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Gender Studies

20th Annual Gender Studies Symposium

March 14, 2001

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Art Exhibit (on display throughout the symposium). Stamm

The 2001 art exhibition focused on an increased awareness resulting from an opening of a dialogue through activism. It reflected the continuing exploration of our humanness by contemporary artists, students, and faculty. Curated by Barbara Bartholomew, Art Department Instructor, and the Gender Studies Symposium Art Committee.

Wednesday, March 14

9-10:15 A.M., STAMM
Panel, The Changing Face of Transsexualism: From Victimization to Violence in 20 Years

9-10:15 A.M., THAYER
Roundtable, Where is the Third Wave of Feminism?

10:30 A.M.-NOON, COUNCIL CHAMBER
Panel, Gendered Images

10:30 A.M.-NOON, THAYER
Panel, Regulating the Lives of Women: The Political Economy of Gender

12:15-1:15 P.M., STAM
Fiction Reading, Annie Dawid and Carole Glickfield

12:15-1:15 P.M., THAYER
Roundtable, Hierarchy in Environmental Activism

1:30-2:45 P.M., COUNCIL CHAMBER
Panel, Structures of Power Encompassed by Film

1:30-2:45 P.M., THAYER
Informal Discussion with Allan G. Johnson, Who Is Afraid of Feminism?

3:00-4:30 P.M., COUNCIL CHAMBER
Panel, Mediated Gender Images in Publications for Teens

3:00-4:15 P.M., THAYER
Roundtable, The No on 9 Campaign: Lessons Learned

4:15-5:15 P.M., FIR ACRES THEATRE, BLACK BOX
Performance art, “The Two-Headed Person”

KEYNOTE ADDRESS
Unraveling the Gender Knot
7:30 p.m., Council Chamber
Allan G. Johnson,
author of The Gender Knot: Unraveling Our Patriarchal Legacy, professor of Sociology and Women’s Studies, Hartford College for Women of the University of Hartford

Thursday, March 15

9-10:15 A.M., STAMM
Roundtable, Women in the Era of HIV/AIDS

9-10:15 A.M., THAYER
Panel, Resisting Racism: Past and Present

10:30 A.M.-NOON, COUNCIL CHAMBER
Panel, Agents of Change in Art/Media

10:30-11:45 A.M., THAYER
Panel, Reading Gender Across Race, and Nationality

Noon-1:00 P.M., STAMM
Roundtable, “Guerilla Girls”: Woman in the Arts in the 70s and Today

Noon-1:00 P.M., THAYER
Roundtable, Overseas Gendered Experiences

1:15-2:30 P.M., STAMM
Roundtable, How Can Queer Youth Be (Better) Activists?

1:15-2:45 P.M., THAYER
Panel, International Perspectives: Violence Against Women

3:00-4:15 P.M., STAMM
Panel/demonstrations, Changing Partners: An Update on Dance and Gender

3:00-4:15 P.M., THAYER
Roundtable, Sexual Harassment on the College Campus

4:30-5:30 P.M., FIR ACRES THEATRE, BLACK BOX
Performance art, “Echo” and “mEwEthEyYou”

4:30-5:30 P.M., COUNCIL CHAMBER
Fiction Reading, Thomas Glave reads from Whose Song? And Other Stories

KEYNOTE ADDRESS
Gender and Activism: Frameworks for the 21st Century
7:30 p.m., Agnes Flanagan Chapel
Angela Davis,
political activist, writer, professor in the History of Consciousness Department, University of California, Santa Cruz

Friday, March 16

9-10:15 A.M., COUNCIL CHAMBER
Panel, Rethinking Queers and Violence

9-10:15 A.M., THAYER
Panel, Environmentalism and Gender

10:30-11:45 A.M., STAMM
Discussion with CHIYSAP Theatre Arts Group, Social Change in Zimbabwe

10:30-11:45 A.M., THAYER
Readings/discussion, Distilling Masculinity: A Literary Exploration of Manhood

Noon-1:00 P.M., STAMM
Reading/Discussion, White Women in the Southern Freedom Movement, 1964-65: A Personal History

Noon-1:00 P.M., THAYER
Panel, Student Activism in Zimbabwe and the Possibilities for International Solidarity

1:15-2:45 P.M., COUNCIL CHAMBER
Panel, Negotiating Legal/Political Frameworks

1:15-2:45 P.M., THAYER
Panel, Gender Talks With Youth: Girls Initiative Network

3:00-4:30 P.M., STAMM
Workshop, Theatre as a Tool for Activism, Education, and Community

3:00-4:30 P.M., THAYER
Roundtable, Academic “vs.” Activist?: Feminist Work in the Humanities

FEATURED EVENT
Performance by CHIYSAP Theatre Arts Group, Chitungweza, Zimbabwe
4:45-6:30 p.m, Council Chamber

 

Sponsors: Associated Students of Lewis & Clark College and Lewis & Clark’s Gender Studies Program, with special thanks to sponsors of the CHIYSAP presentation: Portland State Center for Excellence in Writing, Portland Arts and Communications High School, Vestey Leising, Lewis & Clark’s Sociology/Anthropology Department, Music Department, Black Student Union, Gender Studies Program, Associated Students of Lewis & Clark, and the Student Academic Affairs Board.

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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