Colloquium on Culture and the Law

Professor Oscar Chase

Spring 2017
Monday, 4:10 to 6:00 p.m. 
Furman Hall, Room 120

Schedule of Presenters

March 6, 2017 
Presenter: Professor James Jacobs
Gun Control as a “Culture War”
Paper: Why Ban “Assault Weapons”?

March 20, 2017 
Presenter: Professor Asifa Quraishi-Landes
Title: Islamic Constitutionalism: Not Secular. Not Theocratic. Not Impossible.

March 27, 2017  
Presenter: Professor Oscar G. Chase
Title: "Supreme" Courts and the Imagination of the Real

April 3, 2017 
Presenter: Professor Sally E. Merry
Title: Cultural Dimensions of Power/Knowledge: The Challenges of Measuring Violence against Women

April 10, 2017
Presenter: Professor Amy Adler
Title: To Catch a Predator

April 17, 2017
Presenter: Professor Kwame Anthony Appiah
Whose Culture Is It, Anyway?
Title: The Case for Contamination

April 24, 2017
Presenter: The Honorable Roderick Ireland
Title: In Goodridge’s Wake: Reflections on The Political, Public, And Personal Repercussions of the Massachusetts Same-Sex Marriage Cases