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Framing Law & Humanities in/from the Global South

March 2 │ 5:00 pm - March 3 │ 7:00 pm

Our two-day event “Framing Law and Humanities in/from the Global South” consisted of an opening roundtable and a discussion panel. The first session sought to broaden the horizons of the Law and Humanities critical paradigm, and the second centered on the juridical personhood of nature, nonhuman rights, and the role of cultural production in conceptualizing these problems.

Day 1: Opening Roundtable – Wednesday, March 2, 2022 at 5pm (PST)

Diana Esther Guzmán Rodríguez, Associate Professor of Law, Universidad Nacional de Colombia
Leila Neti, Professor of English, Occidental College
Beth Piatote, Associate Professor of Comparative Literature and Native American Studies, UC Berkeley
Marco Wan, Professor and Director of the Programme in Law and Literary Studies, University of Hong Kong

Day 2: The Rights of Nature and the Imagination –  Thursday, March 3, 2022 at 5pm (PST)

Alberto Acosta, Economist and Political Thinker, Former Minister of Energy and Mines in Ecuador
Alyse Bertenthal, Assistant Professor of Law, Wake Forest University
Allison Bigelow, Associate Professor of Spanish, University of Virginia

This event was co-sponsored by Stanford Global Studies and the Modern Thought & Literature program.


March 2 │ 5:00 pm
March 3 │ 7:00 pm