The responsibility of the state described by Plato, the contracts written by Shakespeare’s Shylock, or the works delving into the plight of modern laborers all explore the intersections between Literature and Law.Â This conference will explore the way that literary renderings of labor concerns, broadly defined, have responded to or have influenced the law.
The conference will take place at John Jay College of Criminal Justice, New York, from October 30th-Nov 1st. Please submit 300-word abstract byÂ June 30th, 2015 toÂ firstname.lastname@example.org.Â Please place 4LLC Abstract and your Last Name in the subject line. Notification of Acceptance: July 30th, 2015. Early Registration: September 1st, 2015. Key Note Speaker:Â Peter Goodrich, Professor of Law and Director of the Â Law and Humanities Program at Cardozo School of Law