Category Archives: Upcoming Conferences

The United States Social Forum: The Greatest Conference You May Never Hear About

Ever heard of the United States Social Forum?   It’s scheduled to take place  from June 27-July 1 in Atlanta, Georgia.   From that organization’s FAQ page: What is the World Social Forum anyway? Under the banner of ‘Another World … 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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Transgender Workplace Diversity Workshop – Wednesday, June 27

From the FLP mailbox: On Wednesday, June 27, 2007, a day-long workshop will be held at Ramapo College of New Jersey on the subject of transgender workplace diversity, specially targeted to the needs of human resources, diversity and legal professionals … Continue reading

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ClassCrits: Constructing the Story of Class in Law, May 21-22, 2007 University at Buffalo Law School

From the associated webpage: This continues the goal of the first workshop, in January 2007, which was to begin to build a network of scholars interested in conceptualizing and interrogating the relationship between law, class and economic inequality. While much … Continue reading

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“Letter to the Editor” re: Upcoming Pornography Conference

(NB: information about the referenced conference is here) Letter to the Editor Regarding Feminist Anti-Porn Conference We read the agenda and overview for the”Pornography and Pop Culture: Reframing Theory, Re-Thinking Activism”Conference, which is scheduled from March 23-25, 2007 at Wheelock … 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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AALS Workshop on Reproductive Medicine and Law, June 20-22, 2007, Vancouver BC

From the official announcement: The Association of American Law Schools and the American Society for Reproductive Medicine are jointly sponsoring a workshop on Reproductive Medicine and the Law. After more than two decades, assisted reproductive technologies coupled with increasingly sophisticated … Continue reading

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Upcoming Conference: Constituting Equality: Comparative Constitutional Law and Gender Equality

Constituting Equality: Comparative Constitutional Law and Gender Equality at the Indiana University School of Law–Bloomington on March 23 and 24, 2007 Interest in comparative constitutional law has exploded in recent years, but the burgeoning field has paid little attention to … Continue reading

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The Scholar & Feminist Conference XXXII

The Scholar & Feminist Conference XXXII FASHIONING CITIZENSHIP: Gender & Immigration Visit the Conference Website to Register Online Friday, March 23 – Saturday, March 24 Since the terrorist attacks of 9/11, we have witnessed a rampant, unapologetic trend toward the … Continue reading

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Federalist Society Student Symposium 2007: Law, Morality, and Hardly Any Women

Schedule of events here. Out of 25 listed speakers, looks like four are female. Not a single woman speaking or moderating on the entire first day of the conference, or on the first panel of the second day either! But … 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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Gender & Law Conference: The Power of Women’s Stories: Examining Women’s Role in Law and the Legal System

From the Conference organizers: The Power of Women’s Stories: Examining Women’s Role in Law and the Legal System Friday, April 20, 2007 at Santa Clara University: 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Bannan 142 Women continue to feel the impact of … Continue reading

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Conference on Judicial Language: “The Troubling Language of Rape: How Eroticism, Gender Myths, and Victim Blaming Affect Social and Legal Discourse”

From the Conference webpage: The Judicial Language Project, which is the only organization in the country that reviews the language in judicial opinions to assess its impact on victims and society, will sponsor its first conference, “The Troubling Language of … Continue reading

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Global Violence Against Women: The Secretary-General’s Study

Edward V. Sparer Public Interest Law Forum Brooklyn Law School Thursday, February 22, 2007 4:00-6:00 p.m. Reception to Follow About the Program: In December 2003, the General Assembly of the United Nations requested the Secretary-General to prepare an in-depth study … Continue reading

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“Virtual Women – Emerging Issues in Gender and Intellectual Property Law”

Thomas Jefferson School of Law announces its Seventh Annual Women and the Law Conference,  Virtual Women – Emerging Issues in Gender and Intellectual Property Law, to be held at Thomas Jefferson School of Law in San Diego, California, on Friday, … Continue reading

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“Law and the Emotions: New Directions in Scholarship”

U.C. Berkeley Law School (Boalt Hall), February 8th and 9th, 2007.   Sponsored by Boalt Hall Law School, DePaul Law School, The Gruter Institute for Law and Behavioral Research, The Vanderbilt Law School Law and Human Behavior Program, and The … 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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Conference on Christian Legal Thought in DC on 1/6/07 Features Panel on “Law and Christian Feminism”

“Law and Christian Feminism” panelists are: Elizabeth Schiltz, University of St. Thomas School of Law Susan Stabile, St. John University School of Law Marie Failinger, Hamline University School of Law More information here.

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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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Conference Announcement: Pornography and Pop Culture: Reframing Theory, Re-thinking Activism

Wheelock College in Boston announces a conference on “Pornography and Pop Culture: Reframing Theory, Re-thinking Activism,” to be held at Wheelock March 23-25, 2007. The so-called “porn wars” that were fought over the feminist critique of contemporary mass-marketed pornography derailed … Continue reading

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The Rutgers Law Review and Rutgers School of Law-Newark present: SAME-SEX COUPLES AND “THE EXCLUSIVE COMMITMENT” Untangling the Issues and Consequences

Friday, November 10, 2006 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Rutgers School of Law-Newark Center for Law and Justice 123 Washington Street Newark, New Jersey Morning: Process and Consequences of Same-Sex Unions ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ This panel will discuss the legal and economic … 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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National Summit to Ensure the Health and Humanity of Pregnant and Birthing Women, January 18–21, 2007 in Atlanta

National Advocates for Pregnant Women and numerous co-sponsors invite you to attend the National Summit to Ensure the Health and Humanity of Pregnant and Birthing Women, Thursday, January 18– Sunday, January 21, 2007 at the Hilton Airport Atlanta, Atlanta GA … Continue reading

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List of Upcoming Women’s Studies Conferences

Click here to see a webpage listing upcoming events in women’s studies, gender and related fields

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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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“Who’s making policy? What difference does it make?” An international conference on gender-inclusive decision making for peace with justice

October 18-20, 2006 at the Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace & Justice in San Diego, CA. From the conference website: International resolutions and agreements call for women to be at all policymaking tables. This is an international working conference … 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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Report on Bard Conference on Gender Equality, Tax Policies and Tax Reform in Comparative Perspective

 Today was the second day of the conference on “Gender Equality, Tax Policies and Tax Reform in Comparative Perspective” held at The Levy Economics Institute of Bard College. Both the formal presentations and informal conversations among conference participants explored how … Continue reading

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The Lavender Law Conference

Lavender Law 2006 will be held Sept. 7-9 in Washington, D.C. The conference provides a unique opportunity for academics, practitioners and students to explore theoretical and practical perspectives on cutting-edge legal issues affecting LGBT individuals. Potential topics include constitutional law … Continue reading

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2006 National NOW Conference in Albany, NY on July 21st-23rd

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Women’s and Gender Studies Newsletter

I wish I’d known about the Women’s and Gender Studies Newsletter compiled by The College of New Jersey sooner. Check out the amazing list of events upcoming all over the country!

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Engendering Justice: Prisons, Activism and Change, April 7 & 8 in NYC

The Scholar and Feminist XXXI at the Barnard Center for Research on Women presents “Engendering Justice: Prisons, Activism and Change” Friday, 7 April, 7:00 – 8:30 PM Saturday, 8 April, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM The rate of imprisonment in … Continue reading

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UGA Law Conference: “Working in the Public Interest: Challenging Poverty Through Law” on April 7 & 8

The University of Georgia School of Law, the Student Bar Association, and the American Constitution Society are pleased to present: “Working in the Public Interest: Challenging Poverty Through Law” This first annual conference will take place on April 7-8 in … Continue reading

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Feminist Law Profs! Post Conference Announcements Here!

I don’t really get the point of all the mailings from other law schools, they generally go right into my recycling bin, but I receive quite a few, so someone somewhere thinks they are accomplishing something somehow. But are they? … Continue reading

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“Feminism and Women Under 40″ at Pace Law School on March 21

On Tuesday, March 21, 2006, at 7:00 p.m., Pace Law School is sponsoring a panel discussion, “Feminism and Women Under 40,” as part of its Public Policy Lecture Series. Here is a description of the program: As baby boomers enter … Continue reading

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Conference on “Law & Adolescence” at Temple U’s Beasley School of Law this weekend!

LAW AND ADOLESCENCE The Legal Status, Rights and Responsibilities of Adolescent Youth Involved in the Child Welfare, Juvenile or Criminal Justice Systems A Symposium at Temple University‘s Beasley School of Law March 17-18, 2006 Klein & Shusterman Halls This two-day … Continue reading

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Conference on the Intersection of Intellectual Property and Gender in DC at Am U Law on 3/24

IP/Gender: The Unmapped Connections Friday, March 24, 2006 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM (Reception to Follow) This program brings together scholars in Intellectual Property and Gender Studies to present innovative scholarship that unites these two fields. This will be the … Continue reading

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Conference at UNC-Chapel Hill: “The Pre/Post Enlightenment Visuality of Djuna Barnes’s NIGHTWOOD (1936)” on March 22

Wednesday March 22, 4:30-6:00 PM Bingham 103, UNC-Chapel Hill Erin G. Carlston, English, UNC-Chapel Hill: “The Beast Turning Human, or Sleeping with Wolves.” María DeGuzmán, English and Latina/o Studies, UNC-Chapel Hill: “The Pre/Post Enlightenment Visuality of Djuna Barnes’s Nightwood.” Carisa … Continue reading

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“THE GLOBAL ADVANCEMENT OF WOMEN: BARRIERS AND BEST PRACTICES,” A Conference Exploring the Status of Women in a Changing Global Environment

“THE GLOBAL ADVANCEMENT OF WOMEN: BARRIERS AND BEST PRACTICES” A Conference Exploring the Status of Women in a Changing Global Environment at the University of Maryland School of Law on April 6-7, 2006. This conference seeks to explore the role … Continue reading

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“Gender War & Peace: Women’s Status in the Wake of Conflict” – Symposium at Michigan State University College of Law on Feb 24th

Gender, War & Peace: Women’s Status in the Wake of Conflict A gender analysis of post-conflict reconstruction, human rights and peace building Open to Educators, Students, Attorneys and the Community Friday, February 24, 2006, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. [Panel Schedule] Michigan … Continue reading

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The Feminism and Legal Theory Project Presents: “All in the Family? Islam, Women, and Human Rights”

Emory Law School ● Atlanta ● Georgia March 3rd and 4th, 2006 Registration information available here. Friday, March 3, 2006 4:00 PM – 6:30 PM – Session I: Underlying Theory Islamic Feminism and the Issue of Dependency: An Iranian Case … Continue reading

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The Western Law Professors of Color Conference, “Pale Promises: Confronting the Rights Deficit,” 3/31 thru 4/2 at California Western School of Law

The Western Law Professors of Color Conference, “Pale Promises: Confronting the Rights Deficit,” will take place March 31st through April 2, 2006 at California Western School of Law in San Diego, California. Students, non-law profs & non-academics are welcome! Full … Continue reading

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Yale Journal of Law and Feminism to Hold “Sex for Sale” Conference, Feb. 4

The Yale Journal of Law and Feminism will host a one-day conference on the commodification and sale of sex, titled “Sex for Sale,” on February 4, 2006, at Yale Law School. More information, including a conference schedule, is available at … Continue reading

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Center For Reproductive Rights Hosting Equality and Reproductive Rights Symposium, March 2006

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University of Denver Sturm College of Law Hosting Conference On Domestic Violence

Town of Castle Rock v. Gonzales: Some are Guilty–All are Accountable Accountability in the Age of Denial March 16 – 17, 2006 University of Denver Sturm College of Law 2255 East Evans Avenue Denver, Colorado The University of Denver Sturm … Continue reading

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Upcoming Conference by the Feminism and Legal Theory Project

Genetic Manipulation and Enhancement Technologies Emory University School of Law January 27-28, 2006 Friday, January 27th SESSION I – 4:00 PM – 6:30 PM – Theoretical Frameworks Vivian Curran, University of Pittsburgh “A Comparative Perspective on Issues of Genetic Manipulation … Continue reading

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