Levin College of Law

Virtual Academic Workshops

Many outstanding scholars present their research and forthcoming scholarship throughout the year. Below you may explore a list of the distinguished scholars who will present in our virtual academic workshop series this spring 2021.

To view our spring, summer, and fall 2020 series, click here.

Thursday, January 14

Cambridge – UF Law Antitrust Virtual Series

Ariel Katz, Associate Professor, University of Toronto Faculty of Law; and Eden Sarid, Lecturer, University of Essex School of Law; present.

Time: 12:00 pm ET
Location: Virtual
Invitation

Thursday, January 14

University of Florida Interdisciplinary Faculty Workshop: Business – Economics – Law

Emre Demirezen, Assistant Professor, University of Florida Warrington College of Business, presents.
Time: 2:00 pm ET
Location: Virtual
Invitation

Wednesday, January 20

Virtual Law and Economics Workshop

Cherie Metcalf, Associate Professor, Queen’s University Faculty of Law; and Scott Baker, Vice Dean for Research and Faculty Development and William F. & Jessica L. Kirsch Professor of Law, Washington University in St. Louis School of Law; present.
Time: 12:00 pm ET
Location: Virtual
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Thursday, January 28

Cambridge – UF Law Antitrust Virtual Series

Jorge Contreras, Professor of Law, University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, presents.
Time: 12:00 pm ET
Location: Virtual
Invitation

Friday, January 29

Internal Faculty Workshop Series

Darren Hutchinson, Raymond & Miriam Ehrlich Eminent Scholar Chair and Professor of Law, University of Florida Levin College of Law, presents.
Time: 12:00 pm ET
Location: Virtual
Invitation


Monday, February 1

Marshall M. Criser Distinguished Faculty Workshop

Monica C. Bell, Associate Professor of Law, Yale Law School, presents.
Time: 12:00 pm ET
Location: Virtual
Invitation

Wednesday, February 3

Virtual Law and Economics Workshop

Jennifer Bennett Shinall, Professor of Law, Vanderbilt University Law School; and Sonja Starr, Julius Kreeger Professor of Law and Criminology, University of Chicago Law School; present.
Time: 12:00 pm ET
Location: Virtual
Invitation

Friday, February 5

11th Annual Ellen Bellet Gelberg Tax Policy Lecture

The Ellen Bellet Gelberg Tax Policy Lecture Series is an endowed lecture series that examines tax policy and how its implementation affects the economy and people’s lives. This year’s panel addresses, “Is Universal Basic Income a Good Idea?” Panelists include William G. Gale, Ph.D., The Arjay and Frances Fearing Miller Chair in Federal Economic Policy, The Brookings Institution; Daniel Hemel, Professor of Law and Ronald H. Coase Research Scholar, University of Chicago Law School; Melissa Kearney, Ph.D., Neil Moskowitz Professor of Economics at the University of Maryland Department of Economics; and Ioana E. Marinescu, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, University of Pennsylvania School of Social Policy & Practice.

You may watch the recording of the Tax Policy Lecture here. Please choose “Audio Transcript” if you would like to see text along the bottom of the screen, as the Audio Transcript has been corrected. Click “CC” in the bottom right of the video and choose “Audio Transcript.”

Time: 10:00 am to 1:00 pm ET
Location: Virtual
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Tuesday, February 9

Marshall M. Criser Distinguished Faculty Workshop

Melissa Murray, Frederick I. and Grace Stokes Professor of Law, New York University School of Law, presents.
Time: 12:00 pm ET
Location: Virtual
Invitation

Thursday, February 11

Cambridge – UF Law Antitrust Virtual Series

Erika Douglas, Assistant Professor of Law, Temple University Beasley School of Law, presents.
Time: 12:00 pm ET
Location: Virtual
Invitation

Thursday, February 11

University of Florida Interdisciplinary Faculty Workshop: Business-Economics-Law

Aaron Hill, Assistant Professor, University of Florida Warrington College of Business, presents.
Time: 2:00 pm ET
Location: Virtual
Invitation

Friday, February 12

Tax Colloquium

Jonathan H. Choi, Associate Professor, University of Minnesota Law School, presents.
Time: 11:20 am ET
Location: Virtual
Invitation

Friday, February 12 and Saturday, February 13

27th Annual Public Interest Environmental Conference

Equitable Transitions: Visions for a Sustainable and Just Future. This year’s conference is free of charge, but you must register here.
Time: February 12, 12:00 pm – 6:15 pm ET
Time: February 13, 9:00 am – 2:30 pm ET
Location: Virtual
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Monday, February 15

Marshall M. Criser Distinguished Faculty Workshop Series

Shirin Sinnar, Professor of Law and John A. Wilson Faculty Scholar, Stanford Law School, presents.
Time: 12:00 pm ET
Location: Virtual
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Wednesday, February 17

Virtual Law and Economics Workshop

Natasha Sarin, Assistant Professor of Law, University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School; and Carlos Avenancio-Leon, Assistant Professor of Finance, Indiana University Bloomington; present.
Time: 12:00 pm ET
Location: Virtual
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Friday, February 19

Tax Colloquium

Dr. Johanna Stark, Senior Research Fellow, Max Planck Institute for Tax Law and Public Finance, presents.
Time: 11:20 am ET
Location: Virtual
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Monday, February 22

Marshall M. Criser Distinguished Faculty Workshop

Myriam Gilles, Paul R. Verkuil Chair in Public Law and Professor of Law, Yeshiva University Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, presents.
Time: 12:00 pm ET
Location: Virtual
Invitation

Thursday, February 25

Cambridge – UF Law Antitrust Virtual Series

Erika Douglas, Assistant Professor of Law, Temple University Beasley School of Law; Hiba Hafiz, Assistant Professor of Law, Boston College Law School; Menesh Patel, Acting Professor of Law, UC Davis School of Law; and Sean Sullivan, Associate Professor of Law, University of Iowa College of Law; will lead a roundtable discussion of teaching methods.
Time: 12:00 pm ET
Location: Virtual
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Monday, March 1

Marshall M. Criser Distinguished Faculty Workshop

James Pfander, Owen L. Coon Professor of Law, Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law, presents.
Time: 12:00 pm ET
Location: Virtual
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Tuesday, March 2

Overton Lecture Series in Florida Constitutional Law

Justice Barbara Pariente, Florida Supreme Court, presents.
Time: 1:45 pm ET
Location: Virtual
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Wednesday, March 3

Virtual Law and Economics Workshop

Tarek Hassan, Associate Professor, Boston University Department of Economics; and Stephan Hollander, Full Professor, Tilburg University School of Economics and Management; present.
Time: 12:00 pm ET
Location: Virtual
Invitation

Wednesday, March 3

UF Innocence Talks

Jeffrey Deskovic of The Deskovic Foundation presents Wrongful Conviction: It Could Happen to You.
Time: 12:00 pm ET
Location: Virtual
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Friday, March 5

Tax Colloquium

Phyllis C. Taite, Professor of Law, Florida A&M University College of Law, presents.
Time: 11:20 am ET
Location: Virtual
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Monday, March 8

UF Law Internal Faculty Workshop

Mark Fenster, Stephen C. O’Connell Chair and Professor of Law, University of Florida Levin College of Law, presents.
Time: 12:00 pm ET
Location: Virtual
Invitation

Wednesday, March 10

Walter Weyrauch Distinguished Lecture in Family Law

Barbara Bennett Woodhouse, L. Q. C. Lamar Professor of Law, Emory Law School, presents The Ecology of Childhood in the Age of Covid. Please contact ruthm@law.ufl.edu for more information.
Time: 12:00 pm ET
Location: Virtual
Invitation

Thursday, March 11

Cambridge – UF Law Antitrust Virtual Series

Menesh Patel, Acting Professor of Law, UC Davis School of Law, presents.
Time: 12:00 pm ET
Location: Virtual
Invitation

Thursday, March 11

AI Roundtable – Chief Economists’ Reflections on Digital Transformation

Carolyn Evans, Chief Economist – Intel; John List, Chief Economist – Lyft and Professor of Economics, University of Chicago; Hal Varian, Chief Economist Google and Dean Emeritus, School of Information, University of California, Berkeley; present. D. Daniel Sokol, Professor of Law, University of Florida Levin College of Law will moderate. Please contact ruthm@law.ufl.edu for more information.
Time: 2:00 pm ET
Location: Virtual
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Friday, March 12

2021 Bayard Wickliffe Heath Memorial Lecture Series on U.S. Antitrust Policy

Karim R. Lakhani, Charles E. Wilson Professor of Business Administration, Dorothy & Michael Hintze Fellow, Harvard Business School and| Laboratory for Innovation Science at Harvard; and Marco Iansiti, David Sarnoff Professor of Business Administration, Codirector, Laboratory for Information Science at Harvard, Codirector, Digital Initiative Harvard Business School, Harvard Business School; will discuss their new book Competing in the Age of AI.
Time: 1:00 pm ET
Location: Virtual
Invitation

Monday, March 15

Marshall M. Criser Distinguished Faculty Workshop

Maggie Blackhawk, Assistant Professor of Law, University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School, presents.
Time: 12:00 pm ET
Location: Virtual
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Wednesday, March 17

Virtual Law and Economics Workshop

Jonah B. Gelbach, Professor of Law, UC Berkeley School of Law; and Vikramaditya S. Khanna, William W. Cook Professor of Law, University of Michigan Law School; present.
Time: 12:00 pm ET
Location: Virtual
Invitation

Thursday, March 18

8th Annual E-Discovery Conference

Please join the University of Florida Levin College of Law for the 8th Annual E-Discovery Conference. Please visit the conference website for more information and to register. This year’s conference is free. The Florida Bar has approved the UF Law E-Discovery Conference for 9.5 General, 9.5 Technology, and 1 Ethics Credits.
Time: 8:30 am – 6:00 pm ET
Location: Virtual
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Thursday, March 18

University of Florida Interdisciplinary Faculty Workshop: Business – Economics – Law

Tianxin Zou, Assistant Professor, University of Florida Warrington College of Business, presents.
Time: 2:00 pm ET
Location: Virtual
Invitation

Friday, March 19

2021 Technology, Media, and Privacy Law Conference

Please join experts from the around the world for the 2021 Technology, Media, and Privacy Law Conference: Implications for Public Health and Safety. Please register here for this free conference. Please visit the conference website for more information.
Time: 9:00 am – 5:30pm pm ET
Location: Virtual
Invitation

Monday, March 22

Marshall M. Criser Distinguished Faculty Workshop

Kimberly J. Robinson, Elizabeth D. and Richard A. Merrill Professor of Law, University of Virginia School of Law, presents.
Time: 12:00 pm ET
Location: Virtual
Invitation

Monday, March 22

Overton Lecture Series in Florida Constitutional Law

Justice Jorge Labarga, Florida Supreme Court, presents.
Time: 1:45 pm ET
Location: Virtual
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Thursday, March 25

Cambridge – UF Law Antitrust Virtual Series

Viktoria H.S.E. Robertson, Professor and Head of the Competition Law and Digitalization Group
Vienna University of Economics and Business, and Professor of International Antitrust Law,University of Graz; presents.
Time: 12:00 pm ET
Location: Virtual
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Monday, March 29

Marshall M. Criser Distinguished Faculty Workshop

Robert P. Bartlett, III, I. Michael Heyman Professor of Law, UC Berkeley School of Law, presents.
Time: 12:00 pm ET
Location: Virtual
Invitation

Monday, March 29

Tax Colloquium

Heather Field, Eucalyptus Foundation Chair, Professor of Law and Co-Director of Center on Tax Law, UC Hastings School of Law, presents.
Time: 3:00 pm ET
Location: Virtual
Invitation


Monday, April 5

UF Law Internal Faculty Workshop

Andrew Hammond, Assistant Professor of Law, University of Florida Levin College of Law, presents.
Time: 12:00 pm ET
Location: Virtual
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Wednesday, April 7

Dean’s Distinguished Lecture: Leading Through Crisis

Francis Suarez (JD 04), Mayor of Miami, and Kapil Longani (JD 02), Chief Legal Counsel to NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio, join Dean Laura Rosenbury for a moderated discussion. Sponsored by the Jeffrey Bartel Leadership & Integrity Program.
Time: Noon ET
Location: Virtual
Invitation

Wednesday, April 7

Virtual Law and Economics Workshop

Brian Galle, Professor of Law, Georgetown University Law Center; and Menesh Patel, Acting Professor of Law, UC Davis School of Law; present.
Time: 12:00 pm ET
Location: Virtual
Invitation

Thursday, April 8

Cambridge – UF Law Antitrust Virtual Series

Thomas B. Nachbar, Professor of Law, University of Virginia School of Law, presents.
Time: 12:00 pm ET
Location: Virtual
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Thursday, April 8

University of Florida Distinguished Professorship Lecture

Please join Nancy E. Dowd, David H. Levin Chair in Family Law, University of Florida Distinguished Professor, Professor of Law, University of Florida Levin College of Law; as she delivers Radical Brown: The Mandate for Comprehensive Educational Equality in honor of her new recognition as University of Florida Distinguished Professor. This event is open to the public. Please contact comstock@law.ufl.edu for more information.
Time: 3:00 pm ET
Location: Virtual
Invitation

Friday, April 9

Criminal Justice Reform Lecture

Shon Hopwood, Associate Professor, Georgetown University Law Center, presents. Please contact comstock@law.ufl.edu  for more information.
Time: 10:00 am ET
Location: Virtual
Invitation

Monday, April 12

Marshall M. Criser Distinguished Faculty Workshop Series

H. Timothy Lovelace, Jr., John Hope Franklin Research Scholar and Professor of Law, Duke University School of Law; presents.
Time: 12:00 pm ET
Location: Virtual
Invitation

Monday, April 12

Overton Lecture Series in Florida Constitutional Law

Justice John D. Couriel, Florida Supreme Court, presents.
Time: 1:45 pm ET
Location: Virtual
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Monday, April 19 – Thursday, April 22

Internal Faculty Workshop Series

University of Florida Levin College of Law faculty members present early stage works over four days of workshops. For more information, please contact ruthm@law.ufl.edu.
Time: 12:00 pm ET
Location: Virtual
Invitation

Wednesday, April 21

Virtual Law and Economics Workshop

Kathryn Zeiler, Professor of Law, Boston University School of Law; and Jason Chin, Lecturer, The University of Sydney Law School; presents.
Time: 12:00 pm ET
Location: Virtual

Thursday, April 22

Cambridge – UF Law Antitrust Virtual Series

Andrew Chin, Paul B. Eaton Distinguished Professor of Law, University of North Carolina School of Law, presents.
Time: 12:00 pm ET
Location: Virtual
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Thursday, May 13

Cambridge – UF Law Antitrust Virtual Series

Okeoghene Odudu, Fellow of Emmanuel College and Deputy Director of the Centre for European Legal Studies, University of Cambridge Faculty of Law, presents.
Time: 12:00 pm ET
Location: Virtual

Thursday, May 13

University of Florida Interdisciplinary Faculty Workshop: Business-Economics-Law

Philip Wang, Prida Term Assistant Professor, University of Florida Warrington College of Business, presents.
Time: 2:00 pm ET
Location: Virtual

Thursday, May 27

Cambridge – UF Law Antitrust Virtual Series

Pinar Akman, Professor of Law, University of Leeds School of Law, presents.
Time: 12:00 pm ET
Location: Virtual

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