2012 Symposium Schedule of Events

Thursday, October 4

First Evening Welcome

7:00 – 8:30 Stage Reading of American Foundation for Equal Rights & Broadway Impact’s  8, by Oscar-winning screenwriter Dustin Lance Black.  Performed by Epic Theater Company.  Tishman Auditorium.

8:30  Q&A and Discussion of How Stories Change Minds with Ryan Kendall, Ron Russell, and Adam Umhoefer. Moderated by Vice Dean Randy Hertz.  Tishman Auditorium.

Friday, October 5

Morning Session

9:00 – 9:30 Welcome by Review of Law & Social Change, Dean Richard L. Revesz, and Professor Kenji Yoshino.  Tishman Auditorium.

9:30 – 11:00 Keynote Event: MSNBC host Rachel Maddow interviews Perry litigators David Boies (LL.M. ’67) and Theodore B. Olson.  Tishman Auditorium.

11:00 – 12:30 Panel 1: How has Perry affected the work of LGBTQ advocates working on issues other than marriage, or on marriage in ways other than litigation? A conversation with Andrea J. Ritchie, Reva Siegel & Evan Wolfson, moderated by Kenji Yoshino.  Greenberg Lounge.

12:30 Lunch break

Afternoon Session

1:30 – 3:00 Panel 2: How has Perry affected other marriage-rights litigation strategies? A conversation with Matt Coles, Jon W. Davidson, Jennifer C. Pizer (’88) & Paul M. Smith.  Moderated by Roberta A. Kaplan.  Greenberg Lounge.

3:00  Break – Coffee and refreshments provided

4:00 – 5:30 Panel 3: If Perry goes to the Supreme Court, how–in an ideal world–should it be decided? A conversation with Erwin Chemerinsky, David Cruz (’94), William Eskridge, Jr., and Melissa Murray.  Moderated by Therese Stewart.  Greenberg Lounge.

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