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Whittier Law School Study Abroad Program - Barcelona, Spain

Social Issues and Contemporary Theory: Law and Sexuality

1 unit - Dean Penelope E. Bryan

This seminar will explore gender and sexuality issues in a number of legal, social and theoretical contexts. Topics might include: legal and instrastate recognition of of same sex relationships; media images of gender and sexuality; pornography; literature, bullying and youth, transgender/transsexual issues; parenting; intimate relationship violence.

Spanish Law & the LGBT Community (LAW 392)

2 units - Professor Monica Navarro

This course explores Spanish efforts to eradicate discrimination and violence against the LGBT community from a comparative perspective. The course will explore legal instruments that address violence on the basis of gender and sexual orientation and other rules specifically addressed at the LGBT community. The course will discuss strategies to protect the LGBT community from violence and discrimination and how those strategies have been and are being utilized.

Comparative Legal Systems: Law and Sexuality (LAW 513C)

2 units - Professor Catherine Smith

This course is a survey of how different legal systems, secular and religious, construct and regulate various aspects of human sexuality. Among the topics we may discuss are marriage as a socio-legal institution, minority sexualities, sex work and pornography in different countries including the U.S., India, Turkey, Brazil and Israel.

Concepts of Liberty & Equality in Discrimination (LAW 976)

2 units - Professor Julie A. Nice

This course will explore basic problems of equality and liberty faced by the LGBT community. The course will cover various forms of discrimination, including housing and employment discrimination. The course will focus on how various constitutional concepts have been used to challenge various forms of discrimination against the LGBT community.

Monday
June 30
Tuesday
July 1
Wednesday
July 2
Thursday
July 3
Friday
July 4

12:00 - 12:40 am
Concepts of Liberty & Equality in Discrimination Seminar
(one Thursday only, TBD)

3:00 - 6:00 pm
Social Issues and Contemporary Theory: Law and Sexuality

11:00 - 12:13 pm
Comparative Legal Systems: Law and Sexuality Seminar

12:00 - 1:13 pm
Concepts of Liberty & Equality in Discrimination Seminar

1:30 - 2:45 pm
Spanish Law & LGBT Community Seminar*

Monday
July 7
Tuesday
July 8
Wednesday
July 9
Thursday
July 10
Friday
July 11

11:00 - 12:13 pm
Comparative Legal Systems: Law and Sexuality Seminar

12:00 - 1:13 pm
Concepts of Liberty & Equality in Discrimination Seminar

1:30 - 2:45 pm
Spanish Law & LGBT Community Seminar*

11:00 - 11:40 am
Comparative Legal Systems: Law and Sexuality Seminar
(one Tuesday only, TBD)

3:00 - 6:00 pm
Social Issues and Contemporary Theory: Law and Sexuality

11:00 - 12:13 pm
Comparative Legal Systems: Law and Sexuality Seminar

12:00 - 1:13 pm
Concepts of Liberty & Equality in Discrimination Seminar

1:30 - 2:45 pm
Spanish Law & LGBT Community Seminar*

12:00 - 12:40 am
Concepts of Liberty & Equality in Discrimination Seminar
(one Thursday only, TBD)

3:00 - 6:00 pm
Social Issues and Contemporary Theory: Law and Sexuality

11:00 - 12:13 pm
Comparative Legal Systems: Law and Sexuality Seminar

12:00 - 1:13 pm
Concepts of Liberty & Equality in Discrimination Seminar

1:30 - 2:45 pm
Spanish Law & LGBT Community Seminar*

Monday
July 14
Tuesday
July 15
Wednesday
July 16
Thursday
July 17
Friday
July 18

11:00 - 12:15 pm
Comparative Legal Systems: Law and Sexuality Seminar

12:30 - 1:45 pm
Concepts of Liberty & Equality in Discrimination Seminar

2:15 - 3:30 pm
Spanish Law & LGBT Community Seminar*

11:00 - 12:15 pm
Comparative Legal Systems: Law and Sexuality Seminar

12:30 - 1:45 pm
Concepts of Liberty & Equality in Discrimination Seminar

2:15 - 3:30 pm
Spanish Law & LGBT Community Seminar*

11:00 - 12:15 pm
Comparative Legal Systems: Law and Sexuality Seminar

12:30 - 1:45 pm
Concepts of Liberty & Equality in Discrimination Seminar

2:15 - 3:30 pm
Spanish Law & LGBT Community Seminar*

11:00 - 12:15 pm
Comparative Legal Systems: Law and Sexuality Seminar

12:30 - 1:45 pm
Concepts of Liberty & Equality in Discrimination Seminar

2:15 - 3:30 pm
Spanish Law & LGBT Community Seminar*

11:00 - 12:15 pm
Comparative Legal Systems: Law and Sexuality Seminar
(one Friday only, TBA)

12:30 - 1:45 pm
Concepts of Liberty & Equality in Discrimination Seminar
(one Friday only, TBA)

2:15 - 3:30 pm
Spanish Law & LGBT Community Seminar*

Monday
July 21
Tuesday
July 22
Wednesday
July 23
Thursday
July 24
Friday
July 25

11:00 - 12:15 pm
Comparative Legal Systems: Law and Sexuality Seminar

12:30 - 1:45 pm
Concepts of Liberty & Equality in Discrimination Seminar

2:15 - 3:30 pm
Spanish Law & LGBT Community Seminar*

11:00 - 12:15 pm
Comparative Legal Systems: Law and Sexuality Seminar

12:30 - 1:45 pm
Concepts of Liberty & Equality in Discrimination Seminar

2:15 - 3:30 pm
Spanish Law & LGBT Community Seminar*

11:00 - 12:15 pm
Comparative Legal Systems: Law and Sexuality Seminar

12:30 - 1:45 pm
Concepts of Liberty & Equality in Discrimination Seminar

2:15 - 3:30 pm
Spanish Law & LGBT Community Seminar*

11:00 - 12:15 pm
Comparative Legal Systems: Law and Sexuality Seminar

12:30 - 1:45 pm
Concepts of Liberty & Equality in Discrimination Seminar

2:15 - 3:30 pm
Spanish Law & LGBT Community Seminar*

11:00 - 12:15 pm
Comparative Legal Systems: Law and Sexuality Seminar
(one Friday only, TBA)

12:30 - 1:45 pm
Concepts of Liberty & Equality in Discrimination Seminar
(one Friday only, TBA)

2:15 - 3:30 pm
Spanish Law & LGBT Community Seminar*

Monday
July 28
Tuesday
July 29
Wednesday
July 30
Thursday
July 31
Friday
August 1

11:00 - 12:15 pm
Comparative Legal Systems: Law and Sexuality Seminar

12:30 - 1:45 pm
Concepts of Liberty & Equality in Discrimination Seminar

2:15 - 3:30 pm
Spanish Law & LGBT Community Seminar*

11:00 - 12:15 pm
Comparative Legal Systems: Law and Sexuality Seminar

12:30 - 1:45 pm
Concepts of Liberty & Equality in Discrimination Seminar

2:15 - 3:30 pm
Spanish Law & LGBT Community Seminar*

11:00 - 12:15 pm
Comparative Legal Systems: Law and Sexuality Seminar

12:30 - 1:45 pm
Concepts of Liberty & Equality in Discrimination Seminar

2:15 - 3:30 pm
Spanish Law & LGBT Community Seminar*

"The Barcelona study abroad program is phenomenal. The courses are intellectually stimulating and the faculty is passionate about their areas of expertise."

— Jonathan Lopez, Whittier Law School

WLS Study Abroad Program - Spain
WLS Study Abroad Program - Spain
WLS Study Abroad Program - Spain
WLS Study Abroad Program - Spain
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