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Visiting Speakers and Lecturers 2016-2017

2017 Winter Term Schedule

Friday, January 13, 2017
1pm, Macdonald Hall 515
Katrina Wyman
New York University School of Law
In Defense of the Fee Simple.

Monday, January 16, 2017
1pm, Macdonald Hall 515
CLCW presents: Jed Kroncke
FGV São Paulo School of Law
The False Hope of Union Democracy: Corporatism and Power in Nonparticipatory Workplaces.

Monday, January 23, 2017
1pm, Macdonald Hall 515
Eric Adams
University of Alberta, Faculty of Law
Promises of Law: Race, Law, and Japanese Canadians

Friday, January 27, 2017
1pm, Macdonald Hall 201
Feminist Legal Studies Queen's: Beverley Baines
Queen's University, Faculty of Law
Women Judges and Constitutional Courts: Why Not Nine Women?
Background Reading - “Women Judges and Constitutional Courts: Why Not Nine Women?” available at​ http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=2840297

Friday, January 27, 2017
1pm, Macdonald Hall 001
The Queen’s Corporate Law Club Presents the Law ’80 Careers in Business Law Series
Featuring: 

  • Melinda Anderson, Senior Counsel, RBC
  • Sarah Morgenthau, Associate Corporate Counsel, Google
  • Andrew Prodanyk, Director – Legal, OMERS Private Equity

Monday, February 6, 2017
1pm, Macdonald Hall 202
Dean's Lecture, featuring: Lisa Kerr
Queen's University, Faculty of Law
Sentencing Stanford Swimmers: Should Courts Consider the Impact of Imprisonment?

Tuesday, February 7, 2017
1pm, Macdonald Hall 001
Yasir Naqvi
Attorney General of Ontario, Government House Leader
Challenging the Status Quo

Wednesday, February 8, 2017
6:00pm, Mackintosh-Corry B201 
"Muslim Ban" Learn-In: a conversation on President Trump's Executive Order in a historical, socio-legal and contemporary policy context. With the aim of mobilizing strategic responses within the university community and beyond to address the implications of the ban. Speakers: Naomi Alboim, Fellow and Adjunct Professor, School of Policy Studies; Sharry Aiken, Associate Professor, Queen's Law; Caileigh Gruner, Queen's Law '17; Yamen Fadel, Queen's Law '18; Chair - Tahseen Chowdhury

Thursday, February 9, 2017
5:30pm, Macdonald Hall 001
Book Launch Event: Judicious Restraint: The Life and Law of Justice Marshall E. Rothstein 
Panel Discussion and Reception
Justice Marshall E. Rothstein, Lisa M. Kelly, Michael Fenrick, Daniel Rosenbluth
Reception in the Student Lounge follows at 6:30pm

Monday, February 13, 2017
1pm, Macdonald Hall 202
CLCW and FLSQ present: Anna Chapman
University of Melbourne, Faculty of Law
The Continuing Resonance of Breadwinner Norms in Australian Labour Law

Monday, February 13, 2017
6pm, Macdonald Hall 001 
Kyle Kirkup, University of Ottawa Faculty of Law
Transgender Human Rights Law: What Bill C-16 Does and Does Not Do 

Monday, March 6, 2017
1pm, Macdonald Hall 001
Dean's Lecture, featuring Jacob Weinrib
Queen's University, Faculty of Law
Proportionality: The Nightmare and the Noble Dream.​

Friday, March 10, 2017
1pm, Policy Studies room 202
Feminist Legal Studies Queen's:Yamini Mishra
UNWomen Gender Equality and Gender Budget Specialist, AsiaPacific Region, Delhi
What does Feminism have to do with Budgets?​
Keynote speaker for the 2017 Feminist Legal Studies Queen's Conference. For more information on the conference March 10/11: http://www.femlaw.queensu.ca/ 

Thursday, March 23, 2017

1pm, Macdonald Hall Room 515
Frank Pasquale
University of Maryland, Francis King Carey School of Law
Discussion of "A Rule of Persons, Not Machines"

6:30pm, Biosciences Room 1102 
McCarthy Tétrault Information Technology Law Visitorship Visiting Speakers
Evelyn Ruppert and Frank Pasquale
Big Data Futures

Monday, March 27, 2017
1pm, Macdonald Hall 202
Phil Fontaine (National Chief, Assembly of First Nations)
Kathleen Mahoney (Professor, University of Calgary Faculty of Law)
John Kingston Phillips (Representative, Assembly of First Nations)
Insights Into the Residential Schools Class Action and the Truth and Reconciliation Process

Friday, March 31, 2017
1pm, Macdonald Hall Room 202
Douglas Cardinal and David Sharpe
Apartheid, Genocide and Crimes against Humanity.

Friday, April 7, 2017
2pm, Macdonald Hall 001
Queen's Annual Lecture in Legal Ethics and Professionalism
The Honourable J. David Wake
Integrity Commissioner of Ontario
Conflicts for Lawyers, Judges and in the Public Service: Overlapping Legal and Ethical Challenges

 

2016 Fall Term Schedule

Friday, September 09, 2016
1pm, Dunning Auditorium
Justice Brian Abrams, Janet Fuhrer, Michele Leering, Malcolm Mercer
McCarthy Tétrault LLP Panel on Legal Ethics and Professionalism
More information: please click for poster

Friday, September 16, 2016
9am, Macdonald Hall 201
Chief Justice Strathy
Ontario Court of Appeal
Things I Wish I'd Known When I Was a Law Student

Monday, September 19, 2016
1pm, Macdonald Hall 515
Daniel Awrey
Faculty of Law, University of Oxford
The Shadow Payment System

Monday, September 19, 2016
3:30pm, Watson 517
Colloquium: Cheshire Calhoun
Arizona State University
Intimidation
 

Friday, September 23, 2016
1pm, Macdonald Hall 515
Dean's Lecture, featuring: Nicolas Lamp
Queen's University, Faculty of Law
Moral Principles and Legal Techniques: International Trade and Climate Change Lawmaking in Comparative Perspective
 

Monday, September 26, 2016
1pm, Macdonald Hall 515
Robert Brookfield
Director, Trade Law Bureau
Canadian trade policy in a turbulent world
 

Wednesday, September 28, 2016
4:30pm, University Club (168 Stuart Street)
Willis G. Cunningham Lecture in Law and Medicine
Dr. David Healy
Bangor University
Medicine: Caught between Law and Science
 

Thursday, September 29, 2016
5:30pm, Dunning 14
Laskin Lecture, featuring: Zohar Goshen
Columbia Law School
Is there a Need for a Special Court in Corporate Litigation?
More information: please click for poster
 

Friday, September 30, 2016
1pm, Macdonald Hall 201
Feminist Legal Studies Queen's: Linda Steele
School of Law, University of Wollongong
Human Rights and Violence Against Women with Disability: Theoretical and legal barriers
For more information please visit: http://femlaw.queensu.ca/

Monday, October 3, 2016
3:30pm, Watson 517
Colloquium: Anna Stilz
Princeton University
 

Monday, October 17, 2016
1-2:30pm, Macdonald Hall , room 202
Feminist Legal Studies Queen's: Emanuela Heyninck
Pay Equity Commissioner, Government of Ontario, and member of the Ontario bar
Gender Wage Gap Strategy and Women’s Economic Empowerment: Ontario’s Path
For more information please visit: http://femlaw.queensu.ca/
 

Monday, October 17, 2016
3:30pm, Watson 517
Colloquium: Brian Tamanaha
Washington University School of Law
Law in the Age of Organizations
 

Tuesday, October 18, 2016
4:30pm-6:30pm, Macdonald Hall 202
CIGI and Queen's Law present: The Rise and Rise of Bitcoin
Speaker: Julie Maupin
RSVP required: https://meganhamilton1.typeform.com/to/ucsvhS

Friday, October 21, 2016
11:30am, Macdonald Hall 515
Alexander K.A. Greenawalt
Pace University, Elizabeth Haub School of Law
The Three Pluralisms of International Criminal Law

Friday, October 21, 2016
1pm, Macdonald Hall 202
Feminist Legal Studies Queen's: Josephine Dawuni
Howard University
African women judges on international courts
For more information please visit: http://femlaw.queensu.ca/

Monday, October 24, 2016
3:30pm, Watson 517
Colloquium: Michelle Dempsey
Villanova University

Friday, October 28, 2016
1pm, Macdonald Hall 202
Visiting Speakers Series with the Feminist Legal Studies Queen's presents:
Robert Blitt
University of Tennessee, College of Law
Equality and Nondiscrimination Through the Eyes of an International Religious Organization: The Organization of Islamic Cooperation's (OIC) Response to Women's Rights and Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Rights

Friday, November 4, 2016
1pm, Macdonald Hall 001
Justice Thomas Cromwell
Supreme Court of Canada
 

Monday, November 14, 2016
3:30pm, Waton 517
Colloquium: Liam Murphy
New York University School of Law

Monday, November 14, 2016
1pm, Macdonald Hall 202
Feminist Legal Studies Queen's: Emily Sanchez Salcedo
De La Salle University
Law Professor, Senior Partner, Wife and Mother, All Rolled Into One: Today’s Superwomen in the Philippine Legal Academe?
For more information please visit: http://femlaw.queensu.ca/

Friday, November 18, 2016
1pm, Macdonald Hall 201
Justice Rosalie Abella
Supreme Court of Canada

Monday, November 21, 2016
1pm, Macdonald Hall 515
Anita Anand
University of Toronto, Faculty of Law and Cross-Appointed to the School of Public Policy and Governance
Is Shareholder Democracy Alive and Well in Canada?

Monday, November 28, 2016
3:30pm, Watson 517
Colloquium: Wil Waluchow
McMaster University, Department of Philosophy

Past Visitors

 

2016 Winter Term Schedule

Monday, January 11, 2016
1 p.m., Room 515
David Estlund
Brown University
What's Circumstantial About Justice?
 
Monday, January 18, 2016
11:30 a.m., Room 300 (Moot Court Room)
Book Launch: "Ecolawgic" by Bruce Pardy (Queen's University)
w/ guests Justice Grant Huscroft and Jason MacLean
 
Monday, January 18, 2016
1:00 p.m., Room 515
Q&A with Justice Grant Huscroft
Faculty and Students welcome
 
Monday January 18, 2016
1 p.m., Room 202
Kuukuwa Andam
Lawyer, Ghana, and PhD student, Faculty of Law, Queen's University
“A Flower without a Fence”: Female Sexual Minority Rights in Ghana
(Feminist Legal Studies Queen's)
 
Thursday January 22, 2016
David Lepofsky
Chair of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, and Osgoode Hall
10:00 a.m. - Fireside Chat in the Faculty Lounge
1:00 p.m. - The Lawyer as Social Justice Advocate (Room 002)
4:30 p.m. - Making Equality Real: The Struggle for Disability Rights (Room 300, Moot Court Room)

Monday January 25, 2016
1 p.m., Room 202, Macdonald Hall
Ben Berger
Osgoode Hall Law School
Law’s Religion: Religious Difference and the Claims of Constitutionalism

 

Friday February 5, 2016
1 p.m., Room 202, Macdonald Hall
Dr. Jane Bailey
University of Ottawa, Faculty of Law
A perfect storm:  How the online environment, social norms and law shape girls’ lives
(Feminist Legal Studies Queen's)
 
Monday February 22, 2015
1 p.m., Room 515, Macdonald Hall
Dean's Lecture featuring: Grégoire Webber
Queen's University
Asking Why in the Study of Human Affairs
 
Friday February 26, 2016
1 p.m., Room 515, Macdonald Hall
Arden Rowell
Harvard Law School
Topic TBA
 
Friday February 26-Saturday February 27, 2016
Feminist Legal Studies Queen's presents:
Gender, Wellbeing and the Politics of Imagination: Law, Culture, Compassion
Please visit the Feminist Legal Studies Queen's website for details
 
Monday March 7, 2016
1 p.m., Room 515, Macdonald Hall
Zoë Sinel
Western Law School
Matter over Mind: Tort Law's Treatment of Emotional Injury
 
Friday March 11, 2016
2:30pm, Room 002, Macdonald Hall
McCarthy Tétrault LLP Annual Lecture on Legal Ethics and Professionalism
Justice Thomas Cromwell
Supreme Court of Canada
The Legal Services Gap: Professional Responsibility and Access to Justice
 
Friday March 11-Sunday, March 13, 2016
Queen's Law Presents: The Kawaskimhon Moot
 
Monday March 14, 2016
1 p.m., Room 515, Macdonald Hall
Steve Smith
Mcgill Law School
The Concept of a Remedy
 
Friday March 18, 2016
11:30 a.m., Room 211, Macdonald Hall
Douglas Cunningham Visitor
Sara Slinn
Osgoode Hall Law School
Recurring Dilemmas in Labour Law Reform
 
Monday March 21, 2016
1 p.m., Room 515, Macdonald Hall
Japa Pallikkathayil
University of Pittsburgh Philosophy Department
The Separateness of Persons 
 
Monday March 28, 2016
1 p.m., Room 515, Macdonald Hall
Dr. Heidi Viterbo
SOAS
Topic TBA

Monday, September 21, 2015
3:30 p.m., Room 211, Macdonald Hall
Kimberley Brownlee
Warwick
(Colloquium in Legal and Political Philosophy)

Monday, September 28, 2015
1 p.m., Room 515, Macdonald Hall
Book Launch: "Public Rights, Private Relations" by Jean Thomas
featuring Les Green, Chris Essert, Gregoire Webber and John Gardner

Monday, September 28, 2015
3:30 p.m., Watson Hall, room 517
John Gardner
Oxford
(Colloquium in Legal and Political Philosophy)

October 2-3, 2015
Conference: Constitutional culture: identities, texts, institutions
John Deutch University Centre

Monday, October 5, 2015
1 p.m., Room 202, Macdonald Hall
Marguerite Russell
Founding Member, Garden Court Chambers
Women and Trafficking: International and Domestic Legal Issues and Challenges
(Feminist Legal Studies Queen's)

Monday, October 5, 2015
1 p.m., Room 515, Macdonald Hall
Jerry DeMarco
Associate Chair of the Environmental Review Tribunal
The Environmental Review Tribunal within the Environment and Land Tribunals Ontario Cluster

Friday, October 9, 2015
1 p.m., Room 515, Macdonald Hall
Martin Phillipson
Vice-Provost, College of Medicine, and a Member of the Law Faculty at the University of Saskatchewan
GMO’s at 20: A Catalogue of Regulatory Failure

Tuesday, October 13, 2015
3:30 p.m., Watson Hall, room 517
Sherry Colb/Michael Dorf
Cornell
(Colloquium in Legal and Political Philosophy)

Monday, October 19, 2015
1 p.m., Room 515, Macdonald Hall
Gerry McNeilly
Director & Chief Operations Officer, Office of the Independent Police Review for Ontario
When Police Officers Go Wild: Views from the Independent Police Review Director

Monday, October 19, 2015
1 p.m., Room 202, Macdonald Hall
Dr. Sule Tomkinson
University of Kansas
Knocking on the refugee law’s door: persecution claims based on gender and sexual orientation
(Feminist Legal Studies Queen's)

Monday, October 26, 2015
1 p.m., Room 515, Macdonald Hall
Dr. David S. Berry
Dean of Law, University of the West Indies
Caribbean Integration Law

Monday, October 26, 2015
1 p.m., Room 202, Macdonald Hall
Dr. Vrinda Narain
McGill University, Faculty of Law
Critical Multiculturalism
(Feminist Legal Studies Queen's)

Monday, October 26, 2015
3:30 p.m., Watson Hall, room 517
David Miller
Oxford
(Colloquium in Legal and Political Philosophy)

Friday, October 30, 2015
1 p.m., Room 515, Macdonald Hall
Sarah Nouwen
Cambridge University
The catalysing effect of the International Criminal Court in Uganda and Sudan

October 30-31, 2015
CLCW Conference: Weber Symposium
Donald Gordon Centre  

Monday, November 9, 2015
1 p.m., Room 202, Macdonald Hall
Dr. Elaine Brooks-Craig
Schulich School of Law
Sexual Assault Law, Ethical Lawyering, and the Judicial Process t.b.c
(Feminist Legal Studies Queen's)

Monday, November 9, 2015
3:30 p.m., Watson Hall, room 517
John Oberdiek
Rutgers
(Colloquium in Legal and Political Philosophy)

Monday November 16, 2015
12 p.m., Room TBA, Macdonald Hall
Book Symposium on Abraham Drassinower
Featuring Abraham Drassinower (Toronto), Margaret Jane Radin (Michigan), Laura Murray (Queen’s English), Bita Amani, Chris Essert
What’s Wrong with Copying?

Monday, November 23, 2015
3:30 p.m., Watson Hall, room 517
Thomas Christiano
University of Arizona
(Colloquium in Legal and Political Philosophy)