Vulnerability, Resilience, and the State: A Feminism and Legal Theory Project Workshop:March 19 – 20, 2010 at Emory

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Vulnerability, Resilience, and the State
A Feminism and Legal Theory Project Workshop:March 19 – 20, 2010
575 Gambrell Hall
Emory University School of Law
1301 Clifton Road, Atlanta GA 30322

Friday, March 19, 2010

4:00 pm – 6:30 pm – Vulnerability and Resilience

**Barbara Woodhouse – Emory University; An Ecogenerist Model of Vulnerability, Resilience and the Responsive State
**Linda McClain – Boston University; Toward a Feminist”Social Ecology”
**Deborah Steinstra – University of Manitoba; Resisting Resilience
**Martha McCluskey – SUNY- Buffalo; Toward a Law and Economics of Resilience: From Moral Hazard and Paternalism to Bargaining Power

6:30 pm – 8:00 pm — DINNER

Saturday, March 20, 2010

9:30 am – noon – Vulnerability and the State

**Michele Landis Dauber – Stanford University; We Lost Our All
**Teemu Ruskola – Emory University; The State of Disaster
**Gwendolyn Smith – Law Literacy Foundation; More Democracy, Real Resilience: On Creating Conditions for All Citizens to Flourish
**Laura Spitz – University of Colorado; Theorizing the More Responsive State: Transcending the National Boundaries of Law

12:15 pm – 1:15 pm — LUNCH

1:30 pm – 2:45 pm – Institutions of Resilience and Repression I — Education

**Risa Lieberwitz – Cornell University; The State and Higher Education: Responding to Public or Private Interests?
**Benjamin Reiss – Emory University; Creative Writing after Virginia Tech: From Psychiatric Risk to Institutional Vulnerability

3:00 – 5:00 pm – Institutions of Resilience and Repression II – Protection

**Nancy Millar – Atlanta, Georgia; Juvenile Justice, Resilience, and the State
**Jessica Weaver – SMU; Capturing the Psychological Abuse of Children
**Daniela Kraiem, American University; Resilient Caretaking Communities: Rethinking the State of Long Term Care

Registration materials are linked here.

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