Welcome Luncheon: The Center for Gender & Sexuality Law
Tuesday, August 27th, 2019
1:00pm - 2:30pm
Jerome Greene Hall | Columbia Law School | 435 W. 116th St.
Note: This event is specifically for incoming 1L, LLM, and Transfer Students joining Columbia Law School in the Fall of 2019
The Center for Gender & Sexuality Law is thrilled to host its annual Welcome Luncheon to welcome new 1L, LLM, and Transfer students to Columbia Law School for the 2019-2020 academic year.
This event allows us to make introductions between incoming students and our faculty, research fellows, and staff, and to share information about our events and programming with the new student community. This event also enables us to forge connections with the myriad student publications, clinics, and organizations we work with at the Law School.
Professor Katherine Franke will open the event, and welcome students, and provide introductory remarks to key Faculty, Administrators, and student leaders at Columbia Law School.
Lunch will be served. There will be gluten-free, vegan, and kosher options available.
About the Center for Gender & Sexuality Law
The Center for Gender and Sexuality Law's mission is to formulate new approaches to complex issues facing gender and sexual justice movements.
Founded by Professor Katherine Franke with co-director Suzanne Goldberg, The Center for Gender and Sexuality Law has established Columbia Law School as the preeminent law school for the study of and specialization in the law of gender and sexuality. The Center is the base for many research projects and initiatives focused on issues of gender, sexuality, reproductive rights, bodily autonomy, and gender identity and expression in law, policy, and professional practice.
A core focus of the Center's work is to provide students with opportunities to supplement their curricular learning through lectures, panel discussions, conferences, and guest speaker series on a multitude of contemporary issues regarding Gender and Sexuality Law, including civil rights, bodily autonomy and reproductive justice, the rights of transgender, nonbinary and gender non-conforming persons, the rights and experiences of intersex persons, and gender norms in public space.
About the Event
For more information, contact Liz Boylan, Associate Director for the Center for Gender & Sexuality Law at [email protected], or by phone at 212-854-0167.
This program is specifically for incoming 1L, LLM, and Transfer Students joining the Columbia Law School Community for the Fall of 2019