Fall 2012 Queer Theory Workshop: Theory Meets Practice
The Center for Gender & Sexuality Law at Columbia Law School is pleased to announce the lineup for its Fall 2012 Queer Theory Workshop, “Theory Meets Practice.”
The Workshop will take up a series of cutting edge issues in the theory and practice of Queer Theory, bringing together theorists, activists and lawyers who are working on LGBT issues. The Workshop will be co-facilitated by Professor Katherine Franke and Urvashi Vaid, Director of the Engaging Tradition Project at the Center for Gender & Sexuality Law.
September 18—Hate Crimes/Bullying Laws:
Eliza Byard, Executive Director, GLSEN
Richard Kim, Executive Editor, The Nation
October 2 - Queering Criminal Justice
Andrea Ritchie, Co-Coordinator of Streetwise and Safe
Bennett Capers, Professor of Law, Brooklyn Law School
October 16—Queer Citizenship and Marriage:
James Esseks, Director, ACLU LGBT/AIDS Project
Katherine Franke, Professor of Law and Director, Center for Gender and Sexuality Law, Columbia Law School
April 22—Queering Tradition:
Pam Spees, Senior Staff Attorney, Center for Constitutional Rights
Ann Pellegrini, Associate Professor of Performance Studies and Religious Studies & Director of the Center for the Study of Gender and Sexuality, New York University
*This event was rescheduled due to the hurricane.
November 13—Immigration, Citizenship, & Belonging:
Iván Espinoza-Madrigal, Staff Attorney, Lambda Legal
Siobhan Somerville, Associate Professor of English, Gender and Women's Studies, and African American Studies, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
November 27—Queering Race/Racing Queer:
Aisha Moodie-Mills, Center for American Progress Advisor, LGBT Policy & Racial Justice
Russell Robinson, Professor of Law, University of California, Berkeley
All events will be held from 4:20-6:10pm in the Case Lounge, Room 701 of Jerome Greene Hall, 435 W. 116th Street. The events are free and open to the public, no RSVP necessary. Readings for all workshops will be circulated in advance.
Queer Theory Workshop Readings and Videos