The “F-Word” Global Gender Symposium

The Women, Gender, Queer Studies & Social Justice Studies programs, and the Herlisa Hamp Office of Student Equity and Success present

WVC’s Sixth Annual

The “F-Word”

Global Gender Symposium

Wednesday 9 May 2018

1:00 to 4:00 PM in LA/SS 50 

Corinne Cowden–Bleeding Out: Kenya’s Fight to End the Stigma Around Periods

Niki Dabir–Women in Iran: The Fight For Equality

Susan Lomasney–Fiercely French: How One Nation is Leading the Way in Protecting Women from FGM

Wayne Morgan–“There are No Gays in Chechnya”: The Purge of Chechnya’s LBGTQ Community

*******Intermission: 1:55–2:05 PM*******

Brynna Crumley–Regulating Bodies: Reproductive Rights and Resistance in Ireland

Evie Sanders–Matriarchy: Modern or Merely Mythology?

Angela Harb–African Ecofeminism: Wangari Maathai and Intersectional Post Colonialism

Steven Cannon–The Penis Seat: Mexico City’s Fight against Sexual Harassment on Public Transportation

Forrest Stevens–Passing Privileges: Deconstructing Biracial Identities in “Post-segregated” Societies

Maddie Sinsigalli–“Hens” in Swedish Schools: A Gender Revolution

This event is free and open to everyone.


Presenters Evie Sanders, Angela Harb, Susan Lomasney


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