Program Schedule

Week 1

Monday, June 11

  • 8:00am to 9:00am          Registration & Breakfast
  • 9:00am to 10:00am        Introduction & Welcome
    Prof. Heather Hughes, incoming Director of the SJD Program of American University, & Prof. David Hunter
  • 10:00am to 12:00pm      Masterclass on Environmental and Human Rights
  • 12:00pm to 1:00pm        Lunch
  • 1:30pm to 3:30pm          Dissertation Workshop on Investment Law
  • 6:00pm to 8:00pm          BBQ Dinner at WCL

Tuesday, June 12

  • 10:30am to 1:00pm          Visit to the World Bank Inspection Panel
  • 2:30pm to 4:30pm            Tour of Capitol & Meeting with Congressman
    Jamin Raskin

Wednesday, June 13

  • 9:30am to 10:00am          Breakfast
  • 10:00am to 12:00pm        Masterclass on Public International Law in the World of the Post-Post-Cold War
  • 12:00pm to 1:00pm          Lunch
  • 2:15pm to 4:00pm            Tour of the Supreme Court

Thursday, June 14

  • 9:00am to 9:30am             Breakfast
  • 9:30am to 4:45pm             ATLAS Faculty Conference
  • 6:00pm to 8:00pm             Dinner at WCL

Friday, June 15

  • 10:00am to 10:30am          Breakfast
  • 10:30am to 12:30pm          Administrator's Meeting
  • 10:30am to 12:30pm          Masterclass on Empirical Methods
  • 12:30pm to 1:30pm            Lunch
  • 2:00pm - 3:00pm               Masterclass on How to Get Published
  • 3:00pm - 4:00pm               Masterclass on Publishing from the Perspective of a Dissertation Author

Week 2

Monday, June 18

  • 9:30am to 10:00am              Breakfast
  • 10:00am - 12:00pm             Masterclass on Comparative Methodology
  • 12:00pm to 1:00pm              Lunch
  • 2:00pm to 4:00pm                Dissertation Workshop on Human Rights, Transitional Justice, and Gender Issues

Tuesday, June 19

  • 10:00am to 10:30am              Breakfast
  • 10:30am - 12:30pm                Masterclass on Comparative Legal Pluralism
  • 12:30pm to 1:30pm                Lunch
  • 1:30pm to 3:30pm                  Dissertation Workshops on National Security Issues & Philosophical Considerations in Law
  • 7:00pm                                    Washington Nationals Baseball Game

Wednesday, June 20

  • 9:30am to 10:00am                 Breakfast
  • 10:00am - 12:00pm                 Masterclass on How to Write a Dissertation
  • 12:00pm to 1:00pm                 Lunch
  • 2:15pm to 4:00pm                   Visit to the National Archives

Thursday, June 21

  • 10:00am to 10:30am              Breakfast
  • 10:30am - 12:30pm                Masterclass on Human Rights
  • 12:30pm to 1:30pm                Lunch
  • 1:30pm to 3:30pm                  Dissertation Workshop on Tax and Environmental Law
  • 3:00pm to 5:00pm                  Dissertation Workshop on Intellectual Property and Data Protection
  • 6:30pm - 9:30pm                    Final Dinner at Maggiano's

Friday, June 22

  • 10:00am to 10:30am              Breakfast
  • 10:30am - 12:30pm                Masterclass on Public Speaking/Pedagogical Methods
  • 12:30pm to 1:30pm                Farewell Lunch