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Brit Invasion Double Bill

Brit Invasion Double Bill

FACULTY LUNCH RESEARCH SEMINAR  Wednesday, July 18th, 2012 12:30 – 2:00 pm

Room 2027, Osgoode Hall Law School

Lunch will be served.
Please RSVP: adrgs@osgoode.yorku.ca

Professor Emily Grabham, University of Kent
“A Likely Story”: HIV and the Definition of Disability in UK Employment Equity Law (1996-2005)


Professor Erika Rackley, Durham University
Gender and Judging


Professor Erika Rackley is co-convenor and co-founder of Gender & Law at Durham
(GLAD), a research group based in the Law School which acts as a focus for gender-related
research and teaching. She is co-author of Tort Law (OUP, 2009), co-editor of Feminist
Perspectives on Tort Law (Routledge, 2012) and Feminist Judgements: From Theory to Practice
(Hart, 2010). She is visiting Osgoode’s IFLS for the week of July 16th.
Professor Emily Grabham joined the University of Kent in 2004 as a Research Fellow in the
AHRC Centre for Law, Gender & Sexuality, having previously worked as an employment and
human rights lawyer in London. Her primary research areas are labour and equality law,
feminist legal theory, and law and time. She is co-editor of Intersectionality & Beyond: Law,
Power & The Politics of Location (Routledge-Cavendish 2008). Emily is visiting Osgoode’s
IFLS until December 2012.

NIP: Feminist Perspectives on Tort Law

Lovely lineup here from eds. Richardson (Monash) and Rackley (Durham; she will visit the IFLS in July 2012), including two from Canada (Osgoode’s Dayna Scott and UVic’s Elizabeth Adjin-Tettey).

Feminist Perspectives on Tort Law Routledge (link to publisher’s website)

1: Introduction, Janice Richardson and Erika Rackley

2: Duty of Care and Ethic of Care: Irreconcilable Difference?, Jenny Steele

3. Endgame: On Negligence and Reparation for Harm, Nicky Priaulx

4.Pollution and the Body Boundary: Exploring Scale, Gender and Remedy, Dayna Nadine Scott

5. Trust in the police? Police Negligence, Invisible Immunity and Disadvantaged Claimants, Kirsty Horsey;

6. Knowledge and Power in Drug Testing and Promotion: The Adverse Effects on Women’s Health, Patricia Peppin;

7. The Standard of Care in Medical Negligence– Still Reasonably Troublesome?, José Miola;

8. The Sexual Politics of Privacy Law and Theory, Janice Richardson; 9. Tort claims for Rape: More Trials, Fewer Tribulations?, Nikki Godden;

10. Sexual Wrongdoing: Do the Remedies Reflect the Wrong?, Elizabeth Adjin-Tettey;

11. Damaging Stereotypes: the Return of ‘Hoovering as a Hobby’, Reg Graycar

See Routledge’s entire Feminist Perspectives series here.