Keynote for Conference - Critical Legal Studies: Intellectual History and History of the Present

Date & Time Feb 27 - 28 2020 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Speaker(s) see for list
Audience Open to the Public, Registration Required

The Princeton University Community is invited to attend

 A Conference on Critical Legal Studies: Intellectual History and the History of the Present 

Prompted by plans to create a Critical Legal Studies Archive at the Princeton University's Mudd Library, the conference will bring together people who participated in CLS in its heyday; key figures from contemporaneous movements in the US and abroad; and people interested today in this history and its contemporary significance.


Thursday, February 27


   Duncan Kennedy, Harvard Law School, emeritus 
   Mark Tushnet, Harvard Law School
   David Trubek, University of Wisconsin Law School, emeritus 

Interlocutors: Paul Baumgardner, Princeton University, Ph.D. candidate, Politics;
  and Imani Perry,Princeton University, African American Studies 

Introduction: Paul Frymer, Princeton University, Politics; Director, LAPA 

Screening of The Crits with filmmakers Jeannie Suk Gersen, Harvard Law School, and Jackie Mow, Rock Salt Creative

101 McCormick Hall | 4:30 - 6:15 p.m.

Organized by LAPA, cosponsored with Princeton University Library, the Davis Center for Historical Studies, and the Program in American Studies


Friday, February 28


A01 McDonnell | 9:00 am – 6:30 pm 


To register:


The conference is organized by The Program in Law and Public Affairs, cosponsored with the Princeton University Library, the Program in American Studies, and the Shelby Cullom Davis Center of the Department of History.

Funding is provided by the Donald S. Bernstein ‘75 LAPA Program Fund and a contribution from the Princeton University Library.

Organizers: Hendrik Hartog, Princeton University, Emeritus, History; Paul Baumgardner, Princeton University, Ph.D. candidate, Politics; David Linke, Princeton University, Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library; and David Trubek, University of Wisconsin-Madison Voss-Bascom Professor of Law and Dean of International Studies, Emeritus, and Senior Research Fellow, Harvard Law School.