Deardorff on Isiksel, “Decider of the Corporate Purpose”

In the final meeting of the Sawyer Seminar on Corporations and International Law at Duke University on April 13, 2018, Turkuler Isiksel, the James P. Shenton Assistant Professor of the Core Curriculum at Columbia University, spoke to the Seminar on her work on corporations and human rights. Isiksel’s work stems from her initial interest in Read more about Deardorff on Isiksel, “Decider of the Corporate Purpose”[…]

Deardorff on Gordon, “Contingent Corporations and Sovereignty”

In her talk to the penultimate lecture to the Sawyer Seminar on Corporations and International Law on March 23, 2018, Professor Gwendolyn Gordon of the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania spoke on her twist on the theory of the firm, using the case study of her research on Maori corporations on New Zealand’s Read more about Deardorff on Gordon, “Contingent Corporations and Sovereignty”[…]

Deardorff on Press and Fitzmaurice, “Capitalism and Sovereign Rights”

On Friday, November 17, 2017, Steven Press, Associate Professor of History at Stanford University, and Andrew Fitzmaurice, a Professor of History at the University of Sydney, presented their works on corporations and colonization to the Mellon Sawyer Seminar on Corporations and International Law. Both professors’ works focused on the late 19th and early 20th centuries Read more about Deardorff on Press and Fitzmaurice, “Capitalism and Sovereign Rights”[…]

Deardorff on Turner, “Corporate Values”

On Friday, October 6th, Henry Turner, Professor of English at Rutgers University, spoke as the second guest of the Seminar on Corporations and International Law. He discussed a portion of his forthcoming paper, The Poetics of the Corporate Person, which is an extension of his most recent book, The Corporate Commonwealth: Pluralism and Political Functions Read more about Deardorff on Turner, “Corporate Values”[…]