Academic conference

Manhood in American Law and Literature - "The Manly Man: Guns, Courage, Failure"

The University of Chicago Law School’s Manhood in American Law and Literature conference, which took place on February 17th and 18th, 2012, brought together a number of distinguished thinkers from a variety of fields to discuss issues of sexuality and law within the context of litera


104:14 minutes (95.43 MB)

Manhood in American Law and Literature - Emily Buss, "Fatherhood and Manhood"

The University of Chicago Law School’s Manhood in American Law and Literature conference, which took place on February 17th and 18th, 2012, brought together a number of distinguished thinkers from a variety of fields to discuss issues of sexuality and law within the context of litera


40:26 minutes (37.03 MB)

Manhood in American Law and Literature: Introduction

The University of Chicago Law School’s Manhood in American Law and Literature conference, which took place on February 17th and 18th, 2012, brought together a number of distinguished thinkers from a variety of fields to discuss issues of sexuality and law within the context of literary


8:59 minutes (8.23 MB)

Conference on Constitutions in Authoritarian Regimes: Session VI

Constitutions, it is conventionally believed, are institutions that define and limit the boundaries of government.  Yet the formal constitution is an institution adopted by virtually every modern political regime, including many that would appear to have no interest in codifying any form of limitation on government power.


94:04 minutes (86.12 MB)

Conference on Constitutions in Authoritarian Regimes: Session V

Constitutions, it is conventionally believed, are institutions that define and limit the boundaries of government.  Yet the formal constitution is an institution adopted by virtually every modern political regime, including many that would appear to have no interest in codifying any form of limitation on government power.


91:31 minutes (83.8 MB)

Conference on Constitutions in Authoritarian Regimes: Session IV

Constitutions, it is conventionally believed, are institutions that define and limit the boundaries of government.  Yet the formal constitution is an institution adopted by virtually every modern political regime, including many that would appear to have no interest in codifying any form of limitation on government power.


45:38 minutes (41.78 MB)

Conference on Constitutions in Authoritarian Regimes: Session III

Constitutions, it is conventionally believed, are institutions that define and limit the boundaries of government.  Yet the formal constitution is an institution adopted by virtually every modern political regime, including many that would appear to have no interest in codifying any form of limitation on government power.


91:24 minutes (83.68 MB)

Conference on “Moral Disagreements”

Date: 
03.30.2012 - 03.31.2012

Speakers:  David Enoch (Law & Philosophy, Hebrew University, Jersualem); Don Loeb (Philosophy, University of Vermont); Peter Ludlow (Philosophy, Northwestern University); David Plunkett (Law & Philosophy, University of California, Los Angeles); Sharon Street (Philosophy, New York University).  Commentary will be provided by JD/PhD students at the University of Chicago.

Conference: Manhood in American Law and Literature

Date: 
02.17.2012 - 02.18.2012
Location: 
Rooms V, VI, Courtroom, South Green Lounge

The University of Chicago Law School’s upcoming Manhood in American Law and Literature conference, which will take place on February 17th and 18th, 2012, brings together a number of distinguished thinkers from a variety of fields to discuss issues of sexuality and law within the context of literary works.

Faculty: 
Martha Nussbaum
Faculty: 
Alison LaCroix
Faculty: 
Richard A. Posner
Faculty: 
Saul Levmore
Faculty: 
Douglas G. Baird
Faculty: 
Emily Buss
Faculty: 
Richard H. McAdams
Faculty: 
Jonathan Masur
Faculty: 
Daniel Abebe
Faculty: 
Laura Weinrib
Faculty: 
M. Todd Henderson
Faculty: 
Diane P. Wood
Faculty: 
Jane Dailey

Conference on Constitutions in Authoritarian Regimes: Session II

Constitutions, it is conventionally believed, are institutions that define and limit the boundaries of government.  Yet the formal constitution is an institution adopted by virtually every modern political regime, including many that would appear to have no interest in codifying any form of limitation on government power.


89:50 minutes (82.24 MB)