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Dr. Susan Sage Heinzelman, Director 2505 University Avenue, A4900, Burdine Hall 536, Austin Texas 78712 • 512-471-5765

16th Annual Emerging Scholarship in Women's and Gender Studies Student Conference

Wed, April 15, 2009 • 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM • ACES Building

This conference provides an opportunity to share research with undergraduates, graduate students, and faculty affiliates of the Women's and Gender Studies from all departments. The Center's theme for 2008-09 is "Global Feminism" but research on any aspect of the study of gender and/or sexuality is welcome. This is the student run conference of CWGS, not to be confused with any other conference.

8:00-8:30 am

Registration and breakfast (Connector Lobby).

9:00- 10:15 am

ACE 2.302 AVAYA Auditorium--Gender, Health and the Family.

ACE 2.404B-- Narratives, Experiences, and Identities: Contradictions and Conflict.

ACE 2.444--Opening Spaces of Possibility in Academic Discourses, Theory, and Activism.

10:30-11:45 am

ACE 2.302 AVAYA Auditorium--Politics, the State, and Gender.

ACE 2.404B-- Reconstructing Sexuality through Empowering Discourses, Practices, and Models for Women and Teenage Girls.

ACE 2.444--Investigations of Economic Exploitation and Prostitution of Working Women and Young Girls.

12:00- 1:30 pm

Lunch (Connector Lobby).

1:45-3:00 pm

ACE 2.302 AVAYA Auditorium-- Representations and Oppositional Performances: Challenging Cultural and Gender Stereotypes.

ACE 2.404B--Women's Health in Marginalized Populations: Implications for Public Policy.

ACE 2.444--Narratives as Social Critique.

3:15-4:30 pm

ACE 2.302 AVAYA Auditorium-- Feminine Corporalities in Spanish American Fiction.

ACE 2.404B-- Immigration, Borders, and Transnationalism.

ACE 2.444--Gender and Representations in Pop Culture.

5:00-6:00 pm

Location TBA: Closing Reception/Social/Happy Hour

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