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Post Roe Frontiers? A Conversation about Legal, Medical, and Political Mobilizations with Michele Goodwin and Laury Oaks
May 9 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pmFree
Please note this event requires proof of vaccination at the door if attending in person
Co-sponsored by the Department of Feminist
Studies, the Feminist Futures Initiative, the
Legal Humanities Initiative, and the Medical
Michele Bratcher Goodwin is a Chancellor’s
Professor at the University of California,
Irvine and founding director of the Center for
Biotechnology and Global Health Policy. She is
the recipient of the 2020-21 Distinguished Senior
Faculty Award for Research, the highest honor
bestowed by the University of California. She is
also the first law professor at the University of
California, Irvine to receive this award. She is an
elected member of the American Law Institute
as well as an elected Fellow of the American
Bar Foundation and the Hastings Center (the
organization central to the founding of bioethics).
She is an American Law Institute Adviser for the
Restatement Third of Torts: Remedies.
Laury Oaks is Professor and Chair of the
Department of Feminist Studies and affiliated
with the Department of Sociology and
Department of Anthropology at the University of
California, Santa Barbara. Her research focuses
on sexual and reproductive politics and advocacy
for social and reproductive justice. Her most
recent book is co-authored with Jo Murphy-
Lawless, The Salley Gardens: Women, Sex and
Motherhood in Ireland (Peter Lang, 2022).