Melissa Ponder (
Tue, 03 Feb 1998 10:27:13

Forwarded by Melissa Ponder <>
>Please circulate widely:
>The Seventh Annual Boundaries in Question Conference will be held this
year on Friday and Saturday, March 6th and 7th in the Lipman Room in
Barrows Hall at the UC Berkeley Campus.
>The Boundaries in Question Conference is a yearly symposium spotlighting
graduate student work in feminist research, theory, and practice. This
year's theme, Designing Women, suggests that women are simultaneously
constructed by and reconstructing their spaces, places, images and
identities. The goal of this conference is to create an international
community of students which fosters dialogue across disciplines and
professional schools.
>This year's keynote speaker will be Professor Barbara Christian of
African-American Studies.
>Friday 9:00 am to 5:30 pm (Reception to follow)
>Saturday 9:00 am to 5:30 pm
>Panels will include:
>Challenging Hegemonic Discourse Of Sexuality
>Contemporary Female Icons
>The Commodification Of Gender
>Bodies, Sexuality, And Fashion
>State Control of Sexuality
>Gender, Sexuality, And Immigration
>Engendering Social Movements
>The Construction Of Ethnicities In Literature
>Gender And Work
>Identities In The African Diaspora
>Gender In International Contexts
>Painters And Poets
>Youth Cultures
>Women In Victorian Times
>Technology And Representation
>Gender And The Visual Arts
>Please pass this message on to as many people as you can. Thank you!

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