Symposium Celebrating Work of Martha Nussbaum, February 13, 2009

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From the FLP Mailbox, this notice from the Program in Gender & Sexuality Law at Columbia Law School, co-directed by Feminist Law Profs Katherine Franke and Suzanne Goldberg:

Symposium Celebrating the Work of Martha Nussbaum

Friday, February 13th, 2009

This symposium will recognize Martha Nussbaum’s contributions to gender and sexuality law. Papers will be published in a special issue of theColumbia Journal of Gender and the Law.

The symposium will run all day and will be composed of three panels and an address by Martha Nussbaum. Panels and speakers will include:

Feminism as Liberalism Panel

  • Carlos Ball, Professor of Law at Rutgers Law School
  • Nancy Levit, Curators’ and Edward D. Ellison Professor of Law at University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law
  • Tracy Higgins, Professor of Law at Fordham Law School
  • History, Identity and Sexuality Panel

  • Mary Anne Case, Arnold I. Shure Professor of Law at University of Chicago Law School
  • Alice Kessler-Harris, R. Gordon Hoxie Professor of American History at Columbia University
  • Janet Jakobsen, Director, Barnard Center for Research on Women
  • Gender and Development Panel

  • Saskia Sassen, Robert S. Lynd Professor of Sociology at Columbia University
  • Amrita Basu, Domenic J. Paino 1955 Professor of Political Science and Women’s & Gender Studies at Amherst College
  • Aili Tripp, Professor of Political Science and Women’s Studies at University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • The program runs from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.  There will be a keynote address by Professor Nussbaum.  More info is available here.

    -Bridget Crawford

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