Undergraduate Research Conference

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The Undergraduate Research Conference for Gender and Women's Studies

November 22nd, 12pm-5pm in The Gamble Room, Rush Rhees Library

12:00   Opening Remarks  

            Honey Meconi, Director, Susan B. Anthony Institute for Gender and Women’s Studies

 

12:05   Lunch

 

12:30   Keynote Address

Music, Activism, and Social Change: The Possibilities of Undergraduate Research

              Jennifer Kyker, Assistant Professor of Music and Ethnomusicology 

 

1:30     Break 

 

1:45     Relationships Between Feminism and Psychopharmacology in Elizabeth Westrel’s Prozac Nation Sara Lewis 

 

2:00     Intersex, Transgender, and Transsexual: A Discussion of Sex and Gender That Begins With The Body Giulia Perucchio  

 

2:15     Engendering Femininity: Constructions of Gender in Alice Munro’s Boys and Girls, Red Dress – 1946, and The Office Hilary Wermers ‘13

 

2:30     Break

 

2:40     The Queer World of Potterheads: Viewing Fandom As A Queer Space Shagun Kaul

 

2:55     Stress As A Contributing Factor to LGBT Health Disparities Brianna Isaacson

 

3:10     The Hermaphroditic Angel In The House Margaret Speer

 

3:25     Break

 

3:35     Artist Discussion of (en)Gendered 2013 Juror’s Prize Winning Candid Ambiguity Nina Korn

 

3:50     Rocxxy: Summer Internship in Feminist Activism and Leadership Program

 

              Susan B. Anthony Center for Women’s Leadership Alysha Alani

 

Girls Rock! Rochester, Students Active For Ending Rape Brianna Isaacson

 

New York Civil Liberties Union, Genesee Valley Chapter Quinlan Mitchell

 

Planned Parenthood of the Rochester and Syracuse Region Alexandra Poindexter

 

4:50       Closing Remarks

              Honey Meconi, Director, Susan B. Anthony Institute for Gender & Women’s Studies



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