Monday, March 16, 2009

Conference announcement: Gender on the Frontiers

Columbia Journal of Gender and Law

presents its Triennial Symposium:

April 10, 2009 9:30 am- 5:00 pm

Room 107

Jerome Greene Hall

Columbia Law School

For registration information, please email

Women Crossing Borders, 9:30 am

* Soraya Fata, Staff Attorney, Legal Momentum

* Sharmila Lodhia, Post-doctoral Fellow, Santa Clara University

* Jenni Milbank, Professor of Law, University of Technology, Sydney (Australia)

* Catherine Dauvergne, Associate Professor of Law, University of British Columbia

Traditional Institutions through a Non-Traditional Lens, 10:40 am

* Angela Irvine, Principal Researcher, Ceres Policy Research

* Eva Ryrstedt, Associate Professor of Law, University of Lund (Sweden)

* Sarah Valentine, Associate Law Library Professor, CUNY School of Law

Real Queer Advocacy: Intersection and Divergence, 11:45 am

* Libby Adler, Professor of Law, Northeastern University

* Tony Varona, Professor of Law, American University

Keynote Address, 12:45 pm (luncheon in Jerome Greene Annex)

* Dean Spade, Assistant Professor of Law, Seattle University

Legally-Constructed Gender and Sexual Identities, 2:30 pm

* Jessie Hill, Associate Professor of Law, Case Western Reserve University

* Khiara Bridges, Fellow, Center for Reproductive Rights - Columbia Law School

* Barrak Alzaid , MA Candidate Performance Studies, New York University

* Shankar Prasad, Chief Marketing Officer, AKOS Health Systems, Inc.

* Carrie Nordlund, Assistant Professor of Politics, Lake Forest College

Women Committing Crimes: Gendered Conduct Outside the Law, 4:00 pm

* Rebecca Tushnet, Professor of Law, Georgetown University

* Francesca Coppa, Director of Film Studies, Muhlenberg College

* Linda Fentiman, Professor of Law, Pace University

* Benedetta Faedi, Graduate Fellow and JSD Candidate, Stanford University

Final panel will be followed by a reception in Case Lounge, JG 701, 5:00 pm.

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