Critical Analysis of Law (CAL) is a broad research workshop series that reflects the law school's multifaceted intellectual life and its commitment to interdisciplinary inquiry.

Past speakers have included:

  • Marianne Constable (Rhetoric, UC Berkeley)
  • Paul Halliday (History, University of Virginia)
  • Bernard Harcourt (Law & Political Science, Columbia University)
  • Daniel Heller-Roazen (Comparative Literature, Princeton)
  • Timothy Hyde (Architecture, Harvard University)
  • Shai Lavi (Law, Tel Aviv University)
  • Samuel Moyn (History, Columbia University)
  • Annelise Riles (Law & Anthropology, Cornell University)
  • Mariana Valverde (Criminology, University of Toronto)

See past workshops

2015 - 2016 SCHEDULE

DATE & TIME

LOCATION

SPEAKER

October 2
Friday
12:30 - 1:45
Solarium 
Falconer Hall
84 Queen's Park
David Armitage - Harvard University, Department of History
Worlds of Civil War: Globalizing Civil Wars in the Late Twentieth Century
October 20
Tuesday
12:30 - 1:45
Solarium
Falconer Hall
84 Queen's Park
Arnulf Becker - Brown University, International Studies
November 10
Tuesday
12:30 - 1:45
Solarium 
Falconer Hall
84 Queen's Park
Kim Brooks - Dalhousie University, Schulich School of Law
The Law of the Everyday
January 19
Tuesday
12:30 - 1:45
Solarium 
Falconer Hall
84 Queen's Park
Jacco Bomhoff - London School of Economics, Law Department
 
February 9
Tuesday
12:30 - 1:45
Solarium
Falconer Hall 
84 Queen's Park
Ronald Niezen - McGill University, Faculty of Law
March 1
Friday
12:30 - 1:45
Solarium
Falconer Hall
84 Queen's Park
Jennifer Pitts - University of Chicago, Political Science
March 29
Tuesday
12:30 - 1:45
Solarium
Falconer Hall 
84 Queen's Park

Taimie Bryant - UCLA School of Law
Death Anxiety, Animals, and Animal Law

April 5
Tuesday
12:30 - 1:45
TBARohit De - Yale University, Department of History
Husna Bai's Profession: Sex, Work and Freedom in the Indian Republic