The Wisconsin Journal of Law, Gender & Society proudly announces our 2013 Symposium:
Transcending Gender Lines: Title IX and Transgender Rights
Friday, February 22, 2013, 830am-500pm
H.F DeLuca Forum, Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery
The 1972 Education Amendment prohibiting sex-discrimination in federally funded education programs, Title IX, has reached its 40th anniversary this year. The Journal’s symposium this year seeks to address the current state of Title IX application in relation to the rights of transgender individuals.
We are proud to announce our scheduled presenters for the day:
Devi M. Rao: Gender Identity Discrimination Is Sex Discrimination: Protecting Transgender Students from Bullying and Harassment Using Title IX
Erin Buzuvis: “Because of Sex”: Using Title IX to Protect Transgender Students from Discrimination in Education
Jillian T. Weiss: Protecting Transgender Students: Application of Title IX to Gender Identity or Expression and the Constitutional Right to Gender Autonomy
ONLINE REGISTRATION AVAILABLE here is now closed.
(This event is FREE for UW Faculty, Students, and Staff, but registration is still required)
A detailed agenda can be found here.
This event has been approved for 6.5 CLE hours.
This event is funded by the generosity of the Wisconsin Experience Grant and the Associated Students of Madison, and is co-sponsored by the University of Wisconsin School of Social Work, University of Wisconsin QLaw, Wisconsin Women’s Law Student Association, and University of Wisconsin National Lawyers Guild.
Any questions about the event may be addressed to Symposium Editor Jill Parikh at email@example.com.