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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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The 3rd Christina Conference on Women’s Studies & The 4th European Gender & ICT Symposium: Gender, Images and Global Context, March 8-10, 2007, University of Helsinki, Finland

Gender, Images and Global Contexts brings together two successful  conferences: the Christina Conference on Women?s Studies, organized in Helsinki in 2003 and 2005 and the European Gender and ICT symposium, previously organized in Amsterdam (2003), Brussels (2004) and Manchester   … Continue reading

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CFP: Mundos de Mujeres 2008 – 10th International Interdisciplinary Congress on Women

10th International Interdisciplinary Congress on Women, Mundos de Mujeres / Women ´s Worlds 2008, UCM, Madrid, Spain “Women ´s Worlds is the most important congress on academic research on gender and women and feminist social movements. It is a major … Continue reading

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Marquette is hosting the “First Annual Colloquium on Current Scholarship in Labor and Employment Law” on Friday, October 27, 2006!

Feminist Law Prof Scott Moss is one of the organizers. The Colloquium offers an opportunity for labor and employment law scholars from around the country to present their works in progress or recent scholarship, to get feedback from their colleagues, … Continue reading

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CFP: “Off Our Backs: The Feminist Newsjournal”

Submissions are being sought for the “Women and Fundamentalist Religion” issue (deadline 6/12/06) and the “Women of Color and Reproductive Justice” issue (deadline 8/15/06). Here’s the contact info: off our backs 2337B 18th Street, NW Washington, DC 20009 voice: 202-234-8072 … Continue reading

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CFP: Catharine Stimpson Prize for Outstanding Feminist Scholarship

The University of Chicago Press has announced the creation of the Catharine Stimpson Prize for Outstanding Feminist Scholarship.   Named in honor of the Founding Editor of Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society, the Catharine Stimpson Prize is … Continue reading

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Call for Submissions: Radical Women of Color Carnival #4

It will be hosted by Blackademic. (NB: Nubian puts parents around the letter k at her blog but when I try to do this it messes with the formatting. Apologies for that.) May’s edition “will be focused on how art … Continue reading

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CFP – YOUNG WOMEN’S ANTHOLOGY, “Doing it in Strange Places… And Making Change: Young Women Fighting for Social Justice”

A commonly asked question at social justice events is, “What can I do to get more involved?” This question is usually answered in one of three ways: send money, call politicians, and volunteer. Unfortunately, none of these foster a sense … Continue reading

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Call For Submissions: An Anthology

“There is a new ilk of academics and scholars. We are queer, trans, of color and culture; from the working-class; we are deaf; tattooed and pierced up; we teach from wheelchairs or wield canes; we don’t change our registers, we … Continue reading

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Read or Written Anything About Technology And Gender Lately?

Eszter Hargittai at Crooked Timber writes: “The University of Michigan Press is putting together a volume called The Best of Technology Writing 2006. The editorial team is soliciting suggestions for pieces, including blog posts. [W]e’re asking readers to nominate their … Continue reading

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April’s Radical Women of Color Carnival…

…will be hosted by the Woman of Color Blog. The topic is “Women of Color, Sex, Sexuality, Fucking and Love on the Internet.” Learn more here.

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CFP: Pornography, Celebrity and Popular Media Culture

Kaarina Nikunen, Laura Saarenmaa and Susanna Paasonen are currently editing an anthology on the pornography, media, and popular culture. Titled “Pornification,” it has a preliminary publishing agreement. They are looking for a chapter addressing gay men and the uses of … Continue reading

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Journal of Sexualities, Gender + Justice: Call For Papers About “Just Love”

The journal of sexualities, gender + justice is an independently peer-reviewed journal which aims to promote discussion of, and provide a forum for the analysis of, relations between and within sexualities, genders and law from critical and interdisciplinary perspectives. The … Continue reading

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CFP: IP/GENDER: THE UNMAPPED CONNECTIONS

IP/GENDER: THE UNMAPPED CONNECTIONS : MARCH 24, 2006 AMERICAN UNIVERSITY WASHINGTON COLLEGE OF LAW WASHINGTON, D.C. CALL FOR PAPERS Two years ago, we organized our first workshop on IP/Gender: The Unmapped Connections. Sponsored by the WCL Program on Intellectual Property … Continue reading

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