Past Events

2015 Literature and Law Conference
October 30 - November 1
Conference Program

A Book Talk With Lashonda Katrice Barnett

Race, Gender, Sexuality, Police Use of Force & Art

September 16, 2015
1:40PM in the Moot Court

2012 Literature and Law Conference
March 29-30

2010 Literature and Law Conference 
April 16



2008-09 Lecture Series Inaugurating a 
at John Jay College of Criminal Justice
Sponsored by the National Endowment for the Humanities*

"Sabella Nitti's Death Sentence" 
Marianne Constable

Department of Rhetoric, University of California, Berkeley
September 25, 2008   5:00 pm, Room 630T

"When Law is Literature: Law and Oratory in Classical Athens"
Michael Gagarin 

Department of Classics, University of Texas, Austin
October 15, 2008   5:00 pm, Room 630T

“Public Affairs and Judicial Intimacies; or, How to Turn a French Romance into an English Novel” 
Susan Heinzelman

Department of English, University of Texas, Austin
February 5, 2009   5:00 pm, Room 630T

"Forensic Linguistics for Investigative Practitioners: Threat Assessment, Counter-Terrorism, Linguistic Profiling and Authorial Attribution"
Department of English and Center for Modern Forensic Practice
February 20, 2009   10:00 am, Room 630T

“Where the Wild Things Are: Children's Literature and the Constitution of Law”
Desmond Manderson

Faculty of Law, McGill University
March 19, 2009   5:00 pm, Room 630T

"Conspiracy, Inc.: Zoot Suits, Cockroach People and Chicano Culture’s Rethinking of Legal Discourse"
Carl Gutierrez-Jones

Department of English, University of California, Santa Barbara
April 23, 2009   5:00 pm, Room 630T