De Montfort Law School, Leicester, April 3-5 2012
The stream seeks to draw together socio-legal scholarship from across
the globe, featuring scholars from a range of disciplines relating to
the broad theme of gender, sexuality and law.
Call for Papers
Past papers have considered sexuality and education law, queer theory,
same-sex marriage, gender and parenthood, trans identities, sex work,
domestic violence, public sex, sexuality and the media, religion and
sexuality, international comparisons, and theories of gender but
papers pertaining to any area of gender, sexuality and law will be
Previous years have also featured screenings from new film-makers
(Susan Potter’s An Ordinary Person in 2009 and Ileana Pietbruno’s
Girlfriend Experience in 2010). The stream is keen to maintain a
space for film in 2012.
In recent years the Gender, Sexuality and Law Stream has filled up
very quickly and a number of would-be presenters were sadly unable to
be accommodated within the stream. Early submission is therefore
suggested and aids with conference planning.
Informal queries should be directed to stream organiser, Chris
Ashford, Reader in Law and Society, Department of Law, Faculty of Business and Law, University of Sunderland: firstname.lastname@example.org
Submission of abstracts must be made by Word document. e-mail attachment to: email@example.com
Abstracts must be no longer than 300 words and must include your
title, name and institutional affiliation and your email address for
correspondence. Please state clearly in the subject section of your
e-mail that you are submitting an abstract for the SLSA Conference
The deadline for the submission of abstracts is 16th January 2012.
Abstracts submitted by this deadline will receive a decision to enable
early registration by 31st January 2012.
The conference website can be viewed here.
More information on the SLSA can be viewed here.