Navigation Mission Featured Events In the News Events Archive Faculty Students Contact Us Resources

Workshops will take place in Room 118/120 of the Law School from 12:15 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.,
unless otherwise stated. Lunch will begin at 12:00 p.m.


January 22 - 24

CLHC/PRA What Cannot be Said: Freedom of Expression in a Changing World. Friday and Saturday event will be held at UC Irvine School of Law, Room 1111.
Saturday will have a live webcast with Edward Snowden from 10:30 – 12:00 p.m. (Room 7 & 3) at USC Gould School of Law.
Sunday will be held at USC Campus from 9:30 – 3:30 p.m., Location: Ronald Tutor Campus Center, Ballroom A & B. See full schedule and co-sponsorship at::

February 3

CLHC West Coast Law and Literature Conference with Benjamin Nathans (University of Pennsylvania, History Department), Harriet Lisa Murav (University of Illinois Russian, East European, and Eurasian Center), and Hilary Schor (USC English, Comparative Literature and Law)
Topic: "Soviets, Dissidents, Jews: The Limits and Capacity of Law"
Time: 12:00 – 2:00 p.m.
Location: Law School Faculty Lounge, Rm. 433

February 10 Richard R.W. Brooks (Columbia Law School)
Topic: "Titles and Address"
February 24 CLHC 14th Annual Law & Humanities Distinguished Lecture featuring Professor Mary Frances Berry (University of Pennsylvania)
Topic: "Second Class Citizens: Dred Scott and the Roberts Court"
Time: 4:00-5:30 p.m., Reception to follow
Location: Town and Gown
March 9

Hila Keren (Southwestern Law School)
Topic: "Undermining Justice: The Two Rises of Freedom of Contract and the Fall of Equity"

April 1

CLHC Citizenship in Times of Crisis Conference
Speaker: TBD
Location: Law School Faculty Lounge, Rm. 433

April 20

Roman Hoyos (Southwestern Law School)
Topic: "From an ‘Offspring of Revolution’ to an ‘Offspring of Law’: Constitutional Conventions, the Constituent Power, and the Transformation of American Democracy"

FALL 2015

September 2

Book talk with author Bernadette Atuahene (ITT Chicago-Kent College of Law)
Topic: "We Want What's Ours: Learning from South Africa's Land Restitution Program"
Commentators: Jeffrey Helmreich (UCI Department of Philosophy) and Shana Redmond (USC Department of American Studies and Ethnicity)
Moderator: Ariela Gross (USC Law and History)
Time: 12:15 -1:45 p.m.
Location: Faculty Lounge, Rm 433

September 16

Ariela Gross (USC Law and History)
Topic: "Manumission and Freedom in the Americas: Cuba, Louisiana, Virginia, 1500s-1700s"

September 30

Polly Price (Emory University School of Law)
Topic: "A Legislative History of the Shotgun Quarantine"

October 21

Peter James Hudson (UCLA Department of History and African American Studies)
Topic: "Dark Finance and Odious Debt: The Crisis of Wall Street and American Empire in the Caribbean, 1929-1933"

November 4

Gideon Yaffe (Yale Law School, Department of Philosophy, and Department Psychology)
Topic: "Targeted Investigation and Criminal Culpability"

November 8

Woman in Gold Film Event, featuring Randy Schoenberg
Co-sponsored by the USC Gould School of Law, the USC Casden Institute, the Center for Law, History and Culture, and Visual Studies Research Institute
Film Screening: 2:30 p.m. - Reception, 3:00 p.m.
Location: USC Davis School of Gerontology Auditorium

November 18

Jeffrey Helmreich (UCI Department of Philosophy)
Topic: "Forgiveness, Torts and Corrective Justice"