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Transcending Boundaries: student/faculty conference

February 22
3:00 PM
 - 
9:00 PM
Goodpaster Hall 184

On Friday, February 22nd, the WGSX House invites the college community to its annual student-organized conference.

Transcending Boundaries, a forum dedicated to the discussion of power inequities and the struggle to overcome them, allows SMCM community members to share and present ideas to their peers in a professional and academic setting, promoting on-campus dialogue about (but not limited to) gender, sexuality, race, class, and breaking down boundaries in our society.

EVENT SCHEDULE:


I.  "REPRESENTING WOMEN," Goodpaster 184

Moderators:  Jenna Witman and Christine Gilfrich

Presenters:

3:00-3:15:  Hannah Felperin

"The Morning After:  An Analysis of Modern Feminism"

3:15-3:30:  Kira Schwartz

"Quota System's Effect on Female Representation in Government"

3:30-3:45:  Dorothy Fisher

"Holding out for a Heroine:  William Morris, Red House, and the Search for Socialism"

3:45-4:15: Discussion

(10 minute pause between panels for refreshments)

II.  "CULTURE AND THE BODY," Goodpaster 186

Moderators:  Allegra Garrett and Laura Duesterhaus

Presenters:

4:30-4:45:  Conrad Austen

"The New Disability History:  Deconstructing our Past to Build our Future"

4:45-5:00:  Erin Foxworthy

"Making the Cut:  The Divine and Sexual Implications of Circumcision"

5:00-5:15:  Mariana Carrese

"Sex Sells:  A Humanist Critique of Pornography"

5:15-5:45:  Discussion

III.  KEYNOTE ADDRESS, Goodpaster 195, 7:30

Prof. Scott Mirabile

"Gay and Lesbian Parents, Risk, and Resilience:  What we know about children of same-sex couples."


Cost:
free

Event Contact Info
Katie Gantz
Email:
   
Phone:
 240 895 4491 


Location:  
 
Goodpaster Hall 184
18925 E Fisher Rd
St. Mary's City, MD 20686

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