What not to wear, part two billion: The Market

Over the years, I’ve realised that one of the most difficult conversations I can have with my feminist students is about dressing for work (or for getting work) – and the reason for this is that, I think, there’s a terribly, terribly thin line between recognizing and describing – even if critiquing gendered and raced … Continue reading What not to wear, part two billion: The Market

Hoodies (What not to wear, encore)

Osgoode’s Black Law Student’s Association put out a call for members of the Osgoode community to wear red/black hoodies in a photo today as a sign of “solidarity with Trayvon Martin and his family in their time of tragedy” (March 29, 2012 12:15pm Atrium).  The facts of Martin’s murder (which is, of course, a legal … Continue reading Hoodies (What not to wear, encore)

What Not to Wear [updated [again 17.02.2011]]

Update Thursday Feb. 17.2011 Things have moved along quite a bit since my last update. For one, the news media and blogosphere caught up.  Jezebel, Torontoist, CBC, the Toronto Star, Rabble and campus newspapers including the early off the mark Obiter Dicta and York’s Excalibur all reported on the story. The Star story has a … Continue reading What Not to Wear [updated [again 17.02.2011]]

Not Taking a Break from Feminism: Reflections on the Criminal Law on the Aboriginal Plains: Gavigan at the Berks

[Part II in a series.  For part I, click here] Following the IFLS co sponsored panel at the Berks (Cutting Edge Contributions and Critical Reflections in Canadian Feminist Legal History, featuring Constance Backhouse (University of Ottawa Law), Mary Jane Mossman (Osgoode) Bettina Bradbury, York University (History at York University)  & Shelley Gavigan (Osgoode), the blog is posting texts from the … Continue reading Not Taking a Break from Feminism: Reflections on the Criminal Law on the Aboriginal Plains: Gavigan at the Berks

Slutwalk (small) Roundup

I haven’t written much here about what will probably be Osgoode’s biggest media moment of the year.  Slutwalk is a big deal, and the genesis of the idea was something that happened right here.  I did, of course, write about it a little bit (click here for “What not to wear”), but then Slutwalk took … Continue reading Slutwalk (small) Roundup