Gender Justice Initiative Fall 2016 Colloquium

The 2016 G+JI Colloquium was held on September 23, 2016 with cross-campus panels on What Difference does Sex Difference Make?, Gender-Based Violence: Local & Global. and Intersectional Gender Justice. 

SEPTEMBER 23, 2016
ETHICS LAB (HEALY HALL 201B)
DISCUSSION PANELS: 1:00 P.M. – 6:00 P.M. | COCKTAILS & APPETIZERS: 6:00 P.M. – 8:00 P.M.

WHAT DIFFERENCE DOES SEX DIFFERENCE MAKE? (1:00 P.M. – 2:30 P.M.)

Moderator: Kathryn Sandberg, Professor of Medicine & Director of the Center for the Study of Sex Differences, School of Medicine

Sex: Why is it Soooo Complicated?

Kathryn Sandberg, Professor of Medicine & Director of the Center for the Study of Sex Differences, School of Medicine

What Differences Do Gender Differences in Ways of Speaking–and Listening–Make?

Deborah Tannen, University Professor of Linguistics, Georgetown College

Sex Differences in Memory and Language

Michael Ullman, Professor of Neuroscience & Director of the Brain and Language Lab, School of Medicine  

Reframing the Global Sexual & Reproductive Health Agenda to Engage Men for Gender Justice

Dominick Shattuck, Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology & Senior Research Officer for the Institute for Reproductive Health, School of Medicine

GENDER-BASED VIOLENCE, LOCAL & GLOBAL (2:45 P.M. – 4:15 P.M.)

Moderator: Naomi Mezey, Professor of Law and Associate Dean, Law Center

Intro: Findings of Campus Sexual Assault Survey at Georgetown

Laura Cutway, Title IX Coordinator, Institutional Diversity, Equity, and Affirmative Action (IDEAA)       

Past and Future of the Violence Against Women Act

Victoria Nourse, Professor of Law, Law Center

Violence, Trauma & Resilience following Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault & Childhood Abuse

Mary Ann Dutton, Professor of Psychiatry & Associate Director of the Center for Trauma and the Community, School of Medicine

Gender Based Violence in Conflict Zones

Ranit Mishori, Professor of Family Medicine & Director of Global Health Initiatives & Director of Capital Area Primary Care Research Network (CAPRICORN), School of Medicine       

INTERSECTIONAL GENDER JUSTICE (4:30 P.M. – 6:00 P.M.)

Moderator: Denise Brennan, Professor and Chair of the Department of Anthropology, Georgetown College

#CanYouHearUsNow – American Muslim Women Responses to Islamaphobia

Engy Abdelkader, Senior Fellow, Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding, School of Foreign Service

Custom in Question: Female Circumcision between Cultural Accommodation and Universal Human Rights

Rogaia Abusharaf, Associate Professor of Anthropology, School of Foreign Service-Qatar

Practices of Freedom: From Lorraine Hansberry to Suzan-Lori Parks

Soyica Colbert, Associate Professor of African American Studies and Theater and Performance Studies, Georgetown College       

COCKTAILS & APPETIZERS (6:00 P.M. – 8:00 P.M.)

Transformations of The T Party, 2007-2016

Natsu Onoda Power, Associate Professor of Performing Arts & Artistic Director of the Davis Performing Arts Center, Georgetown College


THE COLLOQUIUM IS SPONSORED BY:
THE OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT
THE OFFICE OF THE PROVOST
THE OFFICE OF THE EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT, HEALTH SCIENCES, GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER
THE OFFICE OF THE EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT AND DEAN, GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY LAW CENTER
THE GEORGETOWN WOMEN’S ALLIANCE 


Special thanks to the Kennedy Institute of Ethics for the use of the Ethics Lab space!

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