Schedule - Fall 2019 - Spring 2020

All meetings from 4-6pm at the National Humanities Center, unless otherwise noted.

Friday, September 27: Ashton Merck, Duke University
"Hope in Trusts: National Broiler Marketing Association v. United States and the Limits of Countervailing Power, 1970-1978"

Friday, October 11: George Severs, University of Cambridge / University of California, Riverside
"The 'challenge of the century': transnational LGBTQ activism and the birth of Britain's radical HIV/AIDS movement, from Thatcher to the 1990s."

Friday, October 25: Panel Discussion about the Field of Legal History

Friday, November 15: Ian Burney, The University of Manchester
"A History of Innocence: Erle Stanley Gardner, the Court of Last Resort, and the Pursuit of Wrongful Conviction in Cold War America."

Friday, February 28: Warren Milteer, Jr., University of North Carolina at Greensboro
"'Negroes, Mulattoes, Mustees, and Indians': Free People of Color in the Colonial South."

Friday, March 20: Marianne Constable, University of California, Berkeley
"Chicago Husband-Killing and the New Unwritten Law"

Friday, April 10: Elizabeth Thornberry, Johns Hopkins University
"Customary Claims: Morality, Knowledge, and the Language of Law in African History."


Previous Schedules

2015-2016 Schedule
2014-2015 Schedule
2013-2014 Schedule
2012-2013 Schedule
Spring 2011 Schedule
Fall 2010 Schedule
Spring 2010 Schedule