Irem Karacal is currently a J.D. candidate at Syracuse University College of Law and an M.A. in International Relations candidate at Syracuse University’s Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, Class of 2018. She graduated with a B.A. in Political Science and History from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 2015. Her passion for the arts stems from a background in dance, academic pursuits in art history, and a personal passion for literature. Her lifetime interest in the visual and performing arts inspired her to pursue a career connecting her interests in intellectual property and contract law to cultural …
Caroline Keegan received her Bachelor of Arts in History and Criticism of Art before working at the Museum of Modern Art, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and the Brooklyn Museum of Art. Caroline was a Fellow in the Art & Law Program and a Summer Associate at Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts. Caroline is a recent graduate of Fordham University School of Law where she completed a Juris Doctor degree and an Intellectual Property and Information Law concentration. She now works for the Calder Foundation and volunteers with the Center for Art Law.
I am a second-year law student at Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, Yeshiva University, with a keen interest in intellectual property, My background activities include 7.5 years in public service, community theater, creative writing (primarily playwriting), and visual art and graphic design.
Before starting law school at Fordham in 2016, Cynthia spent nearly a decade working in fashion for companies such as Versace and Valentino in Milan, Italy, and in journalism, for publications such as Time magazine and WWD. Fluent in French and Italian, she is a language lover and ardent supporter of creative expression, be it writing, designing, painting or performing. In 2017 she interned at Christie’s, working with the global intellectual property manager. At Fordham, she served as a board member of the Art Law and Fashion Law societies and on the staff of the Fordham International Law Journal.
Currently Director of the Primary Stages Oral History Project. Prior involvement in Off-Broadway theater from the age of 15 years old as stage manager, set and props designer, actor, and faculty at the Juilliard Drama Department for 23 years. Proprietor of The A Plass Prop House, under the umbrella of A.R.T./New York from 2000-2006.