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 >
I’m sitting on the couch having a drink with a friend who is in town from Qatar, and what do I find on the web? The CFP below. Your article could be translated into Arabic and you might get an invite to Doha. Professor Mary Pat Treuthart of Gonzaga will edit. And I think some Canadian content would be a good addition to this international journal.
The International Review of Law is seeking articles for a special issue on domestic violence to be published in Spring 2013. Our goal is to showcase papers that address practical and theoretical accomplishments and challenges worldwide More >
Exciting. Deadline for Abstracts – August 10.2012. Note this, which grabbed me:
In keeping with our commitment with engaging diverse community members, the paper should be written in clear, accessible language, which can be understood by those outside the author’s area of specialization.
Could be fun! Even if you’re not going to do it, read the editor bios and wish you had a chance for coffee with them.
h/t Sheetal Rawal
CALL FOR PAPERS “Honour/Shame” Related Violence in Canada Edited Collection Editors: Amina Jamal, Mandeep Kaur Mucina & Farrah Khan We are putting together a symposium and edited collection of critical essays on More >
CFP (deadline July 1): Mothering and Reproduction Conference Motherhood Initiative for Research & Community Involvement
The Motherhood Initiative for Research and Community Involvement is holding the MOTHERING AND REPRODUCTION CONFERENCE featuring an embedded conference on the topic of MOTHERING, SCIENCE, AND TECHNOLOGY October 18-20, 2012, Toronto, ON, Canada. For consideration, please send a 250-word abstract and a 50-word bio by July 1, 2012 to email@example.com ** TO SUBMIT AN ABSTRACT FOR THIS CONFERENCE, ONE MUST BE A MEMBER OF MIRCI: http://www.motherhoodinitiative.org/membership.html
Topics may include but are not restricted to: Bioethics and fertility; abortion, birth control and assisted fertility in a cross cultural context; reproductive technologies and the interplay of religion; mothering in families of high order More >