Category Archives: Law and Gender

August 31, 2007 Colloquia/Workshops

Alabama

Morgan Symposium on the Gender of Constitutional and Human Rights Law

UCLA Friday Colloquium

Daniel Cole (Indiana-Indianapolis Law), The Stern Review and Its Critics: Implications for the Theory and Practice of Benefit-Cost Analysis

Iowa Law

Tino Cuellar (Stanford Law)

International Interdisciplinary Conference on Women – Madrid

Mundos de Mujeres / Women’s Worlds, “the most important academic congress on gender and Women’s Studies and feminist social movements,” will be hosted by the University Complutense of Madrid, July 3-9, 2008. The call for papers deadline is February 28, 2008.

Gender, Family – Brighton, UK

Sussex Law School hosts Gender, Family Responsibility and Legal Change Conference 2008 (“An international, interdisciplinary conference), July 10-12, 2008, at Sussex Downs (near Brighton).

Paper proposals will be reviewed in four batches: those received by Sept. 30, 2007, those by Oct. 31, 2007, those by Dec. 31, 2007, and those by April 30, 2008.

Legal Realism, Feminism, Legal Theory – Madison

The University of Wisconsin School of Law hosts New Legal Realism Meets Feminism & Legal Theory II: Empirical Perspectives on the Place of Law in Women’s Work and Family Lives , Oct. 5-6, 2007, Madison.

Women working in a variety of settings face challenges rooted in traditional cultural and social patterns surrounding gender. These challenges include barriers in the workplace, the historic divisions between work and family lives, and cultural conceptualizations of “work” itself. This conference draws together empirical and legal perspectives to examine the different strategies and models women have used in addressing the dilemmas of work and family.

The conference is cosponsored by the Feminism and Legal Theory Project, Emory University, and the New Legal Realism Project, University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Women’s Legal History – Akron

The New Face of Women’s Legal History will be discussed at the University of Akron School of Law, Oct. 19, 2007.

Feminist Pedagogy in Law – New York

Feminist law professors are meeting for the Feminist Pedagogy Conference, Oct. 12, New York, NY.