March 05, 1997

16th Annual Gender Studies Symposium

Under Construction - Voices Across Generations
March 5-7, 1997


Art Exhibit


Art Exhibit: Artist/Teacher/Administrator: A Spectrum of Creativity (1997 Gender Studies Symposium Art Show). On display throughout the symposium, curated by Margo Ballantyne, the exhibit featured the works of five women artist/administrators, Phyllis Yes, Mary Stupp-Greer, Kay Slusarenko, Laura Alpert, and Sharon Bronzan, along with selected works by some of their students.

Wednesday, March 5

9-10:30 A.M., Council Chamber
Panel: Mass-representation in Japanese Art History.

9-10:15 A.M., Thayer
Panel: Monstgers, Kin, and Nature Engaging Feminist Anthropology for the New Millenium.

10:45 A.M.-12:15 P.M., Council Chamber
Panel: Mediated Images of Women.

10:45 A.M.-12:15 P.M., Thayer
Panel: Women and Education.

Noon-1:30 P.M., Stamm
Panel: Artist/Teacher/Administrator: A Spectrum of Creativity.

1:30-3:00 P.M., Council Chamber
Slide Presentation: What Dolls Do. .

1:30-3:00 P.M P.M., Thayer
Panel: Politics and Gender: Public and Private.

3:15-4:45 P.M., Council Chamber
Panel: Embodying Gender.

3:15-4:30 P.M., Thayer
Panel: Male Pro-Feminist Options for Stopping Violence Against Women.

3:15-4:45 P.M., Black Box
Presentation/Workshop: Gender and Aesthetic Expression: Male and Female Roles in Traditional Music and Dance in Ghana, West Africa.

7:30 P.M., Council Chamber, Reception Follows in Foyer
KEYNOTE ADDRESS: Feminism: The Next Generation.
Barbara Findlen,
executive editor, Ms. Magazine; editor, Listen Up: Voices From the Next Feminist Generation.

Thursday, March 6, 1997

9:00-10:15 A.M., Council Chamber
Panel: The Deconstruction of Transsexualism.

9:10-10:15 A.M., Stamm
Informal discussion with Barbara Findlen.

10:30-11:45 A.M., Stamm
Panel: Coming Out: Locating and Managing a Positional Identity.

10:30-Noon, Council Chamber
Panel: Cross-Cultural Experience.

Noon-1:00 P.M., Stamm
Shared Readings. Sponsored by Women’s Writing Circle.

Noon-1:00 P.M., Thayer
Panel: Woman to Woman: Building Female Relationships Abroad.

1:15-2:45 P.M., Council Chamber
Panel: Postmodern Inquiries Deconstructing Dominant Epistemologies.

1:15-2:45 P.M., Thayer
Panel: Twentieth-Century Women: Personal Voices.

3-4:30 P.M., Council Chamber
Panel: Rethinking (In) Appropriate/d Gender Constructs Within Film.

3-4:15 P.M., Stamm
Panel: Do You Not Know That I Am a Woman? When I Think, I Must Speak.

4:30-5:30 P.M., Black Box
Performance/Discussion: The Shape of My Blood: Explorations Into How Women Relate to Their Bodies.

4:30-5:45 P.M., Stamm
Panel: What Is Feminist Theory?

7:30 P.M., Council Chamber, Reception Follows in Foyer
KEYNOTE ADDRESS: Race, Sexuality and the Constructions of Desire.
David Mura,
poet, performance artist, author of Where the Body Meets Memory: An Odyssey of Race, Sexuality, and Identity.

Friday, March 7, 1997

9:00-10:15 A.M., Stamm
Roundtable: Discussion of Research Findings on Male Attitudes Toward Feminism.

9:00-10:15 A.M., Thayer
Panel: Leadership Center for Girls: Walking the Talk of Women Supporting Girls.

10:30-11:45 A.M., Stamm
Informal discussion with Linda Gordon.

10:30-11:45 A.M., Thayer
Panel: A Biblical Perspective on Womanhood

Noon-1:00 P.M., Stamm
Roundtable: Coming Out: Can a Definition Be Constructed?

12:30-1:00 P.M., Black Box
Performance: Theatre of Images.

1:15-2:45 P.M., Stamm
Writing workshop conducted by David Mora.

1:15-2:45 P.M., Thayer
Panel: Historical Perspectives.

3:00-4:30 P.M., Council Chamber
Panel: Spiritual and Emotional Expression.

3:00-4:30 P.M., Stamm
Workshop: Defining the Female Voice in Today’s Theatre

4:30-5:45 P.M., Thayer
Panel: Gender in the Classroom.

4:45-6:00 P.M., Black Box
Performance: The Body Divine: A Look at the Western Fascination With Eastern Sacred Dance.

7:30 P.M., Council Chamber, Reception Follows in Foyer
Keynote Address: How Welfare Became a Dirty Word: Gender and Race in State Policy.
Linda Gordon, Professor of History, University of Wisconsin-Madison.


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

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