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Mary Anne Case : Presentations

New Intimacies, University of Chicago Center in Beijing, forthcoming June 2014

Habemus Gender ! Deconstruction of a religious counter-attack, Université Libre de Bruxelles, forthcoming May 2014

The Ghosts of 1964: Race and Gender Inequity Fifty Years Later,* U. of Alabama, forthcoming April 2014

The Women's Liberation Movement through Vatican Eyes,* Boston University, forthcoming March 2014

Comparative Perspectives on French Opposition to Same-Sex Marriage,* Council for European Studies, forthcoming March 2014

A Trans-Inclusive ENDA in a Rose-Colored Eyeglass Case,*

  • Stanford L. Rev. Symposium on the 50th Anniversary of the 1964 Civil Rights Act, forthcoming January 2014
  • Feminist Disability Theories and the Law, Emory Law School, December 2009


  • After Marriage, Florida State University, forthcoming, Jan. 2014,
  • Courting Justices: LGBT Law Advances in the Twenty-First Century, AALS, forthcoming Jan. 2014
  • Marriage Equality Symposium, Stanford Law School, Oct. 2013

Coase’s Theory of the Firm and the Family*

  • Transformation of the Family, Emory Law School, forthcoming Dec. 2013
  • Chicago’s Best Ideas Spring 2012
  • American Sociological Association Eastern Division 2012
  • Law & Society 2011

Markets and Motives*

  • Sex and Reproduction: From Privacy and Choice to Resilience and Opportunity, Emory, forthcoming Nov. 2013
  • Markets and Responsibilities Workshop, Oxford Centre for Ethics and Philosophy of Law,   July 2009
  • Contested Contours in Assisted Reproduction, University of Minn. Law School, April 2009

Commentator, Law and Lineage: Comparative Histories of “Children” and “Families” as Legal Subjects, forthcoming ASLH Nov. 2013

Feminism and Conservatism, Federalist Society, University of Chicago, forthcoming Nov. 2013

The Ladies?  Forget About Them. A Feminist Perspective on the Limits of Originalism,  100th Anniversary Conference for Charles Beard's An Economic Interpretation of the Constitution, Miller Center, UVa  Oct. 2013

The Intersection of Feminism and Religious Freedom: Crash Site, Roadblock, Crossroad, Junction.

Politics of Religious Freedom Capstone Workshop, Northwestern University, Oct. 2013

Legal Academia and the Future of Legal Education, Celebration 60, Harvard Law School, Sept. 2013

When Someday Is Today: Updating Hartog's History into the Era of Medicaid and Modern Marriage, Law & Society 2013

Why Evangelical Protestants are Right When they Claim that State Recognition of Same-Sex Marriage Threatens Their Marriages and What the Law Should Do About It*

  • as Inaugural Lecture of the Hofstra Colloquium on Law and Sexuality October 2007
  • Princeton University American Studies Workshop, May 2013
  • University of Chicago Divinity School Community Luncheon, January 2012
  • American Constitution Society, Yale Law School, April 2010
  • ABF Legal History Workshop, May 2009
  • Sacred/Secular Divide: The Legal Story II at Baldy Center, SUNY -Buffalo Law School, May 2009
  • Chicago’s Best Ideas, October 2008
  • 14th Berkshire Conference on the History of Women, University of Minnesota, June 2008
  • Re-Describing the Sacred/Secular Divide: The Legal Story, SUNY -Buffalo Law School, March 2008
  • New Frontiers in Family Law, University of Utah Law School, February 2008
  • Queering the State, American Society for Legal History, October 2007
  • Law and Society, Berlin, July 2007
  • American Bar Foundation Working Group on Language, April 2007
  • Up Against Family Law Exceptionalism, Harvard Law School, February 2007
  • Modern America Workshop, Princeton, November 2006

Author Meets Readers: Masculinities, Law & Society, May 2013

Nature and the Natural in the Middle Ages, University of Chicago, May 2013

What Turns on Whether Women are Human for Boccaccio and Christine de Pizan?* in Boccaccio at 700, CEMERS, SUNY Binghampton, April 2013

How Federalism Secures the Freedom of the Individual: The Hybrid Vigor of States Rights Claims Reinforcing Individual Rights Claims*

  • Cardozo Law School Faculty Workshop April 2013
  • Columbia Law School Faculty Workshop March 2013
  • University of Chicago Law School Faculty Workshop January 2013
  • Fordham Law School Faculty Workshop November 2012

Implications of the Vatican Commitment to Complementarity for Gendered Rights and Gendered Rites* in Gendered Rights/Gendered Rites, Brandeis University April 2013

Gay Marriage Debates in France and the U.S*, Maison Française at Columbia, April 2013

Comparative "Sexual Democracy": The Case of Same-Sex Marriage in the U.S., France and the U.K* in Debating

Rights through the Courts and in Parliament: Diversity's Challenges, Université du Québec à Montréal, March 2013

The Vatican's Apocalyptic Vision of the "Gender Agenda"* in

  • Religious Freedom and U.S. Foreign Policy, American Academy of Religion, Oct. 2012
  • Modernism, Christianity, Apocalypse, Bergen, Norway, July 2012

The End of Men and the End of Man* in Evaluating Claims about “the End of Men,” Boston University, Oct. 2012

Feminism and the Movement for Sex and Justice*, University of Michigan, October, 2012

(Sex) Stereotyping in Antidiscrimination Law,* Lavender Law, DC, August 2012

Christine and Complementarity*, at VIIIe Colloque Christine de Pizan, Poznan, Poland, July 2012


Danger: Indignity /Danger in Dignity,* Con Law Schmooze, University of Maryland, February 2012

The Pets or Meat Problematic as Applied to Actual Pets and Other Non-Human Animals,* in An Uncomfortable Conversation: Human Use of Animals, Emory Law School March 2012 

Unsexing Motherhood Symposium, Harvard Law School, February 2012

Christine and Novella, at Christine de Pizan et son époque, Amiens, December 2011

“You’re telling me it’s wrong to do to the prisoners what the Army does to its own soldiers?” Gender Performance Requirements of the U.S. Military in the War on Islamic Terrorism,*

  • As inaugural paper for the Columbia Law School Law and Sexuality Workshop, February 2008
  • and in National Security, Human Rights and the "Other," U. Minn. L. School, May 2011
  • ASIL Roundtable on Feminism v. Feminism: What is a Feminist Approach to Transnational Criminal Law?, April  2008
  • Torture, Law and War, University of Chicago, March 2008
  • 2nd Annual CRS Symposium: Race, Sexuality & the Law: Abercrombie, Imus & Beyond, UCLA, March 2008
  • AALS Section on Law and Interpretation, January 2008
  • Meeting of the Minds, Law and Rationality Institute, University of Minnesota, August 2007
  • Sexual Abuse and Exploitation of Women in Violent Conflict, Netherlands Defense Academy, July 2007

Vulnerable Individuals and Vulnerable Human Nature in the Vatican’s Nightmare Vision of the “Gender Agenda” for Law* in Beyond Rights: Vulnerability and Justice, Smith College, May 2011

Modalities of Vatican Opposition to the "Gender Agenda" in Europe* in

  • Sexual Rights as Human Rights, University of Chicago, Oct. 2011
  • Gender, Religion and Human Rights, European Science Foundation, Linkoping, Sweden, June 2011
  • Sexual Nationalisms, University of Amsterdam, January 2011
  • Teaching Sexuality and the Law, Yale Law School, December 2010

Constitutional Values: Religion and Conflicting Sources of Moral Claims, LAPA, Princeton University Oct. 2010

Pregnant Man Roundtable,* Law & Society, May 2010

The German Compromise on Abortion from a Feminist Fundamentalist Perspective* in

  • Yale Law School Comparative Abortion Workshop  May 2010   
  • Federalist Society Templeton Debate, University of Chicago Law School, February 2010
  • University of Chicago Law School Work in Progress, October 2008
  • Vulnerability and Dependency, Emory Law School,  November 2007  
  • Constituting Equality: Gender Equality in Comparative Constitutional Law, Indiana-Bloomington, April 2007

Why Justice Johnson Was Right and Why it Matters, University of Vermont April 2010

Meeting of the Minds, Law and Rationality Institute, University of Minnesota, April  2010


Enforcing Bargains in an Ongoing Marriage* in

  • For Love or Money,* Washington University Law School, March 2010
  • Framing Comparative Family Law, American University Law School, March 2009

What Stake do Heterosexual Women have in the Same-Sex Marriage/Domestic Partnership/ Civil Union Debates?*

  • University of Chicago Gender Studies Distinguished Faculty Lecture, March 2010
  • Coimbra Congress on "Normative Discourses on Family and  Gender", Portugal,  June 2008
  • 'Up Against the Nation States of Feminist Legal Theory', University of Kent, June 2006
  • University of Chicago Law and Philosophy Workshop Winter 2004
  • North Carolina Law School , Fall 2003
  • International Society for Family Law, June 2003
  • Feminisms and Fundamentalisms Conference, Cornell Law School, April 2003
  • Emory Law School, March 2003
  • Subversive Legacies Conference, U. of Texas, November 2002
  • Workshop in Law and Public Policy, Princeton University ,October 2002
  • Association for the Study of Law, Culture and the Humanities, Spring 2002
  • University of Houston Law School faculty workshop, Spring 2002
  • Women and the Law Conference at DePaul University, Spring 2001
  • Women Leaders in the Political Process, Vermont Law School, Spring 2000

Originalism: A Rationalization for Conservatism, or a Principled Theory of Interpretation?  In Federalism 2.0, Federalist Society Annual Student Symposium, February 2010

The Many Meanings of Gender, Sexuality and Gender Law and Scholarship: Assessing the Field, Envisioning the  Future,* UCLA and Williams Institute, March 2010

Gay Rights and Religious Liberty,* Princeton University, December 2009

Showing that femme est a l'omme pareille: Novella, daughter of Giovanni d’Andrea, in the Livre de Leesce and the City of Ladies,* VII International Colloquium on Christine de Pizan Bologna,  Sept. 2009

Constitutional Gender,* Lavender Law, September 2009

Beyond Same-Sex Marriage & Abortion Rights: Emerging Issues for the LGBTI and Reproductive Rights Movements,* Lavender Law, September 2009

Family Law Summer Camp, Harvard Law School, July 2009

Roundtable on Fat Rights, Law and Society Denver, May 2009

Adoption by Same-Sex Couples, University of Chicago Outlaw, May 2009

Comment: Slavery in the Other Domestic Relations* in The Thirteenth Amendment’s Promises of Liberty, University of Chicago Law School, April 2009

Enforcing Bargains in an Ongoing Marriage* in Framing Comparative Family Law, A. U. March 2009

Feminist Fundamentalism and the Constitutionalization of Domestic Relations, * 2d Int’l Conf, on  Feminist Constitutionalism, Ontario, Canada, February 2009

Martha Nussbaum Symposium*, Columbia University, February 2009

Judge Posner Answers the Feminists, University of Chicago Law School, February 2009

No Male or Female, But All Are One,* 25th Anniversary Conference, Generations of Feminist Legal Theory, Feminism and Legal Theory Workshop, November 2008

On Feminist Fundamentalism*

  • Tel Aviv University March 2011
  • Inaugural Joint Workshop of St. Louis and Wash. U. Schools of Law, March 2009
  • Chicago’s Best Ideas, April 2008     
  • Working From the World Up: Equality's Future, FLT 25th Anniversary, University of Wisconsin,  March 2008
  • Georgetown University Law School Faculty Workshop, March 2008
  • University of Iowa Law School Faculty Workshop, January 2008
  • University of Chicago Gender & Sexuality Studies Workshop, January 2008
  • Global Feminisms, Center for Teaching and Learning, University of Chicago, January 2008
  • Thomas M. Cooley Law School Law Review Symposium on The Road to Equality: Are We There Yet?
  • Seton Hall Law School Faculty Colloquium, November 2007
  • Roundtable: Gender Equality in the Americas at LatCrit XII, October 2007
  • University of Chicago Law School Faculty Work-in-Progress, September 2007
  • University of North Carolina Law School Faculty Workshop, September 2008
  • Meeting of the Minds, Law and Rationality Institute, University of Minnesota, August 2007
  • Princeton Law and Public Affairs Workshop, May 2007
  • Dimensions of Women's Equal Citizenship, Hofstra Law School, November 2006
  • Rutgers-Camden Law School Faculty Colloquium, November 2006

Toilet Paper:  Public Toilets As Gendered Spaces*

  • Princeton University Program in Women’s and Gender Studies, February 2009

American Bar Foundation, April 2002

UCLA School of Law Faculty Workshop, Spring 2001

Feminism and Legal Theory Workshop, Cornell Law School, Spring 2000

First Annual Distinguished Faculty Lecture in Gender Studies, University of Chicago, Oct. 1999

Feminist Fundamentalism and the Baby Markets*

  • Gender and Family Responsibility, University of Sussex, July 2008
  • Law and Society, Montreal, May 2008
  • DePaul Law School and Cambridge University Press Baby Markets Roundtable, September 2006

For Love or Money: Sex Discrimination in Compensation for the Supply of Genetic Materials,* University of    Chicago Law School Conference on Contested Commodities, April 2008

On Liking and Not Liking in the Law of Discrimination Part II:  Cultivating an Incest Taboo in the Workplace* in

  • Emotions and the Workplace, Law and Society, Montreal, May 2008  
  • Emotions and Institutions, University of Chicago Law School,  May 2008
  • Uncomfortable Conversation: Feminism and Queer Theory, Emory Law School, April 2005
  • Uncomfortable Conversation on Sexuality and Feminist Theory, Cornell Law School, November 2002

Same-Sex Marriage, Outlaw/Federalist Society Debate*

  • with Maggie Gallagher, Northwestern Law School, February 2009
  • with Amy Wax, University of Chicago Law School, February 2008

Outlawing Orgasm*   University of Chicago Law School, April 2008 and  Northwestern Law School, October 2007

The German Compromise on Abortion from a Feminist Fundamentalist Perspective* in

  • University of Chicago Law School Work in Progress, October 2008
  • Vulnerability and Dependency, Emory Law School,  November 2007  
  • Constituting Equality: Gender Equality in Comparative Constitutional Law, Indiana-Bloomington, April 2007

Christine de Pizan as Pioneer of Parité in Memory of Charity Cannon Willard: Masters, Mentors and Pioneers at 42nd International Congress on  Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo, Michigan, May 2007

Role of Law in Employment Patterns in Global Network on Inequality Studies of Discrimination, Princeton, 2007

The Bowels of Christ, and those of Audrey Jo DeClue and Albert Johnson,* in Cognitive Perspectives on Trust and Empathy, U. of Minn. Law School, April 2007

Pink Forum: From Marilyn to Mao,* PRoK (Princeton Report on Knowledge), March 2007

Does Clarence Thomas Speak in the Voice of Color? Or the Limits of Narrative* in

  • Storytelling and the Law: A Retrospective on Narrative, Ethics and Legal Change, Emory, October 2006
  • Power of Stories: Intersections of Law, Culture and Literature, U. of Gloucester,  July 2005
  • Yale Law School Conference on Critical Race Theory, November 1997

From Exception to Exemplar in VIe colloque international sur Christine de Pizan,, Université Paris 7, July 2006

Paying for Care,* Law and Society, Baltimore, July 2006

Pets or Meat?*  in

  • Up Against Family Law Exceptionalism, University of  Toronto, February 2008
  • Law and Money, Princeton University, June 2006
  • Columbia Law School Feminist Theory Workshop, February 2006
  • Must We Choose Between Rationality and Irrationality? Chicago-Kent, November 2004
  • Commodification Futures Conference, Denver 2001

On Not Having the Opportunity to Introduce Myself to John Kerry in the Men's Room* in

  • Intersections: Feminist & Queer Geographies, Leeds,  July 2008
  • “There is No Politics Without Fantasy, ”  Keele University,  April 2006
  • Law, Culture and the Humanities, U of Texas., Austin, March 2005

Feminist Fundamentalism, Perfectionism and the Veil* in

  • University of Alabama Law School Faculty Colloquium, April 2006
  • All in the Family: Islam and Women’s Rights, Emory Law School March 2006

From Lord Hardwicke’s Act to DOMA*  in

  • International Society for Family Law, Utah, July 2005
  • Legal Rights in Historical Perspective,*  William & Mary Law School, April 2005
  • Principles of Association in British History, Nicholson Center for British Studies, U. of Chicago, April 2005
  • American Historical Association, Jan. 2005
  • The Public and Private Faces of Family Law, U. of Chicago Legal Forum, Fall 2003

Singing the Songs of Zion in a Strange Language,* in

  • Law & Society, May 2010
  • New Legal Realism Meets Feminism and Legal Theory, Emory Law School, June 2005

Veiled Representatives and Representations of Liberal States* in 

  • State, Governance and Citizenship Relations, Keele University, May 2005

Children at the Intersection of State Commitments to Sex Equality and Normative Pluralism,* in

  • Competing Paradigms of Rights and Responsibility? Children in the Discourses of Religion and International   Human Rights, Emory Law School, April 2005

A Margin of Appreciation for U.S. Statutes* in

  • From Warren to Rehnquist and Beyond: Federalism as Theory, Doctrine, Practice and Instrument, AALS Jan. 2005

The Role of the State in Marriage and Corporations* (with Paul Mahoney)

  • Up Against Family Law Exceptionalism, Radcliffe Institute,  January 2009
  • Up Against Family Law Exceptionalism, University of Toronto, February 2008

Wash. U. Workshop on Work, Family & Public Policy, November 2004

Columbia Law School Feminism & Legal Theory Colloquium: Economic Discourse and the Family, March 1998

  • UVa summer workshop, June 1996
  • N.Y.U. Legal History Colloquium, October 1996

Marriage Licenses,* Lockhart Lecture, U. Minn. Law School, Oct. 2004

The Public/Private Distinction in the United States and Germany, and the Regulation of  Human Biology * in    Colloquium On Ethics, Public Policy and Law: The Stem Cell Debate in the United States of America and the Federal Republic of Germany, Catholic University, October 2004

Legal Aspects of the Participation of Women in the U.S. Economy, Kennedy Institute, FU Berlin, Spring 2004

Of “This” and “That” in Lawrence v Texas* in

  • Northwestern Law School Constitutional Theory Workshop, January 2004
  • University of Chicago Law School WIP Series, Winter 2004

Journals as a Feminist Playground* in Why A Feminist Law Journal?, Columbia Law School , 2003

Community Standards and the Margin of Appreciation* in Colloque: Droits de l'Homme et du Citoyen, Grundrechte, Civil Rights, Centre Marc Bloch, Berlin, Summer 2002.

Developing a Taste for Not Being Discriminated Against* in Law and Society Association, Vancouver, B.C., June 2002

Blue-eyed Actresses, the Black Male Gaze and Justice Scalia: Some Historical Speculations Prompted by Textual Deconstruction*, Law and Society Association, Vancouver, B.C., June 2002

How High the Apple Pie?  A Few Troubling Questions About Where, Why and How the Burden of Care for Children Should Be Shifted* in

  • Uncomfortable Conversation on Children: Public Good or Individual Responsibility, Cornell Law School, November 1999
  • Carl Llewellyn on Constitutional and Family Law, in American Society for Legal History, October 2000

Lessons for the Future of Affirmative Action from the Past of the Religion Clauses ?*

  • Clason Lecture, Western New England College of Law, October 2000
  • Roger Williams University School of Law Faculty Workshop, fall 2000
  • University of Chicago Law School WIP, winter 2001

Constitutional Challenges to the Defense of Marriage Act* in Conference on Freedom to Marry, Harvard Law School, February 1999

The Relationship Between Sex and Sexual Orientation Discrimination* in Eastern Division American Philosophical  Association, December 1988

Rethinking Educational Equality* in University of Chicago Legal Forum Symposium on Sex Discrimination, November 1998

Atlanta’s Apples: The Values of Multiplicity* in Quinnipiac Law Review Conference on the Thought Of Martha Nussbaum, October 1998

The Very Stereotype the Law Condemns:  Constitutional Sex Discrimination Law as a Quest for Perfect Proxies*

  • University of Chicago Faculty Workshop, November 1998
  • N.Y.U. Faculty Workshop, March 1997
  • N.Y. Area Feminist Works-in-Progress Group, May 1997
  • Quinnipiac Legal Theory Workshop, April 1997;
  • UVa Summer Workshop, June 1997
  • UCLA Colloquium on Justice, April 1998

Unpacking Package Deals,* in

  • UCLA Colloquium on Justice, April 1998
  • Denver Law School Conference On InterSEXionalities, February 1998

Making Equality Sexy, UVa Colloquium on All the President’s Women, March 1998*

Is America Divided Into Two Nations by Race and Class?

UVa  Theory Seminar Conference Does America Have a Democratic Mission? March 1998

Molecular Constitutionalism and Community Standards* in

  • Chicago-Kent Faculty Workshop, Fall 1998
  • Fordham Legal Theory Workshop, March 1997
  • N.Y.U. Constitutional Theory Colloquium, February 1997
  • Hofstra Law Faculty Workshop, February 1997
  • Ashton Phelps Lecture, Tulane Law School, March 1996*

Unpacking Package Deals, Denver Law School Conference On InterSEXionalities* February 1998

The Role of Religion in A Lawyer's Work, Fordham Law School, June, 1997

Constitutional Tragedies, AALS Section on Law and Interpretation, January 1997

Privacy and Personality,* American Society for Legal History, October 1996

Rights of Transsexuals, Lavender Law, October 1996

Molecular Constitutionalism and the Margin of Appreciation*

Utah Law School Conference on the New Comparative Law, October 1996

Is Race to Color as Sex is to Gender?*  Law & Society, July 1996

The VMI Debate: What Is At Stake* UVa Federalist .Society, April 1996

Consensus and Community, National Women Law Students Association Conference, March 1996

Legal Rights Affecting Women, Rutherford Institute Conference, March 1996

VMI, Stereotyping and Gender Discrimination,* Washington and Lee Law School, Jan. 1996

Cohabitation Twenty Years After Marvin,* AALS, Jan. 1996

Disaggregating Gender,* University of Chicago Feminist Theory Workshop, Jan. 1996

The Hardest Question in Constitutional Law,* Georgetown Constitutional Theory Workshop, December 1995

Christine and The Authority of Experience,* CEMERS Conference on Christine de Pizan, Oct. 1995

Feminist Uses of Sociobiology Law and Society, Toronto, June 1995

What is Feminist Jurisprudence?*  George Mason University Law School, April 1995

The Class Position of the Legal Academy, Critical Networks  Conference on Class, March 1995

Essentialism and the Limits of the Law* in Re-Exploring Questions of Essentialism, Columbia Law School, November 1994

Literature and Censorship:  The Case of Lolita,* University of Virginia Festival of American Film's Love and Other Obsessions, November 1994

The Meaning of Sex* in Direction and Distortion:  The Centrality of Sexuality in the Shaping of Feminist Legal Theory, Columbia Law School, June 1994

Legal Redefinition of Family*, in

  • The American University Journal of Gender & the Law's Symposium on Gender, Family & Change:  Developments in the Legal Regulation of Family Life, April 1994
  • What is Feminist Legal Theory?* in the Federalist   Society Symposium on Feminism, Sexual Distinctions, and the Law, March 1994
  • Inclusiveness of Feminist Theory* in Solidarity, Inclusion, and Representation:  Tensions and Possibilities within Contemporary Feminism, Inaugural Symposium of the National Women Law Students' Association, February 1994

Regulation of Porn:  A Legal Perspective in The Politics of Porn:  Inquiries Into Images and Power, U.Va.,  March 1994

Catharine MacKinnon's Only Words in The Politics of Porn: Inquiries Into Images and Power,* U.Va, February 1994

The Agony of Abortion Adjudication in Germany* in Comparative Constitutional Law: Directions After Euphoria, AALS Section on Comparative Law, Orlando, Fla., January 1994

Couples and Coupling,* University of Michigan Legal Theory Workshop, September 1993

The Legal History of Lesbian and Gay Rights,* Symposium on Sexual Orientation and the Law, Virginia Law Review, April 1993

Jefferson and Rights, Jeffersonian Legacies Conference, U.Va, Fall 1992 and resulting PBS film

Reconstructing the Female Self:  The Constitution of Woman's Voice,* in Justice and its Discontents: Dissent in the Renaissance, Yale Law School, Winter 1992

Women and the First Amendment, Hollins College, Fall 1991

Race, Sex and Justice: Perspectives on the Clarence Thomas  Hearings,* U.Va, Fall 1991

Free Speech vs. Hate Speech, Marshall University, Spring 1991

Other Panels

Constitution of Biopolitics Roundtable, University of Maryland, November 2012

Tarrytown Meetings 2011

Convenor, "What Pertains To a Man"?  Transcending Gender Boundaries in Jewish and Israeli Law, March 2010

Democracy and Gender Equality in the Muslim World, University of Chicago Law School,  May 2009

Center for Integration of Research on Genetics and Ethics and  Stanford Center for Biomedical Ethics workshop on  Genetics, Evolution, and Cognitive Ability and Intelligence,  June 2007

Co-convenor, Uncomfortable Conversation: Sociobiology, Evolutionary Psychology, and Feminist Legal Theory,   Emory Law School, December 2006

Gender and Democracy, German Federal Foreign Office, September 2004

Feminisms and Sexualities Taskforce, University of Arizona, November 2002; Barnard , September 2001 University of Chicago, Winter 2001

Conference on Constitutionalism and Democracy, Florence, Italy, July 1998

Second Constitutional Summit Federalism Panel, NYU October 1997

Vindicating Women's Rights through Domestic Law, AALS Section on Comparative Law, January 1997

Women in the New Market Economics, U. Conn. April 1995

Women in Eastern Europe, Law & Society, Amsterdam, Summer 1991

The Uses of Biology for the Study of Law, Gruter Institute, Summer 1992

Women in the E.C., Zentrum fuer Europaeische  Rechtspolitik, Bremen, Summer 1991