Students Participated in 2021 Women’s and Gender Studies Undergraduate and Graduate Conference
May 3, 2021
The following College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences students participated in the 2021 Women’s and Gender Studies Undergraduate and Graduate Conference titled “Body Politics.”
Presenting papers were: Cameron Baller, sociology master’s student, “Terror in Atlanta: Affect, Asian American Hate, and Sex Worker Violence”; Candy Beers, Human Development major, “Autonomy in Aging Women: A Life Course and Gender Socialization Perspective”; Casey Anne Brimmer, ASPECT doctoral student, “If I Am a Feminist, I Demand a Revolution” and “Cakes, Balloons, & Explosives, Oh My! The Imposition of Gender Performativity on Fetuses through Gender-Reveal Parties”; Lyla Byers, sociology doctoral student, “Thin People Die All the Time Too: The Weight of Being a Fat Studies Scholar”; Kayla Golden, criminology major, ‘‘‘She’?: Performing Gender in Harry Styles’ Vogue Issue”; Sabrina Harris, political science master’s student, “Making War for Women? An Analysis of UN Security Council Resolution 1325 and the Gendering of International Intervention”; Elizabeth Holloway, international studies major, “How Women Perpetuate Misogyny: The Central Role in Their Own Oppression”; Christopher Miceli, sociology master’s student, “Thoughts on Feminism from a Transgender Man”; Olivia Newman, criminology major, “A Feminist Analysis of the Ballerina”; Anne Patrick, sociology doctoral student, “Masculinity and Fake Meat: Examining Responses to Fake Meat”; Isabella Patriotis, sociology, “It’s A Man’s, Man’s World”; Leah Ramnath, ASPECT doctoral student, “Becoming Visible”; Maria Scaptura, sociology doctoral student, “Nice Guys Aren’t Actually That Nice: A Content Analysis of Former Incels of Reddit”; and Leslie Ann Toney, sociology doctoral student, “Body Autonomy Exists in the Wining Bone.”
Brimmer and Harris were among the winners of the Barbara Ellen Smith Student Essay Prize for graduate and undergraduate students respectively.
The conference took place virtually on April 16.