[The schedule for fall meetings of the Minnesota Legal History Workshop is out.]
Seminars will be held on Fridays from 12:15 - 1:15pm in room 262 Mondale Hall. Please feel free to bring lunch and come at noon to socialize before
we start. Papers will be pre-circulated one week in advance of the
workshop, with the exception of the Erickson Lecture. Questions?
Contact Barbara Welke (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Friday Sept. 28 Reclaiming Accountability: Transparency, Executive Power, and the U.S. Constitution, Heidi Kitrosser, Professor of Law
Friday Oct. 12 "Law and (Dis)Order: Cultures of
Security and the Specter of Anarchy in the Making of the US National
Security State, 1880-1920," Ryan Johnson, Ph.D. Candidate in History
(recipient of the Erickson Fellowship in Legal History, Summer 2012)
Thursday Oct. 25 "Marriage in the Courts," Nancy
F. Cott, Jonathan Trumbull Professor of American History, Harvard
University, and Carl and Lily Pforzheimer Foundation Director of the
Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America, Radcliffe
Institute for Advanced Study Note: Thursday, Oct. 25, 4:00 p.m., Room 25, Mondale Hall. This is the Fifth Annual Lecture in the Erickson Legal History Lecture Series. We recommend coming early for seating.
Friday Nov. 2 "No Moral or Legal Obligation: The
Bureau of Immigration, Mexican Refugee Migration, and Border Security
along the United States-Mexico Border, 1910-1917," Evan Taparata,
History Graduate Student
Friday Nov. 16 TBA
Friday Nov. 30 "International Rules for Internal Conflicts? The Political
Origins of Common Article 3 to the Geneva Conventions," Giovanni Mantilla, Ph. D. Candidate in Political Science
Friday Dec. 7 "Work, Pain, and Risk Allocation in U.S. Workplace Injury Law, 1890-1915," Nate Holdren, Ph. D. Candidate in History
Abstracts are here.