Thinking Gender 2011
Thinking Gender is a public conference highlighting graduate student research on women, sexuality and gender across all disciplines and historical periods.
February 11, 2011
7:30 am to 5:30 pm, UCLA Faculty Center
OPEN to the PUBLIC
This year's plenary is entitled "Making It Our Business: Development, Coffee, Sex and the Workforce" and will be chaired by Purnima Mankekar, Associate Professor, Department of Women’s Studies and Asian American Studies at UCLA.
Panels include Shifting Gender Roles in the Global South; Oral Interactions: Conversation, Ethnography, Oral History; Gender and Media in the Post- and Cold War Era; Ambiguous Rights: Gender, Politics, and Theory; Cathedrals, Kitchens, and Historical Struggles Over Women's Place; Kinship Reimagined; What’s Food Got to Do with It? Women and Disordered Eating; Chastity!; Politics, Pedagogy, and Transformative Education; Mothers: From the Abject to the Archive; Phantom Bodies; Debating Dysfunction: Medical (Mis)Management or Pornotopia; Surviving in LA: Space, Food, Justice; Transgender Enlightenment; Contested Interventions and the Politics of Rescue; Changing Normative Narratives; Cruising; Food in Liminal Zones; From Tilling to Technology; and Gender Trouble in the Workforce.