Date/Time: 
03/31/2012 - 8:30am to 4:00pm
Location
Address: 

Gettysburg College

City: 
Gettysburg
Country: 
253
Sponsoring Agency: 
Central Pennsylvania Consortium and the Women, Gender, & Sexuality Studies Programs of Dickinson College, Gettysburg College, and Franklin & Marshall College
Event Contact
Contact Name: 
Kathy Missildine
Contact Email: 
Kathy.missildine@fandm.edu
Description: 

The Central Pennsylvania Consortium (CPC), comprised of Dickinson, Franklin and Marshall, and Gettysburg Colleges, sponsors an annual conference on women's studies. The theme of the 2012
conference, held at Gettysburg College in Gettysburg, PA, is "Gender, Sexuality, and Poverty."

The keynote speaker will be Dean Spade, Assistant Professor at Seattle University School of Law, author of Normal Life: Administrative Violence, Critical Trans Politics, and the Limits of Law and founder of the Sylvia Rivera Law Project for gender non-conforming people focusing on people of color and poor people.

The issue of poverty is particularly relevant in these times of global economic crisis, and scholars in women’s and gender studies are interrogating how gender hierarchies, gender identity and expression, as well as sexual orientation, intersect with political economic processes to shape people’s opportunities and access to resources. They also explore how poverty shapes women’s and men’s gendered lives in many forms.

Papers are now being accepted. Deadline to submit papers is December 1, 2011.

Date/Time: 
11/03/2011 - 3:30pm to 5:30pm
Location
Address: 

Jon M. Huntsman Hall
(Wharton School)
3730 Walnut St., Room 245

City: 
Philadelphia
Country: 
253
Sponsoring Agency: 
The Evelyn Jacobs Ortner Center on Family Violence
Event Contact
Contact Name: 
The Evelyn Jacobs Ortner Center on Family Violence
Contact Phone: 
215-573-1169
Contact Email: 
ortner@sp2.upenn.edu
Description: 

Author and activist Susan Brownmiller will speak about her groundbreaking 1975 book Against Our Will: Men, Women and Rape, on subsequent developments in the field, and on what work remains.
Register online!

Date/Time: 
09/29/2011 - 8:00am to 4:00pm
Location
Address: 

Lehigh University

City: 
Bethlehem
Country: 
253
Sponsoring Agency: 
Lehigh University and Security On Campus, Inc.
Event Contact
Contact Name: 
Security on Campus, Inc.
Contact Email: 
soc@securityoncampus.org
Description: 

Lehigh University and Security On Campus, Inc. (SOC), will present the summit, "Proceeding in Partnership: The Future of Campus Safety," on September 29, during National Campus Safety Awareness Month. The event will feature panel discussions on sexual violence, alcohol and other drug abuse, and emergency response. Participants at the summit will have the opportunity to interact with and learn from researchers and practitioners about programs that have demonstrated success in improving campus safety.
Registration for the event is limited, so please visit SOC's Web site now to register for the event and to locate information on travel arrangements.
 

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