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

kitchen table discussions: FLaK Seminar in London this summer

The Journal Feminist Legal Studies at QMUL under QMUL Sr Lecturer and FLS Editor in Chief,  Osgoode D.Jur and recent IFLS visitor  Ruth Fletcher (other members of the Ed Board of FLS here) is hosting a seminar this summer in London (UK) entitled Mixing Feminism, Legality and Knowledge, cosponsored by the IFLS   Here’s the link to read (open … Continue reading kitchen table discussions: FLaK Seminar in London this summer

Care and Autonomy in the Age of Austerity: Law & Society in Hawai'i

Amazing set of LSA panels organized by Susan Boyd (UBC), Emily Grabham (Kent), Nicola Barker (Reading/Kent), Jenni Millbank (UTS) and Julie Shapiro (Seattle). Didn’t think I could be any more sad about missing LSA (I had my reasons but suspect they may have been a bit stupid).  Have asked friends for pictures and dispatches from … Continue reading Care and Autonomy in the Age of Austerity: Law & Society in Hawai'i

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)

Chai & Chaddis (no, really, Osgoode Women's Caucus Tea with Ratna Kapur, Wed 14 Mar Rm2004)

I wonder if there will be real tea!  Here in Toronto it is 16C, so we don’t need tea quite as much as we did last week, but tea goes well with good conversation and meeting new people.  As part of her visit to Osgoode as a Genest Global Scholar, Prof. Ratna Kapur is joining … Continue reading Chai & Chaddis (no, really, Osgoode Women's Caucus Tea with Ratna Kapur, Wed 14 Mar Rm2004)