2015-2016 Archive

CFLS Fall 2015 Lecture Series

September 22, 2015 – Dr. Trish Luker, University of Technology Sydney
Animating the Archive: Artefacts of Law

October 06, 2015 – Shelly Johnson, Mukwa Musayett, University of British Columbia School of Social Work
Take No Prisoners: Indigenous Women Leaders in the Provincial First Nations Court

October 20, 2015 – Alison Symington, Co-Director of Research & Advocacy, Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network
Consent: HIV Non-Disclosure and Sexual Assault

October 27, 2015 – Karey Brooks and Elin Sigurdson, legal counsel for Trevor Loke in Loke v. Minister and the LGBTQ Coalition in TWU v Law Society of British Columbia, with special appearances from members of the LGBTQ Coalition.
The Fight for Equal Access to Law School, the Legal Profession, and… the Courts? The Legal Challenges Involving Trinity Western, the Minister of Advanced Education, the Law Society, OUTLaws and Trevor Loke

November 3, 2015 – Irene Tsepnopoulos-Elhaimer, Executive Director, and Adrienne Moya, Victim Services Medical Support Worker, Women Against Violence Against Women
Consent and Women’s Experience, Discourse and Legal Dilemmas: Where do we go from here?

CFLS Spring 2016 Lecture Series

January 26, 2016 – Tonie Beharrell, Legal Services, Health Sciences Association, and Anne Bhanu Chopra, Equity Ombudsperson for the Law Society of British Columbia
Panel Discussion: Sexual Harassment in the Legal Profession

March 1, 2016 – Patricia Cochran, Assistant Professor, Faculty of Law, University of Victoria
Not Judging: Restraint and Refusal in the Exercise of Legal Judgment

March 8, 2016 – Emma Cunliffe, Associate Professor, Peter A. Allard School of Law
Gendered Racial Violence: R v Barton and the Death of Cindy Gladue

March 22, 2016 – Margot Young, Professor, Peter A. Allard School of Law
Section 7 and Housing Justice

Special Lectures, 2015-2016:

October 29, 2015 – Annual Marlee Kline Lecture in Social Justice
Kim Pate, Ariel F. Sallows Chair in Human Rights, University of Saskatchewan College of Law, Executive Director, Canadian Association of Elizabeth Fry Societies
The Terrible Truth about Canadian Crime: No Justice for Indigenous Women

February 10th, 2016 – Inaugural Lecture for Professor Janine Benedet
A Revindication of the Rights of Women

March 10, 2016 – Paz and Knute Buttedahl Memorial Lecture
Co-sponsored by UBC’s Department of Educational Studies and the Centre for Feminist Legal Studies. Shelagh Day, “The National Inquiry on Murders and Disappearances of Indigenous Women and Girls: What Is It? How Should It Work?