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Conference program

THURSDAY
April 15, 2010
pre-conference event

5:00 - 7:00  

Yale Research Initiative in the History of Sexuality Lecture
Coming Out, Coming In, and "Be-Coming": Lesbians and the Women's Liberation Movement in New Haven, 1970-1977. Amy Kesselman (Hall of Graduate Studies, HGS 211)



FRIDAY
April 16, 2010
9:00 – 12:00   Registration, Coffee, WLH 309
   

9:00 – 12:00

Registration, Coffee

William L Harkness Hall, WHL 309 (100 Wall Street). Enter on Wall Street, or on College next to Sprague Hall. Take elevator to the 3rd floor.

     

10:30 – 11:30

Gender and Sexuality In the Archives: Coeducation, Academics, and Student Life. Sterling Memorial Library, Manuscripts and Archives

     

11:30 - 1:00

Walking Tour of Women’s History at Yale
Meet at the Women’s Table, in front of Sterling

   
9:00 - 7:30 From Armer to Withington: Selections from Peter Palmquist's Collection of Women Photographers. Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscripts Library.
1:00 - 2:00  

Registration Continues

Whitney Humanities Center (53 Wall Street)

     
2:00 - 2:15  

Welcome
Mary Miller, Dean, Yale College

 

Opening Remarks

Sally Promey, Chair of WGSS

George Chauncey, Chair of LGBTS

Whitney Humanities Center Auditorium

     
2:15 - 3:45  

Intellectual Autobiographies
Regina Kunzel, Elizabeth Povinelli, Deborah Rhode, Panel Chair: Inderpal Grewal

Whitney Humanities Center Auditorium

     
3:45-4:00   Afternoon Coffee and Snack
     
4:00 - 5:30  

Breakout groups:

Informal discussions led by conference attendees

  

Otherwise Knowing: Art and Queer Space
Martha Burgess

Putting Theory into Practice?
Melanie Boyd, Chani Waterhouse

Reading Outside the Lines
Rhea Hirshman

Feminist and Queer Activism at Yale Today
Emily Hoffman, Alexandra Stein

Sesssions held in William L. Harkness Hall (WLH)

100 Wall Street

Exact Rooms to be announced

     
5:30 - 7:30  

Reception: Celebration of the Founding of Women’s Studies at Yale. Nancy Cott, Carol Mostow, Abbe Smith, Introduced by Margaret Homans

Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library, 121 Wall St.

     
7:30 - 9:30  

The Student Body, film & talkback

The history of gender and sexuality at Yale, as investigated and imagined by a group of current undergrads. Led by Emily Hoffman.

Silliflix Theater, Silliman College, 505 College Street

     


SATURDAY
April 17, 2010

8:00 - 9:00  

Morning Registration & Continental Breakfast

Whitney Humanities Center Auditorium, Room 108

     
9:00 - 10:30  

The Impact of Feminism and Queer Studies on the Academy

Nancy Cott, Lee Edelman, Serene Jones, Richard Meyer,
Panel Chair: George Chauncey

Whitney Humanities Center Auditorium

     
10:45 - 11:45  

Updates and Visions: LGBTS & WGSS at Yale Now
Colin Adamo, Emily Bakemeier, Melanie Boyd, Jill Campbell, Catlin Casey, George Chauncey, Inderpal Grewal, and Sally Promey

Whitney Humanities Center Auditorium

     
12:00 - 1:15  

Lunch

Whitney Humanities Center, Room 108

     
1:15 - 2:45  

Intellectual Autobiographies

Mahzarin Banaji, Judith Butler (via video link), Robert Reid-Pharr; Panel Chair: Hazel Carby

Whitney Humanities Center Auditorium

     
3:00 - 4:30  

Breakout groups:

Informal discussions led by conference attendees

Feminist Challenges to Medicine
Maureen Connelly

Tamed Radicalism? From Student Activist to Exhausted Mom
Annie Hanaway
Legal Issues in Reproductive Rights
Galen Sherwin

Responding to Gender-based Violence
Audrey Tucker

Feminist and Queer Activism at Yale Today
Rhiana Gunn-Wright, Kris Baxivanos

Sesssions held in William L. Harkness Hall (WLH)

100 Wall Street

Exact Rooms to be announced  

     
4:30-4:45  

Afternoon Coffee and Snack

     
4:45 - 6:15  

The Shifting Relations of Scholarship on Women, Race, and Sexuality

Rabab Abdulhadi, Saidiya Hartman, Susan Johnson, Micaela di Leonardo. Panel Chair: Laura Wexler

Whitney Humanities Center Auditorium

     
7:30 - 9:30  

Celebratory Dinner

Donaldson Commons, Yale School of Management

15 Mansfield Street (off Prosepct near Sachem)

     
9:30 - 11:30  

The Student Body: film + talkback
The history of gender and sexuality at Yale, as investigated and imagined by a group of current undergrads. Led by Emily Hoffman.

Sillifix Theater, Silliman College, 505 College Street

 
     

SUNDAY
April 18, 2010

9:00 - 10:30  

Remembrance Gathering

Faciliated by Emilie Townes

Joseph Slifka Center for Jewish Life at Yale
80 Wall Street

     
10:30  

Coffee

Joseph Slifka Center for Jewish Life at Yale

     
10:45 - 12:15  

Scholarship, Art, and Activism
Jonathan Weinberg, David Román, Chandra Prasad
Panel Chair: Sheila Levrant de Bretteville

Whitney Humanities Center Auditorium

     
12:30 - 2:00  

Lunch/Closing Remarks

Whitney Humanities Center, Room 108

   

Afternoon Activities:

2:00 – 4:00

Gender and Sexuality In the Archives: Coeducation, Academics, and Student Life. Sterling Memorial Library, Manuscripts and Archives

     

2:00 - 3:30

Walking Tour of Women’s History at Yale, Meet at Women's Table (in front of Sterling)

     

3:30 – 5:30

The Student Body: film + talkback
The history of gender and sexuality at Yale, as investigated and imagined by a group of current undergrads. Led by Emily Hoffman.

Silliflix Theater, Silliman College, 505 College Street