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October 6, 2022

CANCELED: Female Genius: Eliza Harriot and George Washington at the Dawn of the Constitution

Due to an unfortunate emergency, this lecture has been cancelled. We hope to reschedule the event soon. Award-winning author and law professor Mary Sarah Bilder will give the 2022 Distinguished Hon. Arlin M. Adams Lecture.  Prof. Bilder will discuss her book, Female Genius which looks to the 1780s—the Age of the Constitution—to investigate the rise of a radical new idea in the English-speaking world: female genius. Bilder finds the perfect exemplar of this phenomenon in English-born Eliza Harriot Barons O’Connor. This pathbreaking female educator delivered a University of Pennsylvania lecture attended by George Washington as he and other Constitutional Convention delegates gathered in Philadelphia. As the first such public female lecturer, her courageous performance likely inspired the gender-neutral language of the Constitution. Prof. Bilder teaches in the areas of property, trusts and estates, and American legal and constitutional history at Boston College Law School and was awarded the 2016 Bancroft Prize in American History and Diplomacy for her book Madison’s Hand: Revising the Constitutional Convention.

October 10, 2022

Churros in the Sukkah

Come shake the lulav & etrog, hangout in the sukkah, and enjoy some churros! We’ll be at the sukkah in the Law School Courtyard.

October 11, 2022

Cars and Climate: The Electric Vehicle Transformation

Join the Penn Program on Regulation for a conversation with U.S. and European experts on the future of electric vehicles—and the role sound regulation can play in accelerating the EV transition. Our panelists will be: Vicki Arroyo, Associate Administrator for Policy at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency; Genevieve Cullen, President of the Electric Drive Transportation Association; Simon Godwin, Delegate for European Government Affairs at BorgWarner, Inc.; and John Graham, Professor of Risk and Policy Analysis at Indiana University and author of The Global Rise of the Modern Plug-In Electric Vehicle: Public Policy, Innovation and Strategy. Shelley Welton, Presidential Distinguished Professor of Law and Energy Policy at Penn Carey Law, will moderate the discussion, with opening remarks from PPR Director Cary Coglianese. This free event is open to the public. To register and get the Zoom link, click here.

October 11, 2022

Current and Emerging Issues in Technology, Intellectual Property, and Entertainment and Media Law

Join us for a discussion with Penn faculty about current and emerging issues in technology, intellectual property, and entertainment and media law. 

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