March 31, 2008
Oregon Law Professors Speak at Association of the Study of Law, Culture and the Humanities Conference
Oregon Law Professors Garrett Epps, Michelle McKinley, Hari Osofsky, Susan Rozelle and Robert Tsai recently spoke at the Eleventh Annual Conference for the Association of the Study of Law, Culture and the Humanities, hosted by San Francisco State University and University of California at Berkeley.
The Association for the Study of Law, Culture and the Humanities is an organization of scholars engaged in interdisciplinary, humanistically oriented legal scholarship. The Association brings together a wide range of people engaged in scholarship on legal history, legal theory and jurisprudence, law and cultural studies, law and literature, law and the performing arts, and legal hermeneutics.
During the Conference, Oregon Law professors participated in several discussions and presentations.
Professors McKinley and Osofsky served as panelists for “Imagining Rights in the Era of Globalization.” During the discussion, McKinley presented, “Refugee and Asylum Law: The Genealogy of Difference in International Law,” and Osofsky presented, “The Geography of Justice Wormholes: Dilemmas From Property and Criminal Law.”
Professor McKinley also served as a presenter during the roundtable discussion, “Territoriality and Citizenship: Insights from the Periphery.” And Professor Osofsky also served as a presenter during the theme panel discussion, “Justice and the Geographical Imagination I.”
Professors Epps and Rozelle served as panelists for “Do You Believe in Magic?” During the discussion, Epps presented, “When You Awake You Will feel No Remorse: Stage Hypnotism and the Law,” and Rozelle presented, “The Type of Possession is Nine-Tenths of the Law: Criminal Responsibility for Acts Performed Under the Influence of Hypnosis or Bewitchment.”
Professor McKinley served as chair and Professor Tsai served as a presenter of the roundtable discussion, “Contested Citizenship and Identities.”