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Past Events

Highlights:

2022 Law in Motion Lecture: "Uncovering the Precedential Weight of Slavery" with Assistant Professor of Law, Justin Simard,  Michigan State University College of Law (May 12, 2022)

2021 Law in Motion Lecture: "Fighting to Win: The Roles of Lawyering and Law Reform in Liberation Struggles" with Professor Dean Spade, Seattle University School of Law (May 13, 2021)

 

Butterfly Politics, with Catharine MacKinnon, University of Michigan Law School (April 25, 2019)


 

Feb
6
2023

Legal Studies Winter 2023 GFILS Reading Group

5:00 PM - 6:15 PM, sponsored by Center for Legal Studies

Join Legal Studies for the winter quarter reading group as we'll be discussing the book "Sex is as Sex Does: Governing...

Feb
2
2023

Leslie Reagan: Abortion is an American Tradition

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM, sponsored by Gender & Sexuality Studies Program

"Abortion is an American Tradition: The Supreme Court, Fake History, and the Dobbs Decision" Professor Reagan will discuss the history, practice,...

Oct
14
2022

The ROE Reversal in Historical Context

12:30 PM - 2:00 PM, sponsored by Gender & Sexuality Studies Program

To best understand or act in response to the Supreme Court’s Dobbs decision, we need to know the legal, social,...

May
16
2022

Teach In on the End of Roe V Wade

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM, sponsored by The Women's Center

What wil the end of Roe v. Wade mean for abortion justice in the United States and here in Illinois? Get...

Jan
18
2022

Who Is Nikole Hannah Jones?

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, sponsored by The Women's Center

A webinar with Professors Kate Masur and Leslie Harris In preparation for Nikole Hannah Jones’ Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Dream...

Jan
13
2022

Legal Studies Major Information Session

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Center for Legal Studies

Join us on Thursday, January 13 at 4:00 p.m. central time for an information session with the director of Legal...

Oct
27
2021

LORETTA ROSS: Reproductive Justice as a Human Right

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM, sponsored by Gender & Sexuality Studies Program

Activist. Public Intellectual. Professor. Loretta Ross joined the women’s movement in 1978 by working at the first rape crisis center in...

Apr
20
2021

The Death Penalty in the U.S.

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM, sponsored by Northwestern Prison Education Program

Join us for the next NPEP roundtable in our Transforming Criminal Justice series, a second event focused on the death...

Feb
15
2021

Legal Studies Major Applications Due

All day, sponsored by Center for Legal Studies

The Legal Studies major is open to undergraduates in all schools, but because demand for the required Advanced Research Seminar...

Feb
5
2021

Legal Studies Virtual Information Session

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM, sponsored by Center for Legal Studies

The Center for Legal Studies invites interested undergraduates to join us for a virtual information session: Friday, Feb 5, 2021 2:00pm (central) Register...

Dec
11
2020

Mercy in the Museum: Online Collection Tours

12:00 PM - 12:30 PM, sponsored by One Book One Northwestern

Join the Block Museum for a series of shared conversations about artworks from the collection that explore ideas of justice,...

Nov
20
2020

Mercy in the Museum: Online Collection Tours

12:00 PM - 12:30 PM, sponsored by One Book One Northwestern

Join the Block Museum for a series of shared conversations about artworks from the collection that explore ideas of justice,...

Nov
18
2020

Chicago’s Police Violence Epidemic

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, sponsored by One Book One Northwestern

Andrew V. Papachristos, a Professor of Sociology and faculty Fellow at IPR, will discuss how we might leverage advances in...

Nov
9
2020

IPR 2020 Post-Election Panel

12:00 PM - 1:15 PM, sponsored by Institute For Policy Research

IPR 2020 Post-Election Panel Panelists: Martin Eichenbaum, Charles Moskos Professor Professor of Economics Laurel Harbridge-Yong, Associate Professor of Political Science and IPR Fellow Erik...

Oct
23
2020

Mercy in the Museum: Online Collection Tours

12:00 PM - 12:30 PM, sponsored by One Book One Northwestern

Join the Block Museum for a series of shared conversations about artworks from the collection that explore ideas of justice,...

Oct
22
2020

Writing in Prison

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, sponsored by SPS: Special Events

Join Northwestern University School of Professional Studies (SPS), One Book, One Northwestern, and the Northwestern Prison Education Program (NPEP) for...

Oct
14
2020

Activism: The Time is Now

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM, sponsored by One Book One Northwestern

Systematic Racism is an enormous problem in our country. This discussion will be exploring the activist themes in Just Mercy...

Oct
13
2020

Department of Sociology Social Movement Workshop

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM, sponsored by Sociology Department

Via Zoom (a link will be emailed for each meeting) Are you interested in political mobilization, corporate-social responsibility, activism, and/or social...

Oct
8
2020

Richard W. Leopold Lecture | Anne Applebaum

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM, sponsored by Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences

https://www.weinberg.northwestern.edu/about/events/leopold-lecture/leopold-lecture-live-stream.html ANNE APPLEBAUM TWILIGHT OF DEMOCRACY Thursday, October 8, 2020 | 1:00 PM CT Livestream | Free and open to the public Pulitzer Prize winning...

Oct
1
2020

Solidarity Is a Process

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM, sponsored by The Latina and Latino Studies Program

This past summer, Black Lives Matter protests across the United States renewed conversations about “solidarity” between Latinos and African Americans....

Sep
17
2020

Constitution Day

All day, sponsored by Center for Legal Studies

Constitution Day and Citizenship Day is observed each year on September 17 to commemorate the signing of the Constitution on...

Sep
1
2020

Legal Studies Virtual Information Session

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM, sponsored by Center for Legal Studies

Join us for a 10 minute presentation followed by an open Q&A to learn more about the Center for Legal...

Jun
19
2020

Commencement

All day, sponsored by University Academic Calendar

Commencement

Jun
18
2020

Baccalaureate

All day, sponsored by University Academic Calendar

Baccalaureate

Feb
3
2020

Legal Studies Major Applications Due!

All day, sponsored by Center for Legal Studies

If interested in applying to the Legal Studies major, please complete the online application form by Monday, February 3, 2020 If...

Jan
24
2020

Sweet Treat Meet & Greet

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM, sponsored by Center for Legal Studies

LEGAL STUDIES invites you to a SWEET TREAT MEET & GREET!   Friday, January 24, 12:30-1:30 pm Kresge 2351 Come get hot chocolate, snacks,...

Dec
5
2019

Russia Returns: Navigating U.S.-Russia Relations

5:00 PM - 7:30 PM, sponsored by Buffett Institute for Global Affairs

What’s going on with Russia? Managing U.S.-Russian relations is one of the most important priorities for any American administration. Russia...

Nov
21
2019

Documentary Screening: Change the Subject

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM, sponsored by Sociology Department

Change the Subject tells the story of a group of students at Dartmouth College who were committed to advancing and...

Nov
18
2019

Legal Studies GFILS & Faculty Reading Group

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Center for Legal Studies

The fall quarter Graduate Fellows in Legal Studies (GFILS) and Legal Studies faculty reading group will meet on Monday, November...

Oct
10
2019

Constitution Day Lecture: Jennifer Earl

9:30 AM - 10:45 AM, sponsored by Center for Legal Studies

Join the Center for Legal Studies in celebrating Constitution Day 2019! Professor Jennifer Earl Constitution Day Lecture:  Benign Policing or Constitutional...

Apr
25
2019

Catharine MacKinnon: Butterfly Politics

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM, sponsored by Gender & Sexuality Studies Program

Professor MacKinnon will address the politics and law of sexual harassment, focusing on its violation of equality rights, considering the...

Apr
25
2019

Reporting Islam: Media, Policy, Politics

All day, sponsored by Global Politics and Religion Research Group

This international symposium will bring scholars of Islam, international and public affairs, education, race, and law together with practicing journalists...

Mar
8
2019

Film screening: Birthright: A War Story

6:30 PM - 9:00 PM, sponsored by Block Museum of Art

Reproductive Systems: Gender, Power and SocietyBlock Cinema continues its year-long series of programs inspired by One Book One Northwestern’s 2018-2019...

Mar
7
2019

Film screening: Crime + Punishment

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM, sponsored by Block Museum of Art

Crime + Punishment(Stephen Maing, 2018, USA, DCP, 112 min.)Stephen Maing’s powerful documentary follows the NYPD officers who fought against the...