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2016 Gender Conference

Introduction, 9:00-9:15 am Auditorium

Session A, 9:15-10:15 am
Session B, 10:30-11:30 am
Session C, 11:45 am-12:45 pm

Lunch, 12:45-1:30 pm, Coffee House

Session D, 1:30-2:30 pm
Session E, 2:45-3:45  pm
Session F, 4:00-5:00  pm

Introduction, 9:00-9:15 am, Auditorium
Dean DoVeanna Fulton, College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Session A, 9:15-10:15 am

White Oak
Problems of Masculinity in Grimm's Fairy Tales
Moderator: Dr. Tammis Thomas (English, UHD)

Helen Martinez (UHD): "The Boy Who Went Forth and
Became a Man" 
  Lionel Vela (UHD): "The Two Princes"
  Thomas Canny (UHD): "Rapunzel: A New Fairy Tale"
  Sahra Harvin (UHD): "A Real Man"

Buffalo Bayou
Selling Bodies: Image, Media, Medicine, and Commerce
Moderator: Professor Arthur Vallejo (Psychology, UHD)

Morgan Milburn (UHD) & Jeremy Scott (UHD): "Women in Advertising"
Laura Livesey (UHD): "Capitalizing on Sex: The Rise of   Sex Based Content in Modern Women's Magazines"
Carolina Perez Lopez (UHD): "Pornography Induced Sexual Aggression towards Women"
Char Locket (UHD):"Body Image, Consumer Culture, and Social Justice"
Tashia N. Robinson (UHD):"Abuse of Hysterectomies Due to Fibroids"

Houston
Transgender Women
Moderator: Professor Bill Davis (UHD, Social Sciences)
  Rashica Bennett (UHD)
Kris McCrary (UHD)
Ayamair Reyna (UHD)

 

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Introduction, 9:00-9:15 am, Auditorium
Dean DoVeanna Fulton, College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Session A, 9:15-10:15 am

White Oak
Problems of Masculinity in Grimm's Fairy Tales
Moderator: Dr. Tammis Thomas (English, UHD)

Helen Martinez (UHD): "The Boy Who Went Forth and
Became a Man" 
  Lionel Vela (UHD): "The Two Princes"
  Thomas Canny (UHD): "Rapunzel: A New Fairy Tale"
  Sahra Harvin (UHD): "A Real Man"

Buffalo Bayou
Selling Bodies: Image, Media, Medicine, and Commerce
Moderator: Professor Arthur Vallejo (Psychology, UHD)

Morgan Milburn (UHD) & Jeremy Scott (UHD): "Women in Advertising"
Laura Livesey (UHD): "Capitalizing on Sex: The Rise of   Sex Based Content in Modern Women's Magazines"
Carolina Perez Lopez (UHD): "Pornography Induced Sexual Aggression towards Women"
Char Locket (UHD):"Body Image, Consumer Culture, and Social Justice"
Tashia N. Robinson (UHD):"Abuse of Hysterectomies Due to Fibroids"

Houston
Transgender Women
Moderator: Professor Bill Davis (UHD, Social Sciences)
Rashica Bennett (UHD)
Kris McCrary (UHD)
Ayamair Reyna (UHD)

Houston
Perceptions and Representations: Gender in History, Literature, Mythology, and Politics
Moderator: Professor Rachel Dickson (Drama, UHD)

Alexandria Carter & Reynaldo Cienfuegos (UHD):"Femininity and Masculinity in Greek Mythology"
Suzanne Cuellar (UHD): "Griselda, the Good Wife with a Ball Gag: Gender in the Canterbury Tales"
Syneetra Alaine Williams (UHD): "The History of the Fight for  Women's Rights"
Jeni Braziel (UHD): "Gender Perceptions and their  Effects on Personality and People"

Session C, 11:45 am -12:45 pm

White Oak
Transcending Structures of Silence: Archiving Marginalized Student Voices on an HBCU Campus Moderator: Dr. M. Clay Hooper (Communication, PVAMU)

Mason M. Chandler (PVAMU): "The Politics of Respectability and the Silencing of LGBTQ Voices on HBCU Campuses"
Mecca D. Price (PVAMU): "Social Media and Marginalized Identities Among HBCU Students"
Jeaiza M. QuiƱones (PVAMU): "Sex Crimes and Self-Censorship on HBCU Campuses"

Buffalo Bayou
Stories of Gender
Moderator: Assistant Dean Crystal Guillory (UHD, CHSS)

Rachel Lee (UH): "Seen"
James Wilson (UHD): "The Choice"

Lunch, 12:45-1:30 pm, Coffee House

Session D, 1:30-2:30 pm

White Oak 
The Drama of Gender
Moderator: Professor Rachel Dickson (Drama, UHD)

Amanda Knott & Landon Gregory (UHD): "The Manipulation of Gender Roles and Stereotypes within George E. Wolfes' The Colored Museum"
Paula Oliveira & Ambriana Starks (UHD): "The Fathers of Native Son and its Journey"
Natalie Garcia (UHD): "A Mother's Love? Sacrifice in Imitation of Life (1934 & 1959)"

Buffalo Bayou
Reclaiming Women's Bodies
Moderator: Professor Ben Robles (Social Work, UHD)

Adela Galidno, Suneil Randhawa, Johnathan Smith, & Anastasia Zavala (UHD): "Sexualization of Women in Music Videos"
Bryanna Curtis, Wilson Gomez, Laura Hoang, & Nneka Nwokobia (UHD): "Crisis in the Military: Sexual Assault on Women Personnel"
Heaven Bernstine, Antigua Ellis, & Claudia O'Brien (UHD): "Impact of Individualism through Body Image"
Rosa L. Burns, Kareem Ghazali, & Maria S. Santos (UHD): "Women's Movement: The Body Image Alliance with Fitness and Health in the Third Wave"

 Marcus Edward Adams, Jesus Garza, Grady George, & Concepcion Morales (UHD): "The Many Hats of Single Mothers"
Mariah Berry, Destiny Jiles, Ashraf Osman, Zaurez Rashid, & Clara Wolf (UHD): "Women in Today's Society"

Houston
How Houston Lost Its HERO: Gender Paranoia Goes to the Bathroom
Moderator: Dr. Johanna Schmertz (English, UHD)

Joshua Franklin (UHD): "How Houston Lost Its HERO"
Mobeen Azhar (UHD): "Beauty From the Beast? Hate, High Art, and HERO"
Magge Nunez (UHD): "An Upsetting Defeat for the Transgender Community"

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Session E, 2:45-3:45 pm

White Oak
Undoing and Redoing Gender Norms in "Cinderella"
Moderator: Dr. Tammis Thomas (English, UHD)

Evelyn Garcia (UHD): "Undoing and Redoing Gender Norms in 'Cinderella'"
Jocelyne Torres (UHD): "Liberella"
Chase Otts (UHD): "Ever After"

Buffalo Bayou
Slavery and the Shaping of African American Gender Identities
Moderator: Dr. Felicia Harris (Communication Studies, UHD)

Deisy Cornelio (UHD): "Harriet Jacobs and Frederick Douglas: Victims of Slavery, Different Suffering"
Cleo Mohansingh (UHD): "Harriet Jacobs's Representation of True Womanhood in Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl"
Dishae Wimbish (UHD): "Gender and Its Influence During Slavery"
Monisha Brown (UHD): "Enslavement Effects on Men"

Houston
Gender in Literature and History
Moderator: Dr. Michael Dressman (English, UHD)

Emily Ames (UHD): "The King is the Queen: The History and Drama of Henry V"
Yadira Gamez (UHD): "Two Women: Literary Portraits of Women in The Awakening and The Dead"
Kevin Johnson (UHCL): "Womanism: Fiction and Nonfiction"


Session F, 4:00-5:00 pm

White Oak
Breaking Barriers
Moderator: Dr. Azar Rejaie(Art History, UHD)

London Sneden (SHSU): "Historical Erasure of the LGBTQ Community"
James Montalvo (UHD): "LGBTQ Issues"
Yadira Gamez (UHD): "The Bromance: Male Comradeship in the Military"

 Buffalo Bayou
Gender, Race, and the Struggle for Equality Moderator: Professor Ben Robles (Social Work, UHD)

Roger Pichon (UHD): "Ellen Craft's Gender Bending"

Chioma Emuka (TSU): "Black Masculinity, Social Capital, and Media Entrepreneurship

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