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Gender Studies

18th Annual Gender Studies Symposium

March 10, 1999

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Art Exhibit

MARCH 10-12, TEMPLETON STUDENT CENTER, STAMM

The 1999 Gender Studies Symposium Art Exhibition explored issues of gender, poverty, and health through a variety of artistic media. Artwork came from many corners of our community: Lewis & Clark students, staff, and faculty, as well as artists from the Portland community and beyond. Each artist brought his or her unique visual voice to these compelling issues.

 

Wednesday, March 10

9-10:15 A.M., THAYER
Panel: Women Writers of the 1930s

9-10:15 A.M., STAMM
Panel: Sex Work: Health, Safety, and Economic Justice

9-10:15 A.M., COUNCIL CHAMBER
Panel: Visions in Action: Commitment to End Hunger and Poverty

10:30-NOON, THAYER
Panel: Superwomen and She-Devils in Medieval German Literature

10:30-NOON, STAMM
Workshop: Unique Issues of Trans- and Intersex Survivors of Domestic Violence

10:30-11:45 A.M., COUNCIL CHAMBER
Panel: Sexuality and Power in the Age of AIDS

12:15-1:15 P.M., STAMM
Reading: Synergia authors

1:15-2:45 P.M., THAYER
Roundtable: Surviving Breast Cancer

1:15-2:45 P.M., COUNCIL CHAMBER
Performance and Discussion: Drawing the Shades, by April Elliott

3-5 P.M., COUNCIL CHAMBER
Featured Event. Documentary Film and Discussion: Jane: An Abortion Service

5-5:30 P.M., FIR ACRES THEATRE, BLACK BOX
Performance: Inappropriate Behavior, by Teresa Celsi

7:30 P.M., COUNCIL CHAMBER
RECEPTION FOLLOWS IN FOYER

Keynote Address: Women and HIV: A Human Rights Perspective
Dazon Dixon, founder of SisterLove, a women’s AIDS organization, Atlanta

Thursday, March 11

9-10:15 A.M., THAYER
Panel: Talking the Game: Patriarchy and Athletics

9-10:15 A.M., STAMM
Informal discussion with Dazon Dixon

10:30-NOON, THAYER
Panel: Distorted Perceptions: Eating Disorders and Body Image

10:30-11:45 A.M., STAMM
Roundtable: Youth and Issues of Sexual Diversity

10:30-NOON, COUNCIL CHAMBER
Panel: Voices of Women Healers: Alternative Healthcare in Modern Society

NOON-1 P.M., STAMM
Poetry Reading: Women Writers’ Circle

1:15-2:45 P.M., THAYER
Panel: Money Matters: Can’t Buy Me Healthcare

1:15-2:45 P.M., STAMM
Theatre Workshop: Improvising About Gender in Every Day Life

1:15-2:45 P.M., COUNCIL CHAMBER
Panel: The Politics, Healthcare, and Activism of the Reproductive Rights Movement

3-4:15 P.M., THAYER
Panel: The Self-Misdiagnosis of Vaginal Yeast Infection: Clarifying the Confusion

3-4:15 P.M., STAMM
Panel: Women, Poverty, and the Welfare State: Historical and Global Perspectives

3-4:30 P.M., COUNCIL CHAMBER
Panel: Gendered Identity Crises in Modern Cinema

4:30-5:45 P.M., THAYER
Panel: Three Emigrant Latino Women Talk About Health and Poverty: Salud, Amor, Peseta, y Politica en la Mesa

4:30-5:45 P.M., STAMM
Multigenre Reading: Annie Dawid and Judith Arcana

7:30 P.M., COUNCIL CHAMBER
RECEPTION FOLLOWS IN FOYER

Keynote Address: Men’s Health, Men’s Violence, Men’s Lives:
Why Gender Equality is the Answer
Michael Kimmel, Professor of Sociology, SUNY at Stony Brook, author of Manhood in America

 

Friday, March 12

9-10:15 A.M., THAYER
Panel: Women and the Politics of Work

9-10:15 A.M., STAMM
Panel: Breaking Down the Myths of Prostitution

9-10:15 A.M., COUNCIL CHAMBER
Panel: The Literate Body: Inventing Women’s Identities

10:30-11:45 A.M., STAMM
Workshop with Michael Kimmel: Why Are We So Defensive? Interrogating Men’s Resistance to Equality

10:30-NOON, COUNCIL CHAMBER
Panel: Diagnosis Discrimination: Challenging the Oregon Health Plan

NOON-1 P.M., THAYER
Roundtable: A Continuing Journey: Lewis & Clark College’s Sexual Conduct Policy

NOON-1 P.M., STAMM
Poetry Reading: The Muse Strikes Back

1:15-2:45 P.M., THAYER
Panel: “Never Another Battered Woman”: Men and Women on Domestic Violence

1:15-2:45 P.M., COUNCIL CHAMBER
Panel: Fulbright Scholars

3-4:30 P.M., THAYER
Panel: 19th-Century Women Writers: Different Genres/Different Journeys

3-4:30 P.M., STAMM
Roundtable: Teen Moms Talk

3-4:30 P.M., COUNCIL CHAMBER
Panel: Women’s Bodies in 20th-Century Russia

4:45-6:30 P.M., COUNCIL CHAMBER
Keynote Performance: Comfort Me With Apples: Homeless Characters Throughout Literature
Betty Jean Steinshouer, Performance Artist

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