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From Bossy 2 Boss: 2017 Women’s History Month Conference

March 3, 2017

Conference at 9:30am – 3:30pm | followed by an art display and reception at 5pm and a performance of The Vagina Monologues at 7:30pm.


9:30am, Multipurpose Room — Check-in, Networking, Art Exhibit, and Student Research Posters

9:45am, Multipurpose Room — Welcome To The Conference
Dr. Kriste Lindenmeyer, Dean, Faculty of Arts & Sciences, University College, and the Graduate School

10:00am, Multipurpose Room — The Angry Black Woman & The Silencing of Black Women
Lisa Fritsch, Graduate Student, University of Texas at Austin

10:45am — Sessions 1A, 1B, 1C, 1D

  •     Session 1A, West AB — “Exploring Pious Women Fashion Entrepreneur’s Narratives on Gender, Islam and Women’s Entrepreneurship in Contemporary Turkey”, Diden Unal Abaday, PhD, City University of New York; “Islamophobia in the West: Combating Negative Stereotypes and Empowering All Cultures”, Hopi Myers-Arrigoni, Graduate Student, Slippery Rock University

  •     Session 1B, South AB — “Living in Between: Understanding our Intersectional Identities”, Radha Prabakaran, Undergraduate Student, Rutgers University-Camden

  •     Session 1C, Executive Meeting Room — “Drag as a Symbol of Misogyny: The Oppressive Nature of Drag Culture”, Victoria Davis, Undergraduate Student, Slippery Rock University; “Beauty in Distress: The Complexities of the Beauty Industry”, Hannah Azzarello, Undergraduate Student, Slippery Rock University; “Dismantling the Binary Framework that Imprisons Sex and Gender”, Maevon Gumble, Graduate Student, Slippery Rock University

  •     Session 1D, Viewing Room — “Boss(y) Editors”, Center for Women in the Arts and Humanities Session presented by Lily Tordinova, MLS, Undergraduate Experience Librarian & Librarian for SCI, Rutgers University-New Brunswick; and Mary Mark Ockerbloom, Wikipedian in Residence, Chemical Heritage Foundation and Project Leader & Editor, A Celebration of Women Writers
Download and view the Boss(y) Editors Quick-Start Guide to Editing Wikipedia Articles
11:30am — Sessions 2A, 2B, 2C, 2D

  •     Session 2A, West AB — “Miriam Schapiro: Transitioning to Iconic Feminist Art”, Stephanie Crawford, Project Archivist at Rutgers University Special Collections and University Archives

  •     Session 2B, South AB — “Child Sex Tourism and Pornography: The Western Obsession with Pedophilia”, Sara Naughton, Undergraduate Student, Slippery Rock University; “Porn Sex in a Phalic Culture: New Norms, Same Old Story”, Cindy LaCom, PhD, Director, Gender Studies Program Slippery Rock University

  •     Session 2C, Executive Meeting Room — “Locker Room Talk: The Last Bastion to Rape Culture”, Alexis Wilson, Undergraduate Student, Rutgers University-Camden; “The Impact of the 1999 US Women’s World Cup Team on the Perception of Women’s Sports”, Kayley Sullivan, Graduate Student, Hofstra Law

  •   Session 2D, Viewing Room — “Changing Landscape: Implication of Federal Regulations on Sexual Assault and Misconduct”, Allison Wisniewski, Associate Dean of Students and Title IX Coordinator

12:30 — Sessions 3A, 3B

  •   Session 3A, South AB — “Thinking Sociologically about Image-Based Sexual Abuse: The Contribution of Male Peer Support Theory”, Walter S. DeKeseredy, PhD, West Virginia University; “Intimate Partner Violence Victimization in the Cyber and Real World: Examining the Extent of Cyber Aggression Experiences and Its Association with In-Person Dating Violence”, Alison Marganski, PhD, Le Moyne College; “Likes, Shares, and Retweets: Gendered Communication about Problematic Sexual Behavior”, Stacia Gillard-Matthews, PhD, Rutgers University-Camden

  •   Session 3B, Executive Meeting Room — “South Jersey NOW Activism”, Dr. Eileen Hill, South Jersey NOW Indivisible Coordinator

1:15pm, Multipurpose Room — University Remarks and Lunch
Phoebe Haddon, JD, LLM, Chancellor, Rutgers-Camden

1:30pm, Multipurpose Room — How Trump Inspired a Women’s Revolution
Keynote Address by Amy Siskind

3:00pm, Multipurpose Room — Conference Closing
Dr. Gail A. Caputo, Professor, Director, Women’s and Gender Studies

5:00pm, Raptor Roost — Rhonda Kinard Discussion, Art Display, and Reception

7:30pm, Multipurpose Room — The Vagina Monologues

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Camden Campus Center
326 Penn Street
Camden, NJ 08102 United States