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Catharine MacKinnon signing a book and speaking with a student.  (April 25, 2019)

 

 

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...

Feb
19
2019

Legal Studies GFILS & Faculty Reading Group

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM, sponsored by Center for Legal Studies

The winter quarter Graduate Fellows in Legal Studies (GFILS) and Legal Studies faculty reading group will meet on Thursday, Feb....

Jan
31
2019

Legal Studies Offices Closed for Cold Weather

12:00 AM - 12:00 PM, sponsored by Center for Legal Studies

Due to the dangerously low temperatures expected in the Chicago area this week, Northwestern University campuses will be closed starting...

Jan
30
2019

Legal Studies Offices Closed for Cold Weather

All day, sponsored by Center for Legal Studies

Due to the dangerously low temperatures expected in the Chicago area this week, Northwestern University campuses will be closed starting...

Jan
23
2019

Sweet Treat Meet & Greet!

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

LEGAL STUDIES invites you to a SWEET TREAT MEET & GREET! Wednesday, January 23, 3:30-5:30 pm, Kresge 2305 Come get cookies, hot...

Nov
30
2018

What is Buddhist Law and Why Does It Matter?

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, sponsored by Buffett Institute for Global Affairs

Contrary to popular stereotypes, Buddhism does have its own system of religious law, similar to shariah or Halakah or canon...

Nov
6
2018

Rape Law in a Time of #MeToo

5:30 PM - 7:00 PM, sponsored by One Book One Northwestern

Join fellow members of the Northwestern community in this dialogue over dinner on Tuesday, November 6, from 5:30 - 7...

Nov
2
2018

Panel on Ancient Law

12:00 PM - 3:00 PM, sponsored by Department of Classics

Northwestern's Global Antiquities Group presents a Panel on Ancient Law. 

Oct
18
2018

Lecture on the Holocaust (CCHS/HEF)

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM, sponsored by Center for Historical Studies

In collaboration with the Holocaust Educational Foundation of Northwestern (HEF) Deborah DWORK (Clark U), co-author of Flight from the Reich: Refugee...

Oct
17
2018

Destinations | Career Explorations

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM, sponsored by Sheil Catholic Center at Northwestern University

 It is a program designed for students to meet and talk with outstanding professionals in their field of work at...

Oct
15
2018

Keyword: Consent

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

A panel of scholars, educators, and activists will discuss the multiple, contested meanings of the keyword “consent” from the vantages...

Oct
9
2018

ISGMH Inaugural Keynote Lecture with Kenji Yoshino

2:30 PM - 6:00 PM, sponsored by Institute for Sexual and Gender Minority Health and Wellbeing (ISGMH)

ISGMH is delighted to announce that our Inaugural Keynote Lecture will be delivered by Kenji Yoshino, the Chief Justice Earl...

Sep
1
2018

Fall Tuition Due

All day, sponsored by University Academic Calendar

Fall Tuition Due

Jun
1
2018

Bail Reform! Legal Studies Lecture

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

Join Legal Studies for our final lecture of Spring: Bail Reform! Organizing to End Money Bail andPretrial Detention in Illinois Friday, June...

May
10
2018

Law in Motion: Keynote with Ken Mack

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

Join Legal Studies for our annual Law in Motion Keynote lecture. This year we are excited to have Harvard Law...

May
10
2018

Law in Motion: New Books on the 14th Amendment

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM, sponsored by Center for Legal Studies

Join Legal Studies as we discuss new books on the 14th Amendment with: Dan Sharfstein, Thunder in the Mountains: Chief Joseph,...

May
8
2018

GFILS Spring 2018 Reading Group

5:15 PM - 6:30 PM, sponsored by Center for Legal Studies

The Legal Studies GFILS & Faculty reading group for spring quarter will meet Tuesday, May 8th at 5:15pm, in the...

Apr
20
2018

CLS Workshop 4/20: Hollie Brehm

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM, sponsored by Crime, Law, and Society Workshop

“Towards a Criminology of Genocide.” Co-Sponsored with War and Society Workshop.

Apr
17
2018

CLS Workshop 4/17: Brandon Alston

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Crime, Law, and Society Workshop

"The Camera is My Weapon:" Urban Residents Uses of Cellphones to Protectively Monitor Police Officers.

Apr
10
2018

CLS Workshop 4/10: Heather Schoenfeld

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Crime, Law, and Society Workshop

“Building the Carceral State: A New Perspective on Mass Incarceration.”

Mar
6
2018

CLS Workshop 3/6: Gabriela Kirk

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Crime, Law, and Society Workshop

Gabriela Kirk, Northwestern University Sociology. “The Experience of Electronic Monitoring in Cook County”

Feb
20
2018

CLS Workshop 2/20: Kenneth Pass

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Crime, Law, and Society Workshop

Kenneth Pass, Northwestern University Sociology. “‘Making Bad Laws Better’: Race, Sexuality, and the New Politics of Disease”

Feb
9
2018

Masterpiece Cakeshop V. Colorado Panel Talk

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM, sponsored by Center for Legal Studies

Join Legal Studies on Friday, Feb. 9th for a panel discussion on the Supreme Court case Masterpiece Cakeshop V. Colorado. Anthony...

Feb
6
2018

Legal Studies: GFILS Winter Reading Group

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM, sponsored by Center for Legal Studies

Legal Studies hosts a quarterly reading group for our Graduate Fellows in Legal Studies (GFILS) and our faculty. The reading...

Feb
6
2018

CLS Workshop 2/6: Jeffrey Omari

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Crime, Law, and Society Workshop

Jeffrey Omari, American Bar Foundation, “Digital Access Amongst the Marginalized: Internet Governance and Social In/Exclusion in Rio de Janeiro”

Jan
23
2018

CLS Workshop 1/23: Allison McKim

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Crime, Law, and Society Workshop

Allison McKim, Bard College Sociology. “Addicted to Rehab: Race, Gender, and Drug Treatment in the Era of Mass Incarceration”

Jan
19
2018

Engage Chicago & Legal Studies Info Session

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM, sponsored by Center for Civic Engagement

Learn about opportunities for students interested in law and advocacy through this unique info session, cosponsored by Engage Chicago and...

Sep
17
2017

Happy Constitution Day!

All day, sponsored by Center for Legal Studies

Northwestern Recognizes Constitution Day 2017 Northwestern University will recognize Constitution Day on September 17, 2017 to commemorate the signing of the...

May
11
2017

Law in Motion - Key Note Address

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM, sponsored by Center for Legal Studies

The Past, Present and Future of American Elections As the American electorate becomes more and more polarized, the rules governing elections...

May
11
2017

Law in Motion - Graduate Student Panel

3:00 PM - 4:45 PM, sponsored by Center for Legal Studies

Join Legal Studies for the annual Law in Motion series. Events kick off with a Graduate Student Panel with presentation...

Jan
20
2017

Legal Studies Meet & Greet

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

LEGAL STUDIES MEET, GREET, & TREAT! FRI. JAN 20th, 1pm-2pm, Kresge #2440Stop by, grab some CANDY, and chat with Legal Studies...

Oct
20
2016

Joanne B. Freeman Lecture at the Newberry

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM, sponsored by Center for Legal Studies

Save the date! Join Legal Studies in heading to The Newberry Library to see Joanne B. Freeman's lecture "Hunting for Hamilton: A...

Feb
23
2016

Legal Studies GFILS & Faculty Reading Group

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM, sponsored by Center for Legal Studies

The Legal Studies GFILS & Faculty reading group for this quarter will be meeting on Tuesday, February 23rd at 5pm,...

Feb
22
2016

Meet. Greet, & Treat!

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM, sponsored by Center for Legal Studies

LEGAL STUDIES MEET, GREET, & TREAT! MONDAY, FEBRUARY 22nd 3pm-4pmScott Hall #201 Stop by, grab some CANDY, and chat with Legal Studies...

Jan
25
2016

Legal Studies Lecture: Christina Snyder

12:15 PM - 1:30 PM, sponsored by Center for Legal Studies

Indiana University Professor Christina Snyder will speak regarding American Indian boarding schools and federal civilization policy in the 19th century....

Nov
10
2015

GFILS Fall Reading Group

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM, sponsored by Center for Legal Studies

The Legal Studies GFILS & Faculty reading group for the fall quarter will be meeting on Tuesday, November 10, 2015...

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