This one-day symposium will bring together legal scholars and historians to focus on modern scholarship reviving and recreating the field of women’s legal history. Prior programs in the Akron Symposium Series have included John Bingham and the Meaning of the Fourteenth Amendment and Education and the Constitution: Shaping Each Other and the Next Century. The University of Akron Law Review anticipates publishing a special symposium edition of the journal.
If you are conducting research in the field of women’s legal history and would be interested in presenting your research at the symposium or contributing to the symposium issue, please email an abstract and CV along with a cover letter to Professor Tracy Thomas (firstname.lastname@example.org). Priority will be given to submissions received before April 10, 2007.
Confirmed Speakers include:
Reva Siegel, Law, Yale (keynote)
Taunya Louvell Banks, Law, Maryland
Tracey Jean Boisseau, History, Akron
Felice Batlan, Law, Chicago-Kent
Jane de Hart, History, UC Santa Barbara
Ariela Dubler, Law, Columbia
Jill Hasday, Law, Minnesota
Serena Mayeri, Law, Penn
Tracy Thomas, Law, Akron
Leigh Ann Wheeler, History, Bowling Green
Conference will be held on Friday, October 19, 2007.
Professor Tracy A. Thomas
Director of Faculty Research & Development
University of Akron School of Law
Akron, OH 43235
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