Current Call for Symposium & Timeline:

We are currently accepting symposium proposals for an event in November 2021. Please send all proposals to We will be making a determination in Spring 2021 regarding which, if any, proposals will be accepted for an event next fall. If your proposal is selected, there will be an accompanying issue of the Columbia Law Review dedicated to publication of the work generated by the symposium.

Proposal Requirements:

Proposals should include a detailed 2⁠–⁠3 page explanation of:

  • the proposed topic;
  • the reasons for convening a symposium now;
  • the proposed structure of panels at a live event;
  • a list of participants, including both individuals who have already confirmed they can participate or those that an organizer anticipates asking to participate; and
  • any available sources of funding for the live event.*

*Please note that additional funding is not required for the submission of a proposal, but it is encouraged as it helps defray the costs for the live event for the Review.