Gender Justice Initiative Fall 2017 Colloquium
The 2017 G+JI Colloquium was held on October 13, 2017 with cross-campus panels on Intersectional Gender Justice, the Racialized and Gendered Body, and Change Agents and the Possibility of Remaking the Future.
Friday, October 13
Colloquium 1:15 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. | Reception 5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
INTRODUCTIONS AND WELCOME
1:15 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Denise Brennan, Georgetown College
Kristi Graves, Medical Center
Nan Hunter, Law Center
Lisa Krim, Georgetown University
Naomi Mezey, Law Center
Kathryn Sandberg, Medical Center
INTERSECTIONAL GENDER JUSTICE
1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Moderator: Kristi Graves, Associate Professor of Oncology, School of Medicine
Intersectionality in Law and Scholarship
Nan Hunter, Professor, Law Center
Speaking for, Speaking with, and Shutting up: on The Pragmatics of Truth Telling
Mark Lance, Professor, Philosophy Department and Justice & Peace Program, Georgetown College
Faux Heads of Households & the Gendered and Racialized Politics of Housing Reform
Rosemary Ndubuizu, Assistant Professor, Department of African American Studies, Georgetown College
Effect of Maternal Stress during Pregnancy on Children’s Health and Cancer Risk
Joanna B. Kitlinska, Associate Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular & Cellular Biology, School of Medicine
THE RACIALIZED AND GENDERED BODY
2:45 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.
Moderator: Denise Brennan, Professor and Chair of the Department of Anthropology, Georgetown College
Venus at Work: The Contracted Body and Cultural Representations of Saartjie Baartman
Samantha Pinto, Associate Professor, Departments of English and African American Studies, Georgetown College
White Slavery, Spiritualism, and the Crisis of Will in the Age of Contract
Sherally Munshi, Associate Professor, Law Center
Research in Pregnancy: The Ethics of Risk / Benefit Tradeoffs between Woman, Fetus, and Future Child
Marisha Wickremsinhe, Research Associate, Kennedy Institute of Ethics
Working to Eliminate Disparities in Breast Cancer
Filipa Lynce, Assistant Professor, Department of Oncology, School of Medicine
CHANGE AGENTS AND THE POSSIBILITY OF REMAKING THE FUTURE
4:00 p.m. – 5:00pm
Moderator: Naomi Mezey, Professor, Law Center
Pay Gap for Women Physicians in Neurology
Nassim Zecavati, Associate Professor, Pediatrics
Living in the As-if: Johannesburg’s Chosen FEW Black Lesbian Soccer Team
April Sizemore-Barber, Assistant Professor of the Practice, Women’s and Gender Studies Program, Georgetown College
Combatting Gender Based Violence at Home: Do Laws have a Role?
Jeni Klugman, Managing Director, Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security