WISCONSIN SYMPOSIUM ON FEMINIST BIOLOGY
Center for Research on Gender & Women
Department of Gender & Women’s Studies
University of Wisconsin—Madison
October 7, 2016
On Wisconsin rooms of the Red Gym
716 Langdon Street
Friday, October 7, 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
8:30 Check-in and Continental Breakfast
11:00 Featured speaker
Director, Center for Women’s Health Research
University of Wisconsin-Madison
"Why Is Jack More Likely to Become Department Chair than Jill?"
1:00 Panel: Honoring the Legacy of Ruth Bleier
Chair, Gender and Women's Studies
"The Legacy of Ruth Bleier and Feminist Biology at Wisconsin"
Ph.D. Candidate in Cultural Anthropology, CUNY Grad Center, Ruth's Granddaughter, Locating Difference: Feminist Biology and Feminist Anthropology
2:15 Posters and Break
3:00 Featured speaker
2016-18 University of Wisconsin-Madison
Wittig Postdoctoral Fellow in Feminist Biology
"The Feminist Neurobiology of Mental Health"
4:00 Keynote speaker
Associate Professor of Anthropology
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
"Feminist Biology Approaches to Life History Theory and Women's Reproductive Ecology"
Submit a Poster
To submit an application to present a poster, email Dace Zeps, Administrator, Center for Research on Gender & Women, email@example.com by September 9th.
Include an attachment that provides the following information.
1. Your name, title, institution, and email address
2. A title and an abstract (maximum 500 words)
Full symposium early bird $50 until October 1st, $70 after.
Includes breakfast and lunch Friday.
Made possible through the Gertraude Wittig Endowment
Co-sponsored by the Departments of Anthropology,
Psychology, Zoology, The 4W Initiative
Supported, in part, by the University Lectures Committee and The
Women in Science and Engineering Leadership Institute
For more information, contact:
Dace Zeps, Administrator, Center for Research on Gender & Women, firstname.lastname@example.org
Janet Hyde, Director, Center for Research on Gender & Women, email@example.com