- March 14, 2013 Disability Studies lecture: Deinstitutionalization, In/Carceration, and the Politics of Abolition by Liat Ben-Moshe, Postdoctoral Research Associate in Disablity and Human Development, University of Illinois, Chicago. 5:00 p.m. in room 6191, Helen C. White Hall. ILS is one of several cosponsors of this event. For more information contact email@example.com.
- April 5-7, 2013 Workshop for family law educators: Making and Teaching "Real" Family Law.
6th annual Midwest Family Law Consortium Workshop. This event will
honor the scholarship and service of Professor Margo Melli. See link for details.
- April 15, 2013 Legal History workshop for faculty and early career scholars: Process, Procedure, and the Making of Western Legal Tradition. Invitation-only workshop hosted by Professor Karl Shoemaker and Law and Society Postdoctoral Fellow Ada Kuskowski. See link for more information.
- April 24, 2013 Trans-substantive Structural Environmental Law by Todd Aagaard, Associate Professor of Law, Villanova University Law School. Hosted by Professor Stephanie Tai at noon in Lubar Commons (7200 Law).
- June 9-22, 2013 Hurst Summer Institute in Legal History. Biennial two-week summer session for early-career legal historians. Read more about the Hurst Institute or the 2013 application requirements. (The application period has ended, and fellowships have been announced.)
- June 17, 2013 Legal History lunch talk by Hendrik (Dirk) Hartog, Class of 1921 Bicentennial Professor in the History of American Law and
Liberty, Professor of History, and Director of the Program in American Studies at Princeton University. (title of presentation tba) The lecture is open to faculty, students and staff, and lunch will be provided. Please contact Pam Hollenhorst by June 13th if you plan to attend the lunch. Lunch will be served at 12:00; the lecture will start about 12:20.
Professor Hartog is the chair of the 2013 Hurst Summer Institute in Legal History. The 2013 Hurst Fellows will be introduced at this event.
- October 25-26, 2013 Law and Society Association 50th Anniversary Planning Committee Meeting Chaired by David M. Trubek (Voss-Bascom Professor of Law and Dean of International Studies Emeritus and Senior Research Fellow, Harvard Law School Program on the Legal Profession), and cosponsored by the Institute for Legal Studies, the UW Law School, and the LSA. The committee members will convene in closed sessions for most of the meeting period, which ends at noon on Saturday. However, there will be a lunch discussion open to faculty and staff on Friday, October 25th at noon - see details below.
- October 25, 2013 Roundtable Discussion: "The Future of Law and Society Research" This panel discussion at noon in Lubar Commons will be open to UW faculty and staff, and lunch will be provided.
Members of the LSA 50th Anniversary Planning Committee will share their thoughts and invite feedback from the audience. Committee members include Jeannine Bell (Indiana University, Maurer School of Law), M. Anne Bunting (York University), Eve Darien-smith (UC-Santa Barbara), Laura Gomez (UCLA School of Law), Liora Israel (Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales, Paris), Heinz Klug (UW Law School), Rebecca Sandefur (UIUC), Greg Shaffer (University of Minnesota Law School), and David M. Trubek (Harvard Law School and University of Wisconsin Emeritus). LSA President Carroll Seron (UC-Irvine), also will participate.
- November 1-2, 2013 Wisconsin Discussion Group on Constitutionalism Invitation-only faculty workshop (aka "Schmooze") hosted by Professor Andrew Coan and Associate Dean Heinz Klug. See link for additional information.
Save-the-Date List for 2014
- October 10-11, 2014 Wisconsin Discussion Group on Constitutionalism. Invitation-only faculty workshop (aka "Schmooze") hosted by Associate Dean Heinz Klug.
- October 24-25, 2014 Midwest Law and Society Retreat. Biennial event for graduate students and faculty. A call for proposals will be circulated in Spring 2014.
- Feb. 9, 2012 Aardvark: Class Participation in Seminars. Faculty workshop hosted by Professor Howard Erlanger at noon in Lubar Commons.
- Feb. 16, 2012 Aardvark with Students: How to Improve Class Participation. Collaborative
workshop on class participation, hosted by Professor
Howard Erlanger at noon in Lubar Commons. Seven students, representing a
diversity of backgrounds, will convene to discuss with faculty how to
enrich class participation in mid- to
large size traditional courses.
- April 12, 2012 Faculty Workshop: The Dimensions of Judicial Impartiality with Charles Geyh,
Associate Dean for Research and John F. Kimberling Professor of Law,
Indiana University Maurer School of Law. Hosted by Professors Jason
Yackee and Alexandra Huneeus in Lubar Commons. Approved for 1.0 CLE/EPR
credit for Wisconsin attorneys.
- April 27, 2012 Roundtable Discussion: The American Interventionist State with William Novak,
Professor of Law, University of Michigan Law School, and UW Law
Professors Victoria Nourse and Brad Snyder. Hosted by Nancy Buenger at
noon in Lubar Commons. This is also a "Law & ..." session for
- April 30, 2012 Legal History Workshop: Law and Indigeneity
Invitation-only faculty workshop with guest scholars Stuart Kirsch
(University of Michigan) and
Hilary Soderland (attorney and scholar).
UW faculty participants include Sumudu Atapattu, Jimmy Klausen, Heinz
Klug, Richard Monette, Larry Nesper and Jarrett Chapin. Hosted by
Miranda Johnson, Assistant Professor of History. Cosponsored by the
Global Legal Studies Center and the American Indian Studies Program.
- September 10, 2012 Lecture: Against Cartel Exceptionalism by Daniel Sokol, Visiting Professor, University of Minnesota (LLM, UW Law School, 2005). In Lubar Commons at noon; hosted by Peter Carstensen. Lunch provided; registration not required.
- September 18, 2012 “The Millennials Come to Law School" An
Aardvark (Faculty Workshop) on Generational Differences in the Student
Body, hosted by Professor Howard Erlanger in Lubar Commons. What's different about the
Millennial Generation? Does it make a difference, if they're different?
Please join us for an interesting and important discussion. Lunch
provided; registration not required.
- September 21-22, 2012 Midwest Law and Society Retreat
Biennial event for graduate students and faculty. Registration/proposal
deadline was 6/1/12. Program information is posted on the event website.
- October 5-6, 2012 Wisconsin Discussion Group on Constitutionalism Invitation-only faculty workshop (aka "Schmooze") hosted by Associate Dean Heinz Klug. See link for details.
- November 16-17, 2012 ClassCrits V Workshop: From Madison to Zuccotti Park: Confronting Class and Reclaiming the American Dream Hosted by Professor Tonya Brito at the Pyle Center. Sponsored by the UW Law School, the Institute for Legal Studies, Southwestern Law School, and UC Davis School of Law.
- (Canceled due to schedule conflict) November 26, 2012 Faculty Workshop with Susan D. Franck hosted by Professor Jason Yackee.
- November 14, 2012 Law &... Methodological Mashups. Informal gathering hosted by Ada Kuskowski, Law and Society Postdoctoral Fellow, at 5 p.m. at the Rathskeller. Mashups are songs created by splicing existing songs into new hybrid creations. Meet to discuss how many varied ways the Law & community does this with law and each of our own disciplines.
- November 27, 2012 Panel Discussion: Who Owns the Past? Hosted by Ada Kuskowski, Law and Society Post-doctoral Fellow. An interdisciplinary panel will discuss current issues with the regulation and commodification of the past, and how these affect contemporary society and various academic disciplines: William Aylward (Classics/Archaeology) will discuss his experience with the regulation of archaeological digs; Larry Nesper (Anthropology) will discuss Native American understanding of the past in claiming protection for their land; Laurie Beth Clark (Art) will discuss the politics of memory cultures in shaping our relationship to the past; and Shubha Ghosh (Law) will discuss how the law addresses theses issues, especially the role of property law in addressing them.
Some events hosted by ILS qualify for CLE credit for Wisconsin attorneys as noted in the lists above. A few of these events require a registration fee for which a waiver may be requested.