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Easing back from my vacation into the webworld. Strangely, I didn’t miss it much this time. I think that means that i am now clearly associating the web with work – this is not, I think, a good thing. But this next is - a great looking CF Proposals via Nicola Barker (Kent) @nicolaJbarker (see previous IFLS posts re Nicola here) and Suzanne Lenon (Lethbridge) @kootenaydreams
Note that this conference might be at Onati in Spain – the fall back is ….Paris. So there is that too.Radically Rethinking Marriage Deadline for Submissions: September 20, 2013 (Workshop: July 2015)
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It was a great privilege to see Sherene Razack speak today at an event organized by students at York’s Faculty of Environmental Studies. Time to thank the people -faculty, students and staff, who roll up their sleeves and make these things happen.
Here is another set of things you may wish you could be at:
Radical Formations: Sex, Race, Trans
How do social movements resist and react to new measures for legal equality? This interdisciplinary panel tackles this question via resistance to intersectional state violence, transgender people’s legal consciousness, and race-based critiques of rights.
Sharon Cowan, School of Law, University of Edinburgh
Roderick Ferguson, American More >
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, 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.
Those who were at or followed last year’s LSA in Hawai’i will remember that there were linked panels on Austerity organized by some stellar UK feminists More >