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FEMINIST LEGAL STUDIES QUEEN’S CALL FOR PAPERS Bodies of Law: Women’s Health and Equality March 1‐2, 2013 in Kingston, Ontario The goal of the symposium is to identify how laws affect women’s health and how improvements in health lead to greater equality. This event will analyze ways in which gender equality in women’s health is an outcome of legal discourses through examining law at the provincial and federal levels, the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, and international conventions to promote health and equality, such as the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of More >
Can indigenous peoples, ethnic minorities, women and people living in poverty mobilize human rights in a positive way to combat environmental problems that affect their health and their physical, psychological and material well-being? How does the human rights system increase the capacity of marginalized groups to defend and protect themselves in decision-making processes that could jeopardize their interests in relation to the environment?
Program , registration info and call for volunteers here: via Environmental Justice and Human Rights: Investigating the Tensions, Exploring the Possibilities | More >
Thanks to Jennifer Koshan (Calgary) for passing this along.
…participate in panels sponsored by the Feminist Legal Theory Collaborative Research Network at the Law and Society Annual Meeting in Boston, May 30 to June 2, 2013.
Information about the Law and Society meeting (including registration and hotel information) will be posted here: www.lawandsociety.org/boston2013.html.
Within Law & Society, the Feminist Legal Theory CRN seeks to bring together scholars across a range of fields who are interested in feminist legal theory. There is no pre-set theme to which papers must conform, other than that they relate to feminism in some way. We especially welcome proposals More >
The Journal of Gender, Race & Justice Call for Submissions
Modern Families: Changing Families, Challenging Laws
The Journal will hold its annual symposium March 7-8, 2013. Titled Modern Families: Changing Families, Challenging Laws, the symposium focuses on three specific areas within family law: families of racial minorities, LGBT families, and family interactions with the criminal justice system. The Journal would like to invite legal authors of all perspectives to submit proposals for articles for the symposium to fill Volume 17 of our publication. Please review the Journal‘s submission policy and send article or proposal submissions, along with your curriculum vitae, to Iain Johnson More >
CALL FOR PAPERS Professor Patricia Williams, author of the 1991 book “Alchemy of Race and Rights: Diary of a Law Professor” (Harvard University Press), will be participating in our Critical Race Symposium at Osgoode Hall Law School on November 2, 2012. This event is organized under the auspices of the Critical Research Laboratory in Law & Society and Law.Arts.Culture, in collaboration with the Institute for Feminist Legal Studies.
We are inviting SHORT REFLECTIONS, REVIEWS and THOUGHT-ESSAYS (ranging from 500 to 5000 words) on Alchemy of Race and Rights, which celebrates its 21st anniversary this year.
We plan to publish these pieces in preparation More >