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WISCONSIN
SYMPOSIUM ON
FEMINIST BIOLOGY

October 10-11, 2014
On Wisconsin room
Red Gym
716 Langdon Street

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WISCONSIN SYMPOSIUM ON FEMINIST BIOLOGY

Center for Research on Gender & Women
Department of Gender & Women’s Studies
University of Wisconsin—Madison

October 10-11, 2014
On Wisconsin rooms of the Red Gym
716 Langdon Street

Friday, October 10, 8:45 am - 5:00 pm

9:30 Keynote speaker
Anne Fausto-Sterling
, Nancy Duke Lewis Professor of Biology and Gender Studies, Brown University
"How Your Generic Baby Acquires Gender: A Dynamic Systems Approach"
Free and open to the public

11:00 Featured speaker
Caroline VanSickle, Wittig Postdoctoral Fellow in Feminist Biology, University of Wisconsin—Madison
"Invisible Females in the Fossil Record: Problems with Reconstructing Neandertal Birth from a Male Pelvis"

1:00 Keynote speaker
Sari van Anders, Associate Professor of Psychology and Women’s Studies, Program in Neuroscience, University of Michigan
"Testosterone and Human Behavior: Social Neuroendocrinology as Feminist Science"

2:15 Posters

3:00 Panel
Judith Houck, Chair, Gender and Women's Studies, UW-Madison
"Lesbian Health Matters: The History of An Evolving Concept"
Jenny Higgins, Associate Professor, Gender and Women's Studies, UW-Madison
"The Pleasure Deficit in Family Planning: Gendered Assumptions Alive and Well in Contraceptive Research and Development"

4:00 Panel
Caitlin McDonough, Department of Biology, Syracuse University
"Focus on Female Factors Involved in Fertilization"
Janet Shibley Hyde, Director, Center for Research on Gender and Women, UW-Madison
"The Legacy of Feminist Biology at Wisconsin"

Saturday, October 11, 9:00 am – noon

Syllabus revision workshop: How do I incorporate feminist perspectives into my course?

REGISTRATION
Full symposium early bird $55 until Oct 1, $70 after. Students $10.
Includes breakfast Friday and Saturday and lunch Friday.
https://www.regonline.com/feministbiology

Made possible through the Gertraude Wittig Endowment
Co-sponsored by the Departments of Anthropology,
Medical History and Bioethics, and the
Women in Science and Engineering Leadership Institute
Supported, in part, by the University Lectures Committee

For more information, contact:

Dace Zeps, Administrator, Center for Research on Gender & Women, dazeps@wisc.edu

Janet Hyde, Director, Center for Research on Gender & Women, jshyde@wisc.edu

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