Law and Society Colloquium
Professor Sally Engle Merry
Fall 2008 - Spring 2009
Thursday, 12:00-2:00 p.m.
Vanderbilt Hall, Seminar Room 201
The Law and Society Colloquium presents scholarship that takes a social science perspective on law. It is an activity of the Law and Society Program, a Ph.D. program in the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences that is affiliated with the Law School. Colloquium speakers are usually legal academics, sociologists, anthropologists, political scientists, or other social scientists who focus on law as a social phenomenon.
Fall 2008 - Spring 2009 Tentative Schedule
Maneesha Deckha, School of Law, Univ. of Victoria. NYU Canadian Fulbright Fellow
"Racialized Animals and Animalized Cultures: Species, Intersectionality and Posthumanist Justice"
Justin Richland, Assistant Professor, Department of Criminology, Law and Society
University of California, Irvine
"Corrupting Conversations: Ethics and Metadiscourse in Federal Lobbying Reform Legislation"
Ziba Mir-Hosseini, NYU Law School
"The Law and the Veil "
January 22, 2009
Kim Lane Scheppele, Director, Program on Law and Public Affairs (LAPA) Laurance S. Rockefeller Professor of Public Affairs, Woodrow Wilson School and University Center for Human Values, Princeton University
"Law is the Way the State Talks to Itself "
April 23, 2009
Miriam Ticktin, The New School
Please RSVP for lunch to Cv30@nyu.edu