Peter A Allard School of Law

Visiting Scholars

Each year the Centre welcomes feminist scholars from universities across Canada and around the world for visits spanning up to a full academic term. CFLS Visitors become part of a vibrant feminist scholarly community, with more than 20 law faculty members associated with the Centre. CFLS Visitors can stay for a few days or longer, in consultation with the CFLS Director, and will usually give a lecture in our CFLS Lecture Series. We are particularly keen to welcome CFLS Visitors who have collaborative teaching or research projects with CFLS faculty members.

The Susan Boyd and Claire Young CFLS Visiting Scholar Fund is available to provide modest travel subsidies for a few of our faculty visitors each year. Priority in allocating these funds is given to promising early career feminist scholars and those from groups historically under-represented in the legal academy.

Prospective visitors should send expressions of interest to CFLS Director Debra Parkes at parkes@allard.ubc.ca.


2019-2020 CFLS Visitors 

Visits by Professors Valerie Oosterveld (University of Western Ontario), Camille Gear Rich (University of Southern California), Rosie Harding (University of Birmingham), & Elizabeth Peel (Loughborough University), scheduled for Spring-Summer 2020, had to be postponed due to travel and distancing restrictions imposed to combat the COVID19 outbreak.


CFLS Sarah Keenan
CFLS Nadine El-Enany

Drs. Sarah Keenan and Nadine El-Enany (Co-Directors, Centre for Research on Race and Law, Birkbeck College, University of London) visited the Centre in 2018. They are pictured here in the Marlee Kline Room.

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