Spring 2015 Careers in Law Teaching Lunch Workshops
Wednesday, January 28, 12:10 in JG 502: "There Are Many Paths Into Law Teaching—How Might You Start Blazing One?"
Speakers: Vincent Blasi & Peter Strauss
This introductory session is intended to introduce Columbia Law students to the ins and outs, ups and downs, and whys and wherefores of an academic career. It is the first of a series of weekly lunch workshops held throughout the semester on the subject of academic careers. This session will provide a brief overview of the mechanics of going on the market as well as a discussion of what teaching is like, why we do it, and why you might want to consider it too.
Wednesday, February 4, 12:10 in JG 502: "What I Wished I Had Known or Thought Harder About While in Law School"
Speakers: Robert Jackson & David Pozen
Two members of our faculty will lead an informal discussion of steps aspiring professors should take while in law school, with some emphasis on how to find mentors and create fond lingering memories of your work here.