The Marlee Kline Lecture in Social Justice

Previous Marlee Kline lecturers have been:

The Inaugural Marlee Kline Lecture in Social Justice
Speaker: The Honourable Judge Mary Ellen Turpel Lafond of the Saskatchewan Provincial Court, Member of the Muskeg Lake Cree Nation
Delivered Thursday, October 14, 2004

Speaker: Professor Didi Herman, Professor of Law & Social Change at Kent Law School, U.K.
Topic: “An ‘Unfortunate Coincidence’: Jews and Jewishnessin English Courts”
Delivered Monday, October 24, 2005

Speaker: Professor Lucie White, Louis A. Horvitz Professor of Law, Harvard Law School
Topic: “Rights Based Development: Bringing It All Back Home”
Delivered Thursday, October 19, 2006

Speaker: Dr. Carol Smart, Professor of Sociology and Co-Director, Morgan Centre for the Study of Relationships and Personal Life, University of Manchester
Topic: “Memory, Law and Family Secrets”
Delivered Thursday, November 1, 2007

Speaker: Professor Camille Nelson, St. Louis University School of Law
Topic: “Racializing Disability, Disabling Race: Policing the Intersection of Race and Mental Disability”
Delivered Thursday, October 16, 2008

Speaker: Dr. Tracey Lindberg
Topic: De(CON)struction: Canadian Law and Indiegnous Women
Delivered Thursday, March 25, 2010

Speaker: Ruthann Robson
Topic: UnSettled- - Exploring the links and dissonances amongst five colonial/ post-colonial societies. Themes include land, indigenous peoples, family, sexuality, gender, class, and the possibilities of forgiveness.
Delivered March 3, 2011

Speaker: Hester Lessard
Topic: Jurisdictional Justice and the “Dream of Democracy”: Missing Voices in the Struggle for Insite
Delivered Thursday, January 26, 2012

Speaker: Jean Teillet   
Topic: The Métis of the Northwest: Finding Justice for an Invisible People
Delivered January 17, 2013

Speaker: Bonnie Sherr Klein
Topic: “I am who you are”
Delivered January 30, 2014

Speaker: Kim Pate
Topic: The Terrible Truth about Canadian Crime
Delivered October 29, 2015

Speaker: Constance Backhouse
Topic: Canada's first Lesbian Secual Assault Trial
Delivered November 9, 2016

Speaker: Jacinta Ruru, Professor in the Faculty of Law, University Otago and Co-Director, Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga, New Zealand's Māori Centre of Research Excellence
Topic: Honouring our Ancestors in Law: Legal Personality and Indigenous Governance of Lands and Waters
Delivered: January 31, 2018