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Friday, February 09, 2018
9:30 am - 4:30 pm

Friday, February 9

9:30 a.m.: Light breakfast: Duke University, West Campus, Gross Hall 270

10:00: Panel II: Institutional Origins

Paul M. B. Gutierrez (Brown): Incorporating Land: Reassessing the Legal Origins of the Corporation in America
Discussant: Jack Knight (Duke, Political Science)
10:50: Break -- coffee / tea / snacks available

11:00: Panel II -- continued

Pavlos Papadopoulos (Dallas): Plato's Model Educational Institution
Discussant: Michael Gillespie (Duke, Political Science)
12:00 p.m.: Catered lunch: Gross Hall 270

1:00: Keynote address: Gross Hall 270

John McCormick (Chicago, Political Science): Leo Strauss's Machiavelli and the Querelle between the Few and the Many
2:30: Break

2:40: Panel III: Law and Domination

Ferris Lupino (Brown): American Stasiology: Racial Conflict Between the Rule of Law and Civil War
Discussant: Joseph Winters (Duke, Religious Studies)
3:30: Break

3:40: Panel III -- continued

Yuna Blajer de la Garza (Chicago): The Meek and Mighty: Two Models of Domination
Discussant: Geneviève Rousselière (Duke, Political Science)
4:30: Closing remarks