Organizing Committee:  Simon Stern (Toronto), Jeannine DeLombard (UCSB), Jeanne Gaakeer (Erasmus U. Rotterdam), Monica Huerta (Princeton), Greta Olson (Giessen), Lisa Siraganian (Johns Hopkins), Robert Spoo (Tulsa)

 

Works in Progress Webinar

 Spring 2021

Thursday, January 14,  5:00 - 6:30: Brian Baaki (Dept. of English, U. of Memphis): Murder and Authorial Control in the Early African American Criminal Confession


 Thursday, January 28,  5:00 - 6:30: Peter Jaros (Dept. of English, Franklin & Marshall College): Incorporate Things: Toward a Literary Genealogy of the Corporate Form in the Antebellum U.S.


 Thursday, Feb. 11,  6:00 - 7:30: Elise Wang (Dept. of English, Comp. Lit., and Linguistics, CSU - Fullerton): Recording Robbery in Fourteenth-Century England


 Thursday, Feb. 25, 6:00 - 7:30: Stephanie Elsky (Dept. of English, Rhodes College): Time Out of Mind: Custom, Law, and the Constitution of English Renaissance Literature -- rescheduled to May 19


 Tuesday, March 9, 6:00 - 7:30: Haiyan Lee (Dept. of  East Asian Languages and Cultures, and Dept. of Comp. Lit., Stanford Univ.): Trying History in China


 Wednesday, March 24, 6:00 - 7:30: Sarah Winter (Dept. of English, U. Conn.): "Annexing” Rights to Bodies: Habeas Corpus, British Antislavery Legalism, and Human Right


 Tuesday, April 6, 6:00 - 7:30: Nicholas T. Rinehart (Dept. of English, Dartmouth): Enslaved Complaint in the Lesser Guianas: Sanctuary, Sovereignty, Social Life


 Tuesday, April 20, 6:00 - 7:30: Adam Kozaczka (Dept. of English, Texas A&M International Univ.): Romancing the Eighteenth-Century Courtroom: Henry Cockburn, Walter Scott, and the English Threat to Scots Law


 Weds., May 5, 6:00 - 7:30: Melissa Ganz (Dept. of English, Marquette Univ.): 'A Kind of Insanity in My Spirits':  Frankenstein, Childhood, and Criminal Intent


 Weds., May 19, 6:00 - 7:30: Stephanie Elsky (Dept. of English, Rhodes College): Time Out of Mind: Custom, Law, and the Constitution of English Renaissance Literature


 Weds., June 2, 12:30 to 2: Sharif Youssef (English & Legal Studies, Ashoka Univ.): Nomos and Numismatics


Tues., June 8, 12:30 to 2: Property Law Roundtable, with Valerie Sirenko (Seattle Pacific Univ.) - Chair, Michael Lind Menna (Stanford), Hannah Manshel (Univ. of Hawai'i - Manoa), Tal Kastner (NYU), and Penelope Geng (Macalaster) - Panelists; and Bryan Wagner (UC - Berkeley) - Respondent