Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference 2010

CONFERENCE SCHEDULE
Thursday, February 25th

5:00 pm Opening Reception

6:00 pm Opening Remarks

  • Wendi B. Heinzelman, Dean of Graduate Studies
  • Honey Meconi , Director Susan B. Anthony Institute for Women's Studies

6:15 pm “Single?” Keynote Address by Dr. Michael Cobb, University of Toronto

CONFERENCE SCHEDULE
Friday, February 26th

 

9:00 am Coffee & Bagel Breakfast

9:30 am Panel I: “Performance Anxieties”

  • Moderator:David Bleich, Professor of English, University of Rochester
  • Becky Burditt, (University of Rochester/Visual & Cultural Studies) untitled abstract on Niagara  and the Commodification of femininity
  • Joy Huang, (Louisiana State University/Theater) "The Disruption of Male Sexual Discourse in Paula Vogel’s  Hot ‘n’ Throbbing"

11:00 am Panel II: “Perpetuations of Gender Boundaries”

  • Moderator: Sarah Higley, Professor of English, University of Rochester
  • Amanda Cannata, (Stanford University/Music) "A Perpetuation of Gender Binarism: The Reception of Ingeborg von Bronsart's  Jery und Bätely  in the German Press."
  • Amy Shema, (University of Rochester/Warner School of Education) "Schools as Social Institutions Perpetuating the Status Quo."
  • Kristi Castleberry, (University of Rochester, English) "Woman in the Wilderness: Locating Genre and Gender in the Digby  Mary Magdalene .

12:30 pm Lunch

1:30 pm Panel III: “Gendered Bodies/Spaces”

  • Moderator: Dr Greta Niu, Associate Professor of English, University of Rochester
  • Amanda Graham, (University of Rochester/Visual & Cultural Studies) "Re-Covering The Hiroshima Maidens."
  • Tanya Sermer, (University of Rochester/Musicology) "Women's Voices, Gendered Performance, and Public Protest in the Struggle for Jewish Religious Pluralism in Israel and Control of Jerusalem.

3:00 pm Closing Remarks

  • Honey Meconi, Director Susan B. Anthony Institute for Women's Studies


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