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SEAL News: January 20, 2011 – SEAL XII Program Posted; Other News

Jan. 20, 2011—Dear SEAL Members: A few quick news items: 1. The program schedule is posted. See http://law.vanderbilt.edu/seal/conferences/2011conference/2011conferenceprogram.htm. Subject to minor adjustments, this is our final version. 2. The Sheraton hotel has extended their room block rates until Jan. 27th, 2011. See http://law.vanderbilt.edu/seal/conferences/2011conference/2011conferencehotels.htm. 3. The registration cost goes up after Friday. See http://law.vanderbilt.edu/seal/conferences/2011conference/2011conferenceregform.htm. Thanks! JB J.B. Ruhl,...

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SEAL News: January 19, 2011 – Job Announcement – Law and Neuroscience

Jan. 19, 2011—Associate Director for the Law and Neuroscience Project Vanderbilt University Law School The national MacArthur Foundation Law and Neuroscience Project, headquartered at Vanderbilt University Law School, is currently accepting applications for the Associate Director position. The Associate Director will report to Director Owen Jones, New York Alumni Chancellor’s Chair in Law & Professor of Biological...

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SEAL News: January 12, 2011 – SEAL XII Registration/Dues reminder

Jan. 12, 2011—Dear SEAL Members: SEAL XII at Loyola-LA Law School is just a month away, so I offer these brief reminders and news items: Registration fees rise from $175 to $250 after January 21. Information is here: (http://law.vanderbilt.edu/seal/conferences/2011conference/2011conferenceregform.htm). All presenters must be 2011 dues paid members (http://law.vanderbilt.edu/seal/duespay.htm) and have paid registration. Hotel and travel information are...

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SEAL News: December 14, 2010 – SEAL XII News & End of Year Message

Dec. 14, 2010—First, more news on the conference: 1.  Abstracts for the presentations are now posted. Please see http://law.vanderbilt.edu/seal/conferences/2011conference/2011conferencespeakers.htm. We will have the full schedule filled out and posted in mid-January. 2.  We have also posted hotel information and tips on transportation. Please see http://law.vanderbilt.edu/seal/conferences/2011conference/2011conferencehotels.htm 3.  You will note that, being LA, the hotel is not inexpensive....

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SEAL News: November 29, 2010 – SEAL XII Keynote Speaker – David Sloan Wilson

Nov. 29, 2010—Dear SEAL Members- I write to let you know of two exciting news items for SEAL XII, Feb 11-12, at Loyola-LA Law School: First, our keynote speaker and conference guest will be noted evolutionist David Sloan Wilson of SUNY-Binghamton (http://evolution.binghamton.edu/dswilson/).  Many thanks to SEAL Vice President Julie Seaman for arranging for this fantastic opportunity for...

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SEAL News: November 2, 2010 – Reminders & Headcount Request

Nov. 2, 2010—Dear SEAL Members- A few important alerts and questions: First, a reminder that we’d like to receive presentation proposals for the SEAL XII conference by November 15, 2010. Please use the format available at http://law.vanderbilt.edu/seal/conferences/2011conference/2011conferencetalks.htm. Proposals will be reviewed after November 15 on a space available basis. Also, while registration remains open right up to...

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SEAL News: October 15, 2010 – Upcoming Conferences

Oct. 15, 2010—Dear SEAL Members: This message brings news of three conferences: 1) ‘The Brain Sciences in the Courtroom’ (Mercer Law Review Symposium) The Mercer Law Review is hosting its annual symposium Oct. 21 – 22 at Mercer Law School (organized in part by longtime SEAL member Ted Blumoff). The symposium theme is “The Brain Sciences in...

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SEAL News: September 16, 2010 – SEAL XII Conference – Call for Presentation Proposals & Registration

Sep. 16, 2010—Dear SEAL Members- As the first step toward the SEAL XII conference at Loyola-LA Law School, February 11-12, 2011, we have issued the call for presentation proposals. You can find it set out below or at the website page: http://law.vanderbilt.edu/seal/conferences/2011conference/2011conferencetalks.htm. We have also set up the registration page here: http://law.vanderbilt.edu/seal/conferences/2011conference/2011conferenceregform.htm. We look forward to receiving...

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SEAL News: August 19, 2010 – SEAL XII Conference – Save the Date

Aug. 19, 2010—SEAL XII -– SAVE THE DATE Dear SEAL Members- I write to inform you that Loyola Law School – LA will be hosting the SEAL XII scholarship conference on Friday, February 11th and Saturday, February 12th, 2011. Many thanks to Loyola LA and our on-site liaison, Mike Guttentag. Details will follow. For now, please mark...

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SEAL News: July 20, 2010 – Announcement for Junior Faculty & Student Writing Prizes

Jul. 20, 2010—Announcement for junior faculty writing prize: SEAL is now accepting submissions for the 4th Junior Faculty Writing prize. Applicants, who must be untenured at the time of their submission’s publication acceptance, should submit a citation to, or link to, a publication not previously submitted for this prize. Send applications by April 15, 2011, to seal@law.vanderbilt.edu....

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SEAL News: June 10, 2010 – Publications of Interest

Jun. 10, 2010—Publications of Interest Selected Publications By SEAL Members David J. Herring, Fathers and Child Maltreatment: A Research Agenda Based on Evolutionary Theory and Behavioral Biology Research, 31 Children and Youth Services Review 935-945 (2009) [link] Robin Bradley Kar, The Second-Person Standpoint and the Law (April 14, 2010) [link] Owen Jones & Robert Kurzban, Intuitions of...

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SEAL News: June 10, 2010 – Upcoming Conferences & Call for Papers

Jun. 10, 2010—Upcoming Conferences Human Behavior and Evolution Society 22nd Annual HBES Conference University of Oregon, June 16–20, 2010 Keynote Speaker: David Haig Plenary Speakers: Carl Bergstrom, Susan Carey, Kim Hill, Mark Pagel, Susan Perry Please visit the conference website for more information Call for Papers Fifth Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Yale Law School November...

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SEAL News: June 10, 2010 – Useful Links, Evolutionary Analysis in the News, Blogs, & General Announcements

Jun. 10, 2010—Dear SEAL Members: As part of SEAL’s continuing effort to keep you informed of developments of potential interest, you will below find information on the following subjects (to which you can quickly hyperlink by clicking on the subject): Some Useful Links; Evolutionary Analysis in the News; Blogs; General Announcements; 1)  Some Useful Links TEDx Talk...

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SEAL News: February 10, 2010 – SEAL XI Conference Registration, Travel, & Hotel Information

Feb. 10, 2010—Dear SEAL Members- You may now find information on registration for SEAL 11, as well as details on travel and hotels, at the SEAL webpage: www.sealsite.org. Click on the Conferences button and then the link for the 11th Conference. Reminder: The registration fee (which increases a few weeks before the conference) covers only your food...

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SEAL News: January 26, 2010 – New “Early Stages” Session at SEAL Conference

Jan. 26, 2010—Dear SEAL Members: We have received a number of fascinating presentation proposals for the SEAL conference in April, and I am happy for the time being to continue to accept more proposals while we begin reviewing and planning. My primary reason for writing, however, is to announce a new session concept for this meeting. Provided...

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