Columbia LS starts Center for Intersectionality and Social Policy Studies under Prof Kimberlé Crenshaw

The announcement is here:  Columbia Law School : Center for Intersectionality and Social Policy Studies Established.  Note that they will have Fellows…..   The Center’s mission includes facilitating intellectual dialogue between innovative intersectionality scholars, developing cross-disciplinary research networks, and integrating intersectional research and analysis into policy debates and social justice advocacy. With a core objective … Continue reading Columbia LS starts Center for Intersectionality and Social Policy Studies under Prof Kimberlé Crenshaw

Three Critical Feminist Takes on #metoo:  Further reading, references and questions

Thanks to the crowd who came out for this IFLS panel on Thursday November 22. As promised, I have collected references from the three presenters here, and have also tried to set out the questions that the audience raised at the end of the panel. Prof. Brenda Cossman The paper on which the talk was … Continue reading Three Critical Feminist Takes on #metoo:  Further reading, references and questions

March 10th Seminar with Prof. Diamond Ashiagbor

Feminist Friday Seminar March 10th, 2017 Gender, political economy and the construction of the labour market with Professor Diamond Ashiagbor, Institute for Advanced Legal Studies London, UK & Genest Global Faculty Visitor to Osgoode Hall Law School Date: 10-Mar-2017 Time: 12:30 PM – 02:30 PM Location: 2027 Osgoode Hall Law School “Scholarship in the political economy tradition … Continue reading March 10th Seminar with Prof. Diamond Ashiagbor

Feminisms, Structural Violence and Transitional Justice: A one-day conference (CFP: Sept 1, Conference Oct 31)

York University Doctoral students Jessica Chandra and Emily Rosser are planning a very interesting looking one day conference.  Details below, pdf here.  Please circulate widely. Call for Papers: Feminisms, Structural Violence and Transitional Justice: A one-day conference October 31, 2014 Nathanson Centre on Transnational Human Rights, Crime and Security; Graduate Fellowship Program Osgoode Hall, York … Continue reading Feminisms, Structural Violence and Transitional Justice: A one-day conference (CFP: Sept 1, Conference Oct 31)

New issue of CJWL in Honour of Dianne Pothier "Critical Disability Studies and Feminisms: On Getting It"

New issue of the Canadian Journal of Women and the Law is out! This issue honours the contributions of legal scholar Dianne Pothier, who is retiring after a distinguished career at the Schulich School of Law, Dalhousie University. Her faculty colleagues, Richard Devlin and Dean Kim Brooks, guest edit this issue which features ground-breaking scholarship … Continue reading New issue of CJWL in Honour of Dianne Pothier "Critical Disability Studies and Feminisms: On Getting It"