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CFP: Lehigh University Conference “Feminism in Practice”

From the FLP Mailbox, this CFP for a conference on “Feminism in Practice” to be held at Lehigh University (PA) on November 15, 2008:   The 2008 Feminism in Practice Conference, hosted by Lehigh  University’s Women’s Center and Office of … Continue reading

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CFP – Conflict and Transitional Justice: Feminist Approaches

Conflict and Transitional Justice: Feminist Approaches, September 19-20, 2008 Emory University School of Law. Sponsored by: The Feminism and Legal Theory Project. Truth Commissions and other forms of transitional justice have become ubiquitous as a mechanism for societies emerging from … Continue reading

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CFP: “Mother” Issue of Women’s Studies Quarterly

From the FLP mailbox, this call for papers for a special “MOTHER” issue of the Women’s Studies Quarterly:   Guest Editors: Nicole Cooley and Pamela Stone We have entered a motherhood moment–from celebrity mom baby-bump sightings to recent televised debates … Continue reading

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CFP: Conglomerate’s 4th Annual Junior Scholars Workshop

Over at Conglomerate, Christine Hurt has posted this call for participation in the 4th Annual Junior Scholars Workshop: Back by popular demand: the Conglomerate Junior Scholars Workshop for untenured law professors or candidates entering the law teaching market this fall. … Continue reading

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“CFP: Spilling Over: A Fat, Queer Anthology”

Working Title: Spilling Over: A Fat, Queer Anthology Editor: Jessica Giusti, Feminist Studies Ph.D. Student, University of Minnesota Contact: spillingover@gmail.com Submission Deadline: December 1, 2008 Despite the attention given by queer studies to the materiality of bodies and the cultural … Continue reading

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CFP: 5th Annual National Conference on Prostitution, Sex Work and Human Trafficking

The University of Toledo and the Second Chance Advisory Board have issued this call for papers for a two-day conference to be held at the University of Toledo on September 18th and 19th, 2008. The purpose of this conference is … Continue reading

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CFP: “Girls’ Culture & Girls’ Studies: Surviving, Reviving, Celebrating Girlhood”

From the FLP mailbox, this invitation for proposals on interdisciplinary scholarly and creative work to be presented at the 18th Annual Women’s Studies Conference at Southern Connecticut State University, October 17-18, 2008: The 18th Annual Women’s Studies Conference at Southern … Continue reading

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Come Together: Healing Tensions Among Women Working for Equality ~ A Women’s History Month Blog Carnival

A Women’s History Month  Blog Carnival Come Together: Healing Tensions among Women Working for Equality What Tami Said and Women’s Space are partnering to host a blog carnival to encourage a dialogue between all women committed to gender equality. Dates: … Continue reading

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CFP: “Transformative Works and Cultures”

From the FLP mailbox: Transformative Works and Cultures (TWC) is a Gold Open Access international peer-reviewed journal published by the Organization for Transformative Works edited by Kristina Busse and Karen Hellekson. TWC publishes articles about popular media, fan communities, and … Continue reading

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CFP: National Council for Research on Women’s “Hitting the Ground Running”

The National Council for Research on Women has issued this CFP/conference announcement for its “Hitting the Ground Running” Conference, co-Sponsored by The Center for the Study on Gender and Sexuality at NYU: Please join leading scholars, researchers, advocates, and policy … Continue reading

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CALL FOR PAPERS: Michigan Feminist Studies

Michigan Feminist Studies invites submissions for its 2008 issue on the theme of “Sexuality & Reproduction.” Women’s sexuality and reproductive capabilities have long been an important topic for feminist researchers, theorists, and activists. This volume of Michigan Feminist Studies seeks … Continue reading

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Call for Contributions to Book on “Everyday Pornographies”

From the FLP Mailbox: Invitation to contribute to EVERYDAY PORNOGRAPHIES Edited by Karen Boyle (University of Glasgow, Scotland) In recent years, the boundary between the pornographic and the mainstream has been a recurrent concern in academic and popular writing about … Continue reading

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Call for Presenters: Women and Crime, Violence, Self-Defense

From the FLP Mailbox: Call for Presenters: Law & Society – Montreal 2008 Working on a project involving women & crime, domestic violence, self-defense and/or the role of emotions in Criminal Law?   I’m looking for feminist-friendly co-panelists for a … Continue reading

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CFP Reminder: October 15th Submissions Deadline for the University of Baltimore School of Law’s upcoming Feminist Legal Theory and Feminisms Conference.

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CFP: Law, Poverty and Economic Inequality

CONFERENCE – LAW, POVERTY AND ECONOMIC INEQUALITY Valparaiso University School of Law April 3-4, 2008 The acceleration of economic globalization over the past few decades engendered initial excitement about the possibilities it could generate, but this excitement has been replaced … Continue reading

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CFP: HADASSAH-BRANDEIS INSITUTE PROJECT ON GENDER, CULTURE, RELIGION AND THE LAW

UNTYING THE KNOTS; THEORIZING CONFLICTS BETWEEN GENDER EQUALITY AND RELIGIOUS LAWS, April 14-15 2008 at Brandeis University KEYNOTE SPEAKERS: DR. SHIRIN EBADI and PROFESSOR JODY WILLIAMS, Nobel Peace Prize Laureates and founders of the Nobel Women’s Initiative Throughout the world, … Continue reading

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4th Annual Conference: “Prostitution, Sex Work, and the Commercial Sex Industry”

Another one of those conferences that don’t exist! Homepage is here.

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CFP: Law & Humanities Junior Scholar Workshop

UCLA School of Law, Columbia Law School, University of Southern California Center for Law, History & Culture, and Georgetown University Law Center invite submissions for the sixth meeting of the Law & Humanities Junior Scholar Workshop to be held at … Continue reading

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CFP:”Working From the World Up: Equality’s Future”A New Legal Realism Conference Celebrating the 25th Anniversary of the Feminism and Legal Theory Project

“Working From the World Up: Equality’s Future” A New Legal Realism Conference Celebrating the 25th Anniversary of the Feminism and Legal Theory Project Sponsored by: The University of Wisconsin Law School, the Institute for Legal Studies, the Feminism and Legal … Continue reading

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CFP: University of Baltimore School of Law’s Feminist Legal Theory and Feminisms Conference

From the FLP mailbox: This call for papers seeks submissions for the University of Baltimore School of Law’s upcoming Feminist Legal Theory and Feminisms Conference.   The conference will begin with a keynote address by Gloria Steinem the evening of … Continue reading

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CFP: Woman and Violence

The Institute for Women’s Studies at the University of Georgia is organizing an annual conference on the status and concerns of Women and Girls in Georgia. The theme of the inaugural conference, to be held in Athens October 12-14, 2007, … Continue reading

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CFP: Marist College’s 2007 Women & Society Conference

16th Women & Society Conference – 2007October 26 & 27, 2007 Marist College, Poughkeepsie New York Proposals and abstracts are being solicited for the 2007 Women & Society Conference. This feminist conference is interdisciplinary and multi-disciplinary, covering all aspects of … Continue reading

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CFP: Exploring Key Concepts in Feminist Legal Theory – The Family

The Centre for Law, Ethics and Society, Keele University and the Feminism and Legal Theory Project, Emory University (headed by FeministLawProf Martha Fineman) have issued this CFP for a workshop to be held September 7-8, 2007 at Emory University in … Continue reading

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CFP: Journal of Court Innovation (Peer-Reviewed)

From the FLP mailbox: The Journal of Court Innovation invites submissions of articles about innovative programs and strategies in state court systems.   Topics of interest include, but are not limited to: jury issues, case management, judicial selection and evaluation, … Continue reading

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CFP – Setting the Agenda: Examining the Critical Legal Issues Facing African-Americans and Minority Communities in the 2008 Election

From the FLP mailbox:   The Berkeley Journal of African-American Law and Policy‘s 2007 Symposium is entitled “Setting the Agenda: Examining the Critical Legal Issues Facing African-Americans and Minority Communities in the 2008 Election.” As the 2008 election draws near, … Continue reading

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CFP: Texas Junior Legal Scholars Conference

Call for Proposals: Inaugural Texas Junior Legal Scholars Conference, August 10-11th, 2007 From the announcement: We encourage submissions on a wide range of topics. We hope to present works from a multitude of perspectives:legal, economic, critical, historical, comparative, literary, political, … Continue reading

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CFP: Yale Law Journal “Pocket Part” Soliciting Contributions Addressing Internet Harassment

More information here. The Pocket Part home page is here and it currently features essays by some very cool law profs, James Gibson, Wendy Gordon, and Rebecca Tushnet.

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Call for Papers: Women and Social Justice

The Journal of Interdisciplinary Feminist Thought (JIFT) invites contributions for its next issue, which will be devoted to the theme Women and Social Justice. Papers are sought in all disciplines; joint papers and papers co-authored with student researchers are also … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: Feminist Pedagogy Conference 2007

The second Feminist Pedagogy Conference seeks participants for a day-long conference entitled “What’s Feminist about Feminist Pedagogy?”   The conference will be held on October 12, 2007 at the CUNY Graduate Center in New York City. The Feminist Pedagogy Conference … Continue reading

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CFP: Fourth Annual Gloucester Summer Legal Conference

LAW AND JUSTICE IN THE AGE OF GLOBALIZATION Marking the 200th Anniversary of Britain’s Abolition of the Slave Trade (1807) Gloucester, England July 19-21, 2007 Sponsored by: Texas Wesleyan University School of Law University of Gloucestershire Central Gloucester Initiative We … Continue reading

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The University of St. Thomas Law Journal is requesting submissions for its forthcoming issue: “Workplace Restructuring to Accommodate Family Life”

From the CFP: Selected articles will be published along side those written by symposium participants including Joan C. Williams, author of Unbending Gender: Why Family and Work Conflict and What to Do About It, and Sister Prudence Allen, R.S.M., Ph.D., … Continue reading

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CFP:”Space Security”

From the CFP: Icfai Center for Business Research, ICBR, (Bangalore) India (a part of ICFAI Business School) is set up for raising the standards of knowledge creation and dissemination through research and publication in the area of Business Management. ICFAI … Continue reading

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2007 SILBERMAN SEMINAR FOR LAW FACULTY: “The Impact and Legacy of the Holocaust on the Law” June 4-15, 2007

Application deadline: February 16 “The Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum announces the 2007 Silberman Seminar for U.S. law faculty teaching or preparing to teach courses on constitutional and international law and related legal … Continue reading

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Call for Proposals: Berkshire Conference on the History of Women

Fourteenth Berkshire Conference on the History of Women Continuities and Changes June 12-15, 2008 – Conference Homepage CALL FOR PAPERS The 14th Berkshire Conference on the History of Women, “Continuities and Changes” will be held June 12-15, 2008, at the … Continue reading

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CFP: “Sexual Abuse and Exploitation of Women in Violent Conflict”

Call for Papers June 17-19, 2007 – Amsterdam, the Netherlands The Netherlands Defense Academy and Emory University Law School’s Feminism & Legal Theory Project have joined together to sponsor a symposium regarding the sexual abuse and exploitation of women and … Continue reading

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CFP – Re/constructing Higher Education:Feminist Poststructural Perspectives and Policy Analysis

Elizabeth Allan (University of Maine), Susan Iverson (Kent State University) and Becky Ropers-Huilman (Louisiana State University) invite proposals for chapters to be included in an upcoming volume on the potential of feminist poststructural perspectives to enhance our understandings of assumptions … Continue reading

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CFP: Human Rights in Child Welfare

CALL FOR PAPERS Special Issue: Human Rights in Child Welfare Journal of Intergroup Relations Journal of the National Association of Human Rights Workers Guest editors: Laura Dreuth Zeman and Julie A. Steen, School of Social Work, Southern Illinois University – … Continue reading

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CFP: The Berkeley Journal of Gender, Law & Justice

From the Call for Submissions:   We are seeking submissions for the 22nd volume of the Berkeley Journal of Gender, Law & Justice, to be published in the summer of 2007. Entries should be guided by the Journal’s unique editorial … Continue reading

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Call for Proposals: Feminism, Activism and the Academy

The Women’s Studies Committee at The College of Saint Rose invites you to join Activist/Scholar/Publisher Barbara Smith and Authors/Activists Jennifer Baumgardner and Amy Richards for the First Annual Saint Rose Women’s Studies Regional Conference on Saturday, March 24, 2007. This … Continue reading

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CFP: Special Technology Issue of “Feminist Teacher”

From the CFP: Seeking Papers that … address any topic related to technology … take an explicitly feminist perspective … discuss implications for teaching practices Using a broad definition of technology, we are interested in papers that address feminist concerns … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: “Happiness and the Meaning of Life”

When I saw this CFP at the Legal Theory Blog I suspected it might be satire, but then I noticed the related conference was being organized by the Philosophy Department at the University of Birmingham, rather than a law school. … Continue reading

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CFP – “Women: Balancing Home and Profession”

CALL FOR PAPERS: The ICFAI Centre for Business Research (ICBR), a constituent of ICFAI Business School, affiliated to ICFAI University, India (Bangalore) is bringing out a book titled, “Women: Balancing Home and Profession.” The sub-themes of the proposed book are … Continue reading

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“Situating Gendered Violence Within a Global Context”

The 19th Annual Conference on Women and Gender at the University of Connecticut Friday and Saturday, February 16 and 17, 2007 Presented by the University of Connecticut Women’s Studies Program, with support from the Human Rights Institute Keynote Address by … Continue reading

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CFP by the ICFAI Centre for Business Research: Book Chapters

1. ” Women : Balancing Home and Profession” The main contents of this book would focus on areas such as physical health and nutrition, Stress management at home and at work place, handling family responsibilities and personal relationships, Financial status, … Continue reading

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“geek grrls: the next generation”

Jennifer Ouellette is publicizing an initiative to get girls and young women interested in science: The Feminist Press, in collaboration with The National Science Foundation, is exploring new ways to get girls and young women interested in science. While there … Continue reading

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CFP: “Passages”

The editors of “Passages: Law Aesthetics Politics” invite submissions for volume 11 of “Law Text Culture.” Details here.

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CFP: Digital Feminisms: Gender and New Technologies

From the CFP: The complexity of new technologies has altered the way we think about time, space and ourselves in the digital age. Whether it is business, media, entertainment, advocacy, art, education, social action, politics, paid and unpaid work, or … Continue reading

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CFP: Illusions of Identity: resisting (beyond) identity politics

From the CFP: Illusions of Identity: resisting (beyond) identity politics An interdisciplinary graduate conference hosted by the Centre for the Study of Theory and Criticism, University of Western Ontario, Canada October 14-15, 2006 With the limits of contemporary leftist social … Continue reading

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CFP: “An Uncomfortable Conversation on Sociobiology, Evolutionary Psychology, and Feminist Legal Theory”

From the CFP: This is the first of a planned series of workshops that will examine the implications of the increasing use of theories of sociobiology and evolutionary psychology to explain persistent inequalities between men and women. The primary aim … Continue reading

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CFP: The University of Detroit Mercy Law Review Symposium on Law and Religion seeks articles about women’s issues for its 2007 publication.

From the CFP: “The symposium edition, published annually, explores law and religion within a particular theme. The 2007 theme is women’s studies/issues. “We are looking for a range of papers, but examples of articles we would be interested in publishing … Continue reading

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