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American Society for Legal History Conference Session: “Property and Contract: Race and Rights after the Civil War,” November 5, 2021 @ 8:30 – 10:00 am

November 5, 2021 @ 8:30 am - 10:00 am

8:30 AM – 10:00 AM

Property and Contract: Race and Rights after the Civil War (Frenchman 1)

Chair: Martha Jones, Johns Hopkins University (msjonz@jhu.edu), Commentators: Randy Sparks, Tulane University (rsparks1@tulane.edu) and Martha Jones, Johns Hopkins University (msjonz@jhu.edu)

Sarah Barringer Gordon, University of Pennsylvania (sbgordon@law.upenn.edu) Staying in Place

Cynthia Nicoletti, University of Virginia School of Law (cnicoletti@law.virginia.edu)
DeTreville v. Smalls and the Movement to Unravel Land Redistribution in Reconstruction-Era South Carolina

Dylan Penningroth, University of California Berkeley (dcap@berkeley.edu) Race in Contract Law after 1865

Note from the organizers: We are very excited about the upcoming program our program committee has developed, and wanted to make sure a working link to the conference schedule reached your inbox. So please, take a moment to look at the terrific panels and other events on tap this year at the 2021 ASLH annual conference. Additionally, we know the course of the COVID-19 pandemic can change rapidly. New Orleans policies are detailed here. The Society is committed to updating the 2021 ASLH annual conference webpage as such information comes to us. We invite you to check back often for additional updates.


November 5, 2021
8:30 am - 10:00 am
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