing) (CLASS Workshop)

    Speaker: Brian Cheffins (University of Cambridge) & Steve Bank (UCLA)
    Title: “Corporate Law’s Critical Junctures”

  • February 03, 12:00 PM - 1:15 PM (Via Zoom Video Conferencing) (CLHC Workshop)

    Speaker: Book Talk- John Witt (Yale)
    Title: “American Contagions: Epidemics and the Law from Smallpox to COVID-19”
    Commentators:Rabia Belt (Stanford University) and Michael Willrich (Brandeis University) Moderator: Ariela Gross

  • February 08, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM (Via Zoom Video Conferencing) (CLASS Workshop)

    Speaker: Matthew Shaffer (USC Marshall)
    Title: TBA

  • February 11, 12:00 PM - 1:15 PM (Via Zoom Conferencing) (Faculty Workshop)

    Speaker: Anita Krishnakumar (St. John's University)
    Title: "TBA"

  • February 18, 12:00 PM - 1:15 PM (Via Zoom Video Conferencing) (CLHC Workshop)

    Speaker: A Conversation- Sarah Barringer Gordon (Penn) & Dana Johnson (USC)
    Title: TBA
    Moderator: Hilary Schor (USC)

  • February 22, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM (Via Zoom Video Conferencing) (CLASS Workshop)

    Speaker: CLASS/Psych Workshop- Paul Slovic (University of Oregon)
    Title: TBA
    *Co-sponsored by the USC Behavioral Science and Well-Being Initiative

  • February 23, 2:00 PM - 3:50 PM (Via Zoom Conferencing) (CLP Workshop)

    Speaker: Japa Pallikkathayil (University of Pittsburgh)
    Title: "TBA"

  • February 24, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM (Via Zoom Video Conferencing) (CLHC Workshop)

    Speaker: Mark Letteney (USC)
    Title: TBA

  • March 08, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM (Via Zoom Video Conferencing) (CLASS Workshop)

    Speaker: CLASS/Psych Workshop- Markus Brauer (University of Wisconsin–Madison)
    Title: TBA
    *Co-sponsored by the USC Behavioral Science and Well-Being Initiative

  • March 10, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM (Via Zoom Video Conferencing) (CLHC Workshop)

    Speaker: Sean Fraga (USC)
    Title: TBA
    Sean Fraga is a Digital Humanities postdoc at USC.

  • March 22, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM (Via Zoom Video Conferencing) (CLASS Workshop)

    Speaker: Jon Gould (ASU)
    Title: TBA

  • March 23, 9:00 AM - 10:50 AM (Via Zoom Conferencing) (CLP Workshop)

    Speaker: Victor Tadros (University of Warwick)
    Title: "TBA"

  • March 24, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM (Via Zoom Video Conferencing) (CLHC Workshop)

    Speaker: Lisa Cody (Claremont McKenna College)
    Title: TBA

  • March 29, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM (Via Zoom Video Conferencing) (CLASS Workshop)

    Speaker: CLASS/Psych Workshop- Sylvia Perry (Northwestern)
    Title: TBA
    *Co-sponsored by the USC Behavioral Science and Well-Being Initiative

  • April 12, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM (Via Zoom Video Conferencing) (CLASS Workshop)

    Speaker: CLASS/Psych Workshop- Maureen Craig (NYU)
    Title: TBA
    *Co-sponsored by the USC Behavioral Science and Well-Being Initiative

  • April 13, 2:00 PM - 3:50 PM (Via Zoom Conferencing) (CLP Workshop)

    Speaker: Micah Schwartzman (University of Virginia)
    Title: "TBA"

  • April 14, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM (Via Zoom Video Conferencing) (CLHC Workshop)

    Speaker: Jennifer Petersen (USC)
    Title: TBA

  • April 15, 12:00 PM - 1:15 PM (Via Zoom Conferencing) (Faculty Workshop)

    Speaker: Dan Simon (USC)
    Title: "TBA"

  • April 20, 9:00 AM - 10:50 AM (Via Zoom Conferencing) (CLP Workshop)

    Speaker: Helen Frowe (Stockholm University)
    Title: "TBA"

  • April 21, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM (Via Zoom Video Conferencing) (CLHC Workshop)

    Speaker: Simona Cerutti (Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales in Paris)
    Title: TBA

  • April 22, 12:00 PM - 1:15 PM (Via Zoom Conferencing) (Faculty Workshop)

    Speaker: Marcela Prieto (USC)
    Title: "TBA"

Fall 2020

  • August 24, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM (Via Zoom Video Conferencing) (CLASS Workshop)

    Speaker: Mariana Pargendler (Fundação Getulio Vargas (FGV) Law School in São Paulo)
    Title: “Veil Peeking: The Corporation as a Nexus for Regulation”
    Via Zoom Video Conferencing

  • August 26, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM (Via Zoom Video Conferencing) (CLHC Workshop)

    Speaker: Felipe Jiménez (USC)
    Title: "Legal Principles, Law, and Tradition"

  • August 31, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM (Via Zoom Video Conferencing) (CLASS Workshop)

    Speaker: Calvin Lai (Washington University in St. Louis)
    Title: “Racial Disparities in Police Traffic Stops are associated with County-Level Racial Prejudice”
    *Jointly sponsored by Social Psychology Brown Bag Series Via Zoom Video Conferencing

  • September 03, 12:00 PM - 1:15 PM (Via Zoom Conferencing) (Faculty Workshop)

    Speaker: John Matsusaka (USC)
    Title: “Let the People Rule: How Direct Democracy Can Meet the Challenge of Populism”
    Discussant: "TBA"

  • September 14, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM (Via Zoom Video Conferencing) (CLASS Workshop)

    Speaker: David Kirk (Oxford)
    Title: Title: “Home Free: Prisoner Reentry and Residential Change After Hurricane Katrina”
    Via Zoom Video Conferencing

  • September 16, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM (Via Zoom Video Conferencing) (CLHC Workshop)

    Speaker: Alison Renteln (USC)
    Title: “Comparing Legal Approaches to Offensive Names and Imagery”

  • September 17, 12:00 PM - 1:15 PM (Via Zoom Conferencing) (Faculty Workshop)

    Speaker: Guy Charles (Duke)
    Title: “Race, Political Power, and American Democracy: Voting Rights Law and Policy for a Divided America.”

  • September 21, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM (Via Zoom Video Conferencing) (CLASS Workshop)

    Speaker: Marco Becht (Université libre de Bruxelles / Free University of Brussels)
    Title: “Corporate Governance Through Exit and Voice”

  • September 24, 12:00 PM - 1:15 PM (Via Zoom Conferencing) (Faculty Workshop)

    Speaker: Greg Keating (USC)
    Title: “Form and Substance in the ‘Private Law’ of Torts”
    Commentator: Gary Watson

  • September 25, 12:00 PM - 1:15 PM (Via Zoom Video Conferencing) (CLHC Workshop)

    Speaker:
    Title: Book Panel: Alejandro de la Fuente & Ariela Gross, “Becoming Free, Becoming Black: Race, Freedom, and Law in Cuba, Louisiana, and Virginia”
    Panelists: Adrienne Davis (Washington University St. Louis School of Law); Michelle McKinley (University of Oregon School of Law); Sven Beckert (Harvard History); moderator Nathan Perl-Rosenthal USC Dornsife). Cosponsored by the Levan Institute for the Humanities.

  • October 05, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM (Via Zoom Video Conferencing) (CLASS Workshop)

    Speaker: Arie Kruglanski (University of Maryland)
    Title: “On the Psychology of Extremism: How Motivational Imbalance Breeds Intemperance”
    *Jointly sponsored by Social Psychology Brown Bag Series Via Zoom Video Conferencing

  • October 07, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM (Via Zoom Video Conferencing) (CLHC Workshop)

    Speaker: CLHC Discussion
    Title: Racial Justice Protest and Resistance Lawyering
    Discussants: Ken Mack (Harvard, Law), Melynda Price (U. of Kentucky, Politics & Law), Dan Farbman (Boston College, Law); moderator Clare Pastore (USC Law)

  • October 12, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM (Via Zoom Video Conferencing) (CLASS Workshop)

    Speaker: Michael Abramowicz (George Washington)
    Title: “Modeling Settlement Bargaining with Algorithmic Game Theory”
    Via Zoom Video Conferencing

  • October 15, 12:00 PM - 1:15 PM (Via Zoom Conferencing) (Faculty Workshop)

    Speaker: Wayne Sandholtz (USC)
    Title: Constructing a Regional Human Rights Legal Order: The Inter-American Court, National Courts, and Judicial Dialogue, 1988 - 2014
    Commentator: Marcela Prieto Rudolphy

  • October 16, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM (Via Zoom Video Conferencing) (CLHC Workshop)

    Speaker: Jessica Marglin (USC)
    Title: Manuscript Workshop,“Nationality on Trial: Legal Belonging in the Modern Mediterranean"

  • October 19, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM (Via Zoom Video Conferencing) (CLASS Workshop)

    Speaker: Chris Whytock (UCI)
    Title: “Transnational Forum Shopping and U.S. Courts: A Theoretical and Empirical Reassessment”,
    Via Zoom Video Conferencing

  • October 21, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM (Via Zoom Video Conferencing) (CLHC Workshop)

    Speaker: CLHC Discussion
    Title: The Right to Vote: Reconstruction and Right Now
    Discussants: Morgan Kousser (Cal Tech, History), Franita Tolson (USC Law); Moderator: Sam Erman (USC Law)

  • October 22, 12:00 PM - 1:15 PM (Via Zoom Conferencing) (Faculty Workshop)

    Speaker: Jody Armour
    Title: “N*GGA THEORY: Race, Language, Unequal Justice, and the Law”

  • October 26, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM (Via Zoom Video Conferencing) (CLASS Workshop)

    Speaker: Danny Sokol (University of Florida)
    Title: “Debt, Control, and Collusion”
    Via Zoom Video Conferencing

  • October 28, 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM (Via Zoom Conferencing) (Faculty Workshop)

    Speaker: Jasmine Harris (UC Davis)
    Title: “Taking Disability Public”
    Commentator: Ed McCaffery

  • November 02, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM (Via Zoom Video Conferencing) (CLASS Workshop)

    Speaker: Melissa Ferguson (Yale)
    Title: TBA
    *Jointly sponsored by Social Psychology Brown Bag Series Via Zoom Video Conferencing

  • November 05, 12:00 PM - 1:15 PM (Via Zoom Conferencing) (Faculty Workshop)

    Speaker: Craig Konnoth (Colorado University)
    Title: “Preemption through Privatization, 134 Harvard Law Review (forthcoming 2021)”

  • November 09, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM (Via Zoom Video Conferencing) (CLASS Workshop)

    Speaker: Assaf Hamdani (Tel Aviv University)
    Title: “Corporate Law and Superstar CEOs”
    Via Zoom Video Conferencing

  • November 11, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM (Via Zoom Video Conferencing) (CLHC Workshop)

    Speaker: Jennifer Rothman (Loyola)
    Title: “Trademark Preemption, The Right of Publicity, and Trademark’s Theory of Personality”

  • November 16, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM (Via Zoom Video Conferencing) (CLASS Workshop)

    Speaker: Kyle Rozema (Washington University)
    Title: “Price Isn’t Everything: Behavioral Response around Changes in Sin Taxes”

  • November 18, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM (Via Zoom Video Conferencing) (CLHC Workshop)

    Speaker:
    Title: Anti-Blackness in a Multiracial World
    Discussants: Jared Sexton (UC Irvine, Sociology), Danzy Senna (USC, English); Moderator: Stephen Rich (USC Law)

  • November 23, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM (Via Zoom Video Conferencing) (CLASS Workshop)

    Speaker: TBA
    Title: TBA
    Via Zoom Video Conferencing

  • November 30, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM (Via Zoom Video Conferencing) (CLASS Workshop)

    Speaker: Dov Cohen (University of Illinois)
    Title: TBA
    *Jointly sponsored by Social Psychology Brown Bag Series Via Zoom Video Conferencing

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Felipe Jiménez
November, 2020

"Rethinking Contract Remedies," Oxford Jurisprudence Discussion Group, Oxford University, Oxford, UK.

Ariela Gross
November, 2020

“Mourning, Memory, and Metahistory,” English Language Notes (forthcoming 2021).

Ariela Gross
November, 2020

“Becoming Free, Becoming Black: Race, Freedom, and Law in Cuba, Virginia, and Louisiana,” Gilder Lehrman Center at Yale University Annual Conference on Cuban Slavery, Yale University, New Haven, CT.