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2023 Gender Studies Conference Program

2023 Gender Studies Conference Program

1:00 p.m. - 1:10 p.m.
Introduction: Assistant Dean Crystal Guillory
Welcome: Associate Dean Paul Kintzele

1:10 p.m. - 2:25 p.m.
Panel: The Intersectionality of Race and Gender in Pop Culture
Moderator: Catherine Phelan, Lecturer of Industrial Organizational Psychology

Alexis Beaudin: Dissipating Dichotomy: The Expansion of Gender
Courtney Girgin: Jordan Peele's Get Out (2017) Suppression of African American Women
Donovan White: The Consequences of Having "IT" for Audiences and the Female Celebrity
Aiyana McRae: Monstrous Metaphors

2:30 p.m - 3:45 p.m.
Panel: Where Gender Meets Nationalism
Moderator: Dr. Tammis Thomas, Professor of English

Jordan White: Power in Performance: Evaluating Gender & Irish Nationalism
Joselyn Arriaga: Gender Figures in Mexican-American Culture: The Chicana Women in La Virgen de Guadalupe
Taylor Hite: BREAKING THE GOLDEN CAGE: Ottoman Harems and the Sultanate of Women
Mary Mink: Classism, Sexism, and Jane Austen
Diana Miller: Gender Conflict and Biases in Judicial Decisions for Sex Offenses

3:50 p.m. - 5:05 p.m.
Panel: Gender, Health, and Wellness
Moderator: Dr. Yajaira Ceciliano-Navarro, Assistant Professor of Sociology

Moderator: Dr. Yajaira Ceciliano-Navarro, Assistant Professor of Sociology
Kimberly Avina: Collage Art: Important Issues and Challenges Regarding Reproductive Health
Lynn Barnard: Consequences of Overturning Roe v. Wade: A Threat to Women's Bodily Autonomy and Gender Equality
Tiffany Rosalez: Gender Oppression
Latonya Jones: Gender and Health
Serena May: Gender-based Health Consciousness: Sustaining Healthy Lifestyles