events of potential interest to our members
Have you read this book: The Reorder of Things: The University and Its Pedagogies of Minority Difference. Roderick A Ferguson, U Minnesota Press (here)?
I came across this notice via twitter:
On Friday, April 5th, Roderick Ferguson, Professor of American Studies at the University of Minnesota, will speak for the [Columbia] Institute for Research on Women, Gender, and Sexuality’s Feminist Pedagogy series. He will be discussing his book The Reorder of Things (click here for the original notice)
First thought – Must get book
Second thought: Feminist Pedgogy series? Must get one of those!
This week at Yorku, April 5th and 6th, organized by the More >
This seems neat – UK organization “Just Fair” (one of the people behind it is Nottingham Professor Aoife Nolan, aka @commentator01 on twitter) is putting “Austerity on Trial” tonight. The “charge” is breaching international human rights standards. See here for more information. There are briefs for both sides – an interesting way of gathering attention and bringing people together. The page has links to scholarship and backgrounders aimed at non scholars including children & young people.
Strengthening Canada’s Research Capacity: The Gender Dimension: Report of the Expert Panel on Women in University Research
The York University Office of the Vice-President Research & Innovation is hosting a Discussion Forum on the Report “Strengthening Canada’s Research Capacity: The Gender Dimension: Report of the Expert Panel on Women in University Research”. Learn more about this report by the Canadian Council of Academies panel, chaired by Dr. Marsden, on the factors that influence the university research careers of women. And join a discussion facilitated by Associate Vice-President Research Lisa Philipps. The report can be found online here.
With keynote speaker Lorna Marsden, President Emeritus and Professor, York University Monday, February 11, 2013 10:00 am – 11:30 am Room More >
CFP Gendered Rites/Gendered Rights : 2013 Conference of the Project on Gender, Culture, Religion, and the Law
CFP Deadline December 31; Conference April 14-15 2013
This call for papers via Osgoode grad, former Iacobucci J. clerk, and Director of the Hadassah-Brandeis Institute Project on Gender, Culture, Religion and the Law, Dr. Lisa Fishbayn Joffe
GENDERED RITES/GENDERED RIGHTS:Sex Segregation, Religious Practice, and Public LifeCall for PapersThe Hadassah-Brandeis Institute Project on Gender, Culture, Religion, and the Law seeks paper proposals for an international conference entitled Gendered Rites/Gendered Rights: Sex Segregation, Religious Practice, and Public Life. The Conference will be held at Brandeis More >