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Converge! Re-Imagining the Movement to End Gender Violence

CALL FOR PAPERS AND PRESENTATIONS – SUBMIT YOUR PROPOSAL TO converge@law.miami.edu DUE DATE: Friday, October 18, 2013 (may be extended) For more conference information see http://www.law.miami.edu/academics/converge/ CONVERGE! Re-imagining the Movement to End Gender Violence, will bring together survivors, activists, and … Continue reading

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Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg headlines Thomas Jefferson Law School Women and Law Conference

Last Friday, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg spoke at the 13th Annual Women and Law Conference at Thomas Jefferson Law School. A packed house listened as panelists discussed a variety of issues relating to women in the judiciary, and the highlight … Continue reading

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Conference Announcement: 7th Annual Feminist Theory Workshop, Duke U. March 22-23, 2012

From the FLP mailbox: The Seventh Annual Feminist Theory Workshop Duke University Durham, NC March 22/23rd 2013 The Seventh Annual Feminist Theory Workshop offers a unique opportunity for scholars to engage in sustained dialogue about feminist theory as a scholarly … Continue reading

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Register for “Social Justice Feminism” Conference at Cincinnati

From colleagues at Cincinnati: Please join us in Cincinnati on October 25 – 27 for what promises to be a very exciting conference, Social Justice Feminism. Early Bird registration ends on September 14, 2012. What is Social Justice Feminism?  It is the type … Continue reading

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Preliminary Conference Agenda: Social Justice Feminism 2012

Organizers of the Social Justice Feminism Conference 2012 have posted a Preliminary Agenda here.  The event takes place October 25-27, 2012 at the University of Cincinnati College of Law.  Here’s the line-up for the first day: 8:00 a.m. – 9:00 … Continue reading

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Conference Announcement – Rainbow Rising: Community, Solidarity & Scholarship

From colleagues in Hawaii, this conference announcement: Rainbow Rising: Community, Solidarity & Scholarship, A Symposium on Sexuality and Gender Expression in Asian-Pacific Law & Policy will be held on Saturday, April 7, 2012 at the William S. Richardson School of Law in Honolulu, … Continue reading

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Conference Announcement — Women, The Charter, and CEDAW in the 21st Century: Taking Stock and Moving Forward

From Bita Amani and Kathleen Lahey, Co-directors, Feminist Legal Studies Queen’s: Women, The Charter, and CEDAW in the 21st Century: Taking Stock and Moving Forward March 2-3, 2012 Queen’s University Faculty of Law Kingston Ontario This conference is open to anyone interested in equality … Continue reading

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LGBT Legal Symposium at the University of Mississippi School of Law – March 23, 2012

From student organizers at the University of Mississippi School of Law: The University of Mississippi School of Law will be hosting the 2nd Annual LGBT Legal Symposium on March 23rd, 2012 at the Robert C. Khayat Law Center. Like last … Continue reading

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Save the Date: CUNY Symposium on “Looking Forward: Rhonda Copelon’s Legacy in Action and the Future of International Women’s Human Rights Law”

From colleagues at CUNY: The City University of New York Law Review invites you to *save the date*for its annual symposium, Looking Forward: Rhonda Copelon’s Legacy in Action and the Future of International Women’s Human Rights Law. On March 30, … Continue reading

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Univ. of Michigan to Celebrate 40th Anniversary of Title IX

From the FLP mailbox, this notice of an upcoming conference at the University of Michigan, May 9-11, 2012: The new University of Michigan Sport, Health, and Activity Research and Policy (SHARP) Center for Women and Girls!  is hosting a national … Continue reading

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Calling all Speed Mentors and Speed Mentees, AALS Annual Meeting, January 5, 2012

The AALS Section on Women in Legal Education has planned an exciting program for Thursday, January 5, 2012.  From 9:00 – 10:15 AM, the Section will host a “speed mentoring” program.  The Section’s Executive Committee is looking for faculty members … Continue reading

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CFP – “Sex::Tech 2012,” San Francisco, April 1-3, 2012

From the FLP mailbox, this CFP: Sex::Tech is the premier event for health professionals; technology experts; researchers and educators; community leaders and advocates; parents and young people to advance sexual health awareness, knowledge, and strategies. This annual gathering is hosted … Continue reading

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Where are the Women? Not at Duquesne Talking About the Establishment Clause

Looks like Duquesne University School of Law will be hosting an  all-male symposium next month.  Professor Bruce Ledewitz is the symposium chair, according to the school’s publicity.  Check out the line-up for the planned program on “The Future of the … Continue reading

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Conference Announcement – “Sex, Power and Speaking Truth: Anita Hill 20 Years Later”

That’s the title of this conference to be held on October 15, 2011 at Hunter College in New York City.  Here is the program description: The conference will bring together three generations to witness, respond and analyze present day realities … Continue reading

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CFP: “Gender and the Legal Profession’s Pipeline to Power,” April 12-13, 2012

From our colleagues at Michigan State, this CFP: The Michigan State University Law Review is holding a symposium, “Gender and the Legal Profession’s Pipeline to Power,” April 12-13, 2012.  The symposium will serve as a catalyst to raise awareness about, … Continue reading

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CFP: Wisconsin J of Law, Gender & Society: Recognizing and Correcting for Gender Bias

From the students at the Wisconsin Journal of Law, Gender & Society, this call for participation/papers: When Gender Norms Become Law:Recognizing and Correcting for Gender Bias February 10, 2012 University of Wisconsin Law School Madison, Wisconsin We are seeking original … 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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Why Mothers (and Fathers) Need Childcare Options at Professional Meetings

I previously blogged here about the AALS decision to reinstate (temporarily) child care at the Annual Meeting.  That decision is in response to multiple requests, most recently (and notably) from the Work-Life Committee of the AALS Section on Women in … Continue reading

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CFP- “America’s Energy Plan: From Dinosaurs to the Next Generation-Evolution or Extinction”

From the FLP mailbox, this notice and CFP from Thurgood Marshall Law Review: Thurgood Marshall Law Review Call For Papers and Proposals The Thurgood Marshall Law Review invites participation from scholars, researchers, and practitioners in its Symposium: America’s Energy Plan: … Continue reading

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AALS to Offer Childcare at 2012 Annual Meeting in D.C.

In response to a request from the AALS Section on Women in Legal Education, the AALS will reinstate (temporarily?) childcare at the annual meeting.  AALS Managing Director Jane LaBarbera sent this message to AALS Section Chair Professor Danne Johnson: The … Continue reading

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AALS Workshop on “Women Rethinking Equality”

The AALS 2011 Workshop on Women Rethinking Equality will be held June 20-22, 2011 at the Mayflower Renaissance Hotel in Washington, D.C.  Here is the official “Why Attend?” pitch: Women seeking equality in America today face an uneven prospect. Women are represented in … Continue reading

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Multidimensional Masculinities and Law: A Colloquium

Ann McGinley (UNLV) has passed along the details of a program to be held in Las Vegas next weekend. “Multidimensional Masculinities and Law: A Colloquium” is sponsored by UNLV Boyd School of Law and co-sponsored by Suffolk University Law School. … Continue reading

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Call for Volunteers/Organizers AALS Section on Women in Legal Education

Professor Danne Johnson (Oklahoma City), AALS Section on Women in Legal Education Chair, passes along this information about possible volunteer opportunities within the Section on Women in Legal Education and points of contact.   Please reach out to committee chairs if you … Continue reading

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Gender Justice and Indian Sovereignty: Native American Women and the Law

It is my pleasure to invite you to Thomas Jefferson School of Law’s upcoming 10th Anniversary Women and the Law Conference, “Gender Justice and Indian Sovereignty: Native American Women and the Law,” on Friday, February 18, 2011. This one-day conference … Continue reading

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Conference Announcement: Capital Law School’s 7th Annual Wells Conference on Adoption Law

From the FLP mailbox, this notice that Capital University Law School in Columbus, Ohio will sponsor its 7th Annual Wells Conference on Adoption Law on March 17, 2011. The conference will include nationally-recognized professors and practitioners speaking on such timely issues as: … Continue reading

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Live Blogging “After Gender? Examining International Justice Enterprises”

I’m attending the Pace Law Review Symposium “After Gender? Examining International Justice Enterprises.”  The symposium’s goal is “to expand our understanding of the role of gender in international law.” So far, there have been opening remarks by conference organizers Matthew … Continue reading

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Pace Law Review Symposium on “After Gender: Examining International Justice Enterprises”

Pace Law Review will hold a symposium on November 12, 2010 entitled “After Gender: Examining International Justice Enterprises.” The symposium will attempt to expand our understanding of the role of gender and sex in international law. International law’s gender analysis … Continue reading

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Villanova Law and Literature Conference September 30-October 2, 2010

From Penny Pether (Villanova), this announcement that Villanova will hold its second annual law and literature symposium September 30 – October 2, 2010: Panel presentations will include eighteen selected papers by graduate students and professors in law or the humanities. … Continue reading

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Women and Equality — Gender-Based Analysis, Law, and Economic Rights, October 22-23, 2010

Gender-Based Analysis, Law, and Economic Rights, October 22-23, 2010, Queen’s University (Ontario, Canada) Feminist Legal Studies Queen’s Conference Long before the 2008 global economic crisis occurred, women in large economies began to see the promise of equality eroding. ‘Economic crisis’ policies have … Continue reading

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Kimberle Crenshaw at Thomas Jefferson Law School Women and Law Conference

I’d like to invite readers to attend the 2010 Women and the Law Conference at Thomas Jefferson School of Law. This event, our Tenth Annual Women and Law conference, will examine the past, present and future of intersectionality. Speakers will discuss … Continue reading

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“All in the Family? Interdisciplinary Conference on Kinship and Community” March 25-26 at CUNY

On March 25 and 26, 2010, the CUNY Graduate Center will host the conference, “All in the Family?  An Interdisciplinary  Conference on  Kinship and Community.”  The program is co-sponsored by the Center for the Humanities; the Andrew W. Mellon  Foundation; … Continue reading

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Women’s History Month at Sarah Lawrence: The Message is in the Music: “Hip Hop Feminism, Riot Grrrl, Latina Music, and More”

Women’s History Month Conference The Message is in the Music:  Hip Hop Feminism, Riot Grrrl, Latina Music, and More Twelfth Annual Women’s History Month Conference  at Sarah Lawrence College Bronxville, New York Friday & Saturday, March 5 & 6, 2010 … Continue reading

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Quick Reminder: Intersectionality Conference at UCLA Law, March 11-13

Bridget blogged about the call for papers a few months ago.  Now that the conference is just around the corner, here’s another short reminder: The UCLA Critical Race Studies program – along with a great group of co-sponsors including the … Continue reading

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“The Power of Women’s Stories” Conference at Santa Clara

From the FLP mailbox, this notice of an upcoming conference at Santa Clara: The Power of Women’s Stories II: Examining  Women’s Role in Law and the Legal System Friday, April 16, 2010 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. 142 Bannan Hall … Continue reading

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NYU L & Social Change Symposium on Reproductive & Sexual Rights

Feminist Law Profs Anita Allen, Sylvia Law and Ruthann Robson are among the participants in a February 12, 2010 symposium sponsored by the NYU Review of Law and Social Change.   The title of the program is “From Page to … Continue reading

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Conference Announcement: “Stop Porn Culture” June 12-13 Wheelock College

Stop Porn Culture: An International Feminist Anti-Pornography Conference June 12-13, 2010 Wheelock College, Boston MA In March 2007, over 500 people gathered at a conference in Boston to help re-ignite a progressive and feminist movement against pornography.   The second … 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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Critical Race Studies Symposium at UCLA, March 2010

From the FLP Mailbox, this notices of a Critical Race Studies Symposium: 4th Annual Critical Race Studies Symposium: Intersectionality: Challenging Theory, Reframing Politics, Transforming Movements March 11-13th, 2010 UCLA School of Law Los Angeles, California Since the publication of Kimberlé … Continue reading

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CFP: Law, Gender & Citizenship – Contemporary Issues for American Indians and American Immigrants

The student editors  of the University of Wisconsin Journal of Law, Gender & Society remind us that abstracts for consideration for the Journal’s upcoming symposium on  “Law, Gender & Citizenship: Contemporary Issues for American Indians and American Immigrants” are due … Continue reading

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Where are the women? Not organizing or participating in very many colloquia at NYU Law, apparently.

From this site: Fall 2009 Colloquia Constitutional Theory Colloquium Professors David Golove and Richard Pildes Hauser Colloquium:   Interdisciplinary Approaches to International Law Professor Ryan Goodman Colloquium in Legal, Political and Social Philosophy Professors Ronald Dworkin and Thomas Nagel Colloquium … Continue reading

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Seton Hall Symposium: -”Religious Legal Theory: The State of the Field”

From the FLP Mailbox, this conference announcement: “Religious Legal Theory: The State of the Field” Seton Hall University School of Law Newark, New Jersey Thursday-Friday, November 12-13, 2009  Seton Hall Law School will host Religious Legal Theory: The State of … Continue reading

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CFP: The University of Baltimore School of Law’s Center on Applied Feminism seeks submissions for its Third Annual Feminist Legal Theory Conference.

This year’s theme is: Applied Feminism and Marginalized Communities. For more information about the conference, please visit our website. This conference seeks to explore the following questions: What do we mean by”marginalized communities”and what purposes does that designation serve? How … Continue reading

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CFP – Law, Gender & Citizenship: Contemporary Issues for American Indians and American Immigrants

The Wisconsin Journal of Law, Gender & Society Announces its 2010 Symposium: Law, Gender and Citizenship: Contemporary Issues for American Indians and American Immigrants March 5, 2010 University of Wisconsin Law School Madison, Wisconsin The student editors of the Wisconsin … Continue reading

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Ms. JD’s 3rd Annual Conference, “Avenues to Advancement”

Ms. JD Presents its Third Annual Conference on Women in the Law: Avenues to Advancement Co-sponsored by the National Association of Women Lawyers,  the ABA Commission on Women in the Profession and Young Lawyers Division, the Chicago Bar Association, and … Continue reading

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CFP “The Future of the Family”

Call for Presenters and Papers The Future of the Family: Modern Challenges in Adoption Law Sixth Annual Wells Conference on Adoption Law March 11, 2010 Capital University Law School Columbus, Ohio The conference is seeking proposals for presentations and papers … Continue reading

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Where Are the Women? – Upcoming Conferences Installment

I. First up: the John F. Scarpa Conference on Law, Politics, and Culture at Villanova’s law school. Here is the list of “Conference Participants,” which appears to be entirely male: Joseph Vining Harry Burns Hutchins Collegiate Professor University of Michigan … Continue reading

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Call for Papers Southeastern Women’s Studies Association Conference At the University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC March 25-27, 2010

Southeastern Women’s Studies Association Conference At the University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC March 25-27, 2010 SEWSA ‘10 Cultural Productions, Gender, and Activism Keynote Speakers:   Judith Halberstam, Marjorie J. Spruill, and Bernice Johnson Reagon Cultural Productions, Gender, and Resistance … Continue reading

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CFP: Feminist Law Teachers Conference, Saturday, Nov. 21 at Temple Law School

The 17th Annual Conference of The Delaware Valley, Pennsylvania, Ohio, and West Virginia Feminist Law Teachers will take place on Saturday, November 21st at Temple University Law School from approximately 8:45 AM to 4:30 PM. The Conference has always been … Continue reading

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CFP: Feminism and the Transformation of Belonging

From the FLP mailbox, this CFP: Beyond Citizenship: Feminism and the Transformation of   Belonging June 30-July 2, 2010, Birkbeck, University of London The language of citizenship has, in recent years, been mobilized by feminists to articulate a wide range … Continue reading

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