Monday, January 16 – The newly-formed Indiana Journal of Law and Social Equality is currently seeking submissions for its inaugural issue and symposium, “Whither Social Equality?” The issue and the symposium, to be held on March 30, 2012, in Bloomington, Indiana, will explore the current state of social equality thought from a variety of perspectives and address a variety of different forms of (in)equality (race, class, gender, sexual orientation, intersectionality, and familial status). Submit papers, proposals, or abstracts to firstname.lastname@example.org by January 16, 2012.
Also January 16 - Deadline for submission of law student papers on topics of sexual orientation and gender identity to be considered for the Dukeminier awards sponsored by the Williams Institute.
Wednesday, January 18 – CLE program in New York on LGBT Law 2011 Year in Review; speakers will include Art Leonard, Richard Socarides and Susan Sommer. More details here.