Midwest SWIP meeting at UW Madison, October 22nd-24th 2010

Friday, October 22

7:00 – 7:30pm

Gather and Welcome

7:30 – 9:00pm

A Feminist Reading of Gay Marriage: Three Ways Melissa Kozma, University of Wisconsin, Barron County Jeanine Weekes Schroer, Arkansas State University Lori Watson, University of San Diego

Saturday, October 23

8:00am – 9:00am Breakfast

Lesbian Caucus

9:10am – 10:10am

Giving Testimony and the Coloniality of Knowledge Sarah Lucia Hoagland, Northeastern Illinois University

10:20am – 11:20am

Black Feminist Me: Answering the Question ‘Who Do I Think I Am’

Kristie Dotson, Michigan State University

11:30am – 12:30pm

Saying What You Mean: Silence and Unspeakability Rebecca Mason, Northwestern University

12:30pm – 2:30pm


2:30pm – 3:30pm

Subjects of Stalled Revolution: A Theoretical Consideration of Contemporary American Femininity Jennifer Carlson, University of California, Berkeley

3:40pm – 4:40pm

Troublemaking as a Virtue? Reading the Ethical Significance of Gender


through Aristotle and Foucault

Sara L. Puotinen, University of Minnesota

4:50pm – 5:50pm Refreshments and Business Meeting

Sunday, October 24

8:30am – 9:30am Breakfast

Women of Color Caucus

9:40am – 10:40am

On Tragedy: The Moral Marriage of Care and Community

Kim Garchar, Kent State University

10:50am – 11:50am

Where Did I Go? The Invisible Postpartum Mother

Jennifer Benson, Washington College

Allison Wolf, Simpson College

Location of Meeting Sessions:  All meeting sessions will be held in

room 7191

Helen C. White Hall on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.

Helen C.

White Hall (College Library) is located at 600 N. Park Street across

from the

Memorial Union, as shown on the campus map: http://map.wisc.edu/


There will be a reception for all conference attendees on Saturday


October 23rd. Time and location TBA.