We now have the schedule for the Triangle Legal History Seminar for the coming year. Here are the speakers:
Sept. 21,2012: Daniel Bessner, History Graduate Student, Duke University
“’We Shall Repeal the Twentieth Century’: Murray Rothbard and the Making of Radical Libertarianism”
Oct. 19, 2012: David Gilmartin, Professor of History, North Carolina State University
“The Paradox of Patronage: Influence, Dealing, and Moral Character in mid-20th century Indian Election Law"
Nov. 16, 2012: Emiliano Corral, Graduate of UNC Law School and recent Ph.D. recipient, University of Chicago
"Legal Culture as Impetus to Action: The Gary Code and Progressive-Era Capitalism." (PLEASE NOTE – seminar at UNC-Chapel Hill Law School)
Dec. 7, 2012: Linda Rupert, Assistant Professor of History, University of North Carolina at Greensboro
“'Henceforth al slaves who seek refuge in my domains shall be free': Spanish Royal Decrees regarding Inter-imperial Marronage in the Eighteenth-Century Caribbean." (jointly sponsored with the Triangle Early American History Seminar)
Jan. 18, 2013: Cynthia Greenlee, History Graduate Student, Duke University
" 'A Most Offensive Outrage against One So Young': Defining Childhood and Sexual Harm in South Carolina's Criminal Courts, 1885-1905."
Feb. 15 , 2013: Verena Kasper-Marienberg, Institut fuer Geschichte, Karl Franzens Universitaet Graz
"Jewish Cases at an Early Modern Supreme Court: A Source for Legal and Gender History" (jointly sponsored with the Triangle Jewish Studies Seminar – PLEASE NOTE, seminar at noon, location TBA)
April 5, 2013: Steven Usselman, Professor, School of History, Technology, and Society, Georgia Tech University April 5 "Antitrust as Technology Policy: The Case of Computing."
April 19, 2013: Madeline Zelin, Dean Lung Professor of Chinese Studies and Professor of History, Columbia University, ““The Contested Role of Law in China’s First Commercial Law Regime”
We hope you'll join us for these exciting papers if you happen to the in the Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill area this year.