Sunday, November 1, 2009

Go On! Trafficking in Sex & Labor

(Go On! is an occasional item on symposia and other events of interest) IntLawGrrls will be well represented at the University of Pennsylvania Law Review symposium to be held November 13 and 14 at the Philadelphia-based law school.
"Trafficking in Sex and Labor: Domestic and International Responses" is the title of the conference, which features a keynote address by Catharine MacKinnon, Michigan Law Professor and Special Gender Advisor to the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court, about whom we've posted. Here're the panels:
Labor Trafficking:
IntLawGrrl Dina Francesca Haynes, New England School of Law; James Gray Pope, Rutgers-Newark; Dr. Joel Quirk, University of Hull, England; Ms. founder Gloria Steinem; and Martina Vandenberg, Jenner & Block. Penn's Tobias Barrington Wolff will moderate.
Trafficking and Immigration Policy:
Jennifer Chacón, University of California, Irvine; Jennifer "J.J." Rosenbaum, Southern Poverty Law Center; and Jayashri Srikantiah, Stanford. Penn's Sarah Paoletti will moderate.
International Responses to Trafficking:
IntLawGrrls Diane Marie Amann (yours truly), University of California, Davis, and Janie Chuang, American University, as well as Norma Ramos, Coalition Against Trafficking of Women. Penn's William Burke-White will moderate.
Sex Trafficking:
Dr. Denise Brennan, Georgetown; Michelle Madden Dempsey, Villanova; Dr. Melissa Farley, of the San Francisco nonprofit Prostitution Research and Education; Illinois attorney Kaethe Morris Hoffer; Ann Jordan, American University; and author/activist Christine Stark. Pamela Shifman, UNICEF, will moderate.
Details and registration here. (photo credit)

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