April 18, 1993

12th Annual Gender Studies Symposium

Celebrating Differences
April 18-21, 1993

All symposium events are free and open to the public. All events are held in Templeton Student Center or the Black Box in Fir Acres Theatre.

Art Exhibits (on display throughout the symposium). Stamm.
This year’s art show, Threads of Difference, Common Cloth, features a range of art by Lewis & Clark students, faculty, and alumni, and from diverse Oregon communities including many representatives from Portland. Featured are oil paintings, photography, quilts and other traditional arts, children’s drawings, and sculpture. Other works explore representations of gender in varied media. The exhibit challenges the concept that any one genre or dominant form of expression represents what is universally experienced and valued as artistic. Located in Stamm Throughout the symposium. Faculty curator and Symposium Director: Joanne Mulcahy.

Sunday, April 18, 1993

3:30-4:30 P.M., Agnes Flanagan Chapel
Performance, Discussion: A Gender Minuet: Lust, Power, and Sexual Fantasy in Mozart’s Opera The Marriage of Figaro.
Jim Dalton and Maggi Smith-Dalton, Moscow, Idaho.

5:00 P.M., Stamm Dining Room.
Buffet Dinner for Symposium Participants.

7:30 P.M. Council Chamber: Reception to follow in Foyer
KEYNOTE ADDRESS: The Rise and Fall of Family Values
Judith Stacey.

Monday, April 19

8:30-10:00 A.M., Council Chamber
Panel: Gender and the Body.

8:30-10:00 A.M., Thayer
Panel: Sexuality and Difference in Literature.

8:30-10:00 A.M., Stamm
Panel: Single-Sex and Coeducational High Schools: A Study of Transition and Comparison.

10:15-11:45 A.M., Thayer
Panel: Inscribing Women’s Bodies.

10:15-11:45 A.M., Stamm
Workshop: Doing Feminist Ethnography: Ms-Representations. Conducted by Judith Stacey.

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

Noon-1:00 P.M., Thayer
Panel: Pro-Feminist Work: Men in Alliance.

1:15-2:45 P.M., Thayer
Panel: Men in Women’s Studies.

1:15-2:45 P.M., Stamm
Panel: The Construction of Gender in Fiction and Film.

1:15-2:45 P.M., Council Chamber
Panel: Reproductive Technologies.

3:15-4:30 P.M., Council Chamber
Panel: Lesbian Figures in Fiction.

3:15-4:30 P.M., Stamm
Panel: Latina Voices.

4:45-6:15 P.M., Council Chamber
Panel: Paths to Empowerment for South Asian Women, Visiting Fulbright Scholars.

5:00-6:00 P.M., Black Box, Fir Acres Theatre
Theatrical Performance: The Halls of Mental Science.

The New Angry Warriors.
7:30 p.m., Council Chamber,
Reception to follow in foyer
Allan Berube

Tuesday, April 20

8:30-10 A.M., Council Chamber
Panel: Sustaining Feminist Organizations.

8:30-10 A.M., Thayer
Panel: Women’s Healing Traditions.

8:30-10 A.M., Stamm
Panel: Creativity and Utopias.

10:15-11:45 A.M., Council Chamber
Panel: Medieval and Renaissance Women.

10:15-11:45 A.M., Stamm
Workshop: Doing Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual History. Conducted by Allan Berube.

10:15-11:45 A.M., Thayer
Panel: Emotional Culture and Emotional Experience: Reading a Woman’s Diary .

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

1:15-2:45 P.M.,Thayer
Panel: Gender and Naturalism in Literature.

1:15-2:45 P.M., Council Chamber
Panel: Overseeing: Understanding Gender Cross-Culturally.

1:15-3:00 P.M., Stamm
Workshop: Writing the Body. Conducted by Leslea Newman.

3:15-4:30 P.M., Thayer
Panel: Rooms of their Own: Women Writers After 1800.

3:15-4:30 P.M., Council Chamber
Videos: Women Responding to Violence: Voices and Visions.

3:15-4:30 P.M., Stamm
Panel: Women at Work.

4:45-6:00 P.M., Council Chamber
Invited Address: Busting Barriers and Building Bridges: One African-American View of Race and Class.

We’ll Understand it Better By and By.
7:30 p.m., Agnes Flanagan Chapel, Reception to follow in Stamm.
Beatrice Johnson-Reagon

Wednesday, April 21

8:30-10 A.M., Thayer
Panel: Mothers and Families.

8:30-10 A.M., Stamm
Panel: Women Representing Women I: A Class Portrait.

10:15-11:45 A.M., Council Chamber
Panel: Cultural Fictions, Cultural Criticisms.

10:15-11:45 A.M., Thayer
Panel: Women Representing Women II.

10:15-11:45 A.M., Stamm
Workshop: The Liberation of Men.

Noon-1:00 P.M., Stamm
Invited Drama and Fiction Readings. Annie Dawid and other guest readers.

1:15-2:45 P.M., Thayer
Panel: Gender and Religion.

1:15-2:45 P.M., Council Chamber
Panel: Feminist Theory, Feminist Praxis.

1:15-2:45 P.M., Stamm
Panel: Colonialism and the Rhetoric of Gender.

3-4:30 P.M., Stamm
Roundtable Discussion by Students: Beyond Blacklash: Expanding Definitions of Feminism.

4:45-6 P.M., Council Chamber
Major Presentation: Reading of “A Letter to Harvey Milk” and Poems, Leslea Newman.

For Additional Information:

Gender Studies Program
Lewis & Clark College
0615 SW Palatine Hill Rd.
Portland, Oregon 97219
Phone: 503/768-7381 or 768-7446

Sponsors: Associated Students of Lewis & Clark, Powell’s Bookstore, Lewis & Clark’s Gender Studies Program, Lewis & Clark Lectures and Concerts Committee, Lewis & Clark Chaplain’s Office, Homophile, and the National Endowment for the Humanities.

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.