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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

January 21

"The Charlie Hebdo Murders: Where From Here?" with Jessica Marglin (USC Religion), Olivia Harrison (French & Italian), Dean Philip Seib (Communication & Journalism), Muzammil Siddiqui (Imam, Garden Grove Mosque), and Sherman Jackson (King Faisal Chair of Islamic Thought and Culture). Hosted by the USC Center for Islamic Thought, Culture and Practice. Co-sponsored by CLHC, USC's Center for Religion & Civic Culture, and Office of Religious Life.

Location: Mudd Hall, Rm 101, Time: 2:00 - 5:00 p.m.

January 27 Steven Smith (University of San Diego) Topic: "Die and Let Live? The Asymmetry of Accomodation" Co-sponsored by Program on Religious Accommodation.
February 11

West Coast Law and Literature Conference on “Speaking, Believing, Incorporating: The History, Literature and Surprising Identitiy of the Modern Corporation” with Henry Turner (Rutgers, English) and Sarah Barringer Gordon (Penn Law & History). Commentator: Hilary Schor (USC English, Comparative Literature and Law). Co-sponsored by the Department of English, the Knight Program in Media and Religion, the Program on Religious Accommodation, and the Early Modern Studies Institute.
Location: Law School Faculty Lounge, Rm. 433,

Time: 12:00 - 2:00 p.m.

February 18 Intisar Rabb (Harvard Law School, Co-Director, Islamic Legal Studies Program), Topic: "Reform of Islamic Law by 1000 Amendments: Causes and Consequences of Iran's New Criminal Law Code." Co- sponsored by Program on Religious Accommodation.
March 4

CLHC Annual Law and Humanities Distinguished Lecture Featuring Margaret Jane Radin- Henry King Ransom Professor of Law (University of Michigan Law School). Topic: "From Baby-Selling to Boilerplate,"

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 Program on Religious Accommodation
April 8 Anna Rosensweig (Provost's Postdoctoral Scholar, Humanities Department of French and Italian), Topic: "Exposing Private Liberty in Pierre Corneille's Last Tragedy."
April 15 Shaun Ossei-Owusu with Doheny Postdoctoral Scholar, Huntington- USC Institute on California and the West at USC, Topic: "Race, Bondage, and Help: Legal Aid's in the Institution of Slavery"
April 22 & 23

(Wednesday) - Symposium on Capital Punishment: "Execution, Spectacle, & Law" featuring Austin Sarat (Amherst College). Co-sponsored by Dornsife Comparative Studies in Literature and Culture and the Law School Faculty Workshops.

Location: Law School Faculty Lounge, Rm. 433, Time 4:00 - 6:00 p.m. Reception to follow

(Thursday) - Symposium on Capital Punishment: "A Short Film About Killings" and Panel Discussions.

Location: Ronald Tutor Campus Center, Room 227, Time 9:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Co-Sponsored by Dornsife Comparative Studies in Literature and Culture (CSLC) and the Law School Faculty Workshops

FALL 2014

September 23

Katherine Franke (Columbia Law School)

Co-Sponsored by Program on 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 on 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 on 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"