11th Annual Update Student Workshops

In conjunction with the 11th Annual Update, the Williams Institute will host the following students workshops on Thursday, April 12, 2012. Students interested in attending must RSVP before March 30, 2012. Please indicate if you will be attending one or both workshops, and the 11th Annual Update Conference on Friday, April 13, 2012.

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Student Workshop on Contemporary LGBTQ Scholarship
Thursday, April 12, 2012
10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
UCLA School of Law
Room: 1314

Description: This workshop will provide a forum for students to engage with one another about cutting-edge scholarship in the field of LGBTQ law and policy. Our discussions will focus on providing constructive feedback on two current student projects. One of these will be the 2011 Dukeminier Student Note Writing Competition Winner: Transgender Youth in Foster Care: The Non-Medicaid Reimbursable Policy and the Legacy of Mariah L. v. Administration for Children’s Services by Julie Anne Howe, New York University School of Law. The second project will be a paper, research prospectus, or outline (10 pages minimum) contributed by another Workshop attendee. If you are interested in presenting your project to the Workshop, please submit your submission to David Perkiss (perkiss2012@lawnet.ucla.edu) and Professor Michael Boucai (boucai@gmail.com) no later than March 23, 2012.

Facilitated by: Professor Michael BoucaiSears Law Teaching Fellow, The Williams Institute

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LGBTQ Law Student Organizing and Community Building Roundtable
Thursday, April 12, 2012
Time: 1:00-3:00 p.m.
UCLA School of Law
Location: 2357

Description: This student-run roundtable will provide a space for LGBTQ and straight ally law students to have a meaningful discussion about their interests in LGBTQ law student organizing and community building. At this session, students will discuss goals of LGBTQ law student organizations and journals, effectiveness of and specific ideas for LGBTQ law student-driven programming, coalition building within a law school, greater university, and surrounding local community, and LGBTQ law student advocacy generally. Overall, this session is designed to provide a safe space for LGBTQ and straight ally law students to share information, build relationships across institutions, and foster a national community of emerging LGBTQ legal advocates and scholars. For more information, please email David Perkiss (perkiss2012@lawnet.ucla.edu) or Sam Lam (stlam@lawnet.uci.edu).

Facilitated by: David Perkiss, Editor-in-Chief, The Dukeminier Awards for Best Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Law Review Articles of 2011 & 3L, UCLA School of Law

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