April 16, 2009

Symposium In Honor of J. Allen Smith at Rutgers School of Law (Newark)

From Jessica Silbey:

The Law & Humanities Institute is pleased to sponsor a symposium celebrating the memory of J. Allen Smith, outstanding property professor and Law and Humanities visionary who created the Institute over 30 years ago. The event, hosted by Rutgers School of Law – Newark in conjunction with its 100th birthday celebration, will begin with a welcome dinner and reception on Thursday, April 23rd and run through Saturday, April 25th. Panels will begin Friday and Saturday at 9:30 am and conclude at 4:30 pm each day. LHI has invited many of its officers past and present, as well as a host of distinguished scholars, to discuss the past, present and future of its interdisciplinary projects. Richard Weisberg, LHI's founding and current president, will be the keynoter at the dinner reception Friday evening, and scholars Peter Brooks, Martha Grace Duncan, David Haber, Judith Koffler, Anna Krakus, Saul Mendlovitz, William Page, Julie Stone Peters, Theresa Phelps, Justin Richland, Mark Sanders, Eric Craig Sapp, Daniel Tritter, Cristina Vatulescu, and Jay Watson will speak at the event.

The event is free and open to the public, although the dinners on Friday and Saturday require an RSVP and payment. Additionally, on Friday and Saturday, catered lunches will also be available at a reasonable cost for attendees.

Finally, Rutgers has secured a special rate at the Robert Treat Hotel in Newark for attendees who wish to book lodgings to attend the event.

Information including registration and lodging information is available through Mr. Randle DeFalco at randman@pegasus.rutgers.edu

Here's a link to more information.

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