On Friday, March 7, Augsburg College will host the second annual ACTC Women’s Studies Student Conference. This event will allow participants to explore issues such as the real messages in Disney movies, the application of transgender theory to “Cymbeline,” sexual assault education and policy at Augsburg, African-American feminist philosophy, and much more. The conference gives students a forum to share their research and activism around gender and sexuality.
This free conference runs from 3:30 – 8 p.m., and it is not necessary to register in advance to participate. Sessions will be running at various times throughout the conference:
(3:30 – 4 p.m.) — Welcome and refreshments (Minneapolis Room)
(4 – 5 p.m.) — Presentations (Augsburg and Riverside Rooms); Art and Poster Session (ongoing, Minneapolis Room)
(5 – 5:15 p.m.) — Break and Refreshments (Minneapolis Room)
(5:15 – 6:15 p.m.) — Presentations (Augsburg and Riverside Rooms); Art and Poster Session (ongoing, Minneapolis Room)
(6:30 – 7:30 p.m.) — Dinner (free, Minneapolis Room)
(7 – 7:30 p.m.) — Panel: “What Can I Do With A Women’s Studies Major?” (Minneapolis Room)
(7:30 – 8 p.m.) — Drawings for Door Prizes and iPods (Minneapolis Room)
Please contact Jessica Nathanson, Director of Augsburg’s Women’s Resource Center, at firstname.lastname@example.org with questions about the conference.