Annual Conference 2002: Facing Global and National Crises

Thursday, May 30, 2002 - Saturday, June 1, 2002


Facing Global and National Crises: Women Define Human Security
May 30 - June 1, 2002
The Roosevelt Hotel, New York City

 


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THURSDAY, May 30


WELCOME: Linda Basch
OPENING POETRY READING
Meena Alexander: Illiterate Heart

2:00 - 2:15 p.m.


OPENING PLENARY:

Part I: Violence, Terror, and Accountability: Global Implications
2:15 - 3:45 p.m.

Panelists:
Charlotte Bunch (Rutgers University)
Cynthia Enloe (Clark University)
Sima Wali (Refugee Women in Development)
Moderator: Kristin Booth Glen (CUNY School of Law)

Part II: Violence, Terror, and Accountability: Reports from the Field
4:15 - 6:00 p.m.

Panelists:
Rosalind Petchesky (CUNY)
Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala (World Bank)
Rabab Abdulhadi (New York University)
Virginia Vargas (UNIFEM)
Moderator: Domna Stanton (CUNY)

CASH BAR RECEPTION
6:15 p.m.

Mann ke Manjeere (Rhythm of the Mind)
& Babul (Father)

Film Screening and Presentation by Mallika Dutt
7:00 - 7:30 p.m.


"Women Go Global": A CD-Rom on the UN and the International Women's Movement
Presentation by Kristen Timothy (NCRW)
7:30 p.m.


FILM SCREENING: Ramleh
Co-Sponsored with Women Make Movies
8:45 p.m.

FRIDAY, May 31


Informal Breakfast Meetings
7:30 - 8:30 a.m.

Preserving Our History

Facilitators:
Mariam Chamberlain (NCRW)
Carolyn Farrell (Loyola University Chicago)
Valerie Gerrard Browne (Loyola University Chicago)
Irene Tinker (Equity Policy Center)
Kathy Young (Loyola University Chicago)

Welcome Breakfast for New NCRW Member Center Directors
Facilitators:
Heather Johnston Nicholson (Girls Incorporated; NCRW Board Chair)
Donna Shavlik (The Timberline Group; NCRW Board)

Human Security Advisory Committee Meeting
Facilitators:
Linda Basch (NCRW)
Patricia Clough (Center for the Study of Women and Society, CUNY)
Kristen Timothy (NCRW)

MORNING PLENARY:
The “New War Against Terrorism”: Implications for the U.S.
9:00 - 10:15 a.m.

Panelists:
Leith Mullings (CUNY)
U.S. Representative Carolyn Maloney
Eleanor Smeal (Feminist Majority Foundation)
Moderator: Kathy Rodgers (NOW Legal Defense and Education Fund)

The New Nuclear Danger and the U.S. Military Industrial Complex:
A Conversation with Helen Caldicott (Founder, Physicians for Social Responsibility)
Introduction: Mary Hartman (Institute for Women's Leadership, Rutgers University)
10:15 - 11:00 a.m.

REFRESHMENT BREAK
11:00 - 11:30 a.m.

CONCURRENT FOLLOW-UP SMALL GROUP DISCUSSIONS:
Why Women Must Be at the Table
11:30 - 12:45 p.m.


* Race, Class, Ethnicity: Endangered Civil Liberties?
Facilitator: Beverly Guy-Sheftall (Spelman College)
Nirmal Puwar (University College Northamtpon, U.K.)
Jane Smith (Business and Professional Women Foundation)

* Here at Home: Global Poverty as a Domestic Issue
Facilitator: Carol Hardy-Fanta (University of Massachusetts, Boston)

* Religion and Violence
Facilitator: Janet Jakobsen

* Addressing Human Security in the Academy
Facilitators:
Janet Holmgren (Mills College)
Teboho Moja (New York University)

LUNCHEON WITH EVE ENSLER
Introduction: Marie Wilson (Ms. Foundation)
1:00 p.m.

CONCURRENT SESSIONS
2:30 - 4:00 p.m.

* At the Cutting Edge: A Gender Lens on Human Rights and Social Justice
Panelists:
Gloria Bonder (FLACSO, Argentina)
Leslie Calman (NOW Legal Defense and Education Fund)
Nicole Carter (Women and Public Policy Program, Harvard University)
Kim Slote & Cynthia Mesh (Wellesley College)
Moderator: Elmira Nazombe (Rutgers University)

* Globalization and Corporate Citizenship
Panelists:
Kathleen Cloud (University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign)
Anne Dowling (ChevronTexaco)
Mary Franco (GE Capital)
Laura Liswood (Goldman, Sachs & Co.)
Moderator: Roslyn Dickerson (Honeywell)

* Globalization, Militarization, and Violence
Panelists:
Carol Cohn (Wellesley College)
Amy Caiazza (Institute for Women’s Policy Research)
Anne Runyan (University of Cincinnati)
Anne Zill (University of New England)
Moderator: J. Ann Tickner (University of Southern California)

* Political Change in Transition States: The Role of Women's Research and Policy Centers
Panelists:
Dasa Duhacek (Belgrade Center for Gender Studies)
Joanna Regulska (Rutgers University)
Elmira Shishkaraeva (Soros Foundation - Kyrgyzstan)
Ann Snitow (Network of East-West Women)
Moderator: Debra Schultz (Open Society Institute)

REFRESHMENT BREAK
4:00 - 4:30 p.m.

CONCURRENT SESSIONS
4:30 - 6:00 p.m.

* Risk, Rights, and Gender in the 21st Century

Panelists:
Patricia Clough (CUNY)
Jennifer Klot (UNIFEM)
Ann Tickner (University of Southern California)
Irene Tinker (Equity Policy Center)
Moderator: Kristen Timothy (NCRW)

* Activism, Policy, and the Ph.D. in Women's Studies
Panelists:
Electa Arenal (CUNY)
Beverly Guy-Sheftall (Spelman College)
Florence Howe (The Feminist Press)
Valerie Lee (Ohio State University)
Robyn Wiegman (Women's Studies Program, Duke University)
Moderator: Vivian May (William Paterson University, New Jersey)

* Labor and Unions: Organizing for Human Security
Panelists:
Barbara Bowen (PSC/CUNY)
Mary Margaret Fonow (Ohio State University)
Francine Moccio (Cornell University)
Sharon Stiller (United Steelworkers of America)
Moderator: Dorothy Sue Cobble (Institute for Research on Women, Rutgers University)

* Safety Through Strength: The Experience of Girls in New York City
Panelists:
Diana Antigua (Student)
Sally Baker (Girls Incorporated of NYC)
Geny Cabral (Student)
Desiree Perez McDougall (NCRW)
Jennifer Pereira (Girls Incorporated of NYC)
Diane Rizzolo (Brooklyn YMCA Expansion)
Kimonique Sarwee (Girls Incorporated of NYC)
Emma Jordan Simpson (Girls Incorporated of NYC)
Moderator: Heather Johnston Nicholson (Girls Incorporated)

CASH BAR RECEPTION
6:00 p.m.


SATURDAY, June 1

Envisioning the Future: NCRW Looks Ahead and Celebrates 20 Years of Women's Research and Policy Centers

Lessons Learned and New Challenges
8:45 - 10:15 a.m.

Panelists:
Rabab Abdulhadi (NYU)
Myra Dinnerstein (University of Arizona)
Mary Hartman (Rutgers University)
Carol Hollenshead (University of Michigan)
Moderator: Judith Saidel (SUNY Albany)

Diversity, Globalization, and the Women’s Research and Studies Movements
A Conversation with Alison Bernstein (The Ford Foundation)
10:30 - 11:00 a.m.
Introduction: Donna Shavlik (The Timberline Group)


Young Scholars Crossing the Research/Activist Divide
11:15 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Panelists:
Jennifer Disney (CUNY)
Anupama Rao (Barnard College)
Julie Shah (Third Wave Foundation)
Irina Carlota Silber (NCRW)

NCRW’s Strategic Vision: Striving to Create a Livable World
NCRW LUNCH AND MEMBERSHIP MEETING
12:45 - 2:30 p.m.

Presenters: Linda Basch and Heather Johnston Nicholson

Planning Committee

Electa Arenal (CUNY), Patricia Clough (CUNY), Beverly Guy-Sheftall (Spelman College), Mary Hartman (Institute for Women's Leadership, Rutgers), Janet Jakobsen (Barnard College), Valerie Lee (Ohio State University) Caryn McTighe Musil (AACU), Eleanor Smeal (Feminist Majority Foundation)

 

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