Faculty Events Calendar: Colloquia, Workshops, Lectures and Conferences

Consistent with its longstanding commitment to fostering a communal environment of intellectual engagement, the Law School is pleased to host countless colloquia, conferences, and guest lectures throughout the school year. Many of these events are specially scheduled, one-time affairs. In addition, the school runs the following regularly scheduled series, which cover a range of formats and scholarly areas.

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February 1, 2023
Wednesday

JON 5.206 (Susman Academic Center, Bryan and Michelle Goolsby Conference Suite (5.206 / 5.207))
3:45pm - 5:30pm

Moderators:

Colloquium on Comparative Constitutional Law and Politics | Julie Suk | Fordham Law

Speaker:

Colloquium on Comparative Constitutional Law and Politics | Julie Suk | Fordham Law

February 2, 2023
Thursday

TNH 2.111 (Sheffield-Massey Room)
11:45am - 1:00pm

Moderator:

Faculty Colloquium - Joyce Sadka // ITAM

Speaker:

February 6, 2023
Monday

TNH 2.111 (Sheffield-Massey Room)
3:30pm - 5:45pm

Moderators:

February 7, 2023
Tuesday

JON 5.206 (Susman Academic Center, Bryan and Michelle Goolsby Conference Suite (5.206 / 5.207))
3:45pm - 5:45pm

Moderators:

Law & Philosophy Workshop - Connie Rosati, UT Austin

Speaker:

The Law and Philosophy Seminar Workshop surveys different topics in legal philosophy and constitutional theory. Organized around a series of workshops, each features a different leading scholar who presents and discusses their own work with UT law and philosophy faculty and the students in the seminar.

February 8, 2023
Wednesday

JON 5.206 (Susman Academic Center, Bryan and Michelle Goolsby Conference Suite (5.206 / 5.207))
3:45pm - 5:30pm

Moderators:

Colloquium on Comparative Constitutional Law and Politics | Lydia Tiede | University of Houston

Speaker:

Colloquium on Comparative Constitutional Law and Politics | Lydia Tiede

February 9, 2023
Thursday

TNH 2.111 (Sheffield-Massey Room)
11:45am - 1:00pm

Moderator:

Faculty Colloquium - Yair Listokin // Yale

Speaker:

February 13, 2023
Monday

4:00pm - 6:00pm

Moderator:

Constitutional Studies | Book Launch “Amending America’s Unwritten Constitution” (Cambridge University Press)

Join the Constitutional Studies Program over lunch for a special event to launch “Amending America’s Unwritten Constitution” (Cambridge University Press), featuring three of the authors discussing their chapters.

Details on the book are available here: https://www.cambridge.org/us/academic/subjects/law/constitutional-and-administrative-law/amending-americas-unwritten-constitution?format=HB

SPEAKERS:

Vikram Amar, Dean, Iwan Foundation Professor of Law, University of Illinois College of Law

Sanford Levinson, W. St. John Garwood and W. St. John Garwood, Jr. Centennial Chair, University of Texas School of Law

Mark Tushnet William Nelson Cromwell Professor of Law, Emeritus Harvard Law School

DISCUSSANT:

Rhonda Evans, Senior Lecturer and Director-Edward A. Clark Center for Australia and New Zealand Studies, University of Texas at Austin

MODERATOR:

Richard Albert, William Stamps Farish Professor in Law, University of Texas School of Law

February 20, 2023
Monday

TNH 2.111 (Sheffield-Massey Room)
11:45am - 1:00pm

Moderator:

Constitutional Studies Luncheon | Meghan Morris

SPEAKER:

Meghan Morris

Assistant Professor of Law

Cincinnati College of Law

DISCUSSANT:

Susie Morse

Angus G. Wynne, Sr. Professor in Civil Jurisprudence

Associate Dean for Academic Affairs

University of Texas School of Law

MODERATOR:

Richard Albert

William Stamps Farish Professor in Law

University of Texas School of Law

February 20, 2023
Monday

TNH 2.111 (Sheffield-Massey Room)
3:30pm - 5:45pm

Moderators:

Colloquium on Current Issues in Complex Litigation - Jonathan Lipson // Temple

Speaker:

Jonathan Lipson // Temple

February 22, 2023
Wednesday

JON 5.206 (Susman Academic Center, Bryan and Michelle Goolsby Conference Suite (5.206 / 5.207))
3:45pm - 5:30pm

Moderators:

Colloquium on Comparative Constitutional Law and Politics | Jill Lepore | Harvard Law School

Speaker:

Colloquium on Comparative Constitutional Law and Politics | Jill Lepore

February 23, 2023
Thursday

TNH 2.111 (Sheffield-Massey Room)
11:45am - 1:00pm

Moderator:

Faculty Colloquium - Ayelet Shachar // University of Toronto

Speaker:

February 28, 2023
Tuesday

JON 5.206 (Susman Academic Center, Bryan and Michelle Goolsby Conference Suite (5.206 / 5.207))
3:45pm - 5:45pm

Moderators:

Law & Philosophy Workshop - Doug Husak

Speaker:

The Law and Philosophy Seminar Workshop surveys different topics in legal philosophy and constitutional theory. Organized around a series of workshops, each features a different leading scholar who presents and discusses their own work with UT law and philosophy faculty and the students in the seminar.

March 2, 2023
Thursday

TNH 2.111 (Sheffield-Massey Room)
11:45am - 1:00pm

Moderator:

Faculty Colloquium - Molly Brady // Harvard Law

Speaker:

March 6, 2023
Monday

TNH 2.111 (Sheffield-Massey Room)
3:30pm - 5:45pm

Moderators:

Colloquium on Current Issues in Complex Litigation - Maria Glover // Georgetown

Speaker:

Maria Glover

March 8, 2023
Wednesday

JON 5.206 (Susman Academic Center, Bryan and Michelle Goolsby Conference Suite (5.206 / 5.207))
3:45pm - 5:30pm

Moderators:

Colloquium on Comparative Constitutional Law and Politics | Asli Bâli | Yale Law

Speaker:

Colloquium on Comparative Constitutional Law and Politics | Asli Bâli

March 9, 2023
Thursday

TNH 2.111 (Sheffield-Massey Room)
11:45am - 1:00pm

Moderator:

Faculty Colloquium - JB Ruhl / Vanderbilt University

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March 16, 2023
Thursday

TNH 2.114 (Francis Auditorium)
TNH 2.100 (Susman Godfrey Atrium)
8:00am - 5:00pm

Moderator:

The Global Summit on Constitutionalism | Day 1

The Global Summit on Constitutionalism

March 17, 2023
Friday

TNH 2.114 (Francis Auditorium)
TNH 2.100 (Susman Godfrey Atrium)
8:00am - 5:00pm

Moderator:

The Global Summit on Constitutionalism | Day 2

The Global Summit on Constitutionalism

March 18, 2023
Saturday

TNH 2.114 (Francis Auditorium)
TNH 2.100 (Susman Godfrey Atrium)
8:00am - 5:00pm

Moderator:

The Global Summit on Constitutionalism | Day 3

The Global Summit on Constitutionalism

March 21, 2023
Tuesday

CCJ 2.306 (Eidman Courtroom)
11:30am - 1:30pm

Moderator:

Public Lecture - Justin Driver

Speaker:

Justin Driver is the Robert R. Slaughter Professor of Law and Counselor to the Dean at Yale Law School. He teaches and writes in the areas of constitutional law and constitutional theory and is the author of The Schoolhouse Gate: Public Education, the Supreme Court, and the Battle for the American Mind. The book was selected as a Washington Post Notable Book of the Year and an Editors’ Choice of The New York Times Book Review. The Schoolhouse Gate also received the Steven S. Goldberg Award for Distinguished Scholarship in Education Law, and was a finalist for the American Bar Association’s Silver Gavel Award and Phi Beta Kappa’s Ralph Waldo Emerson Book Award. A recipient of the American Society for Legal History’s William Nelson Cromwell Article Prize, Driver has a distinguished publication record in the nation’s leading law reviews. He has also written extensively for general audiences, including pieces in Slate, The Atlantic, The New York Times, The New York Times Book Review, The Washington Post, and The New Republic, where he was a contributing editor. An elected member of the American Law Institute and of the American Academy of Arts & Sciences, Driver is also an editor of the Supreme Court Review. In 2021, President Biden appointed Driver to serve on the Presidential Commission on the Supreme Court of the United States. Driver is a graduate of Brown, Oxford (where he was a Marshall Scholar), Duke (where he received certification to teach public school), and Harvard Law School (where he was an editor of the Harvard Law Review). After graduating from Harvard, Driver clerked for then-Judge Merrick Garland, Justice Sandra Day O’Connor (Ret.), and Justice Stephen Breyer.

March 21, 2023
Tuesday

JON 5.206 (Susman Academic Center, Bryan and Michelle Goolsby Conference Suite (5.206 / 5.207))
3:45pm - 5:45pm

Moderators:

Law & Philosophy Workshop - Barbara Herman, UCLA

Speaker:

The Law and Philosophy Seminar Workshop surveys different topics in legal philosophy and constitutional theory. Organized around a series of workshops, each features a different leading scholar who presents and discusses their own work with UT law and philosophy faculty and the students in the seminar.

March 23, 2023
Thursday

TNH 2.111 (Sheffield-Massey Room)
11:45am - 1:00pm

Moderator:

Faculty Colloquium - Richard Re // University of Virginia

Speaker:

March 27, 2023
Monday

TNH 2.111 (Sheffield-Massey Room)
11:45am - 1:00pm

Moderator:

Constitutional Studies Luncheon | Hoi Kong

SPEAKER

Hoi Kong Rt. Hon. Beverley McLachlin, P.C., UBC Professorship in Constitutional Law Peter A. Allard School of Law, University of British Columbia

DISCUSSANT:

Sandy Levinson

W. St. John Garwood and W. St. John Garwood, Jr. Centennial Chair

University of Texas School of Law

MODERATOR:

Richard Albert

William Stamps Farish Professor in Law

University of Texas School of Law

March 27, 2023
Monday

TNH 2.111 (Sheffield-Massey Room)
3:30pm - 5:45pm

Moderators:

Colloquium on Current Issues in Complex Litigation - Adam Zimmerman // Loyola LA

Speaker:

Adam Zimmerman

March 31, 2023
Friday

TNH 2.111 (Sheffield-Massey Room)
11:45am - 1:00pm

Moderators:

Faculty Colloquium - Jamein Cunningham // Cornell University & Jennifer Doleac // TAM

Speakers:

April 3, 2023
Monday

TNH 2.111 (Sheffield-Massey Room)
11:45am - 1:00pm

Moderator:

Constitutional Studies Luncheon | The Hon. Russell Brown

Speaker:

Constitutional Studies Luncheon

April 4, 2023
Tuesday

JON 5.206 (Susman Academic Center, Bryan and Michelle Goolsby Conference Suite (5.206 / 5.207))
3:45pm - 5:45pm

Moderators:

Law & Philosophy Workshop - Nicolaos Stavropoulos, Oxford Law

Speaker:

The Law and Philosophy Seminar Workshop surveys different topics in legal philosophy and constitutional theory. Organized around a series of workshops, each features a different leading scholar who presents and discusses their own work with UT law and philosophy faculty and the students in the seminar.

April 6, 2023
Thursday

TNH 2.111 (Sheffield-Massey Room)
11:45am - 1:00pm

Moderator:

Faculty Colloquium - Brishen Rogers // Georgetown University

Speaker:

April 10, 2023
Monday

TNH 2.111 (Sheffield-Massey Room)
3:30pm - 5:45pm

Moderators:

Colloquium on Current Issues in Complex Litigation - Danny Wilf-Townsend // Georgetown

Speaker:

Jonathan Lipson

April 13, 2023
Thursday

TNH 2.111 (Sheffield-Massey Room)
11:45am - 1:00pm

Moderator:

Faculty Colloquium - Jessica Roberts // University of Houston

Speaker:

April 18, 2023
Tuesday

JON 5.206 (Susman Academic Center, Bryan and Michelle Goolsby Conference Suite (5.206 / 5.207))
3:45pm - 5:45pm

Moderators:

LAW & PHILOSOPHY WORKSHOP - ROBERT BONE

Speaker:

The Law and Philosophy Seminar Workshop surveys different topics in legal philosophy and constitutional theory. Organized around a series of workshops, each features a different leading scholar who presents and discusses their own work with UT law and philosophy faculty and the students in the seminar.

April 20, 2023
Thursday

TNH 2.111 (Sheffield-Massey Room)
11:45am - 1:00pm

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Faculty Colloquium - Saira Mohamed // Berkeley

Speaker:

April 24, 2023
Monday

CCJ 2.306 (Eidman Courtroom)
CCJ 2.300 (Jamail Pavilion)
Moderator:

Constitutional Studies Program | Brazilian Judicial Delegation

Constitutional Studies Program | Brazilian Judicial Delegation | April 24

April 24, 2023
Monday

TNH 2.111 (Sheffield-Massey Room)
3:30pm - 5:45pm

Moderators:

April 25, 2023
Tuesday

CCJ 2.306 (Eidman Courtroom)
CCJ 2.300 (Jamail Pavilion)
Moderator:

Constitutional Studies Program | Brazilian Judicial Delegation

Constitutional Studies Program | Brazilian Judicial Delegation | April 25

April 26, 2023
Wednesday

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Constitutional Studies Program | Brazilian Judicial Delegation

Constitutional Studies Program | Brazilian Judicial Delegation | April 26

April 27, 2023
Thursday

CCJ 2.306 (Eidman Courtroom)
CCJ 2.300 (Jamail Pavilion)
Moderator:

Constitutional Studies Program | Brazilian Judicial Delegation

Constitutional Studies Program | Brazilian Judicial Delegation | April 27

April 28, 2023
Friday

CCJ 2.306 (Eidman Courtroom)
CCJ 2.300 (Jamail Pavilion)
Moderator:

Constitutional Studies Program | Brazilian Judicial Delegation | April 28

Constitutional Studies Program | Brazilian Judicial Delegation | April 28