What's wrong with how we teach and write international law?
The American Society of International Law and the Association of American Law Schools will look for answers to that question in a joint meeting to be held mid-June in Vancouver, B.C., Canada.
Having served on the program committee, I'm pleased to report that each session will feature at least 1 woman, occasionally 2. They're highlighted in this list of panels:
Monday, June 18
"What Is Wrong? Outsiders Comment": Colin Dayan, Vanderbilt; Ronald Mitchell, Oregon; Sanjay Reddy, Barnard; Jeremy Waldron, NYU. Chantal Thomas, Minnesota, moderates.
"View of International Law Scholarship from Practice": Peter Trooboff, Covington & Burling. Marci Hoffman, California-Berkeley, moderates.
"Internationalizing International Law": Carlos Esposito, Madrid; Balakrishnan Rajagopal, MIT; Edith Brown Weiss, Georgetown. David Caron, California-Berkeley, moderates.
Tuesday, June 19
"What Is Wrong with Our Scholarship": Kenneth Anderson, American; Tom Ginsburg, Illinois; Ruth Gordon, Villanova; Richard Steinberg, UCLA. José Alvarez, Columbia, moderates.
"View of International Law Scholarship from the Bench": 7th Circuit Judge Diane Wood. Elizabeth Andersen, ASIL, moderates.
"Are We All Transnationals Now?": Mark Drumbl, Washington & Lee; Katharina Pistor, Columbia; Mathias Reimann, Michigan. Diane Marie Amann, California-Davis (IntLawGrrls' own Grace O'Malley), moderates.
"Course Design: Lessons from Different Approaches to Teaching International Law": William Dodge, California-Hastings; Franklin Gevurtz, McGeorge; Mathias Reimann, Michigan; Julia Ross, Georgetown. Susan Karamanian, George Washington, moderates.
Wednesday, June 20
"Teaching Ethics, Ethical Teaching": Mary Daly, dean, St. John's; Laurel Fletcher, California-Berkeley; George Harris, McGeorge. William Dunlap, Quinnipiac, moderates.
"Identifying the Core Amidst Specialization": Antony Anghie, Utah; David Bederman, Emory; Thomas Franck, NYU; Mary Ellen O'Connell, Notre Dame. James Nafziger, Willamette, moderates.
"A Conversation Between...": Harold Hongju Koh, dean, Yale; Stephen Toope, president, British Columbia. Diane Marie Amann, California-Davis (IntLawGrrls' own Grace O'Malley), moderates.
Those invited to present works in progress also include lots of women, among them IntLawGrrls' own Nanny of the Windward Maroons (Karen Bravo, Indiana-Indianapolis) and Mata Hari (Hari Osofsky, Oregon).
Register here; see you there.