Gender Justice Initiative Fall 2018 Colloquium

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2018 Colloquium Information:

The 2018 Gender+ Justice Colloquium featured many incredible speakers and panels. Below was the agenda and information for day.

When: Friday, November 9th

Where: Riggs Library 

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


Introduction and Welcome

1:15 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Dionne Coker-Appiah, Medical Center 

Deborah Epstein, Law Center

Krisit Graves, Medical Center

Nan Hunter, Law Center

Naomi Mezey, Law Center

#MeToo and Women in the Workplace

1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Moderator: Deborah Epstein, Professor and Co-Director, Domestic Violence Clinic, Law Center

#MeToo – Converting Conversation in Change

Lisa Singh, Professor, Department of Computer Science, Georgeotwn 

Jamillah Williams, Professor, Law Center

Naomi Mezey, Professor, Law Center

The #MeToo Movement’s Hidden Roots

Lane Windham, Associate Director, Kalmanovitz Initiative for Labor and the Working Poor, Georgetown College

Gender Degradation: How Legal Structures Perpetuate Occupational Segregation and Gender Disparities

Kristen Tiscione, Profesor Law Center

Intersectionality: Gender+

2:45 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.

Moderator: Nan Hunter, Professor, Law Center

Intertextuality, Intersectionality, and Rachel Jeantel’s Voice in the State of Florida v. George Zimmerman

Grace Sullivan Buker, Adjunct Lecturer, Linguistics Department, Georgetown College

Girlhood Interrupted: The Erasure of Black Girls’ Childhood

Rebecca Epstein, Executive Director, Georgetown Law Center on Poverty and Inequality

Engendering a Clinical Atmosphere of Safety and Acceptance for LGBTQ+ Patients at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital Department of Psychiatry

Emily Aron, Assistant Professor, School of Medicine

Matt Salmon, Child Psychiatry Chief Fellow, MedStar Georgetown University Hospital

Activism on Issues of Female Circumcision in Sub Saharan Africe

Rogaia Abusharaf, Professor of Anthropology, Qatar Campus

Access to Health and Justice

4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Moderator: Dionne Coker-Apiah, Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine

Intimate Partner Violence: Enabling Access to Justice in Conflict-Affected States

Jeni Klugman, Managing Director, Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace, and Security

Matthew Moore, Hillary Rodham Clinton Law Fellow, Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace, and Security

Barriers to Health Care Access and Utilization Among Low Income High-Risk Transgender in the United States: A Systematic Review of the Literature

Jennifer Bouey, Associate Professor, Department of International Health, School of Nursing and Health Studies

Telemedicine and Teen Access to Contraception

Sonia Francone, Class of 2022, School of Medicine

Julie Graves, Associate Professor, Vice Chair for Education, Department of Family Medicine

Jessica Knox, Propel Medical PC

Hot Topics Open Mic Session

5:00 p.m. – 5:15 p.m.

Moderator: Kristi Graves, Associate Professor of Oncology, School of Medicine


5:15 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

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