Events

Racial Bias in Media & Journalism

2/21
Add to Calendar 2018-02-21 12:15:00 2018-02-21 12:41:27 Racial Bias in Media & Journalism

Featuring Professor Christopher Benson. 

Soul Food will be served. 

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Room F

Chicago's Best Ideas with Mary Anne Case

2/21
Add to Calendar 2018-02-21 12:15:00 2018-02-21 13:20:00 Chicago's Best Ideas with Mary Anne Case

Cultivating an Incest Taboo in the Workplace

The idea that workplaces could benefit from an incest taboo is not one of Chicago’s best, but one of Margaret Mead’s. Professor Mary Anne Case has been promoting it and explaining its relevance to Title VII enforcement long before Harvey Weinstein and the #MeToo movement gave it new relevance and visibility.

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Room II
Participating faculty: Mary Anne Case

War in Law & Literature

2/21
Add to Calendar 2018-02-21 18:00:00 2018-02-24 15:30:00 War in Law & Literature

Wednesday, February 21

6:00-7:00pm Performance,THE TROJAN WOMEN by Euripides | Weymouth Kirkland Courtroom

7:30pm Plenary Panel: War, Law, and Literature | Classroom III
Justice Stephen Breyer, United States Supreme Court (appearing via skype)
Chief Judge Diane Wood, US Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
Paul Woodruff, Distinguished Teaching Professor, University of Texas at Austin, Department of Philosophy, Captain, United States Army, 1969-71

Moderated by Martha C. Nussbaum, Ernst Freund Distinguished Service Professor of Law and Ethics, University of Chicago Law School

Thursday, February 22

4:00-6:00pm Student Papers | Classroom C

Julie Bradley, ’19, Reasoning in Alternative Worlds: What Legal Scholarship Can Learn from Counterfactuals in World War II Novels

Janice Han, ’18, Military Camptown Prostitution and Women's Choice: Law and Culpability Analysis

Luke Sperduto, ’18, Federalism, Slave Resistance and Ballet in the Italian Risorgimento

Friday, February 23 - Faculty Papers

8:45-9:00am Opening Remarks

9:00-10:20am Session 1: Early America

Jennifer Nou, University of Chicago, Chair

Jacob I. Corré, Independent and Richard H. McAdams, University of Chicago Law School, New Light on the Trial of Billy Budd
Douglas Baird, University of Chicago Law School, Law and War in the New World: The Last of the Mohicans, The Spy, and The Pioneers

10:35am-12:35pm Session 2: Race and Citizenship in the Civil War and Reconstruction

John Rappaport, University of Chicago, Chair

Elizabeth S. Anker, Cornell Law School, Paul Beatty, the Rhetoric of War, and the “Selling Out” of Civil Rights
John Witt, Yale Law School, Two Humanitarianisms in Ambrose Bierce’s An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge
Kate Masur, Northwestern University, Department of History, Law and its Limits in Albion Tourgée’s Bricks without Straw

2:00-4:40pm Session 3: Race and Citizenship in Contemporary (and Future) America

Genevieve Lakier, University of Chicago, Chair

Michael Eric Dyson, Georgetown University, Department of Sociology, The War on Blackness
Paul Woodruff, University of Texas at Austin, Department of Philosophy, Sympathizing with Both Sides: Racism and American Intervention in Vietnam
Aziz Huq, University of Chicago Law School, How War Makes (and Unmakes) the Democratic State: Reading The Reluctant Fundamentalist and Exit West In A Populism Age
M. Todd Henderson, University of Chicago Law School, Voting, Violence, and the Meaning of Citizenship in Heinlein’s Starship Troopers

Saturday, February 24 - Faculty Papers 

8:45am-10:45am Session 4: World War I

Nicholas Stephanopoulos, University of Chicago, Chair

Alison LaCroix, University of Chicago Law School and William Birdthistle, Chicago-Kent College of Law, Undivided Loyalty: The Problem of Allegiance in the Literature of War
Nancy Sherman, Georgetown University, Department of Philosophy, Trenches, Cadences and Faces: Showing Emotional Connection in War and After
Laura Weinrib, University of Chicago Law School, Law and Legitimacy in Farewell to Arms

11:15am-1:15pm Session 5: World War II

Martha C. Nussbaum, University of Chicago Law School, Crucified by the War Machine: Britten’s War Requiem and the Hope of Postwar Resurrection
Saul Levmore, University of Chicago Law School, Lawmaking and a Debunking of Catch-22
Jonathan Masur, University of Chicago Law School, Catch-22 and the Law of Large Organizations

Access conference abstracts here.
Access conference papers here.
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Participating faculty: Martha C. Nussbaum Alison L. LaCroix Jonathan S. Masur Laura Weinrib Diane P. Wood Daniel Hemel Richard H. McAdams Jennifer Nou Douglas G. Baird John Rappaport Genevieve Lakier Aziz Huq M. Todd Henderson Nicholas Stephanopoulos Saul Levmore

Mary Anne Case at King's College London: Bridging the Gender Gap Through Time

2/22
Add to Calendar 2018-02-22 09:00:00 2018-02-23 17:15:00 Mary Anne Case at King's College London: Bridging the Gender Gap Through Time

The purpose of this conference is both to raise awareness of the rich historical tradition of women’s philosophy as well as to help make the connection with current social, moral, political and philosophical debate by bringing neglected women writers, past and present, into dialogue with today’s discourses.

Franklin-Wilkins Building, 127 Stamford St, Lambeth London - GB University of Chicago Law School blog@law.uchicago.edu America/Chicago public

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Franklin-Wilkins Building, 127 Stamford St, Lambeth London SE1 8WA United Kingdom
Participating faculty: Mary Anne Case

The Articulate Attorney with Marsha Hunter

2/22
Add to Calendar 2018-02-22 12:15:00 2018-02-22 13:20:00 The Articulate Attorney with Marsha Hunter

Join Marsha Hunter for a presentation on how to be an articulate attorney. Speak with confidence, look your listeners in the eye, and be what you must soon become: the always articulate attorney. Whether in professional conversation with partners, clients, and colleagues, or making presentations to any audience, this program helps you push your speaking skills to the next level. Learn how to listen, evaluate, and transform your professional speech to handle cold calls, interviews, class discussions and more. Organized by the Office of the Dean of Students. Sponsored by Schiff Hardin LLP. 

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Room IV

Yoga for Lawyers

2/22
Add to Calendar 2018-02-22 16:00:00 2018-02-22 16:45:00 Yoga for Lawyers

Join Erin Brechtelsbauer, Assistant Director of Student Affairs & Academic Advising for an introductory yoga session.  Learn how the physical practice and breathing techniques of yoga can be assets during law school and in future legal careers.  All levels are welcome. Extra mats will be available.  Sign up at https://www.law.uchicago.edu/form/yoga-for-lawyers-rsvp to attend.

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Courtroom Corridor

Lunch with Valerie Jarrett

2/23
Add to Calendar 2018-02-23 12:15:00 2018-02-23 13:20:00 Lunch with Valerie Jarrett

Join Valerie Jarrett for a lunch conversation about her career and her experiences.   

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Room III

The Argument for Reparations from the University of Chicago

2/26
Add to Calendar 2018-02-26 12:15:00 2018-02-21 12:41:28 The Argument for Reparations from the University of Chicago

Featuring Guy Emerson Mount, Kai Parker, and Caine Jordan. 

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Law and Philosophy Workshop: David De Grazia, George Washington University

2/26
Add to Calendar 2018-02-26 16:00:00 2018-02-26 18:00:00 Law and Philosophy Workshop: David De Grazia, George Washington University - University of Chicago Law School blog@law.uchicago.edu America/Chicago public

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Room F
Participating faculty: Martha C. Nussbaum Nicolas Delon

Spring Quarter Bidding Results Posted Online

2/26
Add to Calendar 2018-02-26 17:00:00 2018-02-21 12:41:28 Spring Quarter Bidding Results Posted Online - University of Chicago Law School blog@law.uchicago.edu America/Chicago public