A recording of the closing plenary session featuring Paula Kamen, Alison Piepmeier, and Alexis Gumbs is now available below or by download through iTunesU. All events were free and open to the public.

Wednesday, October 26, 2005

  • 4:00 Welcome: Sallie Bingham (Gothic Reading Room, Perkins Library)
  • 4:30 Keynote Address: Eleanor Smeal, President, Feminist Majority Foundation, (Gothic Reading Room, Perkins Library)
    Opening reception to follow (outside of the Gothic Reading Room, Perkins Library)
  • 7:00 Judy Chicago will speak at the Nasher Museum

Thursday, October 27, 2005

  • 8:00-3:00 Registration (outside of the Rare Book Room, Perkins Library)
  • 8:30-9:00 Welcome coffee with Dean Susan Roth (Rare Book Room, Perkins Library)
  • 9:15-10:45 Concurrent sessions:
    • a. Feminism in Academic Institutions (Breedlove Room, Perkins Library):
      Lisa Diedrich, Women's Studies, Stony Brook University Jill Hopman, Law School, UNC-Chapel Hill Shadee Malaklou, student, Duke University Margaret McFadden, Women's Studies, Appalachian State University Jaclyn E. Silar, Women's Athletics, Duke University
      Moderator: Michele T. Berger, Women's Studies/Political Science, UNC-Chapel Hill
    • b. Film Screening: "I Was a Teenage Feminist" with filmmaker Therese Shechter (Deryl Hart Room, Perkins Library):
      Andrea Dinamarco, student, Duke University Jean Fox O'Barr, Women's Studies, Duke University Danette Pachtner, Film and Video Librarian, Duke University
      Therese Shechter, filmmaker, New York City
    • c. Modes and Methods of Feminist Publishing (Rare Book Room, Perkins Library):
      Kim Arrington, greased scalp press, Durham, N.C. Sarah Dyer, artist, New York City Jennifer Gilley, librarian, Pennsylvania State University Janice A. Radway, Literature Department, Duke University Eleanor Smeal, President, Feminist Majority Foundation Kelly Wooten, librarian, UNC-Chapel Hill
      Moderator: Amy McDonald, Sallie Bingham Center volunteer, Duke University
  • 10:45-11:15 Coffee break at the Center for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Life
  • 11:30-1:00 Concurrent sessions:
    • a. Politics of Identity in Modern U.S. Social Movements (Rare Book Room, Perkins Library):
      Karen Bethea-Shields, attorney, Durham, N.C. Mandy Carter, Director, Southerners on New Ground Victoria Hesford, Women's Studies, Stony Brook University Adela Licona, Rhetoric/Women's Studies, Iowa State University Dinushika Mohottige, student, Duke University
      Moderator: Zoila Airall, Student Affairs, Duke University
    • b. Documenting Contemporary Social Movements (Breedlove Room, Perkins Library):
      Ruth Bryan, Rare Book, Manuscript and Special Collections, Duke University Ginny Daley, Presbyterian Historical Society (founding director of the Bingham Center) Paula Kamen, activist, Chicago Felicia Kornbluh, History Department, Duke University Tara Zepel, student, Duke University
      Moderator: Linda Daniel, Rare Book, Manuscript and Special Collections, Duke University
    • c. Religion, Ritual, and the Women's Movement (Deryl Hart Room, Perkins Library):
      Margaret Adam, Duke Divinity School Christine James, student, Duke University Raachel Jurovics, Rabbi, Raleigh, N.C. Jeanette Stokes, Resource Center for Women and Ministry in the South Rebecca Reyes, Duke University Medical Center Kimberly P. Soliman, Center for the Study of Muslim Networks, Duke University Wakoh Shannon Hickey, Buddhist Community at Duke University
      Moderator: Teresa Berger, Duke Divinity School
  • 1:00-2:15 Lunch (West Campus restaurant map will be provided)
  • 2:15-4:00 Closing Plenary Session (Rare Book Room, Perkins Library): Paula Kamen, activist, Chicago Alison Piepmeier, College of Charleston; Moderator: Alexis Gumbs, English Department, Duke University
  • Listen to Closing Plenary, Part 1:

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    Listen to Closing Plenary, Part 2:

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  • Closing reception to follow in the von der Heyden Pavilion, Perkins Library

Friday, October 28, 2005

  • 2:00 Reading by Paula Kamen from her new book, All In My Head: An Epic Quest to Cure an Unrelenting, Totally Unreasonable and Only Slightly Enlightening Headache (Rare Book Room, Perkins Library)