Archive for May 22nd, 2012

Jennifer Wriggins published in Portland Press Herald

JENNIFER WRIGGINS, professor of law, presented “A Modest Proposal for an Addition to the Torts Canon” at the Colloquium on Gender, Law and Policy at Boston University School of Law in March. Emily Stabile of the Berkeley Journal of Gender, Law and Justice published a positive review of Wriggins’ co-authored book, “The Measure of Injury: Race, Gender, and Tort Law.”

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Kate Wininger chairs panel at women’s studies conference

KATE WININGER, associate professor of philosophy, had her article, “Stomp & Holler: Because We’ve Had Enough! The Transformation of Slutwalks,” published in Transformations: The Journal of Inclusive Scholarship and Pedagogy (University of New Jersey City, 2012). Wininger’s chapter, “Pornography, Sex and Feminism,” was published in “Sex, Love, and Friendship: Studies of the Society for the Philosophy of Sex and Love, 1993-2003,” (Amsterdam: New York, 2011). In March, Wininger chaired a panel on “The Spatial Politics of Borders & Movement” at the New England Women’s Studies Association’s conference on “Identity, Memory, Testimony: Maine Women Writers Collection.” Wininger presented “A Postnational Humanism? Reflections on the Philosophy of Bessie Head” in the session on “Gender in a Postnational Context” at the North East Modern Language Association in Rochester, N.Y.

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David Wagner publishes article in “Freedom Now!”

DAVID WAGNER, professor of social work, had his co-authored article, “Why the Silence? Homelessness and Race,” published in a new book, “Freedom Now! Struggles for the Human Right to Housing,” (Freedom Now Books, 2012).

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Daniel Sonenberg performs in Portland

DANIEL SONENBERG, associate professor of music, performed a collection of duets and arias from “The Summer King,” an opera on the life of Josh Gibson at the Back Cove Contemporary Music Festival, Portland in April.

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Deirdre Smith and Jennifer Wriggins sign on to amicus brief

DEIRDRE SMITH, professor of law, and JENNIFER WRIGGINS, professor of law, signed on to an amicus brief before the Maine Supreme Judicial Court in the case of Nolan v. LaBree, as part of a group of Maine attorneys concerned with family law issues.

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Sarah Schindler asked to be peer reviewer for law journal

SARAH SCHINDLER, professor of law, had her article, “Of Backyard Chickens and Front Yard Gardens: The Conflict Between Local Governments and Locavores,” accepted for publication by Tulane Law Review. The article also made Social Science Research Network’s Top Ten download list for “SRPN: Land Use.” Schindler was recently asked to be a peer reviewer for the Journal of Law, Culture, and the Humanities.

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Martin Rogoff co-edited, co-translated article

MARTIN ROGOFF, professor of law, was the co-editor and co-translator of “Religious Symbols and the Law of 1905: Reflections on the Prohibition of the Full Veil in Light of the French Law on Religious Practices.” The article was recently listed on a Social Science Research Network’s Top Ten List.

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Jason Read presents two papers

JASON READ, associate professor of philosophy, presented “A Spinozist Dialectic” at the Historical Materialism conference at York University in Toronto, Canada in May. Read presented another paper at the “Anomie of the Earth: Rethinking Autonomy/Autonomia” conference at the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, titled “Transindividuality: Between Ontology and Political Economy.”

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David Owen presents in Louisiana, publishes article

DAVID OWEN, professor of law, presented “Sea Level Rise and the Endangered Species Act” on March 30 at a conference on “Coastal Land Loss on the Gulf Coast and Beyond” at Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, La. Owen’s article, “Mapping, Modeling, and the Fragmentation of Environmental Law,” was accepted for publication by the Utah Law Review.

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James Messerschmidt wins alumnus award

JAMES W. MESSERSCHMIDT, professor of sociology, was presented with the 2012 Outstanding Alumnus Award from San Diego State University on April 28. Messerschmidt received his master’s degree from San Diego State in 1976.

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