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Istanbul Legal Skills Conference

Still looking for a summer conference – try this one:     The Istanbul Legal Skills Conference sponsored by the  Legal Writing Institute  and hosted by  Bahcesehir University’s Institute for Global Understanding in Law will bring together professors from the … Continue reading

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“Beyond Patriarchy” Conference, May 9-10 in Eugene, OR

From this site: The conference will include presentations, workshops, discussions, and performances. Space will be provided for last second presentations. Conference attendees are encourage to bring zines as there will be a zine swap. A benefit concert will take place … Continue reading

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Wheelock College Summer Institute – “Media Madness: The Impact of Sex, Violence and Commercial Culture on Adults, Children and Society”

Media Madness: The Impact of Sex, Violence and Commercial Culture on Adults, Children and Society A Summer Institute/Training for Educators, Students, Human Service Professionals, Activists and Parents July 8-11, 2008, Wheelock College, Boston. For the 14th consecutive year, Wheelock College … Continue reading

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Empowering the Victim: Developments in Human Trafficking Seminar

EMPOWERING THE VICTIM: DEVELOPMENTS IN HUMAN TRAFFICKING The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) and the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) offices of the Canadian Embassy to the United States of America, together with the locally-based Women in Federal Law Enforcement … Continue reading

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Tomorrow, in Atlanta and On The Net: “Lawrence v. Texas Five Years Out: Can the Promises of Liberty and Equality Be Fulfilled?”

WHAT: ACS will co-host a symposium on equality and liberty, focusing on the effects of the U.S. Supreme Court decision in Lawrence v. Texas on lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender rights. Paul Smith, the litigator who argued on behalf of … Continue reading

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George Mason School of Law and Microsoft Holding Womenless Patent Law Conference?

According to this page of Conference website, twenty-one men are participating or were “Invited”. The main page notes: Presenters at this year’s conference include: Richard Epstein, University of Chicago Law School Keynote Address Scott Baker, University of North Carolina Law … Continue reading

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“Stand Up! The New Politics of Racial Uplift” A Public Philosophy Symposium at Temple University on Friday, May 2nd, 2008

For information about participants, schedule, and work by participants and material relevant to symposium themes, go to our website: http://www.temple.edu/philosophy/standup/ The Millions More Movement, Cosby’s ‘call-outs,’ and other recent trends renew an old approach to black political thought and practice. … 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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Feminist Jurisprudence Day at Hamline, April 11, 2008!

Hamline University Klas Center St. Paul, Minnesota A day of dialogue on gender and the state. Students, legal practitioners, and community advocates encouraged to attend. Our list of panelists continues to grow. See the list below for details. Morning Panels … Continue reading

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5th Annual Symposium on IP/Gender: Mapping the Connections, in DC on April 4th

On April 4, 2008, American University Washington College of Law will host its 5th Annual symposium on IP/Gender: Mapping the Connections. The symposium will take place at the WCL campus, 4801 Massachusetts Ave NW , room 528, 10am-4pm. Lunch will … Continue reading

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“Women in Law and Religion” International Summmer School at the U of Siena

My name is Pasquale Annicchino and I’m a junior fellow at the Law and Religion programme at the University of Siena in Italy. I wanted to signal for the Feministlawprofs blog our International Summmer School. With the present I would … Continue reading

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On Friday, March 28 and Saturday, March 29, the CUNY School of Law and the Center for Diversity in the Legal Profession will host the 2008 Haywood Burns Conference: “Teaching Law in a Multi-cultural, Multi-lingual Context”

Among the topics to be presented: Providing access and diversity through Pipeline programs * The immigrant experience in law school * Understanding the multiplicity of”cultures”within law students * Clinical approaches to multiculturalism from the perspective of faculty, student, and client … Continue reading

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National Young Women’s Leadership Conference

From the FLP mailbox, this conference notice: Feminist Campus Leadership Conference Series  March 8 & 9, 2008 National Education Association Headquarters, Washington, DC   Feminists from around the country will gather to focus on how young women can impact domestic … Continue reading

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The Scholar & Feminist Conference XXXIII – The State of Democracy: Gender and Political Participation

Keynote Address by Lani Guinier Saturday, 3/1, 9:00 am Barnard Hall Lobby Pre-registration is recommended Visit the conference website to register. … In the last Presidential election, only 55.27% of the voting-age American population cast their ballots. Amazingly, a participation … Continue reading

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Upcoming Conference: Family Responsibilities Discrimination: Lessons for the Use of Stereotyping Evidence and Implicit Bias in Employment Cases

Friday, February 8, 2008 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. U.C. Hastings College of the Law – San Francisco, CA The rise of “family responsibilities discrimination” (FRD) is being hailed as the most important recent development in employment discrimination law. FRD … Continue reading

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Conference on Constitutional Law and Abortion in Ireland

Article 40.3.3 of the Constitution of Ireland provides: The State acknowledges the right to life of the unborn and, with due regard to the equal right to life of the mother, guarantees in its laws to respect, and, as far … 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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Upcoming Conference: “Working From the World Up: Equality’s Future”

March 14-15, 2008 University of Wisconsin Law School, Madison, WI 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, … Continue reading

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Upcoming Conference: “Feminist Theory & Economic Vulnerability”

Feminist Theory & Economic Vulnerability March 7-8, 2008 University of Colorado Law School For a schedule of speakers, click here. A registration forms will be available soon. This workshop, co-sponsored by the Feminism and Legal Theory Project and the Colorado … Continue reading

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THE UNIVERSITY OF BALTIMORE SCHOOL OF LAW’S FEMINIST LEGAL THEORIES AND FEMINISMS CONFERENCE, March 6 & 7, 2008

“Can You Hear Us Now: How New Feminist Legal Theories and Feminisms Are Changing Society” THURSDAY, MARCH 6, 2008, 6 P.M. keynote address by Gloria Steinem in the University of Baltimore’s Langsdale Auditorium FRIDAY, MARCH 7, 2008 a day of … Continue reading

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“Women in Politics: The Role of Gender in Political Decision Making”

That’s the title of the Eighth Annual Women and the Law Conference and Ruth Bader Ginsburg Lecture at Thomas Jefferson School of Law in San Diego, on Friday, February 29, 2008.

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AALS HOT TOPIC Panel on “Reproductive Justice after Carhart”

There will be a Hot Topic panel on “Reproductive Justice after Carhart” at the AALS Annual Meeting in New York. Here is the information: Friday, January 4, 2008 10:30 a.m.-12:15 p.m. Petit Trianon, 3 rd floor, New York Hilton Moderators: … Continue reading

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“GENDER AND CLASS: VOICES FROM THE COLLECTIVE”

This full-day program, GENDER AND CLASS: VOICES FROM THE COLLECTIVE, will be held at the AALS Annual Meeting in New York City, on Thursday, January 3, 2008. The conference will feature an opening plenary, eight topical sessions (Children, Work, Care, … Continue reading

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Sex Trafficking Conference

April 2 – 4, 2008, South Texas College, McAllen, TX. More information here.

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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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“Abortion Controversy In Context: Protest & Policy” at the U of Buffalo’s Baldy Center on October 11 and 12, 2007

Speakers include some Feminist Law Profs and my awesome South Carolina Women’s Studies colleague Laura Woliver. Details here: Baldy Center for Law & Social Policy and Law School Conference Center, 509 O’Brian Hall, University at Buffalo Law School Panelists will … 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:”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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Upcoming Conference:”The New Face of Women’s Legal History”

Renowned legal and history scholars from across the nation will gather at The University of Akron School of Law on Oct. 19 for a constitutional law symposium titled”The New Face of Women’s Legal History.” The symposium’s broad theme will address … Continue reading

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Conference Announcement: “Reconstructions: Historical Consciousness and Critical Transformation”

The University of Cincinnati College of Law presents the Inaugural Symposium of the Freedom Center Journal: Reconstructions: Historical Consciousness and Critical Transformation Friday, October 26, 2007 at the University of Cincinnati and the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center. This inaugural … Continue reading

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Conference Announcement: Promoting Diversity in Law Deanships

From the FLP Mailbox: Seattle University School of Law is partnering with Society of American Law Teachers (SALT) to sponsor a two-day workshop to encourage and assist members of underrepresented groups to pursue deanships. The workshop will be held at … Continue reading

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The High Road Runs Through the City: Advocating for Economic Justice at the Local Level, Sept. 27-28 2007 in Buffalo, NY

Sponsored by the State University of New York at Buffalo Law School, the Baldy Center for Law and Social Policy, and Cornell University ILR. Local government provides important opportunities and challenges for efforts to address economic inequality. Living wage ordinances … Continue reading

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Exploring Key Concepts in Feminist Legal Theory: The Family

September 7-8, 2007 – Emory University School of Law To view the original call for papers, click here. This is the final workshop in a five part series co-sponsored by the Centre for Law, Ethics and Society (Keele University) and … Continue reading

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Feminist Law Profs and Friends Meet-up at Law & Society

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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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