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Prof Regina Austin’s Betcherman Lecture asked (and answered) “What can the medium of film offer lawyers and law students?”
Penn Law’s Regina Austin, William A. Schnader Professor of Law, is a leading authority on economic discrimination and minority legal feminism. Her work on the overlapping burdens of race, gender, and class oppression, recognized for its insight and creativity, has been widely reprinted. Her lecture, Visual Legal Advocacy and Social Justice for Women, described the technological shifts that have made it possible for lawyers to use video in legal contexts as an effective tool of advocacy. It More >
Call for Papers “Social Justice Feminism” University of Cincinnati College of Law October 26-27, 2012
Patricia Hill Collins, Distinguished University Professor, University of Maryland, Charles Phelps Taft Distinguished Emeritus Professor of Sociology, University of Cincinnati; Anika Rahman, President and CEO of the Ms. Foundation for Women The University of Cincinnati College of Law’s Center for Race, Gender, and Social Justice seeks submissions for its upcoming 2012 conference “Social Justice Feminism.” For more information about the conference, please click here. What is Social Justice Feminism? It is the type of work feminist activists on the ground say that they want More >
IFLS is pleased to be hosting Professor Regina Austin with us at Osgoode for a week. She will be delivering the Betcherman Lecture on Tuesday January 31 at 230 (information here), and hold a small grad student workshop on Thursday afternoon (information here). She is in Office 3033 – drop by to say hello.
Professor Austin has a long CV, the kind that may prompt recognition from a wide variety of scholars. Almost any reading in Critical Race Feminism will bring you to her Sapphire Bound! (which she describes as her most significant work, according to this precis of More >
This Tuesday: Visual Legal Advocacy & Social Justice for Women: Prof Regina Austin Tuesday January 31 230
Mark your Calendars and invite your friends. Click the picture to see the full poster, and/or get a pdf for distribution here. [poster info repeated below]
Tuesday, January 31, 2012 Osgoode Hall Law School (IKB) 2003 2:30 – 4 p.m. RSVP: 416-736-5586 InstituteFLS@osgoode.yorku.ca The Institute for Feminist Legal Studies presents: Barbara Betcherman Distinguished Visitor Professor Regina Austin (William A. Schnader Professor of Law University of Pennsylvania Law SchoolVisual Legal Advocacy and Social Justice for Women
The Barbara Betcherman Distinguished Visitorship was established in 1985 by friends and family in honour of Barbara, a distinguished graduate of Osgoode Hall Law School, to More >