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 upcoming issue: 20(1). [i will update with when/where you can get this article! - sl] Kapur deftly analyses the postcolonial feminist politics of the Indian SlutWalk and Pink Chaddi movements…..
In dominant narratives circulating about SlutWalk, the marches began after a police officer made comments at Osgoode Hall More >
Looks like a great opportunity. Six papers will be selected, and the Forum will be held in June. You have to a pre tenure faculty member with one to six years of experience to be eligible to submit. Details here. If you aren’t eligible, can you encourage or support someone who is?
This one came via Osgood Grad student and excellent much missed person Stu Marvel, now visiting at Atlanta. The topic is an important one and ripe for cross-border conversations. The Conference is Feb 17-18, and the due date for proposals is December 8, with some flexibility. I’m sure there is a paper to be written here on the attempt to “gender” Ontario’s most recent Social Assistance Review (likewise I am intrigued by the statistics around the digital divide in the US and note the increasing delivery of state services through More >
Cornell Graduate Legal Studies has this CFP “Changing Faces in Legal Thinking: Revisiting Legal Methodologies” up, looks so interesting. Deadline on CFP is Jan 6.
One of the most fun discussions in any viva/dissertation defence is always the one about methodological choices. I learnt that trick from my mentor Toni Williams, now at Kent. It produces a very rich discussion with form and substance intertwining – every time. Also, Cornell = Ithaca = Moosewood Restaurant (which is on the list of things which keep coming up this week, strangely).
Legal scholarship has benefited from this methodological richness. This conference aims to further a more refined More >