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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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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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Allied Media Conference, July 16-19, 2009

Information here!

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In Flagrante Depicto: Film In/On Trial

That’s the name of this conference to be held in New York City on May 7-8, 2009.  Presenters include Feminist Law Profs Regina Austin (Penn) speaking about “Documentation, Documentary, and the Law: What Should Be Made of Video Victim Impact … Continue reading

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Sixth Annual IP/Gender: Mapping the Connections Conference – “Female Fan Culture and Intellectual Property” April 23 & 24, 2009

Presented by American University Washington College of Law’s Program on Information Justice and Intellectual Property, Women and the Law Program, and Journal of Gender, Social Policy & the Law, in collaboration with American University’s Center for Social Media and The … Continue reading

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“Frontiers in Social Justice Lawyering: Critical Race Revisited,” April 16-17, 2009

This free program will be held at Yale, April 16-17, 2009: In 1997, Yale Law School held a conference on Critical Race Theory (CRT) with some of the founding members of that discipline. Twelve years later, this conference on Critical … Continue reading

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Two Interesting Conferences Slated for April 8th

Reproductive and Sexual Health and the African Women’s Protocol at the Washington and Lee University School of Law in Lexington, Virginia, and CEDAW and Its Optional Protocol at the New England Law School in   Boston, Massachusetts. More information here.

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Columbia J. Gender & Law Symposium, “Gender on the Frontiers”

Don’t forget about the “Gender on the Frontiers” Symposium, upcoming on April 10 at Columbia Law School.   Feminist Law Prof speakers include Linda Fentiman (Pace), Tony Varona (American) and Rebecca Tushnet (Georgetown).  A more readable version of the program … 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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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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FIRST ANNUAL INTERDISCIPLINARY CONFERENCE ON HUMAN TRAFFICKING October 29-31, 2009 University of Nebraska – Lincoln

FIRST ANNUAL INTERDISCIPLINARY CONFERENCE ON HUMAN TRAFFICKING: “WHAT WE KNOW AND WHAT WE NEED TO KNOW” The purpose of this conference is to bring together researchers from many disciplines, as well as government and non-governmental agencies who have responsibility for … Continue reading

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The Global Arc of Justice Conference, March 11 – 14th in Los Angeles

The International Lesbian and Gay Law Association is working with the Williams Institute on Sexual Orientation Law and Public Policy to put on The Global Arc of Justice: Sexual Orientation Law Around the World March 11-14, and it is bringing … Continue reading

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Columbia Journal of Gender & Law Symposium: Gender on the Frontiers: Confronting Intersectionalities

April 10, 2009       9:30 am – 5 pm Room 107 Jerome Greene Hall Columbia Law School Women Crossing Borders, 9:30 am Soraya Fata, Staff Attorney, Legal Momentum Sharmila Lodhia, Post-doctoral Fellow, Santa Clara University Jenni Milbank, Professor … Continue reading

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Rutgers Symposium, “The Gender Dimensions of Terrorism: How Terrorism Impacts the Lives of Women”

This announcement from Feminist Law Prof Suzanne Kim: On March 6, 2009, the Women’s Rights Law Reporter, the nation’s first legal  journal devoted to gender rights, will hold a symposium exploring the  intersections of gender and terrorism entitled “The Gender … 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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Symposium Program at University of Arkansas Little Rock: Lawyering for Social Justice: Exploring the Roles of Immigration and GLBT Cause Lawyers

On Friday, March 13, 2009, the  UALR William H. Bowen School of Law will present the 2009 Ben J. Altheimer Symposium.  This year’s topics is  “Lawyering for Social Justice: Exploring the Roles of Immigration and GLBT Cause Lawyers.”   CLE … Continue reading

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2.25.09 What to Expect: Legal Developments and Challenges in Reproductive Justice

  The Cardozo Journal of Law & Gender will hold a Symposium on February 25, 2009.  The topic is, “What to Expect: Legal Developments and Challenges in Reproductive Justice.”  Here are the program description and agenda: In this time of … Continue reading

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“Eliminating Racism: International Human Rights and the African American Community” – A Webinar Happening Thursday, February 12, 2009 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM EST

September 7, 2001 saw the adoption of the Durban Declaration and Programme of Action, one of the most remarkable international agreement to address the problem of racism and racial discrimination. The enormous potential of the document was overshadowed by several … Continue reading

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The University of Baltimore School of Law will hold its Second Annual Feminist Legal Theory Conference on Friday, March 6, 2009

The University of Baltimore School of Law will hold its Second Annual Feminist Legal Theory Conference on Friday, March 6, 2009. The conference will bring together law students, legal academics, practitioners and activists to explore the concrete ways in which … Continue reading

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“Opt Out” or Pushed Out: Are Women Choosing to Leave the Legal Profession? – A Conference at Yale Law School on March 27-28, 2009.

March 27-28, 2009 Yale Law School Sponsored by Yale Law Women “Opt Out”or Pushed Out will address the controversial phenomenon described by some as”opting out,” the supposed trend of professional women leaving the workplace to devote their energies to family … Continue reading

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“Confronting Domestic Violence: The Role of Power in Domestic Relationships” Feb. 27th 2009 at Thomas Jefferson School of Law in San Diego

Ruth Bader Ginsburg Lecturer and Keynote Speaker Cheryl Hanna Professor, Vermont Law School Co-author, Domestic Violence and the law: Policy and Practice “Behind the Castle Walls: Is the Right to Privacy Creating a Safe Harbor for Abusers?” This conference is … Continue reading

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A conference entitled “The Politics of Reproduction: New Technologies of Life” will be hosted by the Barnard Center for Research on Women in New York City on February 28, 2009

“The Politics of Reproduction” will focus on the global social, economic and political repercussions of new forms of reproduction, including assisted reproductive technology (ART) and transnational adoption. These new technologies have created a “baby business” that is largely unregulated and … Continue reading

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Touro Law Center’s Journal of Race, Gender and Ethnicity presents “Transgender Law: Challenging the Boundaries of Law and Gender” Friday, February 20, 2009 8:30 A.M. – 3:00 P.M.

REGISTRATION INFORMATION HERE! Co-Sponsored by LeGaL (the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Law Association of Greater New York) and the Long Island GLBT Community Center. 8:30 a.m. – 9:10 a.m.: Registration and Continental Breakfast 9:10 a.m. – 9:20 a.m.: Welcome … Continue reading

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GENDER, PARENTING, AND THE LAW: A Symposium Saturday, February 7, 2009 at Stanford Law School

Parenting, Gender, and the Law is a symposium sponsored by the Stanford Journal for Civil Rights and Civil Liberties, with support from the Clayman Institute, Stanford University Feminist Studies Department, Graduate Student Council at Stanford University, and Stanford Law School. … Continue reading

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The Tulane Journal of Law & Sexuality will be hosting a symposium on Friday, February 13 at Tulane Law School in New Orleans: Beyond Marriage: The Broader Implications and Unforeseen Consequences of State Defense of Marriage Acts.

Beyond Marriage: Broader Implications and Unforeseen Consequences of State Defense of Marriage Acts A Symposium to be held Feb. 13, 2009 Tulane Law School, 6329 Freret St., New Orleans, LA Download Brochure for Full Information Continuing Legal Education: 6 units, … Continue reading

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Symposium Celebrating Work of Martha Nussbaum, February 13, 2009

From the FLP Mailbox, this notice from the Program in Gender & Sexuality Law at Columbia Law School, co-directed by Feminist Law Profs Katherine Franke and Suzanne Goldberg: Symposium Celebrating the Work of Martha Nussbaum Friday, February 13th, 2009 This … Continue reading

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Rutgers School of Law-Newark Celebrates Women Reshaping American Law, February 13, 2009

From Feminist Law Prof Suzanne Kim (Rutgers-Newark), this notice of an upcoming conference: Rutgers School of Law-Newark is pleased to be celebrating its  centennial this year.   To honor the law school’s tradition of contributing to  social justice, we are … 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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DEFINE THIS! 2nd Annual Women of Color Conference in Greensboro, NC on November 14th & 15th, 2008

The Feminist Majority Foundation is proud to partner with Bennett College for Women to bring you DEFINE THIS! 2nd Annual Women of Color Conference in Greensboro, NC on November 14th & 15th, 2008. This two-day conference goes beyond awareness-raising and … 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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The Howard University School of Law Will Host Fifth Annual Wiley A. Branton Symposium On October 24, 2008

Program-at-a-glance here. Additional information here. Via Okianer Christian Dark.

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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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Yale Law School Is Hosting A Symposium Celebrating the 30th Anniversary of the Pregnancy Discrimination Act

A Symposium that is being held at Yale Law School on November 7-8th in celebration of the 30th Anniversary of the Pregnancy Discrimination Act. The Symposium, entitled Respecting Expecting: The 30th Anniversary of the PDA, is being organized by the … Continue reading

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What Does Our Legal System Owe Future Generations? New Analyses of Intergenerational Justice for a New Century”

The George Washington University Law Review, in collaboration with Feminist Law Prof Neil Buchanan, will be hosting a symposium entitled “What Does Our Legal System Owe Future Generations? New Analyses of Intergenerational Justice for a New Century.”  The Symposium is … Continue reading

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“Child Centered Jurisprudence and Feminist Jurisprudence: Exploring The Connections And The Tensions” Friday, November 14, 2008 @ the University of Houston Law Center

From the Conference Website: This conference in November 2008 will explore the connections and the tensions between”feminist jurisprudence”and what might be called (in the language of June Carbone)”child-centered jurisprudence.”The experiences of American women have been entwined with their roles as … Continue reading

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Interview with Feminist Law Prof Martha Fineman, Founder of the Feminist Legal Theory Project

For more than 25 years, Feminist Law Professor Martha Fineman (Emory) has been one of legal feminism’s leading voices.  She is a mentor and role model to countless other scholars.  Professor Fineman’s publications include  The Autonomy Myth: A Theory 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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Feminism and Legal Theory 25th Anniversary Conference – November 6-8th Emory University School of Law – Atlanta, GA

In 1991, Routledge published At the Boundaries of Law, the very first anthology in feminist legal theory.   This book has proven invaluable to scholars and students alike. The volume grew out of workshops given by the Feminism and Legal … 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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“Customers ordered the pills, but were unable to cancel or get a refund. A former VP of the company testified that Warshak required customers to provide notarized documents from a doctor proving that they had small genitals in order to get a refund.”

Learn more about the Enzyte scam here. Wonder if the penalty would have been as severe if women had been the victims.

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Obama Phenomena: Facets of a Historic Campaign

We invite you to attend “Obama Phenomena: Facets of a Historic Campaign,” a one-day symposium at the University of Denver Sturm College of Law on Friday, August 29, 2008, the day after the Democratic National Convention. Randall Kennedy, the Michael … 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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Legal Writing Institute Will Not Host Event at San Diego’s Grand Hyatt

Ruth Anne Robbins, President of the  Board of Directors  of the Legal Writing Institute, has notified the AALS that it will not hold its customary  award ceremony at the AALS annual meeting, if the meeting is held at the Grand … Continue reading

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Upcoming Feminism and Legal Theory Project Events

More information on the following events will be available as the dates approach. Conflict and Transitional Justice: Feminist Approaches September 19-20, 2008. Emory University Gambrell Hall Truth Commissions and other forms of transitional justice have become ubiquitous as a mechanism … 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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Why I Love Being A Law Prof, Blogging Edition

I’m listening to Jack Balkin (of Balkinization) give a talk, whilst sitting next to one of my very favorite law prof bloggers, Michael Froomkin (of Discourse.net), and next to him is Brad DeLong (of Grasping Reality with Both Hands: The … Continue reading

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