Category Archives: Call for Papers or Participation

CFP: LatCrit XIV, “Outsiders Inside”

From the FLP mailbox, this call for participation in the 2009 LatCrit Conference: Please join us at LatCrit XIV, the Fourteenth Annual LatCrit (Latina and Latino Critical Legal Theory, Inc.) Conference, which will take place in Washington, D.C.,   from … Continue reading

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CFP: National LGBT Bar Association Conference

  This year’s National LGBT Bar Association (formerly NLGLA) Conference (“Lavender Law”) takes place on September 10-12, 2009, in Brooklyn, New York. Lavender Law offers academics the unique opportunity to come together with other law and sexuality scholars, as well … Continue reading

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CFP: Bruce Springsteen Symposium

I can’t pretend there is anything feminist or gender related about this, but, wow, a Bruce Springsteen Symposium!!!! More info here. This song got me through some rough days in the early 1980s: Maybe I should submit an abstract! –Ann … Continue reading

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CFP: Women, Incarceration and Human Rights, February 27-28, Atlanta, GA

From the FLP mailbox, this notice of yet another great workshop being convened by Martha Fineman and the Feminism and Legal Theory Project at Emory Law School: From 1995 – 2006, the number of incarcerated women in the United States … Continue reading

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CFP: Special Issue of Hypatia

From the FLP Mailbox, this announcement from Hypatia of a “Twenty-Fifth Anniversary Conference and Special Issue: Feminist Legacies / Feminist Futures”: Hypatia has been published as an independent journal of feminist philosophy since 1986; Volume 25 will appear in 2010. … Continue reading

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Sarah Weddington Writing Prize for New Student Scholarship in Reproductive Rights Law

From the FLP mailbox, this call for papers that might be of interest to some of our students: CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS – WIN MONEY AND GET PUBLISHED Law Students for Reproductive Justice is accepting submissions for its 4th annual Writing … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: Cardozo Journal of Law and Gender Symposium

What to Expect: Legal Developments and Challenges in Reproductive Justice February 25, 2009 This symposium issue of the Cardozo Journal of Law and Gender will address the changing legal status of reproductive rights and the development of new problems, challenges, … Continue reading

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CFP: Freedom Center Journal

From the FLP mailbox, this message from the Call for Papers: The Freedom Center Journal (“FCJ”) is a joint scholarly publication of the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center and the University of Cincinnati College of Law.   The purpose of … Continue reading

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CFP Succotash: critical reflections on the 2008 U.S. Presidential campaigns

Eds. María Ochoa, Alvina Quintana, Myra Mendible, Barbara K. Ige We seek papers that provide a variety of critical frames for the many, indeed thousands, of exchanges–––formal and informal, analytical and reflective–––that are brought about and sustained by the 2008 … Continue reading

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CFP: Women, Equality and Fiscal Policy: Gender Analysis of Taxes, Spending and Budgets

Call for papers for workshop on : Women, Equality, and Fiscal Policy: Gender Analysis of Taxes, Spending, and Budgets     Context and purpose of the workshop: The political economy of women is deeply affected by gender differences: women’s incomes … Continue reading

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Stanford Journal of Civil Rights & Civil Liberties 2009 Symposium “Gender, Parenting, and the Law”

On February 7, 2009, the Stanford Journal of Civil Rights and Civil Liberties will host its 3rd annual symposium.   This year’s topic is “Gender, Parenting, and the Law.”   The symposium, which will complement the journal’s Spring Symposium issue, … Continue reading

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CFP: Women’s Right Law Reporter, Rutgers School of Law Newark

The Women’s Rights Law Reporter is a quarterly journal of legal scholarship and feminist criticism published by students at the Rutgers School of Law in Newark, NJ. Now-Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg founded the Reporter in 1970. It is … Continue reading

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CFP – Transgender Law: Challenging the Boundaries of Law and Gender”

Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center’s Journal of Race, Gender and Ethnicity: Call for Papers and Presenters Touro Law Center’s online Journal of Race, Gender and Ethnicity is pleased to announce a symposium, Transgender Law: Challenging the Boundaries of … Continue reading

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CFP: Columbia J. of Gender & Law Symposium, “Gender on the Margins”

The Columbia Journal of Gender and Law announces an open call for papers addressing Gender on the Margins for its upcoming symposium to be held at Columbia Law School on April 10, 2009. Papers accepted for and presented at the … Continue reading

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CFP: “Applied Feminism: How Feminist Legal Theory is Changing the Law”

This call for papers seeks submissions for the University of Baltimore School of Law’s Second Annual Feminist Legal Theory Conference.   The conference will be held at the University of Baltimore on Friday, March 6, 2009.   The conference will … Continue reading

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CFP: International Conference on Feminist Constitutionalism

Call for Papers Date: February 28 – March 1, 2009 Location: Queen’s University, Kingston, Canada This conference intends to follow current debates in the intersection between constitutional law, constitutionalism, and feminist theory, both domestically and internationally. The discussions will address … Continue reading

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CFP: (Short) Reviews of Books Concerning Women and the Law

Call for Book Reviews: Women and the Law   Proposals Due September 25, 2008   The editors of Pace Law Review invite proposals from scholars, researchers, practitioners and professionals for contributions to a special book review issue to be published … Continue reading

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ABA Video/Essay Competition, “Gender Diversity: Have We Solved the Problem?”

The ABA Commission on Women in the Profession has announced its Video/Essay Competition on the topic,  “Gender Diversity: Have we solved the problem? If not, where do we go from here?”   The competition is open to law students and … Continue reading

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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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