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Archive for September, 2011

Is a slutwalk feminist? What does it mean to reclaim the word “slut”?

The University of Manitoba Centre for Professional and Applied Ethics is hosting a discussion on Feminism and Slutwalks. Participants include Brenda Austin-Smith (UM Department of English & Film Studies), Jila Ghomeshi (UM Department of Linguistics), Meena Krishnamurthy (UM Department of Philosophy), and
Karen Busby (UM Faculty of Law).

Catch this timely discussion on Friday, September 30th from 12:30 – 1:30 in the Concourse Lounge in University College.

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Welcome back everyone! The FLF has a great year planned. Here’s a preview!

First Meeting and Button Making Party!

Monday, September 12th at 12 in Room 207. Join us to learn more about the FLF, our plans for the year and how to get involved, then stay for a super fantastic button making party!

Take Back the Night

Thursday, October 20th at 6 pm. March with the FLF!

Feminism and Law in Today’s World: A Roundtable Discussion with Dean Lorna Turnbull

Monday, October 3rd at 12 in Room 309. Bring your lunch and come learn about and discuss the role of feminism and law today.

20th Annual Person’s Day Breakfast

Friday, October 21st at 7am at the Convention Centre. LEAF Manitoba puts on this fantastic event every year. Stay tuned to find out how you can attend.

A Feminist Approach to Torts: A Roundtable Discussion with Dr. Jennifer Schulz

Wednesday, November 2 at 12 in Room 309. Who is the reasonable person? Join Prof. Schulz for a discussion on feminism and torts law

A Briefing of Rhodes: A Roundtable Discussion with Prof. Karen Busby

Thursday, December 1st from 12 – 2 in Room 309. Join Prof. Karen Busby to learn more about the Rhodes case, more infamously known as the “Justice Dewar case”. This timely discussion will follow an FLF field trip to watch the Rhodes appeal on Wednesday November 30 at 9 am at the Manitoba Court of Appeal.

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