CSLS Speaker Series

To receive email notification of talks, please send your name and email address to csls@law.berkeley.edu

Coffee will be available.
Unless otherwise noted all talks are 12:45p-2:00p in the Philip Selznick Seminar Room at 2240 Piedmont Avenue. 

 

FALL 2017 SPEAKER SERIES TALKS
Full calendar available here

 

Monday, August 28 – Mona Lynch, Professor and Chancellor’s Fellow in Criminology, Law and Society and Law, University of California, Irvine.  Hard Bargains: The Coercive Power of Drug Laws in Federal Court (Sage, Nov. 2016)
Read the Introduction to Professor Lynch’s book here
View the flyer announcement here

 

Monday, September 11 – Catharine MacKinnon, Elizabeth A. Long Professor of Law, University of Michigan. Butterfly Politics (Harvard University Press, 2017)
Read the Introduction and Table of Contents to Professor MacKinnon’s book here
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Monday, September 18 – Mark Brilliant, Associate Professor of History and American Studies; Director, Program in American Studies, University of California, Berkeley. “To Liberate From the Accident of Family Wealth’: How Liberals Revived and Revised the Case for School Vouchers in the 1960s and 1970s and Paved the Way to Zelman”
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Monday, September 25 – Charles Reichmann, Attorney and Lecturer, U.C. Berkeley School of Law. “Anti-Chinese Racism at Berkeley: The Case for Renaming Boalt Hall”
Read the SF Chronicle Op-Ed (May 18, 2017) and the DRAFT of an article to be published in the Asian American Law Journal Vol 25 (2018) linked here. 
View the flyer announcement here

 

Monday, October 2 – Susan Bisom-Rapp, Professor of Law and Associate Dean for Faculty Research and Scholarship, Thomas Jefferson School of Law. “The Role of the State towards the Grey Zone of Employment: Eyes on Canada and the United States” (co-author Professor Urwana Coiquaud, HEC Montréal)
Read Professor Bisom-Rapp’s paper here
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Monday, October 9 – Adam Badawi, Professor of Law, U.C. Berkeley School of Law. “Lawyers, Law Firms, and the Production of Legal Information”
View the flyer announcement here

 

Monday, October 16 – Nancy Scheper-Hughes, Professor of Medical Anthropology Emerita, University of California, Berkeley. “Why Human Trafficking for Organs is a Protected Crime: The Case of Izhak Rosenbaum, the First and Only Prosecution of Kidney Trafficking in the US”
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Monday, October 23 – Janice Nadler, Nathaniel L. Nathanson Professor of Law, Northwestern Pritzer School of Law, and Research Professor, American Bar Foundation. “Regulation, Public Attitudes, and Private Governance” (Coauthor David Dana, Northwestern Pritzker School of Law)
Read Professor Nadler’s paper here
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Monday, October 30 – Erwin Chemerinsky, Dean and Jesse H. Choper Distinguished Professor of Law, U.C. Berkeley School of Law. “Fighting for the Constitution”
Please note: This talk will take place in the Warren Room at Berkeley Law.
Read Dean Chemerinsky’s book proposal here
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Monday, November 6 – Melynda Price, Robert E. Harding, Jr. Associate Professor of Law, UK School of Law, and Director, African American and Africana Studies Program, University of Kentucky. “What Would Mama Do? Save Our Sons and Daughters and Anti-Violence Organizing among Black Mothers of Murdered Children in 1980s Detroit”
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Monday, November 13 – Joy Milligan, Assistant Professor of Law, U.C. Berkeley School of Law. “Public Housing and the Administrative Constitution of Race”
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Monday, November 20 – Lauren Rivera, Associate Professor of Management & Organizations, Kellogg School of Management, and Associate Professor of Sociology, Northwestern University. “When Two Bodies Are (Not) a Problem: Gender and Relationship Status Discrimination in Academic Hiring”
Cosponsored with the Center for Ethnographic Research. 
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Monday, November 27 – Chris Zepeda-Millán, Assistant Professor and Chair of the Center for Research on Social Change, Comparative Ethnic Studies, Chicano/Latino Studies, University of California, Berkeley. Latino Mass Mobilization: Immigration, Racialization, and Activism (Cambridge University Press, Sept. 2017)
Cosponsored with the Center for Research on Social Change. 
View the flyer announcement here
Read an article by Professor Zepeda-Millán here