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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 12:00 p.m.

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 (Sunday)

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"


January 24

What Cannot Be Said: Freedom of Expression in a Changing World
Co-sponsored by Program on Religious Accommodation
Location: Ronald Tutor Campus Center

February 3

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: TBA
Time: 12:00 2:00 p.m.
Location: Law School Faculty Lounge, Rm. 433

February 10 Richard R.W. Brooks (Columbia Law School)
Topic: TBA
February 24 Law & Humanities Distinguished Lecture featuring Mary Frances Berry (University of Pennsylvania)
Topic: TBA
Time: 4:00-5:30 p.m.
Location: Town and Gown, Reception to follow
March 9

Hila Keren (Southwestern Law School)
Topic: TBA

March 31 - April 1

Birth Of a Citizen Conference
Speaker: TBD

April 6

Alison Buttenheim (University of Pennsylvania)
Topic: "Law & Unintended Consequences: When Bad Things Happen to Good Laws"

April 20

Roman Hoyos (Southwestern Law School)
Topic: TBA