Program in Law & Humanities

"Burdens of Proof: Emerging Issues in Law and the Humanities"

Friday, February 19
Minor Hall Room 125, UVA Main Grounds

1:30 P.M. OPENING REMARKS
Brian P. Owensby, Professor and Chair, Department of History

1:45 P.M. THE RULE VS. THE RECORD
Presenter: Paul Halliday, Associate Professor of History
Commentator: Zahr Stauffer, Visiting Professor of Law

2:30 P.M. A CROSS-DISCIPLINARY LOOK AT ETHICS IN ANIMAL BIOTECHNOLOGY
Presenter: Margaret Foster Riley, Professor of Law
Commentator: Susan Fraiman, Professor of English

3:45 P.M. METAPHORICAL EVIDENCE
Presenter: Brad Pasanek, Assistant Professor of English
Commentator: G. Edward White, David and Mary Harrison Distinguished Professor of Law

4:30 P.M. HUMANITIES 2.0
Panelists: Jerome McGann, John Stewart Bryan University Professor
Andrew Stauffer, Associate Professor of English
Bethany Nowviskie, Director, Digital Research & Scholarship, UVA Library
Alison Booth, Professor of English
Moderator: Brad Pasanek, Assistant Professor of English

7:15 P.M. FILM SCREENING (MINOR HALL 130): “SOPHIE SCHOLL: THE FINAL DAYS”

Saturday, February 20
Caplin Pavilion, UVA School of Law

8:30 A.M. CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST

9:15 A.M. WELCOMING REMARKS
Paul G. Mahoney, Dean, School of Law

9:30 A.M. THE LOCKEAN RIGHTS OF BEQUEST AND INHERITANCE
Presenter: Leslie Kendrick, Associate Professor of Law
Commentator: Becky Stangl, Assistant Professor of Philosophy

10:15 A.M. READING SOPHIE SCHOLL: DIFFERENT APPROACHES
Panelists: Zahr Stauffer, Visiting Professor of Law
Charles Barzun, Associate Professor of Law
Moderator: Sophia Rosenfeld, Associate Professor of History

11:30 A.M. A CHILD IS BURNING: THE ‘NAPALM GIRL’ AND THE CRISIS OF RESPONSIBILITY
Presenter: Sylvia Chong, Assistant Professor of English
Commentator: Anne Coughlin, Lewis F. Powell, Jr., Professor of Law

12:15 P.M. LUNCH

1:30 P.M. AUTHORITY, EVIDENCE AND FOREIGN LAW
Presenter: Frederick Schauer, David and Mary Harrison Distinguished Professor of Law
Commentator: Charles Barzun, Associate Professor of Law