Gender+ Justice Initiative Fall 2019 Colloquium

Posted in Colloquia Event Announcements G+JI Events

2019 Colloquium Information:

The 2019 Gender+ Justice Colloquium featured many brilliant speakers and panels. Below was the agenda and information for day.

When: Friday, October 25

Where: Riggs Library 

Colloquium 1:15 p.m. to 5:45 p.m. | Reception 5:45 p.m. to 6:15 p.m.


Introduction and Welcome

1:15 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Denise Brennan, Georgetown University
Kristi Graves, Medical Center
Naomi Mezey, Law Center

Gender+ Justice In and Through Education

1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Moderator: Fida Adely, Associate Professor, School of Foreign Service

Redefining the “Morehouse Man”

Jill C. Morrison, Visiting Professor, Director, Women’s Law and Public Policy Fellowship, and Director, Leadership & Advocacy for Women in Africa Program, Law Center

Title IX: What would it look like if we did it right? A student-led, inquiry-based, aspirational and trans-disciplinarily course on realizing gender equity in higher education

Sara Collina, Adjunct Professor, Women & Gender Studies Program, Georgetown College

Kayla Edwards-Friedland, Georgetown School of Foreign Service 2022

Maggie Cullina, Georgetown College 2021

We Don’t Dream: Black Female Emerging Scholars in Post-Apartheid South Africa

Sabrina Wesley-Nero, Associate Teaching Professor & Director of Program in Education, Inquiry and Justice, Georgetown College

Public Health Gender+ Justice – Activism and Policy Impact

2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m

Moderator: Christopher King, Associate Professor & Chair of the Department of Health Systems Administration, School of Nursing & Health Studies

Socio-Emotional Processing: Gender Differences in Social Adversity and Violence Exposure

Mary Fesalbon and Masha Stoianova, Research Assistants

under the supervision of Professor John Vanmeter and Ph.D. Candidate Shady El Damaty from the Interdisciplinary Program in Neuroscience (IPN), Center for Functional and Molecular Imaging, School of Medicine — G+JI Summer Research Grant Awards 2019 Recipient

Stop and Listen to Their Voices; The Impact of Recent Changes to the Immigration Regime on Women

Sara Schotland, Adjunct Professor, Disability Studies, and Law & Literature, Georgetown College & Law Center

Menstruation, Reproductive Health and Homelessness: Attitudes and Experiences from Residents at one Midwestern Shelter

Ashi Arora, Medical Student, School of Medicine

Navigating Intersectional Identities – Space, Race, and Politics

3:45 p.m. – 4:45 p.m.

Moderator: Melyssa Haffaf, Program Director, Gender+ Justice Initiative

Recovering, Remembering, Recognizing, Persistence: An Oral History of the First African-American Women to Attend and Graduate from the Georgetown University School of Nursing

Brian Floyd, Assistant Dean of Academic Affairs and Adjunct Professor, School of Nursing and Health Studies

African American Females Pursue Leadership Roles Despite Continuous Challenges Demonstrating Noteworthy Resilience

Soyini Richards, Adjunct Professor, School of Continuing Studies

Queer the Clock: Black youth transgressing time and producing alternative futurities

Rahsaan Mahadeo, Postdoctoral Fellow in Sociology, Georgetown University

Do Women Mayors Enhance Patent Innovation?

Neel Sukhatme, Associate Professor of Law, Law Center

Hot Topics Open Mic Session

5:00 p.m. – 5:15 p.m.

Moderator: Naomi Mezey, Law Professor, Law Center and Kristi Graves, Associate Professor of Oncology, School of Medicine


5:15 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

Image Gallery