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New  Horizons in Intersectionality: Research, Policy, and Activism

Hosted by UT Intersectionality Community of Scholars (ICOS)
Conference dates: March 23-24, 2016
All events with be held in the UT Law School


8:00-8:45 Breakfast
8:45-8:50 Welcome and introduction to the symposium
8:50-9:00 Opening remarks, Dean Theresa Lee
9:00-10:15 Keynote 1, Dr. Elizabeth Cole
10:15-10:30 Break
Room 12

UT faculty research presentations, Panels 1

  • Loneka Battiste, Music Education - Painting Ethnicity with a Finer Brush: Culturally Responsive Teaching in the Music Classroom
  • Maria Stehle, Modern Foreign Languages and Literatures - Intersecting Racism and Sexism: The Confusing Politics of the New Year's Eve Attacks in Cologne, Germany
  • Michelle Brown, Sociology - Penal Abolition as an Intersectionality Project
  • Misty Anderson, English - Get Out: Intersectionality, Undergraduate Pedagogy, and Historical Archives

Moderator: Keri Frantell, Psychology

Room 132

UT faculty research presentations, Panels 2

  • Victor Ray, Sociology - We're All Brothers Here: Gendered Organizations and Relations in the Military
  • Wendy A. Bach, College of Law - The Hyperregulatory State
  • Valorie Vojdik, College of Law - Sexual Violence Against Men: Intersectionality and Masculinities Theory
  • Michelle Christian, Sociology - Neoliberal Intersectionality: The Production of Ugandan Domestic Workers

Moderator: Marlene Williams, Psychology

11:45-12:00 Break
12:00-1:15 Keynote 2, Dr. Jennifer Nash (lunch provided)
1:15-1:30 Break
Room 237

UT faculty research presentations, Panels 3

  • Lucy Jewel, College of Law - The Embodiment of Inequality
  • Michelle Commander, English & Africana Studies - The Production of Homeland Returns: Mis-recognitions and the Unsteady Path Toward the Black Fantastic in Ghana
  • Megan Bryson, Religious Studies - Goddess on the Frontier: Intersections of Gender and Ethnicity in Chinese Religion
  • Mary Campbell, Art History - Malice Aforethought: Louis Agassiz's Slave Daguerreotypes

Moderator: Elise Fles, Psychology

Room 132

UT faculty research presentations, Panels 4

  • Jioni Lewis, Psychology - Applying Intersectionality Theory to the Exploration of Gendered Racial Microaggressions
  • Eboni Winford, Psychology & American Studies - Intersectional Psychology: A Day in the Life of a Feminist Clinical Health Psychologist
  • Chonika Coleman-King, Urban-Multicultural Education - "The Danger of a Single Story": Examining the Role of Race and Immigrant Status in the Educational Experiences of Black Immigrants
  • Karla McKanders, College of Law - Morocco at the Crossroads: The Intersection of Race, Gender, and Refugee Status

Moderator: Nikki Chery, Psychology

2:45-3:00 Break
3:00-4:30 Keynote 3, Dr. Sumi Cho

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