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Women's Studies 40th Anniversary Celebration

Friday, September 28, 2012
4:00 AM
Panel and participatory workshops: Alumni Center Founders Room, 200 Fletcher, Reception: Lane Hall lobby, 204 S. State St.

1:00-2:20 pm, “Weaving Together Scholarship and Activism: A Conversation," Gayle Rubin, moderator Alumni Center Founders Room, 200 Fletcher St.

Maria Cotera, Associate Professor of Latina/o Studies, American Culture, and Women’s Studies 
Nesha Haniff, lecturer in Afroamerican and African Studies and Women’s Studies
Carol Jacobsen, Professor of Art & Design and Women’s Studies 
Lizzie Lane, undergraduate student, co-founder and co-editor of "What the F" Magazine"
Sara McClelland, Assistant Professor of Women’s Studies and Psychology


2:30-3:50 pm, Concurrent Participatory Workshops, Alumni Center Founders Room

“Consciousness Raising: How the National Organization for Women Empowered Women ‘from the personal to the political’” Beverly Fish, President, Washtenaw County National Organization for Women


"Debating Reproductive Justice: Access to Contraception Versus Freedom of Religion,” Edward B. Goldman, moderator 

Does mandating contraception as a health benefit under the Affordable Care Act violate the First Amendment?

Polina Demina, law student 
Charles Gerstein, law student 
Lilly Jordan, gender and health minor     
Madeline Lewis, law student
Joy Lerner, class of 2012 gender and health minor
Elena Peifer, law student


"'Turning Oppression into Opportunity’?:   Re-reading the Impoverished ‘Girl Effect’ in Media Development Narratives” 

Suzanne Bergeron, Professor and Director of Women’s and Gender Studies, U-M Dearborn    
Ruby Tapia, Associate Professor of English and Women’s Studies


4:00-5:00pm, Reception and premiere of the video short on the Women's Studies Department, Lane Hall Lobby, 204 S. State St.