Berle XII: Corporate Capitalism and the City of God

May 20–21, 2021

Seattle, Washington virtual Zoom Symposium


Berle XII: Day One

Thursday, May 20, 2021

TimeEvent

8:00 am

Welcome/ Introductory Remarks

  • Annette Clark, Dean, Seattle University School of Law
  • Chuck O’Kelley, Director, Berle Center
  • Harwell Wells, Temple University, Beasley School of Law

Session A

8:15 am

David Skeel, University of Pennsylvania Law School

The Corporation as Trinity

9:15 am

Kathryn Lofton, Yale University

Family-Owned Businesses in the History of American Religions

10:15 am

Joseph Slaughter, Wesleyan University

The Virginia Company to Chick-fil-A: Christian Business in America, 1600–2000

11:15 am

Break

Session B

11:45 am

Ronald J Colombo, Hofstra University Maurice A. Deane School of Law

Corporate Entanglement with Religion and the Suppression of Expression

12:45 pm

James Nelson, University of Houston Law Center and

Elizabeth W. Sepper, University of Texas at Austin School of Law

Adolf Berle's  Corporate Conscience

1:45 pm

Kati Curts, University of the South

Fording Service

2:45 pm

Break

Session C

3:15 pm

Amanda Porterfield, Florida State University

Religious Roots of Corporate Organization

4:15 pm

Darren Dochuk, University of Notre Dame

Anointed with Oil

Berle XII: Day Two

Friday, May 21, 2021

TimeEvent

Session D

8:15 am

Harwell Wells, Temple University Beasley School of Law

Shareholder Meetings and Freedom Rides: The Story of Peck v Greyhound

9:15 am

David Chan Smith, Wilfrid Laurier University

Earthly Cities: Early Common Law Corporate Ideas and the Case of Sutton's Hospital

10:15 am

Break

Session E

10:30 am

Russell Powell, Seattle University School of Law

Spirit of the Corporation

11:30 am

Andy Rotman, Smith College

Bargaining Justice: Negotiating Law in an Indian Bazaar

12:30 pm

Break

Session F

1:00 pm

Kish Parella, Washington and Lee School of Law

INVESTORS AS INTERNATIONAL LAW INTERMEDIARIES: ENFORCING HUMAN RIGHTS THROUGH SHAREHOLDER ACTIVISM

2:00 pm

Sergio Alberto Gramitto Ricci, Monash University

Giancarlo Anello, University of Parma

Mohamed Arafa, Alexandria University Faculty of Law

Divine Law for Corporations

3:00 pm

Closing Remarks

Berle XII Symposium Presenters:

Berle XII Symposium Active Audience Participants: