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Gender, Women's and Sexuality Studies: Senior Seminar Symposium
Friday, May 3rd Mears Cottage 1:00pm-5:30pm
Download a PDF of the official Symposium Schedule.
Session 1: 1-2pm
Panel 1: Arts and Activism: Embodied Experiences (Mears 115)
Anika Manzoor Embody My Identity: A Case for Coalition Building through Performance Art
Elena Lynch Dancing Violence: Feminine Spaces and Volatile Bodies
Panel 2: What's Race Got to Do With It? (Mears 202)
Sarah Swearer Race Still Matters: Colorblindness in the Law
Gigi Dichosa La Negra Tomasa: Negotiating Blackness and Latinidad in the U.S.
Refreshments: 2-2:15pm (Mears Living Room)
Session 2: 2:15-3:30pm
Panel 3: Reading Between the Lines: Analyzing Narratives of Sexuality and Romance (Mears 115)
Katelin Fullerton Someday My Prince Will Come: The Wedding Industrial Complex and Online Communities
Liana Eisman Lights, Camera, Crime Scene: A Critical Analysis of the Intersections of Race, Gender, and Sexual Violence in NBC's Law and Order: Special Victim's Unit (SVU)
Anne Damtoft Only to Her, and Her, and Her: Jealousy and Fidelity in Polyamorous Relationships among Women
Panel 4: Queer Pedagogies (Mears 202)
Clara Montague Queering Pedagogy: Where Theory Meets Practice
Claire Fleckenstein Creative Kids: Queer Pedagogies in Elementary School Classrooms
Refreshments: 3:30-3:45pm (Mears Living Room)
Session 3: 3:45-5pm
Panel 5: Gender and Race in Pop Culture (Mears 115)
Hannah Strom The Love Interest, The Team Member, and The Female Lead: Women in Contemporary Action Movies
Leslie Bean A Shock to the System: Blackness, Masculinity, and Sexuality in Static Shock
Qianning Zhang Guilty Pleasure: Exploring Homoerotic Fantasies in a Heteronormative World
Panel 6: Queering Criminality and Discrimination (Mears 202)
Taylor Nys Forget the "Glass Ceiling," We're Trying to Get Out of the Basement: Examining the Prevalence of Transgender Street Sex Workers
Joe Bear "Street Kid Phobia": LGBTQ Homeless Youth Inside and Outside the Law
Christina Colver Stuck on the Sidelines: Sexual Discrimination in Sports
Closing Reception 5-5:30pm (Mears Living Room)