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Media Advisory - Queen's University hosts Feminist Legal Studies Conference

Thursday, March 1, 2018

KINGSTON – The Queen’s University Feminist Legal Studies Queen’s (FLSQ) and the Faculty of Law are hosting their annual International Women’s Day conference, (Re)Production: Inequalities of Gender, Racialization, and Class. The conference will examine how better laws, policies, and practices can help eradicate gender discrimination in Canada and around the world.

What

The UN theme for IWD this year is Press for Progress, and this theme forms the focus for this conference.

What

FLSQ is convening this International Women’s Day Conference to bring gender equality advocates together with Dr. Jocelyn Downie, Willis G. Cunningham Lecturer in Law and Medicine. Her keynote lecture is titled A Feminist’s Perspective on Medical Assistance in Dying in Canada: Past, Present, Future​.

When

The conference will be held in the Robert Sutherland Hall, on the ground floor (room 202), located at 138 Union St., Queen’s University, Friday and Saturday, March 2-3, 2017.

The keynote address is set for Friday, March 2 at 1 pm.

The media is also welcome to attend other portions of the conference. More information on the conference is available here.

Contact

Anne Craig, Media Relations Officer

613-533-2877 or anne.craig@queensu.ca

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