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Women Studies Program

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1 University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, NM 87131

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Humanities
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Phone: (505) 277-3854
Fax: (505) 277-0182

40th Anniversary Symposium Panels

Thursday, November 15, 2012 9:00 AM - Thursday, November 15, 2012 3:00 AM
Hosted By: Women Studies
Location: SUB Ballroom A

Thursday, November 15, 9:00am—3:00pm, UNM Student Union Ballroom A

Symposium Panels

9:00-10:30am Founders and Former Directors of the Women Studies Program and Women’s Resource Center

Moderator: Summer Little, Interim Director, Women’s Resource Center

Former UNM Staff and Faculty will address the challenges of founding and directing programs for women on campus.

Panelists include: Ann Nihlen, UNM Professor Emerita, LLSS, Women Studies Collective Gail Baker, Women Studies Collective, Beva Sanchez Padilla , Women Studies Collective Kathleen Winslow, Women’s Resource Center Founder, Gail Houston, Former Women Studies Director

10:45—12:15 Professional Feminists in Action

Moderator: Irene Vasquez, Director, Chicana and Chicano Studies

Feminist professionals will speak about their work in women and family-centered services and organizations.

Our panel includes: Maria Munguia, Psychotherapist, UNM Children’s Psychiatric Center Claudia Medina, Exec. Director, Enlace Comunitario, Cristina Duran, Asst. Professor, School of Social Work, Highlands University Denicia Cadena, Interim Director, Young Women United, Giovanna Rossi Pressley, President, Collective Action Strategies Jane Wishner, Founder, Southwest Women’s Law Center

1:30—3:00pm UNM Women Academics of Color

Moderator: Bárbara O. Reyes, Director, Women Studies Program

Panelists will discuss issues of recruitment, retention, tenure and promotion of women of color in academia.

Speakers include: Nancy Lopez, Associate Professor, Dept. of Sociology Sonia Gipson Rankin, Lecturer, Africana Studies Beverly Singer, Associate Professor, Anthropology Antionette Sedillo Lopez, Professor, School of Law, Margaret Werner-Washburne, Regents’ Professor, Biology

For more information, please download a pdf of the poster

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