Feminist Research Institute at UC Davis Inaugural Conference “Rethinking the Boudaries of Sex and Gender in Science, Society, and Technology”
Inaugural Conference of the Feminist Research Institute at UC Davis
“Rethinking the Boundaries of Sex and Gender in Science, Society, and Technology”
February 8, 2016
UCD Conference Center
Ballroom B | 9:00a-5:00p
**Free, but required registration available at: http://www.cevs.ucdavis.edu/confreg/
“Inquiry and Innovation in Sexual and Reproductive Health”
Melissa Gilliam, MC, MPH, University of Chicago
Professor of Obstetrics & Gynecology and Pediatrics, Chief of the Section of Family Planning & Contraceptive Research, and Associate Dean for Diversity and Inclusion in the Biological Sciences Division, Founder of the Center for Interdisciplinary Inquiry and Innovation in Sexual and Reproductive Health & Director of Ci3 at University of Chicago.
“The Postgenomic Condition: Rethinking Feminist Epistemology and Justice After the Genome”
Jennifer Reardon, PhD, UC Santa Cruz
Professor of Sociology and Faculty Affiliate in the Center for Biomolecular Science and Engineering at UC Santa Cruz, where she helped to found and directs the Science and Justice Research Center. Author of Race to the Finish: Identity and Governance in an Age of Genomics (2005) and The Postgenomic Condition: Ethics, Justice, Knowledge After the Genome (forthcoming).
“Reproductive Health and the War on Science”
Carole Joffe, PhD, UC San Francisco
Professor in the Advancing New Standards in Reproductive Health (ANSIRH) Program in the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences at UC San Francisco & Professor Emerita, Sociology & Women and Gender Studies, UC Davis. Author of numerous articles and books including Friendly Intruders: Childcare Professionals and Family Life and The Regulation of Sexuality: Experiences of Family Planning Workers.
Registered conference participants and affiliates are invited to enter FRI’s competition for seed grants. Email your collaborative, trans- disciplinary, transformative feminist research project proposal to Briana Desilva at firstname.lastname@example.org .