The Visiting Speaker Series is designed to stimulate ideas for new faculty scholarship, promote collaboration with other legal faculties, and to enhance the intellectual life of the law school. The Series invites outstanding scholars from around the country to present works in progress.
Southwestern welcomes its alumni and scholars from other institutions of higher learning to participate as part of the interactive audience free of charge.
In addition, the Faculty Colloquium - held periodically on campus - features Southwestern faculty members presenting works-in-progress.
All lectures will be held at 12:30 p.m. in BW370,
unless otherwise noted. A light lunch will be provided.
Click here for a map and directions to the campus.
Parking is available on campus for $10.
Please RSVP to Senior Associate Dean Doreen Heyer
at (213) 738-6801 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
2016-2017 Speaker Series
Thursday, September 8, 2016
Jonathan Marshall First Amendment Chair and Professor, School of Journalism & Communication, University of Oregon
Wednesday, September 28, 2016
Fulbright Research Scholar and Professor of Law at Moldova State University
"The Banking Crisis and Emigration: Lessons from the Past, Questions for the Future"
Thursday, October 20, 2016
Co-Director of Mindfulness, Stress Management, Peak Performance Program at Southwestern, and Associate Professor of Law, Academic Success and Bar-Related Programs
Summary of The Greater Good Science Center's Week-Long "Summer Institute for Educators" at UC-Berkeley: Overview of Social Emotional Learning (SEL) Innovations and Mindfulness for Law Students
Thursday, October 27, 2016
Director, Educating Tomorrow's Lawyers and co-author of ETL's Foundations Report
"Foundations for Practice: the Whole Lawyer and the Character Quotient"
Wednesday, November 9, 2016
Adjunct Professor of Law, Southwestern Law School and Lecturer and Senior Visiting Fellow, Institute of Computers and Communications Law, Queen Mary College, University of London
"Fly a drone, go to jail?" Drones, police and courts
January 19, 2017
Assistant Professor, Boston College of Law School
"Prosecuting Rape Without Mass Incarceration"
February 16, 2017
Professor, University of New Mexico School of Law
“Prisonization: A Dangerous Response to School Violence”
March 1, 2017
Professor of Legal Analysis, Writing and Skills, Southwestern Law School
"Deported Americans: Living in Exile in Mexico"
March 15, 2017
Associate Professor of Legal Analysis, Writing and Skills, Southwestern Law School
"Value-Based Decision Making: Teaching the 'Values' Portion of Knowledge, Skills and Values"