University Wide Events December 2012

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Saturday, December 1

Symposium: The Second Vatican Council under Communism

9 am - 5 pm
Nau Hall, Room 101

Gerd-Rainer Horn, Professor of History, University of Warwick
James Felak, Professor of History, University of Washington
Árpád von Klimó, Associate Professor of History, Catholic University of America

Friday, December 7

Miller Center Gage Colloquium
Sophia Lee
The Conservative Workplace Constitution Divides the New Right Coalition

12:30-2:00 pm (RSVP Required)
Miller Center Map >

Sophia Lee is assistant professor of law at the University of Pennsylvania Law School. Lee is a legal historian whose scholarship synthesizes labor, constitutional, and administrative law. She has written about administrative agencies’ role in shaping constitutional law, civil rights and labor advocates’ challenges to workplace discrimination during the early Cold War, and conservative legal movements in the post-New Deal era. She is currently working on a history of the workplace Constitution from the 1930s to the 1980s. Please RSVP to gage@virginia.edu by noon on Wednesday, December 5.

Friday, December 7

John Shepherd, U.Va. Associate Professor of Anthropology

1 pm
Brooks HallMap >

John Shepherd, U.Va. Associate Professor of Anthropology and Director of the east Asia Center, will speak on "The Practice of Footbinding: Neglected Evidence from the Censuses of Taiwan, 1905–1915." Prof. Shepherd's research applies his interest in historical dynamics, political economy, and conflict theories of society to issues in Chinese society at both the macro level of empire and region and at the micro level of marriage, gender, and domestic groups. He is concerned with research design, and the critical examination and testing of competing hypotheses, even those labeled as "interpretations."

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