Final Line-Up for @USFemJudgments 2021 Summer Feminist Legal Theory Series

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The 2021 Summer Feminist Legal Theory Series kicked off one week ago with a panel discussion chaired by Martha Fineman (Emory), “Reflections on the History and Beginnings of Feminist Legal Theory.”

The final line-up of speakers for the remainder of the summer has now been announced:

Wednesday, June 16: Simultaneous “Half Baked Ideas” Sessions

Room 1 Speakers:

  • Naomi Cahn (Virginia)
  • Greer Donley (Pitt) & Jill Wieber Lens (Arkansas)

Room 2 Speakers:

  • Hannah Haksgaard (South Dakota)
  • Elizabeth Katz (Wash U St. Louis)

Room 3 Speakers:

  • Charisa Smith (CUNY)
  • Natalie Nanasi (SMU)

Room 4 Speakers:

  • Lucy Jewel (Tennessee)
  • Suzanne Lenon (Lethbridge)

Room 5 Speakers:

  • Ana Maria Jerca (York)
  • Cathren Page (Mercer)

Room 6 Speakers:

  • Margaret Ryznar (Indiana-Indianapolis)
  • Cornelia Weiss (Independent)

Room 7 Speakers:

  • Andrea S. Anderson (York)
  • Fabrizia Pessoa Serafim (Emory)

Room 8 Speakers:

  • Ederlina Co (Pacific McGeorge)
  • Rachel Rebouché (Temple)

Wednesday, June 30: Junior Scholar Paper Presentation

Presenter: Tugce Elliati-Kose (Trent), Inherently Traumatic, Invariably Victimizing: The Legal Construction of Subject Positions for Survivors of Sexual Violence

Commentator: Sally Goldfarb (Rutgers)

Wednesday, July 7: Junior Scholar Paper Presentation

Presenter: Laura Lane-Steele (Tulane), Adjudicating Identity

Commentator: Noa Ben-Asher (Pace)

Wednesday, July 21: Junior Scholar Paper Presentation

Presenter: Cristina Tilley (Iowa), The First Amendment and the Second Sex

Commentator: Shaakirrah Sanders (Idaho)

Wednesday, August 4: Reflections on the Present and Future of Feminist Legal Theory (panel discussion)

Chair and Moderator: Bridget Crawford (Pace)


  • Patricia Cain (Santa Clara)
  • Lolita Buckner Inniss (Colorado)
  • Sital Kalantry (Seattle)
  • Teri McMurtry-Chubb (Univ. Illinois Chicago)
  • Jhuma Sen (OP Jindal Global)
  • Kathy Stanchi (UNLV)

If you’d like to attend any of the sessions this summer, pre-registration via this link is required via this link:–LEnl2jWTXRz Only those who are pre-registered will be admitted to the session via Zoom’s waiting room feature. There is no cost to attend. Preregistration is available to anyone with a verified academic email address.

All sessions will meet online via Zoom from 2:00pm-3:00pm Eastern/11am-12:00pm Pacific, starting June 2, 2021.

The series is co-sponsored by The U.S. Feminist Judgments Project, the Elisabeth Haub School of Law at Pace University, the William S. Boyd School of Law at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, The Feminism and Legal Theory Project, The Vulnerability and the Human Condition Initiative, the Institute for Feminist Legal Studies at Osgoode, the Family Law Center at the University of Virginia School of Law, and the AALS Section on Women in Legal Education.

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