Desert Island Disks (Ten Reveries on Pedagogy in Law and the Humanities)
(2008) 2 Law and the Humanities 255-70
12 Pages Posted: 2 Aug 2012
Date Written: 2008
Novel in form and content, this essay makes a case for interdisciplinary pedagogy in legal education and research by focusing on cultural representations of law - on the meanings of and about law to be found in literature, art, music, and other social and daily forms. The essay develops a theory of law as found in the everyday, on the distinction between legal and non-legal forms of representation and discourse, and on the ethical responsibility of connection law students experiences of the world to their classroom learning.
Keywords: legal education, interdisciplinary law, law literature and the humanities, Kafka, Sendak, Coltrane, Klimt, Sophocles, Melville
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