Category Archives: From the FLP mailbox

National Council for Research on Women’s “Gender Stat”

From the FLP mailbox, this notice of a research aggregation tool: The National Council for Research on Women is proud to announce the launch of Gender Stat, a tool that collects statistics on gender equity, annually and by topic. This first … Continue reading

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“On Having Fun & Raising Hell” – Symposium honoring the work of Professor Ann Scales on Saturday, March 30, 2013 at the University of Denver Sturm College of Law

“On Having Fun & Raising Hell” * Symposium honoring the work of Professor Ann Scales Saturday, March 30, 2013 Join the University of Denver Sturm College of Law to honor the life and work of Professor Ann Scales (1952-2012), author … Continue reading

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Announcing Two New Issues of “Women in Judaism”

From the FLP mailbox, this notice of two new issues of the interdisciplinary journal Women in Judaism: Vol. 8:1 features: Articles Voicing a New Midrash: Women’s Holocaust Writing as Jewish Feminist Response Deidre Butler Reading Jewish Identity, Spiritual Alienation, and … Continue reading

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CFP 20th Annual Women’s Studies Conference at Southern CT State

From the FLP mailbox, this CFP for the 20th Annual Women’s Studies Conference at Southern Connecticut State University: “Women and Labor: At Home, At Work, Around the Globe” Keynotes: Dolores Huerta & Lilly Ledbetter Friday and Saturday, April 20 and 21, … Continue reading

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Ms. JD Call for Writers in Residence

From the FLP mailbox, this message from Amanda Gonzalez, Ms. JD Executive Director and guest blogger here at Feminist Law Profs: Do you feel your creative spirit fading as you work tirelessly to perfect your legal writing skills?  Do you … Continue reading

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Conference Announcement, “Gender, Sexuality and Poverty,” March 31, 2012, Gettysburg College

From Temma Berg (English, Gettysburg College), this “Save the Date” notice: Saturday, March 31, 2012 2012 Annual Women’s Studies Conference sponsored by the Central Pennsylvania Consortium and the Women, Gender, & Sexuality Studies Programs of Dickinson College, Gettysburg College, and … Continue reading

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Announcing “The Pluralist’s Guide to Philosophy”

From the FLP mailbox: We’d like to announce a new source of information about philosophy departments in the United States, Canada and England: The Pluralist’s Guide to Philosophy, to be found here. This Guide is based on a survey of … Continue reading

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“Hey, Shorty!: A Guide to Combating Sexual Harassment and Violence in Schools and on the Streets”

Hey, Shorty! is pitched as a resource for parents, teachers and community leaders who want to take action against bullying and sexual harassment in their communities. Learn more here.

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CFP: Gender and Climate Change, Prato, Italy, September 2011

From the FLP mailbox, this Call for Abstracts for an international conference on “Gender and Climate Change”: Call For Abstracts: Gender and Climate Change – Prato, Tuscany September 2011 Gender and Climate Change is an international conference that will seek … Continue reading

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The Center for Reproductive Rights – Columbia Law School Fellowship – Deadline November 1, 2010

From Diana Hortsch, Director of the Law School Initiative at the Center for Reproductive Rights, this notice of a fellowship at Columbia Law School: The Center for Reproductive Rights – Columbia Law School Fellowship (“CRR-CLS Fellowship”) is a two-year, post-graduate fellowship offered … Continue reading

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Ms. JD Fellowships for 2Ls

Ms. JD has announced a new fellowship opportunity for 2Ls, which will select 20 of the most promising second-year law students in the country and provide them with one-on-one career mentorship from the nation’s most accomplished female attorneys. I’m hoping … Continue reading

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CFP: Vulnerability, Resilience, and the State, March 12 – 13, 2010 Emory University School of Law

**In past FLT workshops we have considered the concept of”Vulnerability,”arguing that it is universal and constant, inherent in the human condition. Further, while vulnerability can never be totally eliminated, society and its institutions confer certain”assets,”such as wealth, health, education, family … Continue reading

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The Center for Reproductive Rights’ Law School Initiative and Law Students for Reproductive Justice are accepting submissions for the 5th annual Sarah Weddington Writing Prize.

The Center for Reproductive Rights’ Law School Initiative and Law Students for Reproductive Justice are accepting submissions for the 5th annual Sarah Weddington Writing Prize.     The theme this year is Reproductive Rights As Human Rights.   This theme … Continue reading

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Webinar on Teaching Reproductive Rights – “What is the Role for Transnational Law?” on Friday, November 13th, from 3 – 4pm (Eastern).

The webinar will focus on an important new article by Professor Martha Davis of Northeastern   -”Reproductive Rights in the Legal Academy: A New Role for Transnational Law,”which was published in the American Journal of Legal Education in September. The … Continue reading

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Adam Candeub and Mae Kuykendall, “E-Marriage: Breaking the Marriage Monopoly”

From this press release: “Michigan State University College of Law Professors Adam Candeub and Mae Kuykendall announce the creation of the Legal E-Marriage Project, a clearinghouse for legislative proposals to institute “e-marriage.” Their proposal has the potential to alter the … Continue reading

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Girls Educational and Mentoring Services’ (GEMS) mission is to empower young women, ages12-21, who have experienced commercial sexual exploitation and domestic trafficking to exit the commercial sex industry and develop to their full potential.

MESSAGE FROM HALLE BERRY October 1, 2009 Dear GEMS Friends, Being a girl isn’t easy. Today in New York City, a girl will flee an abusive home, only to be approached by a pimp-trafficker who will promise her love and … Continue reading

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Applications Available for the Women’s Law and Public Policy Fellowship Program (WLPPFP) and to the Leadership and Advocacy for Women in Africa (LAWA) Fellowship Program at Georgetown Law

Information about the Fellowships here. The application  deadline  for the LAWA Program, which is for lawyers  from countries throughout Africa,  is  Wednesday, September 30, 2009.   The deadline for WLPPFP, which is for  lawyers from the United States,  is  Monday, … Continue reading

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CFP: Conference on”Violence and Vulnerability”

CALL FOR PAPERS: Conference on”Violence and Vulnerability” Emory University, Atlanta Georgia – November 12-14, 2009 “Violence against women both violates and impairs or nullifies the enjoyment by women of their human rights and fundamental freedoms… In all societies, to a … Continue reading

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CFP: Conference on”Violence and Vulnerability”at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia on November 12-14, 2009

“Violence against women both violates and impairs or nullifies the enjoyment by women of their human rights and fundamental freedoms… In all societies, to a greater or lesser degree, women and girls are subjected to physical, sexual and psychological abuse … Continue reading

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On the Underrepresentation of Women In Elite Law Reviews

Thank you for noticing that women are grossly underrepresented among authors who publish in elite law reviews. You simply checked out the tables of contents. What accounts for the shortfall? I’m amazed by the pretzel-like knots that people : liberals, … Continue reading

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Women Can Outperform Men In Ski Jumping – Is That Why Women’s Ski Jumping is Being Kept Out of the Vancouver Olympics?

Glenn “Instapundit” Reynolds investigated this issue here, noting in an e-mail: “I stand up for gender equality in sport, and ask a world-champion athlete, “So how is your uterus doing?” It was relevant!” –Ann Bartow

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Allied Media Conference, July 16-19, 2009

Information here!

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CFP: Special Issue of the International Feminist Journal of Politics: New Directions in Feminism and Human Rights.

International Feminist Journal of Politics seeks manuscripts for a special issue on new directions in feminism and human rights. We invite manuscripts that capture the invocation of human rights strategies and discourses by feminist advocates, activists and grassroots movements for … Continue reading

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CFP: “Feminism, Law, and Masculinity,” September 11 – 12, 2009 Emory U. School of Law

The Feminism and Legal Theory Project is preparing for a conference on Feminism, Law, and Masculinity. This workshop will explore the relevance of masculinities studies to feminist legal theory and activism. We have long struggled, both within and without the … Continue reading

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Campaign for Peace and Democracy: Letter to Defend Shirin Ebadi

IRANIAN HUMAN RIGHTS LEADER SHIRIN EBADI IN DANGER PEACE ACTIVISTS CALL ON TEHERAN TO ENSURE HER SAFETY To: Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad Ayatollah Shahrudi, Head of the Judiciary Mohammad Khazaee, Ambassador and Permanent Representative to the United … Continue reading

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World Pulse, a global media organization covering world issues through the eyes of women, has announced a call for applications for Voices of Our Future, a new international women’s correspondent network.

From UNIFEM: World Pulse, a global media organization covering world issues through the eyes of women, has announced a call for applications for Voices of Our Future, a new international women’s correspondent network. World Pulse publishes a print and electronic … Continue reading

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