Intimacy Lectures, Martha Albertson Fineman,“Intimacy and Vulnerability”

Thursday, December 3, 2015

Martha Albertson Fineman, Emory University,  is an internationally recognized law and society scholar, Fineman is a leading authority on family law and feminist jurisprudence. Fineman is founder and director of the Feminism and Legal Theory (FLT) Project, which was inaugurated in 1984. In 2010, the 25th anniversary edition of Transcending the Boundaries of Law: Generations of Feminism and Legal Theory was published. Two other recent collections from the FLT Project edited by Fineman are: What Is Right for Children? The Competing Paradigms Religion and International Human Rights (with Worthington) and Feminist and Queer Legal Theories: Intimate Encounters, Uncomfortable Conversation (with Jackson and Romero), both published by Ashgate Press in 2009. Fineman also serves as director of Emory’s Vulnerability and the Human Condition Initiative.
The Intimacy Lectures are sponsored by the Page-Barbour Fund, the Center for Global Inquiry and Innovation, UVa Law School, the Institute for Advanced Studies in Culture, the Departments of Sociology, Anthropology, and Media Studies, and the Women, Gender & Sexuality Program.

3:30 - 5:00 PM Reception to follow
Minor 125