Exploring Civil Society through the Writings of Dr. Seuss™

03/01/13 | 8:15am-5:00pm

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The New York Law School Law Review and the Racial Justice Project at New York Law School present "Exploring Civil Society through the Writings of Dr. Seuss" Breakfast and lunch will be served and the event will be followed by a Seuss-themed networking reception Keynote Speaker: Donald E. Pease Professor of English and the Ted and Helen Geisel Third Century Professor in the Humanities at Dartmouth College and author of Theodor Seuss Geisel (Oxford) Required registration for a fee of $55 is available at fee for law faculty and students with valid law school ID). The registration fee includes 7 CLE credits. About the Symposium: Exploring Civil Society through the Writings of Dr. Seuss™ will examine aspects of civil society reflected in a selection of Dr. Seuss™ books. Opening Remarks Symposium Co-Chairs: Tamara Belinfanti, New York Law School Richard Chused, New York Law School Panel I: The Shared Interests in Society in Horton Hears a Who Richard Sherwin (Moderator), New York Law School Jorge Contreras, American University Washington College of Law Anne McGillivray, University of Manitoba Naomi Mezey, Georgetown University Law Center Featured Presentation of The Zax Buckle My Shoe Nursery School Students Panel II: Personal Rights of Identity in The Sneetches and Yertle the Turtle Deborah Archer (Moderator), New York Law School Lani Guinier, Harvard Law School Peter Nicolas, University of Washington School of Law Dennis Parker, American Civil Liberties Union - Racial Justice Project Panel III: The Nature of War in The Butter Battle Book Molly Land (Moderator), New York Law School Elena Baylis, University of Pittsburgh School of Law Roger Clark, Rutgers School of Law (Camden) John Hursh, McGill University Faculty of Law Panel IV: Business and Society in The Lorax Tamara Belinfanti (Moderator), New York Law School Alice Korngold, Korngold Consulting Miguel Padro, Aspen Institute Brian Walsh, Liquidnet CLE Credits 7 CLE Credits in Areas of Professional Practice (transitional and non-transitional) will be available. More Information The full program and speaker information is available at

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