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Gender Studies

21st Annual Gender Studies Symposium

March 13, 2002

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Undergraduate Campus

Sexualties and Gender:  Stories and Revisions

Wednesday, March 13 through Friday, March 15


Art Exhibit, March 9-11, Stamm
Curated by Barbara Bartholomew, LC Visiting Assistant Professor of Art, and the Gender Studies Symposium Art Committee.

   Wednesday, March 13

9:00-10:15 A.M., Stamm
Voices of Gender: Transgender Women and Men Speak of Their Lives and Yours

9:00-10:15 A.M., Thayer
Gender Inequities at School and in the Workplace

10:30 A.M.-Noon, Stamm
Theatre Workshop/Demonstration: Social Viewpoints

10:30 A.M.-Noon, Thayer
Dynamics and Effects of Child Sexual Abuse

10:30 A.M.-Noon, Council Chamber
Gender and Expression in Film

1:30-2:45 P.M., Thayer
Roundtable: Faith and Sexuality

1:30-2:45 P.M., Council Chamber
Gendered Pop Culture: The Brady Bunch, Maxim, and Japanese Manga

3:00-4:30 P.M., Thayer
Women and Fiction: Challenging the Gender Myth Across Class and Cultural Lines

3:00-4:30 P.M., Council Chamber
Re-Visioning Change: Transsexuals and the Non-Transsexual Discourse

3:00-4:30 P.M., (Meet at the Campus Bookstore and walk to South campus)

Pilgrimage/readings: The Campus Feminine: A Conversation Between William Stafford and the Franciscan Sisters of Our Lady of Angels

7:30 P.M., Council Chamber
Keynote Address: Leslie Feinberg, political activist, writer, “Gender and Liberation.”

   Thursday, March 14

9:00-10:15 A.M., Thayer
Roundtable: Babies and the Workplace: Do Gender Roles Discrimimate Against Fathers?

9:00-10:15 A.M., Council Chamber
Sexuality and Gender in the Arts

10:30 A.M.-11:45 A.M., Thayer
Roundtable: A Gendered Response to September 11th

10:30 A.M.-Noon, Council Chamber
Constructing Gender and Sexual Identity

Noon-1:00 P.M., Stamm
Multigenre Reading: Elizabeth Beverly, Annie Dawid, Joanne Mulcahy

1:15-2:30 P.M., Stamm
Roundtable: The Bisexual Myth: Exploring Straight and Homosexual Bigotry Against Bisexuals

1:15-2:45 P.M., Council Chamber
Sex, Science, and the Dis-Eased Female Body

1:15-2:45 P.M., Evans Auditorium
Performance: Deconstructing the Literal Through Story and Song

3:00-4:15 P.M., Stamm
Featured Event
Reading and Discussion: Kathleen O’Shea, author of Women on the Row, Revelations from Both Sides of the Bars

3:00-4:15 P.M., Council Chamber
Shifting Narratives of Gender Identity in Therapeutic Conversations

7:30 P.M., Council Chamber
Keynote Address:Paula Kamen, journalist and playwright, “Her Way Moncia, Madonaa, Felicity, and a New Generation’s Sexual Attitudes”

Introduced by Stuart Kaplan, LC Associate Professor of Communication
Followed by a reception in the lobby

   Friday, March 15

9:00-10:15 A.M., Stamm
Informal Discussion with Paula Kamen

9:00-10:15 A.M., Council Chamber
Panel and Video: Date Rape and Power

10:30 A.M.-11:45 A.M., Stamm
Roundtable: Queer It Up: A Personal, Post-Structuralist Reaction to Gender and Sexuality

10:30 A.M.-11:45 A.M., Thayer
Feminist Theory: The Historical Emergence of Ecofeminism, Cosmophilic Identity, and Subsistent Ecofeminism

Noon-1:15 P.M., Stamm
Performance Race Monologues: Hello, My Race Is …

Noon-1:15 P.M., Thayer
Roundtable Redefining Motherhood

1:30-2:45 P.M., Thayer
Featured Event
Lecture Women, Youths, and Men: The Age/Gender System of Tokugawa Japan, 1600-1868
Gregory Pflugfelder,
associate professor, East Asian Languages and Cultures, Columbia University

3-4:30 P.M., Council Chamber
Gender and Sexuality Across Borders: Cuba, Russia, Africa, and the United States

3:15-4:30 P.M., Stamm
Featured Event
Reading from The Low Road: A Scottish Family Memoir
Valerie Miner,
award-winning author, professor of English and creative writing, University of Minnesota

4:45-6:00 P.M., Council Chamber
Featured Event
Drag Performance and Discussion

Kimberly Brodkin
Faculty Symposium Director
Student chairs: Susan Cohen, Jarratt Taylor, Katy Yoshikami

Sponsors: Associated Students of Lewis & Clark College and Lewis & Clark’s Gender Studies Program

Lewis & Clark College adheres to a nondiscriminatory policy with respect to employment, enrollment, and program. The College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, age, handicap or disability, sexual orientation, or marital status and has a firm commitment to promote the letter and the spirit of all equal opportunity and civil rights laws.


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