Post Roe Frontiers? A Conversation about Legal, Medical, and Political Mobilizations with Michele Goodwin and Laury Oaks

Event Date: 

Monday, May 9, 2022 - 5:30pm

Event Location: 

  • Corwin Pavillion

Event Contact: 

For further information contact Capps Center Director Greg Johnson at

  • Co-Sponsored

Michele Bratcher Goodwin is a Chancellor’s Professor at the University of California, Irvine and founding director of the Center for Biotechnology and Global Health Policy. She is the recipient of the 2020-21 Distinguished Senior Faculty Award for Research, the highest honor bestowed by the University of California. She is also the first law professor at the University of California, Irvine to receive this award. She is an elected member of the American Law Institute as well as an elected Fellow of the American Bar Foundation and the Hastings Center (the organization central to the founding of bioethics). She is an American Law Institute Adviser for the Restatement Third of Torts: Remedies.

Laury Oaks is Professor and Chair of the Department of Feminist Studies and affiliated with the Department of Sociology and Department of Anthropology at the University of California, Santa Barbara. Her research focuses on sexual and reproductive politics and advocacy for social and reproductive justice. Her most recent book is co-authored with Jo Murphy- Lawless, The Salley Gardens: Women, Sex and Motherhood in Ireland (Peter Lang, 2022).

Please note that visitors to Corwin Pavilion must show proof of vaccination against Covid-19 at the door.

Co-sponsored by the Department of Feminist Studies, the Feminist Futures Initiative, the Legal Humanities Initiative, and the Medical Humanities Initiative.