Women In/On the Street: From SlutWalks to #StreetHarassment

Another sure-to-be thought provoking event from the Centre for Feminist Research, happening next Tuesday at York! Women In/On the Street: From SlutWalks to #StreetHarassment Tuesday, October 6th, 2015 | 2pm—4pm | 626 Kaneff, York University Introduced by Dr. Sheila Cavanagh Light Refreshments provided. Text from poster (or click on it): This presentation offers a critical discourse … Continue reading Women In/On the Street: From SlutWalks to #StreetHarassment

Happy IWD! Kapur (yesterday) on slutwalks and chaddis, Mossman and Luxton launch (soon) Reconsidering Knowledge

Osgoode Genest and IFLS visitor Ratna Kapur spoke on IWD-eve (obviously this should be a real thing, right? )from her forthcoming paper Pink Chaddis and SlutWalk Couture: The Postcolonial Politics of Feminism Lite.  A great talk which wrapped critical approaches with a touch of real optimism.  The piece links campaigns which developed out of the … Continue reading Happy IWD! Kapur (yesterday) on slutwalks and chaddis, Mossman and Luxton launch (soon) Reconsidering Knowledge

SlutWalk, theorised: Feminist Legal Studies CFP & Ratna Kapur at Osgoode (Mar 7)

Prof Emily Grabham from Kent  just sent me this CFP from Feminist Legal Studies (she is the Editor-in-Chief) on “Theorising SlutWalk: Critical Feminist Perspectives” (deadline Sept. 30, 2012, complete call (pdf)  here). Feminist Legal Studies is pleased to publish Ratna Kapur’s article Pink Chaddis and SlutWalk Couture: The Postcolonial Politics of Feminism Lite in our … Continue reading SlutWalk, theorised: Feminist Legal Studies CFP & Ratna Kapur at Osgoode (Mar 7)

Guest Post: thoughts on the OBA Slutwalks panel from Sonia Nijjar Osgoode Hall student

When the blog gave out tickets to attend the panel discussion on Slutwalks held by the OBA Feminist Legal Analysis/Young Lawyers Section, I asked for contributions to the blog to fill out the story.  This one comes to us from Sonia Nijjar, a first year student at Osgoode Hall Law School who based her decision … Continue reading Guest Post: thoughts on the OBA Slutwalks panel from Sonia Nijjar Osgoode Hall student

Story of last night's Slutwalks panel at the OBA

Journalist Peter H. Martyn has collected many of the tweets from this event (see info about the event here) using the Storify tool.  Neat, because if you read it through, it gives you a fair bit of info about what happened at the session. One of the most stunning moments of the evening was when … Continue reading Story of last night's Slutwalks panel at the OBA