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Legal Texts and the New Philology

Legal Texts and the New Philology
84 Queens Park, Falconer House Room FA3
Time: Mar 20th, 1:00 pm End: Mar 21st, 2:45 pm
Interest Categories: Medieval Studies (FAS), Law, Faculty of , English and Drama (UTM), English (UTSC), English (FAS), Critical Theory, Comparative Literature (FAS), Book History/Print Culture, 400-1200, 1800-1900, 1500-1800, 1200-1500
The 50th Annual Conference on Editorial Problems



The Faculty of Law and the Department of English at the University of Toronto are pleased to present The Fiftieth Conference on Editorial Problems

Legal Texts and the New Philology

University of Toronto, March 20-21, 2015
Room FA3, Falconer House, Faculty of Law, 84 Queens Park

Friday, March 20

1:00 pm Simon Stern and Maya Bielinski, University of Toronto Faculty of Law Conference Introduction

1:15 – 2:30 pm
Daniel Lee, University of Toronto, Political Science
Legal Theory in the Margins

3:00 - 4:15 pm
Jonathan Robinson, University of Helsinki, Helsinki Collegium for Advanced Studies
Hugo Grotius, Natural Rights, and the Medieval Ius commune

4:45 – 6:00 pm
Ryan Greenwood, University of Minnesota Law Library
Gentili, Grotius and the Form of Early Modern International Law Treatises

Saturday, March 21

9:30 – 10:45 am
Simon Stern, University of Toronto Faculty of Law
Margins of Authority: Precedent and Citation in Coke’s Institutes

11:00 am – 12:15 pm
Michael Hoeflich, University of Kansas School of Law
The Rise of the Legal Editor in the Antebellum United States

12:15 – 1:30:  Lunch Break

1:30 – 2:45 pm
Robert Spoo, University of Tulsa College of Law
Legal Paratexts: Binding Legitimacy into the Literary Text

This event is free and open to all but space is limited and an RSVP is required. To RSVP, please click HERE. For further information, please contact the conference organizer, Professor Simon Stern.

Conference website:  http://www.law.utoronto.ca/conference-legal-texts-and-new-philology

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