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CALL FOR PARTICIPATION & ABSTRACTS Emerging Scholars Workshop 2011-2012 GRADUATE SCHOOL IN LAW AND REGULATORY GOVERNANCE OSGOODE HALL LAW SCHOOL, YORK UNIVERSITY See the full CFP (.pdf) here for guideline and details! Deadline DECEMBER 20 2011
Critical & Constructive Engagement The aim of the workshop is to promote critical and constructive engagement with the work-inprogress of workshop participants. Rather than presenting your own material, your project is presented by a fellow researcher, offering a fresh look at your work, accompanied by comments and questions. Before the author is given a chance to ‘respond’, other workshop participants offer their feedback. Building on this engagement with More >
I have an extra copy, you need something to read when you are off work/school/marking (or, you think this would make a perfect gift – it’s not a used copy). Let me know in the comments (they are moderated, so you won’t see it pop up right away). I’ll take entries for about 36 hours, then do a random draw, then contact the lucky winner for an address and ship it out this week (or, if you want help preventing distractions until December X, we can hold it till later).
This book, btw, is one I really liked. Pauli More >
Suggested topics include, but are not limited to: Popular and media representations of East Asian mothers; transnational adoption and the experiences of both adoptive and birth mothers (including the invisibility of Asian birth mothers); the politics of citizenship for East (including Southeast) Asian mothers; race, gender, and migration; oppression, resistance, and empowerment in East Asian mothering; feminist approaches to East Asian mothering; mothering More >
The IFLS has two visiting scholars this semester. Join us for lunch, hear about their work, and meet these two women who have travelled a total of over 23745 km to get to Osgoode!
Professor Chao-Ju Chen, National Taiwan University Constituting and Contesting Equality: Feminist Constitutional Activism in Taiwan
Professor Priya Gupta, Jindal Global Law School (India) The American Dream, Deferred: More >
This symposium aims to create a transdisciplinary dialogue regarding the local and global changing understandings of and practices related to the self by bringing together speakers from a broad range of cultural, methodological, national, disciplinary and transnational foci. It seeks to further conversations and research on topical and vexing questions of the self, especially in relation to recent medical, cultural, technological, political, social and neo-colonial developments. With an emphasis on the biopolitics of bodies, machines and institutional structures, the symposium also addresses the ethics of human selfhood, specifically how we define the More >