April 5: 14th Annual Emerging Scholarship in Women’s and Gender Studies Conference
8:00 AM-4:30 PM, WWH, 2nd Floor, Campus Club
Posted: April 1, 2007
Keynote Address 12:30-2:00PM - Speakers Include: Susana Almanza, Co-Director of P.O.D.E.R. People Organized in Defense of Earth and her Resources works to increase the participation of communities of color in decision making rekated to pollution and economic development that impact marginalized communities.
Dr. Patricia Ravelo Blancas, Documentary Filmmaker and Professor of Sociology, Independent National University of Mexico Dr. Ravelo Blancas' current work concerns issues of human rights with a focus on women's lives in the border town of Ciudad Juarez.
OPEN TO ALL.The Center for Women's and Gender Studies hosts the Emerging Scholarship in Women's and Gender Studies Conference. The 14th annual conference highlights new and exciting scholarship from both graduate and undergraduate students from the UT community. Panels include discussions of the effects of gender on social policy, health care, Austin's public spaces, individual identity, film and literature among others. The Conference will take place in Walter Webb Hall, Second Floor with registration begining at 8:15 am and panels beginning at 8:45. Registration is $15 for non CWGS affiliated students. Registration covers breakfast and lunch. If you wish to attend only a few sessions and not stay all day, registration is not required.For more information, please contact Catherine Jones: firstname.lastname@example.org