I ordinarily don’t post calls for abstracts, but I’ll make an exception for this event to honor the life and work of Andrew Taslitz. Andy’s work was creative and interdisciplinary; he saw things in ways that nobody else did, and his works were filled with insight. He was also a wonderfully warm and kind person. His untimely passing is such a devastating loss, not just for the scholarly community, but also because he was such a generous and genuine friend to so many people, including me. I will miss him greatly.
CALL FOR ABSTRACTS
The Taslitz Galaxy: A Gathering of Scholars at Howard
Howard University School of Law is hosting a conference in honor of Andrew Taslitz. It is not a traditional symposium, for we expect concurrent sessions on many subjects. It is open to people who knew Taz and to those who were inspired by his writing or teaching.
If you would like to take part in this event, please submit an abstract by May 30, 2014 to the co-chairs named below. The conference is free but speakers must pay their own way.
Howard Law Journal is dedicating an issue to Professor Taslitz. If you would like to write a short piece for this issue, let us know when you submit your abstract. First drafts of the paper will be due on August 15, 2014.
GUIDELINES FOR SPEAKING & WRITTEN ESSAYS
- The Essays will be short, with a maximum of 10,000 words, including footnotes.
- We are dividing the proposals into two tracks. The first track involves speaking &/or writing on substantive issues. The second track we are calling “The Tao of Taz,” a more personal approach. Both options are explained below.
- You may suggest a panel for the gathering.