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Thursday, March 6, 2014 “Perverted Justice: (Homo)Sexuality and Female Juvenile Delinquency in U.S. Popular Culture, 1920-1940″ Anastasia Jones
11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m. Vari Hall 2183
Anastasia Jones is a Toronto-based historian who earned her B.A. at Concordia in 2006 and her Ph.D. at Yale in 2013. In 2009, she designed a web exhibition on lesbian pulp fiction for the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library at Yale. In 2010 she was a recipient of the John Money Fellowship for Scholars of Sexology at the Kinsey Institute in Bloomington, Indiana. Her 2013 dissertation is titled “‘She’s Like That’: Female Same-Sex Intimacy and the G
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Explaining the appeal of asymmetrical criminalization: Jula Hughes (UNB), Vanessa MacDonnell (Ottawa) & Karen Pearlston (UNB) on options, Bedford, and the role of legal professionals
Those new to the issue might wish to look at previous IFLS posts on Bedford here, and/or to listen to the tape/read the transcript of the [ifls co-sponsored] After Bedford panel from January 24, available here. Finally, I think that Kate Sutherland’s 2004 “Work, Sex, and Sex-Work: Competing Feminist Discourses on the International Sex Trade” 42 OHLJ available online here would be a good read alongside this post (“By exploring the respective emphases of radical feminists and sex radicals—sex or work More >
h/t to Sarah Keenan (former IFLS visitor now on Faculty at SOAS) for the text of Camille Kumar’s talk and Sarah’s brief and pointed introduction. In the digital “pages” of Feminists@Law. A short read worth your time.
For feminism to be what it says on the tin, it must be continually evolving, shifting and diversifying; where patriarchy seeks to enforce authority, feminism seeks to declare privilege; where patriarchy seeks to create a single ‘rationalised’ truth and repress all else, feminism seeks to simultaneously hold many truths and be the witness bearer to secrets; and where patriarchy seeks to divide, subjugate and More >
Feb 28-March 1 in Kingston: Feminist Legal Studies Queen’s presents Arctic/Northern Women: Situating Law & Justice in Development and Equality
Click here for FLSQ queens page for this workshop
via Prof. Kathy Lahey (Kingston) with a reminder that students will have free registration, daytime meals, and a break on the dinner price as well.
Jan. 31, 2014 draft
FLSQ Program: Arctic/Northern Women
Friday, Feb. 28, 2014 11:30 Registration – Robert Sutherland Hall, Policy Studies room 202 – light lunch
12:30 Welcome and introduction to conference themes
Janice Hill, Four Directions Student Centre, Queen’s University [Elder]
Åsa Gunnarsson, Umeå Forum for Studies on Law and Society, Umeå University, Sweden
1:00 Keynote address: Eva-Maria More >