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JurisTalk – “What if the state no longer sexed us?: The political implications of abandoning a regime of assigned sex/gender status”

September 6, 2019 at 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Location:3400 Canal Building


Dr. Davina Cooper

Research Professor, King’s College, London, UK

This paper critically explores the value, challenges, risks and potential of abandoning legal gender status.

It emerges at the mid-point of a three year UK Research Council funded project, entitled “The Future of Legal Gender”

(see: “The Future of Legal Gender”)

Paper presentation, followed by responses from:

  • Ann Cvetkovich, Director, Pauline Jewett Institute of Women’s and Gender Studies

  • Stacy Douglas, Law & Legal Studies

  • Lara Karaian, Criminology & Criminal Justice

Juris Talks Poster – Dr. Davina Cooper