Schedule

 

NOTE: All panels are open to the public; meals and receptions are restricted to panelists and invited guests

April 8, 2019 (All panels will take place in the Gatton Student Center Room 330AB)

9-9:40am Registration/Light Breakfast (GSC 330AB)
9:45-10:00am

Welcome

  • Sonja Feist-Price, Vice President for Institutional Diversity, University of Kentucky
  • Mark Kornbluh, Dean, College of Arts & Sciences, University of Kentucky
10-10:15am

Introductory Remarks

  • M. Cristina Alcalde, Associate Dean of Inclusion and Internationalization, College of Arts & Sciences, University of Kentucky (co-organizer)
  • Paula-Irene Villa, Professor and Chair of Sociology and Gender Studies, LMU München (co-organizer)
10:15-12:00pm

Panel 1 Visibility, Public, Feminist Mobilization A

Moderator: Karen Tice (Gender and Women's Studies, University of Kentucky)

  • Kammila Naidoo (University of Johannesburg, South Africa), Mobilizing Against Sexual Violence: Reflecting on the Significance of #Me Too and #Total Shutdown for Gender Transformation in South Africa
  • Li Jun (University of Shantou, China), Anti-Sexual Harassment Movement in the Media Transformation: Organization, Strategy and Efficiency
  • Hind Zaki (Harvard Kennedy School, USA), Before #MeToo: How the Egyptian Young Feminist Movement is Confronting Sexual Harassement
12-1:15pm Lunch (GSC 331) - for invited participants only
1:30-3:15pm

Panel 2 Visibility, Public, Feminist Mobilization B

Moderator: Karrieann Soto Vega (Writing, Rhetoric, and Digital Studies, University of Kentucky

  • Li Yun (South China University of Technology, China), Speak out the Right Way: A Case Study on the #MeToo Movement in China
  • Ruth Preser (Tel-Hai Academic College, Israel), How To Be Feminist in Public
  • Ana Lau (UAM Xochimilco, Mexico), Violence in the Context of Mexican Feminism: A Review since 1976 to 2018, with an Emphasis on Femicides
  • Fanni Muñoz (PUCP, Peru), Ni Una Menos: Beyond the March, and the Field Being Disputed
3:15-3:30pm Coffee Break
3:30-5:15pm

Panel 3 Space, Bodies, Subjects - Who, Where?

Moderator: Carol Mason (Gender and Women's Studies, University of Kentucky)

  • Xavier Guadalupe Díaz (Framingham State University, USA), Queering #MeToo: Working Toward Queer and Trans Inclusion
  • Cristen Lorena Dávalos O’Neill (USFQ, Ecuador), The Limitation to the #NiUnaMenos Movements in Latin America: The Experiences of Mobile Women in Quito, Ecuador
  • Christia Spears Brown (University of Kentucky, USA), Gender-Based Harassment in Early Adolescence: How Sexual Harassment and Homophobic Bullying Affect Teens at their Schools, and What Schools are (Not) Doing
5:30-7:00pm Dinner Reception (GSC 331) - for invited participants only

 

April 9, 2019 ( All panels will take place in the Gatton Student Center Room 330AB)
9-9:30am Light Breakfast (GSC Ballroom A)
9:30-11:15am

Panel 4 Ethics, Law, Institutional and Community Responses A

Moderator: Carol Jordan (The Office for Policy Studies on Violence Against Women, University of Kentucky)

  • Keren McGinity (Hebrew College, USA), #GamAni: How #MeToo Inspired the American Jewish Community to Look Inward
  • Srimati Basu (University of Kentucky, USA), Speaking Around Law: #MeToo, Pluralism and Accountability
  • Heike Pantelmann (Freie Universität Berlin, Germany), Perspectives and Discourses on Sexual Harassment in Higher Education Contexts 
  • María del Carmen Cazorla (USFQ, Ecuador), Women in STEM in Ecuador: Challenges and Efforts to Break the Pattern at Universidad San Francisco de Quito (USFQ)
11:15-12:00pm Campus Tour - for visiting guest speakers
12-1:15pm Lunch (GSC 331) - for invited participants only
1:30-3:15pm

Panel 5 Ethics, Law, Institutional and Community Responses B

Moderator: Patricia Ehrkamp (Geography, University of Kentucky)

  • Elisabeth Holzleithner (University of Vienna, Austria), #MeToo – Traces in Popular Culture and Legal Discourse
  • Desiree Lewis (University of the Western Cape, South Africa), The Politics and Ethics of #MeToo in South Africa
  • Rukmini Sen (Ambedkar University, India), Intimacy, Transgression, Ethics: Scripts and Silences in Gendered Academia
  • Natalie Nenadic (University of Kentucky, USA), Philosophical Reflections on #MeToo: Feminism, Technology, and Consciousness of Oppression
3:15-3:30pm Coffee Break
3:30-5:15pm

Panel 6 Moving on: How?

Moderator: Cristina Alcalde and Paula Villa (co-organizers)

  • Stephen Burrell (Durham University, UK), Changing Men and Masculinities in the UK and Beyond in the Wake of #MeToo
  • Sachiko Osawa (University of Tokyo, Japan), Sexual Violence in Japan: Shifting Attitudes, Structural Challenges, and Opportunities
  • Rachel Loney-Howes (University of Wollongong, Australia), Curating #MeToo: Critical Reflections on Capturing a Diverse (and Diffuse) Movement
5:30-7:00pm Wrap-Up Dinner: Final Thoughts and Moving Forward (GSC 331) - for invited participants only

 

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