Friday, July 31, 2009
The Teaching International Law Group (TILIG) of the American Society of International Law (ASIL) is sponsoring an exciting full-day workshop on international law curricular issues at Hofstra Law School on Friday, September 25, 2009. The first morning panel will focus on what basic knowledge, values and skills should be taught as part of an international law curriculum. Speakers include Professors Jose Alvarez, Barbara Stark, Susan Sample, and Rumu Sarkar. The second morning panel will focus on how to organize the law school curriculum to best teach international law. Speakers include Professors Manual Gomez, Colin Picker, and Julian Ku. The afternoon sessions will focus on the practical side of teaching international law, including the use of video clips, problems, simulations, and negotiations. Afternoon speakers include John Gamble, Chris Borgen, Norm Printer, and Bill Slomanson, among others. For more information, see the TILIG webpage on the ASIL website, or contact TILIG Co-Chairs Cindy Buys and Tom McDonnell.