Lecture Series

The weekly Centre for Feminist Legal Studies Lecture Series was started in 1997 to bring feminist legal scholars together from across Canada and abroad. Speakers offer a wide range of perspectives on various topics.

The lectures are at 12:30 pm and open to everyone; please join us in Room 122!

Spring 2018 Lecture Series

Tuesday, January 16
Discussion of Feminist Legal Research In-Progress

Tuesday, January 23
JENNIFER SCHULZ, Faculty of Law, University of Manitoba
Mediation, Gender & Intuitive Intervention

Tuesday, February 6 – The Dick Gathercole Annual Public Interest Lecture
AYESHA CHAUDHRY, Canada Research Chair in Religion, Law and Social Justice, University of British Columbia
SARAH KHAN, BC Public Interest Advocacy Centre
Islamophobia, Freedom of Speech and the Limits of Canadian Multiculturalism

Tuesday, February 13
HADIYA RODERIQUE, Lawyer, PhD Candidate (Rotman School of Business) & Freelance Journalist *via videolink
Black on Bay Street
(Co-presented with the Black Law Students’ Association for Black History Month)

Tuesday, March 6
SHAUNA LABMAN, Faculty of Law, University of Manitoba
24 Years Later: A Comparative Analysis of the Immigration and Refugee Board’s Gender Guidelines (1993) and Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity and Expression Guidelines (2017)

Friday, March 9 – save the date
Including Natasha Bahkt and Lynda Collins presenting “Are You My Mother? Parentage in a Non-Conjugal Family” and launch of special issue of Canadian Journal of Family Law

Tuesday, March 20
SARAH HUNT, Geography/First Nations and Indigenous Studies, University of British Columbia
Decolonizing Access to Justice for Indigenous Women: Reflections on an Inquiry in Process


7 thoughts on “Lecture Series

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  2. I’m a student at GRSJ and will attend the lecture on Nov 7th about the Nordic model. I am a supproter of this model and currently writing a paper on the topic of global sex trafficking. So looking forward to the lecture!

  3. Hi,

    I am an not a student at Allard Law School, but I am planning to apply, hence my question is: May I attend the lectures on March 6th and 9th?

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