Introduction to the Special Issue: Shifting Normativities

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On May 9 and 10, 2019, we held an international and interdisciplinary conference entitled Shifting Normativities: Families, Feminisms, Laws—Celebrating the Work of Professor Susan B. Boyd. This event, cohosted by the Centre for Feminist Legal Studies and the Canadian Journal of Family Law, brought together to the Peter A. Allard School of Law at the University of British Columbia scholars from different countries and disciplines. It had three principal goals. First, celebrating the work of Professor Susan B. Boyd; second, producing cutting-edge scholarship in under-researched fields, namely, family studies and feminist theory; and third, creating new networks of scholars and new possibilities for future research collaborations, particularly interdisciplinary and comparative collaborations. This special issue continues our engagement in achieving these three goals.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)299-236
JournalCanadian Journal of Family Law
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 2019

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