Lewis and Clark College Gender Studies Symposium


  • Lewis and Clark College 0615 Southwest Palatine Hill Road Portland, OR, 97219 United States

Join authors Ivy Anderson and Devon Angus at Lewis and Clark College in Portland, Oregon for a discussion of sex work, gender, labor, and activism as a part of their 3 day Gender Studies Symposium.

March 10, 2017
9:30–11 a.m., Stamm
Empowerment, Defiance, and Identity
Moderator: Jessie Starling, L&C assistant professor of religious studies
Priscilla Wu, Reed College ’17, “Language, Myth, and Feminist Chinese American Identity in Maxine Hong Kingston’s The Woman Warrior
Ivy Anderson and Devon Angus, “‘A Voice from the Underworld’: Sex Worker Activism in the West, 1911-1917”
Erin Keoppen, L&C ’17, “Wild Words: Space, Place and Gender in Tamil Feminist Poetry”
Maggie O’Leary, MA student in English, Portland State University, “‘A Position of Tragic Dignity’: The Colonial Conflict of the Armagh Women’s ‘Dirty Protest’of a panel on Empowerment, Defiance, and Identity

For more information about the conference, visit: http://college.lclark.edu/departments/gender_studies/symposium/