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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 12:05 p.m.


spring 2015


February 11 West Coast Law and Literature Conference on “Rethinking the Corporation: Persons,Speech and Belief” with Henry Turner (Rutgers, English), Sarah Barringer Gordon (Penn, Law),
Rebecca Brown (USC Law) and Nomi Stolzenberg (USC Law).
Time: 12:00 - 2:00 p.m. Location: Law School Faculty Lounge, Rm. 433.
February 18 Intisar Rabb (Harvard Law School, Co-Director, Islamic Legal Studies Program), Topic: TBA
March 4

CLHC Annual Law and Humanities Distinguished Lecture Featuring Margaret Radin (University of Michigan Law School)


Location: Town and Gown, Time:4:00 - 5:30 p.m.

Reception to follow

March 23 Douglas Nejaime (University of California, Irvine) & Reva Siegel (Yale Law School), Topic: “Conscience Wars: Complicity-Based Conscience Claims In Religion and Politics.” Co-sponsored by PRA
April 8 Anna Rosensweig (Provost's Postdoctoral Scholar, Humanities Department of French and Italian), Topic: "Tragic Interventions: Performing Resistance in Early Modern France."
April 22

Austin Sarat (Amherst College, William Nelson Cromwell Professor of Jurisprudence and Political Science; Associate Dean of the Faculty), Co-sponsored by Comparative Studies in Literature, CLHC and the Law School Faculty Workshop

Topic: Death Penalty, Time: 4:00-6:00 p.m., Location: Law School Faculty Lounge, Rm. 433.



FALL 2014


September 23

Katherine Franke (Columbia Law School)

Co-Sponsored by Program of Religious Accommodation

Topic: "Reframing Religious Exemptions: The Aftermath of Hobby Lobby"

Location: Faculty Lounge, Room 433, Time:12:15 - 1:30 p.m.

October 2

Book Panel Discussion- Angela Onwuachi-Willig (University of Iowa College of Law)

Topic: "According to Our Hearts: Rhinelander v. Rhinelander and the Law of the Multiracial Family" Flyer

Commentators: Camille Gear Rich (USC Law and Sociology) and Diana Williams (USC History and Law)

Moderator: Sam Erman (USC Law),

Location: Faculty Lounge, Room 433, Time:12:00 - 2:00 p.m.

October 15

Sherry Colb (Cornell University Law School)
Topic: "An Overlooked Interest Animating the Right to Abortion”

October 31

Nomi Stolzenberg (USC Law School)

Co-sponsored by Program of Religious Accommodation
Topic: "It's About Money: The Fundamental Contradiction of Hobby Lobby"

Location: Faculty Lounge, Rm 433, Time:12:15 - 1:30 p.m.


November 5

Chai Feldblum (Commissioner, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission) Co-Sponsored by Program of Religious Accommodation

Topic: "The Right to Religious Accommodation: Reflections on the 50th Anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964"

Time: 12:00 - 1:30 p.m. Location: Room 7

November 12

Irene Tucker (UC Irvine, Department of English)

Topic: "Parting Ways with Judith Butler: A Brief Genealogy of Jewish Republicanism"