Stephanie McCurry is the R. Gordon Hoxie Professor of History at Columbia University. Author of Masters of Small Worlds: Yeoman Households, Gender Relations and the Political Culture of the South Carolina Low Country (Oxford 1995) and Confederate Reckoning: Power and Politics in the Civil War South (Harvard 2010). She specializes in the history of the 19th C U.S., the American South, the Civil War and Reconstruction, and of women and gender.
Professor McKinley, the Bernard B. Kliks Associate Professor of Law at the University of Oregon School of Law and a fellow with Princeton University’s Program in Law and Public Affairs (LAPA), will present, “Fractional Freedoms: Slavery, Intimacy, and Legal Mobilization in Colonial Lima, 1600-1700.”
Bruce P. Smith is the Professor and Guy Raymond Jones Faculty Scholar at University of Illinois, College of Law. Paper title is “A New Verdict on the Criminal Jury in Antebellum America.”
Robert W. Gordon is Professor of Law at Stanford University and Chancellor Kent Professor of Law and Legal History, Emeritus, at Yale University.
The Institute for Law and Philosophy and the Legal History Consortium will host David Lieberman of Berkeley on Wednesday, April 30 at 12pm in the Penn Law faculty lounge, Silverman Hall room 144.
Professor Rix specializes in the history of the United States in the nineteenth and early-twentieth centuries. She is interested in the intellectual, cultural, and social production of political thought and the historical interplay of ideas and institutions. She teaches and studies the history of women and gender, social and political history, and legal history; she is interested in feminism and anti-feminism, social movements, civil society and philanthropy, conservatism, political economy, and state formation.