2016 - 2017 SCHEDULE

DATE & TIME

LOCATION

SPEAKER

September 20
Tuesday
12:30 - 1:45
Solarium 
Falconer Hall
84 Queen's Park
Yishai Blank - Tel Aviv University, Buchmann Faculty of Law
In Search of the Secular: A Socio-Legal Journey

September 27
Tuesday
12:30 - 1:45
Solarium 
Falconer Hall
84 Queen's Park

Anver Emon - University of Toronto Faculty of Law
Codification and Islamic Law: The Ideology behind a Tragic Narrative

October 11
Tuesday
12:30 - 1:45
Solarium 
Falconer Hall
84 Queen's Park
Sikander Ahmed Shah - Lahore University of Management Sciences
The Hegemonic Structuring of International Law and its Contribution to Conflict (in Pakistan)
November 15
Tuesday
12:30 - 1:45
Solarium 
Falconer Hall
84 Queen's Park
Kristen Stilt - Harvard Law School
Constitutional Animal Protection
November 1
Tuesday
12:30 - 1:45
Solarium 
Falconer Hall
84 Queen's Park

Jedidiah Kroncke - FGV Sao Paulo School of Law (Brazil)
The Futility of Law and Development:  China and the Dangers of Exporting American Law

With responses by Mariana Prado, Michael Trebilcock, and Kerry Rittich

January 10
Tuesday
12:30 - 1:45
Solarium 
Falconer Hall
84 Queen's Park
Pascale Fournier - University of Ottawa Faculty of Law (Civil Law)
Reframing Secularist Premises:  Divorce Among Traditional Muslim and Jewish Women within the Secular State
January 24
Tuesday
12:30 - 1:45
Solarium
Falconer Hall 
84 Queen's Park
Brian Connolly - University of South Florida Dept. of History
Law and the Archive of Sovereignty
February 3
Friday
12:30 - 1:45
Solarium
Falconer Hall
84 Queen's Park
Martti Koskenniemi - University of Helsinki Erik Castrén Institute of International Law and Human Rights
Sovereignty, Property and Empire:  Early Modern English Contexts 
February 28
Tuesday
12:30 - 1:45
Solarium
Falconer Hall 
84 Queen's Park
Renisa Mawani - University of British Columbia Dept. of Sociology
Law, Settler Colonialism, and “the Forgotten Space” of Maritime Worlds

March 21
Tuesday
12:30 - 1:45
Solarium
Falconer Hall 
84 Queen's Park
Christopher Warren - Carnegie Mellon University Dept. of English
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 War 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
Mestizo International Law: a global intellectual history. 1842-1933
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
Situating Proportionality: Thinking Comparatively about Constitutional Review and Punitiveness
February 9
Tuesday
12:30 - 1:45
Solarium
Falconer Hall 
84 Queen's Park
Ronald Niezen - McGill University, Faculty of Law
Templates and Exclusions: The Making of Cultural Genocide in Canada’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission on Indian Residential Schools
March 1
Friday
12:30 - 1:45
Solarium
Falconer Hall
84 Queen's Park
Jennifer Pitts - University of Chicago, Political Science
The Turn to Positivism in International Law? Vattel and His Nineteenth-Century Reception
April 5
Tuesday
12:30 - 1:45
Solarium
Falconer Hall 
84 Queen's Park
Rohit De - Yale University, Department of History
Husna Bai's Profession: Sex, Work and Freedom in the Indian Constitution
2014 - 2015 SCHEDULE

DATE & TIME

LOCATION

SPEAKER

September 30, 2014
Tuesday
12:30 - 1:45
Solarium 
Falconer Hall
84 Queen's Park
Aya Gruber, Law, University of Colorado - Boulder
Neofeminism [cover memo]
November 11
Tuesday
12:30 - 1:45
Solarium
Falconer Hall
84 Queen's Park
Justin Marceau, Law, University of Denver 
Killing for Your Dog 
November 25
Tuesday
12:30 - 1:45
Solarium 
Falconer Hall
84 Queen's Park
Khiara Bridges, Law & Anthropology, Boston University
The Poverty of Privacy Rights 
December 2
Tuesday
12:30 - 1:45
Solarium 
Falconer Hall
84 Queen's Park
Nicholas Blomley, Geography, Simon Fraser University
Disentangling Law: The Practice of Bracketing
 
February 24
Tuesday
12:30 - 1:45
Solarium
Falconer Hall 
84 Queen's Park
Jennifer Christine Nash, American Studies, George Washington University
The Institutional Life of Intersectionality 
March 13
Friday
12:30 - 1:45
Solarium
Falconer Hall
84 Queen's Park
Robert Gordon, Stanford Law School
Markets, Morals and Lawyers
March 24
Tuesday
12:30 - 1:45
Solarium
Falconer Hall 
84 Queen's Park
Prabha Kotiswaran, Law, King's College London
Beyond Sexual Humanitarianism: A Postcolonial Approach to Anti-Trafficking Law

2013-2014

DATE & TIME

LOCATION

SPEAKER & TOPIC

September 10
Tuesday
12:30 - 1:45
Solarium 
Falconer Hall
84 Queen's Park
Roy Kreitner, Tel Aviv University
The Political Career of the Dollar, 1862-1913
October 15
Tuesday
12:30 - 1:45
Solarium 
Falconer Hall
84 Queen's Park
Talia FisherTel Aviv University
Statistical Evidence: The Case for Sensitivity
[co-sponsor: Criminal Law Sciences Club] 
October 22
Tuesday
12:30 - 1:45
Solarium 
Falconer Hall
84 Queen's Park
Hadley Friedland, University of Alberta
Indigenous Legal Traditions: Roots to Renaissance 
(with Val Napoleon) [co-sponsor: Criminal Law Sciences Club
* October 22
Tuesday
4:00 - 7:30
Alumni Hall 
VC 112 Old Vic
91 Charles St W
The Law in These Parts, Film Screening and Panel Discussion with Ra'anan Alexandrowicz, feat. Kent Roach and Markus Dubber (flyer) [co-sponsor: Criminal Law Sciences Club]
November 19
Tuesday
12:30 - 1:45
Solarium 
Falconer Hall
84 Queen's Park
Jonathan Yovel, University of Haifa
Language and Power in the House of the Law 
January 21
Tuesday
12:30 - 1:45
Solarium 
Falconer Hall
84 Queen's Park

Fleur Johns, University of Sydney
The Laws of Lists and the Demos of Data

February 25
Tuesday
12:30 - 1:45
Solarium
Falconer Hall 
84 Queen's Park
Alison LaCroix, University of Chicago
The Interbellum Constitution: Federalism in the Long Founding Moment
March 11
Tuesday
12:30 - 1:45
Solarium
Falconer Hall 
84 Queen's Park
Amy Adler, New York University
The Meaning of Transformation and the Transformation of Meaning
March 25
Tuesday
12:30 - 1:45
Solarium
Falconer Hall 
84 Queen's Park
Paul KahnYale Law School
Freedom and Method

2012-2013

DATE & TIME

LOCATION

SPEAKER & TOPIC

* September 10
Friday
2:00 - 3:00
Faculty Lounge 
Flavelle House
78 Queen's Park
Robert Wintemute, King's College London
Same-Sex Partners and Parents in the European and Inter-American Courts of Human Rights
September 25
Tuesday
12:30 - 1:45
Solarium 
Falconer Hall
84 Queen's Park
David Grewal, Yale Law School
The Invention of the Economy: A History of Economic Thought
October 9
Tuesday
12:30 - 1:45
Solarium 
Falconer Hall
84 Queen's Park
Brad Snyder, University of Wisconsin Law School
The Real Progressive Constitutionalist
November 13
Tuesday
12:30 - 1:45
Solarium 
Falconer Hall
84 Queen's Park
James Q. Whitman, Yale Law School
Laying Just Claim to the Profits of War
November 27
Tuesday
12:30 - 1:45
Solarium
Falconer Hall 
84 Queen's Park
Mark Antaki, McGill University Faculty of Law
Genre, Sentiment, and the Critique of Human Rights
January 15
Tuesday
12:30 - 1:45
Solarium
Falconer Hall 
84 Queen's Park
Martin Loughlin, London School of Economics Dept. of Law
The Concept of Constituent Power
* January 25
Friday
3:00 - 4:15
Faculty Lounge 
Flavelle House 
78 Queen's Park
Alonso Barros, Universidad Nacional Andrés Bello, Santiago, Chile
February 5
Tuesday
12:30 - 1:45
Solarium 
Falconer Hall 
84 Queen's Park
Suzanne Stone, Cardozo School of Law
The Interaction of Religion and Human Rights Discourses: Babel or Translation, Conflict or Convergence?
March 12
Tuesday
12:30 - 1:45
Solarium 
Falconer Hall 
84 Queen's Park
John Mikhail, Georgetown Law School
“Any Animal Whatever”: Harmful Battery and its Elements as Building Blocks of Moral Cognition 
April 2
Tuesday
12:30 - 1:45
Solarium 
Falconer Hall 
84 Queen's Park
Elizabeth Emens, Columbia Law School
Compulsory Sexuality

2011-2012

Date & Time

Place

Speaker and Topic

September 29 Thursday
12:30 – 2:00

Classroom A (FLA) Flavelle House
78 Queen’s Park

Bernard Harcourt – University of Chicago Law School Against Public Policy: A Critique of Economic Cost-Benefit Analysis

October 25 Tuesday
12:30 - 2:00

Solarium (room FA2) Falconer Hall
84 Queen’s Park

Gary Edmond – University of New South Wales Faculty of Law
Advice for the Courts: Criminal Justice, Expertise and the Crisis in Forensic Science and Medicine

November 25 Friday
12:30 – 2:00

Solarium (room FA2) Falconer Hall
84 Queen’s Park

Samuel Moyn – Columbia University History Department From Antiwar Politics to Antitorture Politics

January 31 Tuesday
12:30 – 2:00

Solarium (room FA2) Falconer Hall
84 Queen’s Park

Mikhail Xifaras – Law, Sciences-Po Paris
Legal Stylistic Constraints

February 8 Wednesday
12:30 – 2:00

Solarium (room FA2) Falconer Hall
84 Queen’s Park

Hanoch Dagan – Tel Aviv University Faculty of Law
The Character of Legal Theory

February 15 Wednesday
12:30 – 2:00

Solarium (room FA2)F alconer Hall
84 Queen’s Park

Annelise Riles – Cornell University Law School
Collateral Knowledge: Legal Reason in the Global Financial Markets

March 13
Tuesday
12:30- 2:00

Solarium (room FA2) Falconer Hall
84 Queen’s Park

Rande Kostal – University of Western Ontario Law School Allied Planning for the Denazification of German Law, 1944-45: Problems of History and Theory

March 22 Thursday
12:30 – 2:00

Solarium (room FA2) Falconer Hall
84 Queen’s Park

Marianne Constable – UC Berkeley Rhetoric Department Our Word Is Our Bond: How Legal Speech Acts

2010-2011

September 17
Friday
12:30 - 2:00

Mariana Valverde
Criminology, University of Toronto
'The Honour of the Crown Is at Stake': Aboriginal Land Claims Litigation and the Epistemology of Sovereignty*     

October 15
Friday
12:30 - 2:00

Lindsay Farmer
Law, University of Glasgow
Disgust, Respect, and the Criminalization of Offense*

November 11
Thursday
12:30 - 2:00

Timothy Hyde
Architecture, Harvard University
’Mejores ciudades, ciudadanos mejores’: Law and Architecture in the Cuban Republic
Co-sponsored with the Faculty of Architecture

January 14
Friday
12:30 - 2:00

Daniel Heller-Roazen
Comparative Literature, Princeton University
Pirates and the Limits of Universality 

February 1
Tuesday
12:30 - 2:00

Shai Lavi
Law, Tel Aviv University
Rethinking the Crisis of Legal Scholarship

March 31
Thursday
12:30 - 2:00

Paul Halliday
History, University of Virginia
Habeas Corpus in Imperial Perspective

* CAL Lab

For more information, please contact
Nadia Gulezko at n.gulezko@utoronto or any of the workshop conveners (Markus Dubber, Angela Fernandez, Karen Knop, Simon Stern).