Category Archives: Upcoming Lectures

Chapman Law School Hosts Eboni Nelson on “Justice Thomas and the Promise of Education Equality”

This week Chapman University School of Law hosts Professor Eboni Nelson.  Professor Nelson will discuss her work on “Justice Thomas and the Promise of Education Equality.” We are extremely fortunate to have Professor Eboni Nelson, as an invited FIRST (Fresh … Continue reading

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“Heterosexism, Sex & Sexuality: A Conversation” at Shomburg Center

On Wednesay, November 3, 2010 at 6:00 p.m., the New York Public Library’s Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture will present “Heterosexism, Sex & Sexuality: A Conversation.”  Here is a description of the panel: How do mainstream ideas about sex … 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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Public Forum Series in London on Gender and Scientific Advances

The University of Cambridge Centre for Gender Studies is holding a three public fora in London on November 2, 2010.  The theme is gender and bio-medical advances of the 21st Century.  Here’s the info: November 2, 2010: “Making Babies in the … Continue reading

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Kierner on “Martha Jefferson Randolph and the Performance of Patriarchy: Family, Gender, and Presidents in the Early American Republic”

On October 8, 2010, Cynthia A. Kierner (History, George Mason University) will present her paper, “Martha Jefferson Randolph and the Performance of Patriarchy: Family, Gender, and Presidents in the Early American Republic” at the Newberry Seminar on Women and Gender at … Continue reading

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“Renaissance Male” Teleconference June 29, 2010: “Rage, Race and Redemption”

This announcement, courtesy of Jewel Woods, Executive Director of the Renaissance Male Project Inc., “a midwest multi-cultural & multi-issue progressive men’s organization”: JUNE BROWN BAG AUDIO TELECONFERENCE Next Tuesday, June 29th Rage, Race & Redemption: Engaging The Emotional Lives Of … 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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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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Program on “Transgender People and The Law”

A special shout-out goes to the Lambda students at the William H. Bowen School of Law at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock.  They close out an academic year of good programming with their final event, a discussion on … Continue reading

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Sarah Weddington to Speak at Ramapo College March 4, 2009

From the FLP mailbox, this notice of an NYC-area appearance by Sarah Weddington, the attorney who represented the plaintiff in Roe v. Wade.   Dr. Weddington  will speak at Ramapo College on March 4, 2009.  She is the opening speaker … Continue reading

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“Power & Sex: America’s War on Sexual Rights”

Faye Wattleton, Katha Pollitt, Dagmar Herzog and Lynn Paltrow moderated by Michelle Fine How will the new administration handle the feminist agenda? Obama’s victory and the vote against abortion bans in Colorado and South Dakota brought some sexual rights back … 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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Teleconference and Live Audio Webcast on Roe v. Wade

Tomorrow, Thursday, February 21, 2008, the ABA Center for Continuing Legal Education will sponsor a 90-minute teleconference and audio webcast, “Roe v. Wade – Where We’ve Been and What Lies Ahead: A Conversation with Sarah Weddington and Friends.”   Sarah … 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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Maja Horn, “BETWEEN COLONIAL LEGACIES & GLOBAL IMPULSES: Contemporary Queer Dominican Cultures”

From the official announcement: Wednesday, 14 February, Noon BCRW, 101 Barnard Hall The perceived progressiveness (or backwardness) of Latin American countries with regards to LGBTQ issues and communities typically is gauged through the presence (or absence) of LGBTQ social movements, … Continue reading

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Tillie Olsen Memorial

Via the wonderful Sinister Girl: Tillie Olsen‘s family would like to let people in the San Francisco Bay Area know about her memorial celebration. Please circulate this information widely — the family is trying to get this information out to … Continue reading

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“Bitchfest: Ten Years of Cultural Criticism from the Pages of Bitch Magazine”

A reading featuring editors Lisa Jervis & Andi Zeisler Thursday, 21 September, 7:00 PM Altschul Atrium, Altschul Hall Lisa Jervis and Andi Zeisler will be joined by Tammy Oler. This event is free and open to the public. We hope … Continue reading

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Dr. Helene Gayle: “The Global Impact of HIV/AIDS” on 4/11 in NYC

Tuesday, April 11, 6:00 PM Julius Held Lecture Hall Room 304 Barnard Hall “On Tuesday, 11 April, the Center joins the Barnard Department of Biology in welcoming Dr. Helene Gayle, recently appointed President and CEO of CARE, an international poverty-fighting … Continue reading

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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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Rethinking Welfare: A panel discussion with Mary Childers, Dana-Ain Davis and Annelise Orleck on March 29th in NYC

Wednesday, 29 March, 7:00 PM Sulzberger Parlor, 3rd Floor Barnard Hall “In Welfare Brat, her stunning memoir of growing up in the United States’ welfare system, Mary Childers describes navigating the treacherous terrain of American poverty, out of the Bronx … Continue reading

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“Sexing Gender, Transing Homos: Travail of Sexuality in Contemporary Iran,” A Lecture by Afsaneh Najmabadi on March 23rd

Sexing Gender, Transing Homos:Travail of Sexuality in Contemporary Iran, A lecture with Afsaneh Najmabadi Thursday, 23 March, 7:00 PM Sulzberger Parlor, 3rd Floor Barnard Hall Free & open to the public; no reservations required. “On Thursday, 23 March, in honor … 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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Lani Guinier to Speak at the U. of Michigan’s Institute for Research on Women and Gender on March 20th

More information, and a very nice photo of Lani, here.

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Lecture by Prof. Reva Siegel: “Collective Memory and the Constitution: Remembering and Forgetting the Nineteenth Amendment”

On Monday, March 6, at 4:00 p.m., Professor Reva Siegel of Yale Law School will deliver the annual Calvin W. Corman Memorial Lecture at Rutgers Law School in Camden, NJ. Professor Siegel’s talk, entitled “Collective Memory and the Constitution: Remembering … Continue reading

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Martha Nussbaum on “The Moral Status of Animals”

Her essay in today’s Chron is here; excerpt below: …”In 2000 AD, the High Court of Kerala, in India, addressed the plight of circus animals “housed in cramped cages, subjected to fear, hunger, pain, not to mention the undignified way … Continue reading

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The University of Toronto Has A Feminism and Law Workshop Series

The 2005 – 2006 schedule of events is here. As part of the series, Lisa C. Phillips will make a presentation today on “Partners in Business, Partners in Law: Tax Law and the Two-Person Career.” Probably too late to catch … Continue reading

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