Events-at-a-Glance

Aerial photo of UB North Campus, December 2021. Lockwood LIbrary and Clemens Hall are centered. Photographer: Douglas Levere.

Aerial photo of UB North Campus, December 2021. Lockwood LIbrary and Clemens Hall are centered. Photographer: Douglas Levere.

The Baldy Center sponsors and co-sponsors many events each year that enliven the dialogue about law and society in the University. Current events are planned in accordance with UB's developing COVID-19 related protocols.

Events that list the room location are held in-person. Advance registration is not required to attend in-person events on campus.

Events are also accessible online, concurrently, via Zoom.  Please use the registration link for each event of interest. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email about joining the event online via Zoom.

UPCOMING EVENTS

Dates subject to change.

SUMMER 2022

JUNE 9 & 10, 2022 — HYBRID WORKSHOP 
Exploring The Law and Political Economy Difference
Organizer: Martha T. McCluskey, in collaboration with the Association for the Promotion of Political Economy and Law (APPEAL)
Contact: law-baldy-lpe@buffalo.edu

 

FALL 2022

SEPTEMBER 23, 2022
12:30 p.m.
Ewa Górska, PhD Adjunct, Assistant Professor
Future Law Lab, Wydział Prawa
Faculty of Law and Administration
Uniwersytet Jagielloński,  Jagiellonian University

 

Additional events forthcoming.

 

PAST EVENTS

SPRING 2022

FEBRUARY 18, 2022 — DISTINGUISHED SPEAKER
12:00pm ET; 509 O’Brian Hall and via Zoom.
Nicole Fox 
(California State University Sacramento)
After Genocide: Memory and Reconciliation in Rwanda
Co-sponsored with Department of Sociology

MARCH 10, 2022 — CO-SPONSORED SPEAKER
4:00pm ET;  509 O’Brian Hall and via Zoom.
HUMANITIES INSTITUTE
Mical Raz, PhD, “Fixing Parents or Fixing Poverty? Lessons from Child Welfare Policy History”

MARCH 11, 2022 — DISTINGUISHED SPEAKER
12:30pm ET;  509 O’Brian Hall and via Zoom.
Anna Lvovsky (Harvard Law School)
The Double Lives of Police Professionalism

 

APRIL 1, 2022 — DISTINGUISHED SPEAKER
12:30pm ET;  509 O’Brian Hall and via Zoom.
Michael J. Nelson (Pennsylvania State University)
The Elevator Effect: Contact and Collegiality in the American Judiciary
Co-sponsored by UB Department of Political Science

APRIL 7, 2022 — CO-SPONSORED EVENT
Alison Des Forges Annual Symposium
9:00am to 4:00pm ET;  10 Capen Hall and via Zoom.
Today's Socialism and Human Rights
Contact:  dussourd@buffalo.edu

APRIL 15, 2022 — DISTINGUISHED SPEAKER
12:30pm ET; Virtual (only) via Zoom.
Nate Holdren (Drake University)
Workplace injury, social murder, and law

APRIL 22 and 23, 2022 — CONFERENCE WEBINAR
Looking Back, Moving Forward:
Law, Policy and Environmental Justice
Co-organizer: Christopher Mele; co-sponsored by Swarthmore College. Contact: BaldyCenter@buffalo.edu


APRIL 22, 2022 — CO-SPONSORED SPEAKER

280 Park Hal, 11:00am to 12:30pm
Lenni Bensen (New York Law School)
Understanding Children Who Migrate Alone: U.S. Law and Policy


APRIL 26, 2022 — CO-SPONSORED SPEAKER
7 Capen Hall, 3:00pm to 4:30pm and via Zoom
David Hernández (Mount Holyoke College)
Whiplashed: Refugees, Detention and the "Trump Era"


APRIL 29 and 30, 2022 — CO-SPONSORED EVENT
Rustgi Undergraduate Conference on South Asia

 

MAY 10, 2022 — CO-SPONSORED EVENT
1:00 to 4:00pm ET;  509 O’Brian Hall and via Zoom
DSSN Symposium: Indigenous Data Sovereignty and Digital Archives

 

FALL 2021

OCTOBER 25, 2021 — CO-SPONSORED SPEAKER 
Ehlimana Memisevic (Fulbright Scholar, Vanderbilt University)
Co-sponsored by the Institute for Sustainable Global Engagement (ISGE), School of Social Work.

NOVEMBER 3, 2021 — CO-SPONSORED SPEAKER 
WANG FENG 
(UC Irvine)
Wednesday, 12:00 p.m.
509 O’Brian Hall Conference Center, UB North Campus
The event is co-sponsored UB Confucius Institute, The Baldy Center, and CAS Department of Sociology 

NOVEMBER 11 & 12, 2021 — WORKSHOP
Global Glyphosate: New Challenges in Regulating Pervasive Chemicals in the Anthropocene
Organized by Marion Werner, UB Associate Professor of Geography. 

DECEMBER 3, 2021, 12:00 p.m. (noon)
BOOK MANUSCRIPT WORKSHOP (VIRTUAL)

Moral Debt in Modern America, Daniel Platt, Assistant Professor of Legal Studies at the University of Illinois Springfield, Baldy Center Postdoctoral Fellow in Interdisciplinary Legal Studies 2019-2021.

SUMMER 2021

JUNE 25, 2021 — ONLINE WORKSHOP
Marx, Law, and the Administrative State
Thursday, Friday, Saturday (time tba)
Organized by Matthew Dimick, Professor, UB School of Law

 

SPRING 2021

APRIL 14, 15, 16, 2021 — VIRTUAL WORKSHOP
Medical Posthumanities: Governing Health Beyond the Human

Related podcast is here.

APRIL 30, 2021 — VIRTUAL SYMPOSIUM
Alison Des Forges International Virtual Symposium

COVID-19: Human Rights and International Cooperation
Event details are here.
Related podcast is here.


MARCH 5, 2021 — ONLINE BOOK TALK
Yesterday's Monsters, The Manson Family Cases and the Illusion of Parole by Hadar Aviram
Event co-sponsored by UB Department of Sociology.

MARCH 11, 2021 — ONLINE BOOK TALK
From Here to Equality: Reparations for Black Americans in the 21st Century book talk by co-authors William Darity and A. Kirsten Mullen
Sponsored by UB Center for Diversity Innovation.
Co-sponsored by The Baldy Center for Law and Social Policy, and UB Office of Inclusive Excellence.

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