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Conference Proceedings

Intersectionality and Identity Politics

Saturday, April 2, 2016
Doors open at 9:00am
Katzman Lounge (Vanier Hall - University of Windsor Campus)


Opening Ceremony – Theresa Sims
History of the Feminist Research Group – Dr. Betty Barrett

10:30am– 11:30am

Keynote: Jane Nicholas, PhD

Intersectional Feminism at the Freak Show: History and Identity Politics



11:40am – 1:00pm

Moderated by Ayesha Mian Akram

Carol Reader (History, University of Windsor)
Revisiting the Roots of Temperance: Women’s Friendship and Activism at the turn of the 19th Century

Emma Callon (Sociology & International Development, University of Guelph) The Muskoka Initiative: Reproducing Rights or Global Gender Inequality?

Susannah Obeid (Sociology, University of Windsor) A Conceptual Framework of Islamic Feminism



1:45pm – 3:05pm

Moderated by Vanessa Lilly

Laura Stairs (Law, University of Windsor) Women as Always and Never Refugees

Claire Venet-Rogers (Social Work, University of Windsor)
Bisexuality and Intimate Partner Violence: An Exploration of Biphobia and Heterosexism in Society

Alexis Strazds (Social & Personality Psychology, York University)
Collecting Information on Gender Identity: Theoretical and Empirical Recommendations



3:15pm – 4:05pm

Moderated by Michelle Krieger

Brandin Glos (Psychology, University of Windsor) Rape Acknowledgement and Perceptions of Social Systems

Anne Rudzinski (Psychology, University of Windsor)
A Study of Women’s Experiences with Verbal Sexual Coercion



4:15pm – 5:00pm

Moderated by Ashlyne O’Neil

Spotlight on FRG Research...

Michelle Krieger – Vanessa Lilly – Ayesha Mian Akram – Mia Sisic – Rochelle Stevenson

5:30pm – 8:00pm

Poster & Exhibit Session and Social at Green Bean CafeĢ (2327 Wyandotte Street West)