2024 conference to take place at University of British Columbia

The next LCH conference will take place at the University of British Columbia in beautiful Vancouver, on Friday and Saturday, May 17 – 18, 2024. Mark your calendar!

Final Program for 2023 Conference Now Available!

The final 2023 conference program is now available as a PDF!

The final schedule is also available online and as a quick-view grid.

Final Schedule for 2023 Conference Now Available!

The final 2023 conference schedule is now available online and as a quick-view grid. Check out the exciting panels happening in Toronto this year!

In person conference registration fees to increase after June 1

Remember! After Thursday, June 1st conference registration fees will increase by $50 for all in person attendees except for graduate students and post-doctoral scholars.

Make sure to become a member before you register.

Register now for our 2023 conference!

Register to participate in our 2023 Twenty-Fifth Annual Conference which will take place at Toronto University School of Law on June 22-23, 2023. Our theme this year is: Absence, the Present and the Past.

Fees for in-person participation will increase by $50 after June 1st (excluding graduate students and post-doctoral scholars).

Make sure to become a member before you register.

Deadline for Julien Mezey Dissertation Award: Friday, April 14th

Only a few days remaining to submit your dissertation for the Julien Mezey Award! This annual prize is awarded to the dissertation that most promises to enrich and advance interdisciplinary scholarship at the intersection of law, culture and the humanities. Eligible applicants must have defended their dissertations successfully between March 2022 and March 2023.

Submission Deadline: Friday, April 14, 2023

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Call for Papers – Deadline Extended to Monday, March 27, 2023

Submit a proposal for our 2023 Twenty-Fifth Annual Conference which will take place at Toronto University School of Law on June 22-23, 2023.  The deadline for proposals has been extended to Monday , March 27, 2023.

The conference considers topics broadly related to law and legal studies. In addition, our theme this year is: Absence, the Present and the Past.

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Deadline Extended for applications to the 2023 LCH Graduate Workshop

Our graduate workshop will take place at Toronto University School of Law on June 21, 2023.  The graduate workshop offers graduate students an intimate venue in which to discuss their research projects with senior scholars in the field. 

Application deadline extended to Monday, March 27, 2023.

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Call for Papers – Due Friday, March 17, 2023

Submit a proposal for our 2023 Twenty-Fifth Annual Conference which will take place at Toronto University School of Law on June 22-23, 2023.  Proposals are due Friday , March 17, 2023.

The conference considers topics broadly related to law and legal studies. In addition, our theme this year is: Absence, the Present and the Past.

Find more information here: 

Contribute to our new LCH syllabus archive

One new benefit of membership in LCH is access to a password-protected archive of syllabi, contributed by law and humanities colleagues with the goal of sharing pedagogical approaches to the field. 

We would love for you to contribute your syllabi!  (Please be sure your name and affiliation appear clearly on anything you submit so that you are credited for your work.)