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IP/Gender Call for Papers

CALL FOR PAPERS American University Washington College of Law IP/Gender: Mapping the Connections 6th Annual Symposium April 24, 2009 Special Theme: Female Fan Cultures and Intellectual Property Sponsored by American University Washington College of Law’s Program on Information Justice and Intellectual Property Women and the Law Program Journal of Gender, Social Policy & the Law In collaboration with American University’s Center for Social Media The Organization for Transformative Works Rebecca Tushnet, Georgetown University Francesca Coppa, Muhlenberg College Deadline for submission of abstracts: December 19, 2008 The 6th Annual Symposium on “IP/Gender: Mapping the Connections” seeks papers on female subcultures and…

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Mentoring & Judging

I got started thinking about mentoring during one of the panels at the Ms. JD conference this weekend. I can't help but wonder why I've always seemed to have a hard time finding a mentor and holding onto her. Whenever I've been somebody's mentor it didn't pan out as I'd imagined either. In fact, the most successful mentor/mentee relationships that I've ever had have been with men. However, I recognize that finding a woman mentor is extremely important and that, someday, being a productive mentor to another woman will also crucial. The panelists at the particular session that I am…

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