Tuesday, March 24, 2020
From the announcement:
Please join Colorado Law for the 28th Annual Ira C. Rothgerber Conference, “Women’s Enfranchisement: Beyond the 19th Amendment," which has been modified to take place remotely on Friday April 3rd, 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. MT, through the use of a Zoom Webinar. The web-event is free, and has been approved for 6 general CLE credits.
2020 marks the centennial of the 19th Amendment, formally extending suffrage to some, but not all, women, and is a presidential election year with an unprecedented number of female candidates running for offices nationwide. But barriers to both political rights and social, lived equality persist, particularly for women at the intersections of race, sex, and class. This web-based conference will use the centennial to take stock of how far we’ve come—and how far we have to go—in terms of formal political enfranchisement, as well as the social and economic empowerment of women more broadly.
Register here for the 2020 Rothgerber Conference, to receive important email updates, including the link needed to join the webinar. Participants will be able to use this link to join at any point during the conference.
For more information on the panels and speakers please visit the CU Law Rothgerber event page. We look forward to sharing this occasion with you!
Rothgerber Webinar Schedule | April 3, 2020
8:30-9:00am Introductory Remarks by Suzette Malveaux (CU Law)
9:00-10:00am Keynote Address: Reva Siegel (Yale Law)
10:15am-12:00pm PANEL 1
"Historical Perspectives on the 19th Amendment: Looking Back, Looking Forward”
- Susan Schulten (University of Denver)
- Carolyn Ramsey (Colorado Law)
- Julie Suk (CUNY)
- Mary Ziegler (FSU Law)
12:15-2:00pm PANEL 2
“Barriers to Political Representation”
- Bertrall Ross (Berkeley Law)
- Dara Strolovitch (Princeton)
- Atiba Ellis (Marquette Law)
- Ming H. Chen (Colorado Law)
2:15-4:00pm PANEL 3
“Lived Equality: Beyond Formal Political Rights”
- Aya Gruber (Colorado Law)
- Chinyere Ezie (Center for Constitutional Rights)
- Diana Flynn (Lambda Legal)
- Scott Skinner-Thompson (Colorado Law)
4:00-4:30pm Closing Remarks