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Faculty Colloquia 2019 - 2020

Northeastern University School of Law presents the 2019-2020 Faculty Colloquia Series, convening leading scholars from the university and other institutions. These workshops aim to broaden the horizons of legal scholarship, facilitate the sharing of ideas and challenge how we think about the law and legal practice. 


* All Faculty colloquia to be held in 120 Knowles Conference Room unless otherwise indicated. 

September 16, 2019
Rory Van Loo, Associate Professor of Law, Boston University
Comments: Professor Woodrow Hartzog, Northeastern University School of Law

October 2, 2019
Adam Hosein, Associate Professor of Philosophy and Religion, Northeastern University College of Social Sciences and Humanities
Comment: Professor Libby Adler

October 16, 2019 | 5:30 PM
Book forum: Katherine Franke ’86, Sulzbacher Professor of Law, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at Columbia University, will speak about her new book, Repair: Redeeming the Promise of Abolition (Haymarket Books, 2019). 
Comments: Professor Margaret Burnham

October 21, 2019
Health Law Roundtable: Liz Chiarello, Assistant Professor of Sociology, Saint Louis University
Comments: Professor Leo Beletsky

November 6, 2019
Dan Danielsen, Professor of Law and Faculty Director, Program on the Corporation, Law and Global Society, Northeastern University School of Law
It’s Time for History, Again—Towards a Critical Legal History of the Corporation and a New Political Economy of the Corporation in Society
Comments: Professor Kara Swanson, Northeastern University School of Law

November 18, 2019
Benjamin Liebman, Robert L. Lieff Professor of Law; Director, Center for Chinese Legal Studies, Columbia Law School
Comments: Professor Margaret Woo, Northeastern University School of Law

December 4, 2019
Hiba Hafiz, Assistant Professor of Law, Boston College Law
Comments: Professor Karl Klare, Northeastern University School of Law

January 8, 2020 
Health Law Roundtable: Bennett Klein, Senior Attorney and AIDS Law Project Director, Gay & Lesbian Advocates & Defenders (GLAD)
Comments: Professor Brook Baker, Northeastern University School of Law

January  27, 2020 
Book forum: Professors Peter Enrich and Rashmi Dyal-Chand will speak about their new book, Legal Scholarship for the Urban Core: From the Ground Up (Cambridge University Press, 2019). 
Location: 250 Dockser Hall

January 31, 2020
Jack Chin, Edward L. Barrett Jr. Chair of Law, Martin Luther King, Jr. Professor of Law, and Director of Clinical Legal Education, UC Davis School of Law
Slave Trade Legislation and Birthright Citizenship of Children of Unauthorized Migrants
Comments: Professor Rachel Rosenbloom, Northeastern University School of Law

February 24, 2020
Tom Ginsburg, Leo Spitz Professor of International Law, Ludwig and Hilde Wolf Research Scholar, Professor of Political Science, University of Chicago Law School
The Uses and Abuses of Presidential Impeachment
Comments: Professor Claudia Haupt, Northeastern University School of Law

March 11, 2010
Andrea Freeman, Associate Professor of Law, William S. Richardson School of Law, University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa
Skimmed: Breastfeeding, Race and Injustice
Comments: Professor Aziza Ahmed, Northeastern University School of Law
Co-sponsored by the Center for Health Policy and Law

March 16, 2020 | 12:00 PM 
Book forum: Professor Sonia Rolland, will speak about her new co-authored book, Emerging Powers in International Economic Law - Cooperation, Competition and Transformation (Cambridge University Press, 2019).
Location: 250 Dockser Hall

March 23, 2020
Andrew Koppelman, John Paul Stevens Professor of Law and Professor of Political Science, Northwestern Pritzker School of Law

April 8, 2020
Claudia Haupt, Associate Professor of Law and Political Science, Northeastern University School of Law
Wendy Parmet, Matthews Distinguished University Professor of Law and Director, Center for Health Policy and Law, Northeastern University School of Law; Professor of Public Policy and Urban Affairs, Northeastern University School of Public Policy and Urban Affairs
Comments: Professor Michael Meltsner, Northeastern University School of Law 

April 22, 2020
Steven Winters, Walter S. Gibbs Distinguished Professor of Constitutional Law, Wayne State University
Comments: Professor Jeremy Paul, Northeastern University School of Law

April 27, 2020
Brenda Cossman, Professor and Director, Mark S. Bonham Centre for Sexual Diversity Studies, University of Toronto Faculty of Law