Presentations: Robert A. Williams
Speaker, The Human Rights of British Colombia's First Nations within the Inter-American Human Rights System (First Nations Summit, B.C., Canada, June 10, 2004).
Forum Moderator, Protection of American Indian Sacred Lands and Cultural Rights (Harvard University Native American Program, Jan. 20, 2003).
Speaker, United States Developments (2002 Tribal, State, & Federal Judges Conf., Tucson, Ariz., Mar. 22, 2002), in THE 2002 TRIBAL, STATE & FEDERAL JUDGES CONFERENCE : PROTECTION OF INDIGENOUS PEOPLES CUSTOMARY AND LEGAL RIGHTS: UNITED STATES, INTERNATIONAL AND COMPARATIVE LAW PERSPECTIVES (2002). [Law Special Collection CRG 107, Fold. 4].
Speaker, The Savage as the Wolf: The Rehnquist Court's Indian Law Decision (Univ. Ariz. Speaker Series, Feb. 20, 2001).
Seminar Lecture, The Legal History and Contemporary Scope of the Tribal Sovereignty Doctrine (ABA Appellate Judges Education Seminar, Lake Tahoe, Nev., Aug. 21, 2000).
Invited Guest Speaker, The Rehnquist Courts Assault on Indian Rights in America (Harvard Univ. Native American Programs Community Lecture Series, Cambridge, Mass., Jan. 16, 2000).
Plenary Speaker (Udall Foundation Conf. Building American Indian Nations for the 21st Century, Tucson, Ariz., Nov. 12, 1999).
Keynote Address (Navajo Nation Bar Assn. Annual Conv., Flagstaff, Ariz., June 10, 1999).
Speaker, Hercules in Braids: The Law Professor as Tribal Judge in Hard Cases (Harvard Law School Faculty Workshop Series, Cambridge, Mass., Jan. 15, 1999).
Faculty Seminar, Venetie and the Uses of Silence in Federal Indian Law (Native Studies Dept., Univ. Alaska, Anchorage, Alaska, Aug. 1998).
Speaker, Tribal Courts and Tribal Self-Government (Aboriginal People & the Justice System Conf., Univ. British Columbia Faculty of Law, Vancouver, B.C., May 7, 1998).
Speaker, Harvard, the Indian Oxford (Indigenous Peoples & Education: The Impact of a Harvard Law School Education on Native Communities Symposium, Harvard Law School, Cambridge, Mass., May 1, 1998).
Banquet Speaker (National Institute of Justice STOP Grant Violence Against Women Conf., Tucson, Ariz., Apr. 24, 1998).
Seminar Leader, Rethinking Indian Law for a Postmodern Multicultural Society (Indian Law Resource Center Annual Board Meeting, Albuquerque, N.M., Apr. 27, 1997).
Opening Keynote Speaker, Beyond the Plenary Power Doctrine: Tribal Sovereignty in the Next 500 Years (Tribal Nation Building Conference, hosted by the Federal Reserve Bank, Missoula, Mont., Apr. 14, 1997).
Speaker & Panel Moderator, Environmental Conflict Resolution in Indian Country Today (Environmental Conflict Resolution in the West Conf., organized by the Udall Center for Studies in Public Policy, Univ. Ariz., Apr. 5, 1997).
Speaker & Conference Organizer, Addressing the Challenges and Identifying Needs (Environmental Conflict Resolution in Indian Country Seminar & Workshops, organized by the Tribal Law and Policy Program, Univ. Ariz., Feb. 28 & Mar. 1, 1997).
Lecturer, Linking Arms Together: American Indian Visions of Law and Peace (Black History Month Lecture Series, Univ. Ariz. African American Studies Program, Feb. 5, 1997).
Featured Speaker, Indian Treaties as Relational Contracts (Assn. Am. L. Sch. Annual Meeting, Section on Contracts, Washington, D.C., Jan. 1997).
Featured Speaker, The National Forest Management Act in a Changing Society: 1976-1996 (Natural Resources Law Ctr. Conf., Univ. Colo., Boulder, Colo., Sept. 16, 1996).
Paper, Federalism and Indian Rights (Univ. Ariz. College of Law Federalism Conf., Tucson, Ariz., Mar. 1996).
Featured Presenter, Mock Class Demonstration, Teaching Johnson v. McIntosh (Assn. Am. L. Sch. Workshop for New Law Teachers, Washington, D.C., July 21, 1995).
Speaker, Indian Law Update (Indian Law Section, Ariz. State Bar Conv. Annual Seminar, Scottsdale, June 1995).
Speaker, Upholding Tradition: The Western Public Intellectual (First Annual Ralph Johnson Scholarship Dinner, Seattle, Wash., May 30, 1995).
Plenary Session Speaker, Critical Race Practice (Southeastern/Southwestern Law Professors of Color Conf., Boulder, Colo., May 20, 1995).
Plenary Speaker, The Ten Commandments of Critical Race Theory and Practice (Southeastern/Southwestern Law Professors of Color Conf., Boulder, Colo., May 20, 1995).
Keynote Speaker, Critical Race Practice (Western Law Professors of Color Annual Conference, San Diego, Cal., Mar. 17, 1995).
Plenary Session Program Speaker, Beyond the Classroom: Scholarship and Teaching in the Service of Public Policy (Assn. Am. L. Sch. 1995 Annual Meeting, New Orleans, La., Jan. 7, 1995).
Featured Speaker, The Jeffersonian Tradition and American Indian Religious Freedom (Joint Program of Sections on Law and Religion and Native American Rights, New Orleans, La., Jan. 6, 1995).
Sessional Speaker, The Jefferson Commemoration Conference: Thomas Jefferson and the Changing West: From Conquest to Conservation (St. Louis, Mo., Nov. 18-20, 1994).
Speaker, Roundtable on Human Rights and the New Legal Pluralism (1994 Annual Meeting of the Law & Society Assn., Phoenix, Ariz., June 16-19, 1994).
Keynote Speaker, Models of Sovereignty: The Future of Indian Self-Determination (First Bi-Annual Indian Law & Policy Conf., Univ. Mont., Missoula, Mont., Apr. 28 - 29, 1994).
Faculty Seminar, Red Squirrels, Apache Gaans, and Big Telescopes: United States Environmental Law and American Indian Sacred Sites (Univ. Alberta School of Law, Mar. 31, 1994).
Featured Speaker, Decolonizing Environmental Law (Assn. Am. L. Sch. Annual Meeting, Section on Environmental Law, Racism and Environmental Justice: Teaching It Like It Is, Orlando, Fla., Jan. 1994).
Featured Speaker, Environmental Justice (Assn. Am. L. Sch. Annual Meeting, Mini-Workshop on Environmental Issues Across the Curriculum, Orlando, Fla., Jan. 1994).
Featured Speaker, The University of Arizona College of Law Tribal Law Program (Assn. Am. L. Sch. Annual Meeting, Section on Clinical Legal Education, Legal Education and the Quest for Social Justice, Orlando, Fla., Jan. 1994).
Concurrent Session Leader, Constitutional Law/Legal History/Civil Rights/Native American Rights (Assn. Am. L. Sch. Annual Meeting, Mini-Workshop on Environmental Issues Across the Curriculum, Orlando, Fla., Jan. 1994).
Moderator, Indian Water Rights Negotiations and Settlements (State Bar of Arizona Annual Indian Law Seminar, Phoenix, Ariz., June 1993).
Presenter (State Bar of Arizona Annual Indian Law Seminar, Phoenix, Ariz., June 1993).
Keynote Speaker, Legal Implications of the Mabo Decision: A North American Perspective (New South Wales Aboriginal Land Council Land Claims Conf., Sydney, Australia, Mar. 9, 1993).
Featured Panel Speaker, Native Hawaiian Rights in Historical and Comparative Perspective (Assn. Am. L. Sch. Annual Conv., Native American Rights Section, San Francisco, Cal., Jan. 1993).
Featured Speaker, Tribal Self-Governance and Waste Management (Battelle Environmental Planning & Social Research Center, Seattle, Wash., Jan. 1993).
Speaker (Law & Alternative Dispute Resolution Student Organization Forum, Univ. Wash. School of Law, Jan. 1993).
Featured Speaker, Tribal Self-Governance: Emerging Issues (U.S. Dept. Commerce, Economic Development Administration, Seattle Regional Office Annual Conf., Seattle, Wash., Dec. 1992).
Speaker (Native American History Month Celebration, Univ. Wash., Seattle, Wash., Nov. 1992).
Paper, The Rehnquist Supreme Court and Cultural Racism Against American Indian Tribalism (Univ. Wash. School of Law Faculty Workshop, Nov. 1992).
Distinguished Visiting Lecturer, North American Indian Visions of Law and Peace (N. Ariz. Univ. Columbus Quincentenary Lecture Series, Flagstaff, Ariz., Oct. 29, 1992).
Keynote Speaker, Linking Arms Together: Building Tribal and University Partnerships (American Indian Higher Education Symposium, Univ. Wash., Seattle, Wash., Oct. 12, 1992).
Featured Speaker, American Indian Tribes and Nations -- A Walk Through History (State-Tribal Relations Conf., State of Wash. Office of Support Enforcement, Seattle, Wash., Sept. 1992).
Lecturer & Panelist, American Indian Approaches to Resolving Cross-Cultural Conflict (Second Annual Northwest Alternative Dispute Reservation Conf., Univ. Wash. Law School, Seattle, Wash., Sept. 1992).
Featured Speaker, Native Hawaiian Rights and Native American Status (Sixth Annual Western Regional Indian Law Symposium, Univ. Wash., Seattle, Wash., Sept. 1992).
Featured Speaker, Tribal Law and Justice in a Multicultural World (Second Annual State/Tribal Court Conf., Univ. Ariz. College of Law, Tucson, Ariz., May 1992).
1992 Allen Chair Lecture, Linking Arms Together: North American Indian Visions of Law and Peace (Univ. Richmond Law School, Apr. 9, 1992).
Distinguished Lecturer, Multicultural Constitutionalism in Native American Visions of Law and Peace (Okla. Scholar-Leadership Enrichment Program 1992 Public Lecture, Univ. Okla., Mar. 18, 1992).
Lecturer, The American Indian in Western Legal Thought: The Discourses of Conquest (Provost's 1992 Faculty Community Lecture Series, Univ. Ariz., Tucson, Ariz., Mar. 3, 1992).
Lecturer (Law School Admissions Council Latino, Native American & Native Canadian Student Recruitment Conf., Albuquerque, N.M., Mar. 1992).
Discussant, Indigenous Peoples, Human Rights, and Global Warming (Energy & the Environment Conf., Univ. Ariz. College of Law, Jan. 1992).
Speaker, Historical and Legal Foundations of Tribal Court Jurisdiction (Opening Session, Ariz. Courts Assn., Courts of the Southwest Conf., Tribal Courts, Past-Present Future, Nov. 1991).
Speaker, Northern New Spain: Hispanic and Native American Perspectives (Columbus Quincentenary Commemorative Series Symposium, Ariz. Humanities Council & Univ. Ariz., Sept. 1991).
Featured Speaker, Racism and Ethnocentrism in U.S. Indian Law (ABA Annual Convention, Section on Individual Rights & Responsibilities Symposium, Atlanta, Ga., Aug. 1991).
Seminar Speaker (Section on Indian Law, Arizona Bar Assn. Annual Conv., Phoenix, Ariz., June 1991).
James Thomas Lecture, Linking Arms Together: Native American Visions of International Law and Peace (Yale Univ. Law School, New Haven, Conn., Mar. 26, 1991).
Paper, Learning From Others: Tribal Approaches to Creating Social Change (Assn. Am. L. Sch. Annual Conf. on Women in Legal Education, Washington, D.C., Mar. 24, 1991).
Legal Perspectives Lecture, Critical Race Theory: Doing It (Univ. Ariz. College of Law, Mar. 1991).
Opening Paper, The Enlightenment Era Legacy in Modern Federal Indian Law (U.S. Conf. of Chief Justices, 1991 Midyear Meeting, Phoenix, Arizona, Jan. 29, 1991).
Keynote Speaker, Linking Arms Together: The Challenge to Higher Education of a Multi-cultural Society (Western Regional Conference, Natl. Assn. Student Personnel Administrators, Honolulu, Haw., Jan. 24, 1991).
Keynote Speaker, A Tribal Systems Approach to Economic Development Policy-Making (Native American Tourism Conference, Univ. Ariz. Extended University, Phoenix, Ariz., Nov. 8, 1990).
Guest Lecturer, North American Indigenous Visions of Law and Peace: The Iroquois Covenant Chain (UCLA Faculty of Law Seminar Series, Los Angeles, Cal., Nov. 1, 1990).
Luncheon Speaker, The University and Tribalism (UCLA American Indian Studies Program, Los Angeles, Cal., Nov. 1990).
Keynote Speaker, The Future of Tribal Government (Governor's Arizona Indian Commission Annual Town Hall, Oct. 18, 1990).
Speaker, Historical and Contemporary Perspectives on Federal Indian Law and Policy (National Child Support Enforcement Assn., Conf. on Child Support Enforcement for Indian Children - Intergovernmental Perspectives, Phoenix, Ariz., June 1990).
Keynote Speaker, Excellence Through Diversity: The Challenge to Higher Education In A Multicultural Society (Joint Conf. Ariz. College Personnel Assn. & Ariz. Natl. Assn. Student Personnel Administrators, Casa Grande, Ariz., Apr. 1990).
Paper, Territorial Rights of Indigenous Peoples Under International Law (UN Declaration on Indigenous Peoples' Rights Workshop, sponsored by the Ctr. Intl. & Comp. Studies & Program for Human Rights and Social Justice, University of Iowa, Mar. 1990).
Luncheon Speaker, Defining the Role of Indian Education Within Tribal Government (Univ. Ariz. Extended University, Indian Education Conference, Tucson, Ariz., Mar. 1990).
Featured Paper, Outsider Jurisprudence: Perspectives on Gender, Race, and Culture (Heman Sweatt Symposium on Civil Rights, Univ. Tex., Austin, Tex., Mar. 1990).
Main Speaker (Dedication & Opening Ceremonies for the Native American Resource Center, Univ. Ariz., Tucson, Ariz., Feb. 1990).
Featured Paper, Gender, Power and Property in an Indian Cultural Context (Assn. Am. L. Sch. Annual Conv., Property and Women in Legal Education Joint Program, San Francisco, Cal., Jan. 1990).
Opening Paper, Defining the Parameters of Tribal Court Jurisdiction (Natl. Ctr. State Courts Task Force on Tribal-State Court Relations, Tucson, Ariz., Dec. 1989).
Speaker, The Challenge to Indian Leadership in the 1990's (Project Central Seminar, Univ. Ariz., Cooperative Extension, Community Leadership & Resource Development Program, Tucson, Ariz., Dec. 1989).
Featured Paper, New Voices in Legal Scholarship (Assn. Am. L. Sch., Workshop on Minorities in Legal Education, Washington, D.C., Sept. 1989).
Luncheon Speaker, Indian Tribes and the Land Grant University Tradition (President's Tribal Leaders Advisory Council, First Annual Meeting, Univ. Ariz., Tucson, Ariz., Sept. 1989).
Speaker, The Role of Tribal Government in Indian Agricultural Development (Southwest Indian Agricultural Assn., 2nd Annual Conf., Indian Agriculture in the 1990's, Phoenix, Ariz., Sept. 1989).
Participant-Observer, Statement On the Working Group Study on Treaties, Agreements and Other Constructive Arrangements Between States and Indigenous Populations (UN Working Group on Indigenous Populations, Seventh Session, National Indian Youth Council (N.G.O), July 31 - Aug. 4, 1989) (accompanied by a written report, "The Rights and Status of Indigenous Peoples Under International Law During the Classical Era Treaty Period: 1600 - 1840").
Participant-Observer, Intervention on behalf of the Tohono O'odham Indian Tribe of Mexico (UN Economic & Social Council, Commission on Human Rights, Sub-Commission on Prevention of Discrimination & Protection of Minorities Working Group on Indigenous Populations (U.N. Working Group on Indigenous Populations), Seventh Session, Geneva, Switzerland: National Indian Youth Council (N.G.O.), July 31 - Aug. 4, 1989).
Paper, Regulatory Takings - The National Arena 1989 (Land Use Law Seminar, State Bar of Arizona & Arizona Planning Assn., Phoenix, Ariz., May 1989).
Featured Presentation, American Indians and Contemporary International Law (1989 Federal Indian Bar Assn. Conv., Albuquerque, N.M., Apr. 1989).
Opening Paper, Emergence of a National Indian Policy: Parens Patriae and Indian Tribal Sovereignty (1989 Inst. Mineral Development on Indian Lands, Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation & ABA Comm. Native American Natural Resources Law, Albuquerque, N.M., Feb. 1989).
Keynote Speaker, Sovereign Immunity and Economic Development (1st Annual Economic Development Summit, Gila River Indian Community, Sacaton, Ariz., Dec. 1988).
Resource Person, The Law School Environment: Recruiting and of Nurturing Minority Faculty (Assn. Am. L. Sch. Access 2000 Conf., The Challenge to the Legal Profession, Washington, D.C., Oct. 1988).
Luncheon Address, The Discourses of Sovereignty in Indian Country (1988 Native American Rights Fund, Indian Law Support Ctr. Training Conf., Boulder, Colo., Aug. 1988).
Opening Paper, The History of Federal Restraints on Indian Resource Development (1988 Natural Resources Conf., Boulder, Colo., June 1988).
1988 Bass Lecture, The Rights and Status of Federally Recognized Indian Tribes (Pembroke State Univ., Pembroke, N.C., Mar. 8, 1988).
1986 Marks Memorial Lecture, Jefferson, the Norman Yoke and American Indian Lands (Univ. Arizona College of Law, Tucson, Ariz., Nov. 1986).
Paper, The Supreme Court's Land Use Planning Law (Lincoln Institute, Land Policy Roundtable Conf. on the Sixty Year History of Modern Zoning, Cambridge, Mass., Oct. 1986).
Featured Paper, Taking Rights Aggressively: CLS and Minority Rights Discourse (1986 Critical Legal Studies Conf., Los Angeles, Cal., Jan. 1986).
Featured Paper, The Promise of Critical Legal Studies for Peoples of Color (Assn. Am. L. Sch. Annual Conv., Washington, D.C., Minority Rights Section, Jan. 1985).
Paper, History of Western Persecution of American Indian Religions (Indian Religious Freedom Conf., Santa Fe, N.M., June 1984).
Paper, Targeted Low-income Housing Strategies for the 80's (Lincoln Inst., Land Policy Roundtable Conf. on Housing, Cambridge, Mass., Dec. 1983).