FREE LECTURE: Catharine A. MacKinnon Public Lecture
|Catharine A. MacKinnon Public Lecture : Sex Equality in Global Perspective
The University of Western Australia Law School presents a unique opportunity for members of the public to hear from globally renowned scholar and advocate for women Professor Catharine A. MacKinnon.
Catharine A. MacKinnon is a professor of law at the University of Michigan and Harvard Law School. The universities she has taught at include Yale, Columbia, Stanford, and the University of Chicago.
Professor MacKinnon has been at the global forefront of sex equality legal advocacy, having helped develop the legal definitions of sexual harassment in America and in Canada, as well as being influential globally.
Representing Bosnian women survivors of Serbian genocidal sexual atrocities, she won with co-counsel a damage award of $745 million in August 2000 in Kadic v. Karadzic under the Alien Tort Act, the first recognition of rape as an act of genocide.
Professor MacKinnon practices law, consults nationally and internationally on legislation, litigation and activism, and works regularly with Equality Now, an NGO promoting international sex equality rights for women, the Coalition Against Trafficking in Women (CATW), and ERA Coalition. Extensively published in many languages, Professor MacKinnon is among the most widely-cited legal scholars in the English language and the most widely-cited woman.
- Locations of venues on the Crawley and Nedlands campuses are
available via the Campus Maps website.
- Download this event as:
Mail this event: