FGSS Symposium: “Women and the Politics of Gender: Election 2012”

Who will win the “War on Women“? Jennifer Enxuto, broadcasting live from the FGSS office, would love for you to come and find out!

Please join us on Friday, October 5, 1:30 pm – 4:30pm for the FGSS 2012 Annual Symposium “Women and the Politics of Gender: Election 2012,” to be held in Allbritton 311.

Panelists will include:

Maryann Barakso, Associate Professor of Political Science, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, and President, Women and Politics Research Section, American Political Science Association and author of Governing NOW: Grassroots Activism in The National Organization For Women, as well as articles on health care reform, social movements, and civic engagement.

Crystal Feimster, Assistant Professor of African American Studies and American Studies at Yale University and the author of Southern Horrors: Women and the Politics of Rape and Lynching.

Inderpal Grewal, Professor of Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies at Yale University and author of numerous articles and books about transnational feminist theory, gender and globalization, human rights, and postcolonial feminism, including Transnational America: Feminisms, Diasporas, Neoliberalisms.

Nancy Folbre, Professor of Economics, University of Massachusetts, Amherst and specialist on economics and the family, non-market work and the economics of care. Her many articles and books include The Invisible Heart: Economics and Family Values and recently, Greed, Lust, and Gender: A History of Economic Ideas.

Robert Self, Associate Professor of History, Brown University and specialist in the examination of race, political culture, social
movements, sexuality, and gender from the Civil Rights Act of 1964 to the current presidential election. His new book is titled, All in the Family: The Realignment of American Democracy since the 1960’s.

Michele Swers, Associate Professor of American Government, Georgetown University and author of The Difference Women Make: The Policy Impact of Women in Congress, as well as articles on representation and women’s legislative behavior.

Sponsored by Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Program, the Government Department, and the Public Affairs Center. Event
Organizers: Associate Professors Jennifer Tucker and Sarah Wiliarty.

The event is free and open to the public. For more information, please contact Jennifer Enxuto in the FGSS Office at x3296.

Date: Friday, October 5
Time: 1:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Place: Allbritton 311
Cost: Free

One thought on “FGSS Symposium: “Women and the Politics of Gender: Election 2012”

  1. Batte_A

    My housemate requests the titles and times of the talks/presentations that will be given so ze can attend those that most speak to hir interests. I second said request.

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