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Midwinter meeting of the Canadian Law and Society Association - January 2019 - final program

Sat, 2019-01-19 15:50 -- manager

CLSA Midwinter Meeting & Gathering: In the Middle, In the Midst…


Date: 19-20 January 2019

Location: Robson Hall, Faculty of Law, University of Manitoba (224 Dysart Road)






Saturday, January 19th

8:30 – 5:00pm



Coffee, registration, and hellos


Panel 1: Institutions through Intersectional Lenses, Room 207

Moderator: Shauna Labman, Law, University of Manitoba

  • International Law School Partnerships and Undergraduate Arts Education:  Mechanisms and Dynamics of Internationalization and Professionalization

Kelly Gallagher Mackay, Law and Society, Laurier

  • Sexual Assault Awareness on Campus and the Necessity of Decolonial Socio-Legal Approaches

Emily Snyder, Indigenous Studies & Women’s and Gender Studies, University of Saskatchewan

  • Political Scandals of World War I: An Alberta View

Lyndsay Campbell, Law, University of Calgary




Open Discussion/Break


Panel 2: Seeking Justice, Room 207

Moderator: Nicole O’Byrne, Law, University of New Brunswick

  • A Forensic Investigation into Canada’s Appropriate Constitutional Approach and Overall Administrative Role – under ‘the Rule of Law and Supremacy of God’ – at Home and Internationally

Noreen Hartlen, Logical Legacies

  • No Votes in Justice Means More Wrongful Convictions

Ken Chasse, J.D., LL.M., member of the Law Society of Upper Canada (Ontario), and of the Law Society of British Columbia, Canada

  • The Carcerality of Elimination: The Modern Liberal Era of Indigenous Erasure through Mass Incarceration in Canada, 1950 – 1970

Wanda Hounslow, Sociology & Criminology, University of Manitoba



Open Discussion / Lunch


Panel 3: Re-Thinking Space: A Socio-Legal Inquiry into Law, Place and Resistance, Room 207

Moderator: Rachel Ariss, Legal Studies, University of Ontario Institute of Technology

  • Natilie Richer, Socio-Legal Studies York University
  • Samantha Rockbrune, Socio-Legal Studies York University
  • Yasmina Aldohan Aboudaba, Socio-Legal Studies York University
  • Asma Hamid, Socio-Legal Studies York University
  • Arunita Das, Socio-Legal Studies York University



Discussion / Break  


Panel 4: Legal Interpretations, Room 207


Moderator: Debra Parkes, Law, University of British Columbia

  • Colonialism, Federalism and the Privy Council

Bruce Ryder, Osgoode Hall Law School, York University

  • Symbiotic Destruction: Law and Human/Other-Than-Human Relationality in Genocide

Andrew Woolford, Sociology & Criminology, University of Manitoba & Wanda Hounslow, Sociology & Criminology, University of Manitoba 

  • The Evolution of the Court’s Interpretation of the Solvency Requirement

Myles Davis, Law, University of Manitoba



Board Meeting: Canadian Journal of Law & Society, Room 311




Sunday, January 20th

Board Meeting: Canadian Law and Society Association, Room 311

Participants are encouraged to join for a visit to the Canadian Museum for Human Rights on Sunday afternoon.