Women's and Gender Studies Research Conference
This is a one day conference to raise awareness of gender violence with various topics and issues discussed such as rape and sexual abuse.
Welcome, Professor Tanice Foltz, Director of Women’s and Gender Studies
8:20 to 10 a.m.
Christina Peterson – A creative piece about parenthood, fear, and fatality
Christina del Santo - A standup routine about gender, violence, and beauty
Constance Biedron - Lovecraft's "At the Critical Mountains of Madness"
Kandice J. Evans - "We Can Remember it for you Wholesale”- a psychological drama
Jayson Goodman - A comparison of “To the Mountains of Madness with “Divergence” and other dystopian fantasy fiction
Marwa Nour - Octavia Butler's "Bloodchild" (Faculty advisor – Anne Balay)
Alexander Joel Martin – In Progress of Eliminating Transparency (Faculty Advisor – Ausra Buzenas)
10:15 to 11:45 a.m.
Beverly Lewis-Burton - Fannie Lou Hamer: The Voice of Preacher, Prophet and Priest
Phyllis Barlow - Workplace Bullies in Higher Education (Faculty Advisor – Regina Jones)
David Kujawa - The Effect of an Individual's Knowledge of Cooking on the Distribution of Cooking Labor in Couples (Faculty Advisor – Kevin McElmurry)
Deanna Proimos - Access to Care and Quality of Care for Families of Children with Down syndrome: An Investigation of Mothers' Perspective
Jennifer Potter - Supporting the Success of Women and People of Color in Academia: Recruitment and Retention Diversity Efforts in of an Urban Midwest University
Samantha McQueen and Eleny Babilonia - “Inside Out Prisoner Exchange Program on Reentry and Offender Rehabilitation" (Faculty Advisor – Monica Solinas-Saunders)
11:45 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Lunch and Networking
12:30 to 1:30 p.m.
Heather Gray - First Comes Love, Then Comes Marriage, Then Comes a Wife with No Baby in a Carriage: Women’s Decisions to Remain Childfree
Amanda Board – Constructing the Lesbian Batterer
Christine Miller - Traffic Jam: A Closer Look into Human Trafficking
Dara Kraay Grady – Reversing Rape Culture through College Education and Intervention: A literature review (Faculty Advisor – Tanice Foltz)
GENDER VIOLENCE EXPERT PANEL: CONFRONTING TRAUMA
1:30 to 2:30 p.m.
Cheryl Querry, Forensic Nurse, Sexual Assault Task Force, Jasper County
Detective Lawrence Thurmond, Special Victims’ Unit, Lake County Sheriff
Elena Mrozinske, IU School of Social Work, Visiting Lecturer
Danny Tsataros, Assistant Prof. of Criminal Justice, former Prosecuting Attorney
TRIUMPH OVER VIOLENCE: EDUCATING & EMPOWERING OURSELVES
2:45 to 4:15 p.m.
Self -Defense Workshop with Jan Rubsam, 4th Degree Black Belt Valpo ATA
*Students must first sign waiver to participate
- Thursday March 13, 2014 08:00 AM
- Thursday March 13, 2014 05:00 PM
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