Iris Marion Young Distinguished Faculty Lecture by Mary Anne Case, "What Stake do Heterosexual Women have in the Same-Sex Marriage/Domestic Partnership/ Civil Union Debates?"

Date: 
Thursday, March 4, 2010 - 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Location: 
Social Science Research, Room 122

The Center for Gender Studies presents the 2010 Iris Marion Young Distinguished Faculty Lecture by Mary Anne Case, Arnold I. Shure Professor of Law at the University of Chicago.

Professor Case will be presenting a paper entitled "What Stake do Heterosexual Women have in the Same-Sex Marriage/Domestic Partnership/ Civil Union Debates?"

A graduate of Yale College and the Harvard Law School, Mary Anne Case studied at the University of Munich, litigated for Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton and Garrison in New York, and was the Class of 1966 Research Professor of Law at the University of Virginia before joining the Chicago faculty. She was a Visiting Professor of Law at the Law School in autumn of 1998 and at NYU during the 1996–97 academic year and the spring of 1999. In the spring of 2004, she was Bosch Public Policy Fellow at the American Academy in Berlin. For the 2006–07 academic year she was the Crane Fellow in Law and Public Affairs at Princeton University. Among the subjects she teaches are feminist ju