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13th Annual Colloquium on Scholarship in Employment and Labor Law (COSELL)

The University of South Carolina School of Law
1525 Senate Street, Columbia, SC 29208
September 27–29, 2018
Reception on Thursday evening, September 27th, 2018
Columbia, South Carolina

13th Annual COSELL Program

We are excited to announce that the Thirteenth Annual Colloquium On Scholarship in Employment and Labor Law (COSELL) will be held at the University of South Carolina School of Law in Columbia, South Carolina. We are celebrating our move into a completely new legal facility, and look forward to you joining us for the conference on September 27th–September 29th, 2018.

The Colloquium will start with a reception on Thursday evening, September 27 and the actual programming will begin the morning of Friday, September 28 and end during the afternoon on Saturday, September 29. The Thursday night reception and all programming sessions will be held at University of South Carolina School of Law in downtown Columbia, South Carolina.

This Colloquium gives both emerging and establishing labor and employment scholars an opportunity to gather with colleagues to present their work to an expert audience. We welcome all labor and employment law scholars to attend this colloquium. The sponsors will provide light snacks at the Thursday reception as well as lunch on Friday and Saturday and dinner on Friday evening. Participants are responsible for their own travel and lodging costs.


Full-time faculty members of AALS member or fee-paid law schools are eligible to submit papers. Faculty who are clinicians, pre-tenure, and/or of diverse backgrounds are especially encouraged to submit papers.

All faculty presenters are responsible for paying their own hotel and travel expenses.

Registration and Paper Submission Procedure

Paper proposals are due by Monday, August 20, 2018, and registration will remain open through that date. Registration and proposal submission are closed. Hotel registration is also available.

Some general information on travel/airports is available here, and information on the conference hotel, The Inn at USC, is available here.

The conference rate for the Inn at USC is $149/night (ask for the Labor & Employment Colloquium rate), which includes breakfast at the Inn.

The Inn is within short walking distance of the law school, and is located at:

1619 Pendleton Street
Columbia, SC 29201
803-779-7779 (ask for conference rate)
Registration is also available online.


Feel free to contact Joseph A. Seiner with questions.


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