Where Are We Now?
September 22, 2014 | 5:00 pm | FSS 4004
A public forum on murders and disappearances of Aboriginal women and girls.
Moderator: Cherry Smiley, Campaign Coordinator of FAFIA’s Campaign of Solidarity with Aboriginal Women
Speaker: John Packer, Director of the Human Rights Research and Education Centre
September 28, 2014 | 3:00 – 6:00 p.m. | 31 Lambton Avenue
Calling all feminists and their allies—law students, staff and faculty! Please join me for a welcome back to school party, hosted by the Shirley Greenberg Chair for Women and the Legal Profession. Snacks will be served; please bring your own drinks of choice.
The Witch-Hunt Narrative: Politics, Psychology and the Sexual Abuse of Children
October 2, 2014 | 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. | Norton Rose Fulbright Canada Classroom (FTX 302)
This lecture is a must for anyone who is interested in the widespread social problem of child sexual abuse, and particularly for judges, lawyers, police officers, social workers and others who deal with child testimony in domestic, civil or criminal matters.
Speaker: Professor Ross Cheit
The 2nd University of Ottawa Human Rights Film Festival
October 2 - 5 | Alumni Auditorium, Jock Turcot University Centre
The 2nd University of Ottawa Human Rights Film Festival features six international documentaries and films highlighting compelling human rights issues around mental health and women’s rights.
Click here for more information on programming and tickets for the 2nd uOttawa Human Rights Film Festival.
Surveillance and Self: Young Women’s Experiences with Online Social Media
October 15, 2014 | 11:30 a.m – 1:00 p.m. | FTX 351
Speakers: Professors Jane Bailey and Valerie Steeves
Launch of a new feminist bursary
October 20, 2014 | 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. | Tsampalieros Atrium (FTX, 3rd floor)
In honour of the memory of our beloved alumna Alison Dewar, by Raven, Cameron, Ballantyne & Yazbeck LLP and the National Association of Women and the Law.
Diversity and Judicial Appointments: Who, When, Why and How
November 18, 2014 | 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. | FTX 351
Speakers: Professors Rosemary Cairns Way, Arleen Huggins (associate at Koskie Minskie, president of the Canadian Association of Black Lawyers) and Me Tamara Thermitus (Lawyer / Counsel, Ministry of Justice Canada)