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Spring 2010

(Lunch workshops will be in room 118/120 of the Law School from 12:20 p.m. to 1:30 p.m., unless otherwise stated)

January 13 West Coast Law & Literature Conference, Speakers: Victoria Kahn, Topic: "Political Theology and Liberal Culture: Strauss, Schmitt, Spinoza, and Arendt" (UC Berkeley, English), Julia Reinhard Lupton, Topic: "Arendt in Italy: Or, The Taming of the Shrew" (U.C. Irvine) and Bernadette Meyler, Topic: "Pardoning Revolution: The 1660 Act of Oblivion and Hobbes’ Recentering of Sovereignty" (Cornell Law School); Topic "Early Modern/Post-Modern: Inventing the Political Subject." Participants include: Aaron Kunin (Pomona College), Jayne Lewis (UC, Irvine), Debora Shuger (UCLA), Seth Lobis (Claremont McKenna College), and Nomi Stolzenberg (USC) Time: 2:00 - 6:00 p.m., Location: Faculty Lounge.
January 27 Melissa Murray (UC Berkeley School of Law), Topic: "Disestablishing the Family."
February 11 Russell Robinson (UCLA School of Law), Topic: "Gaydar: Race, Sexual Identity and Incarceration."
February 25 The 8th Annual Law and Humanities Distinguished Lecture, Professor Etienne Balibar (University of Paris & UC Irvine) Topic: "Humanism Without a Subject? Reflections on Anthropological Differences." Location: Town & Gown; Time: 4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. Reception to follow.
March 4 David Rabban (University of Texas School of Law), Topic: "Rethinking Classsical Legal Thought."
March 11 Darren Rosenblum (Pace Law School), Topic: "Unsex CEDAW: What's Wrong with Women's Rights?"
April 21 Amalia Kessler (Stanford Law School), (Cover Letter) Topic: "Civic Republicanism and the Rise of a Unified (Oral and Adversarial) Model of Procedure."