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Gensler Symposium April 10-14 on 'Sex and the State: Feminist Responses to Masculinist Politics'

April 4, 2017

MIDDLEBURY, Vt. – The 2017 Gensler Family Symposium at Middlebury College will take place April 10-14 on the subject “Sex and the State: Feminist Responses to Masculinist Politics.”

Link to the Symposium website.

Events include:

- Monday, April 10, 4:30 p.m., Robert A. Jones House, lecture by Professor Kevin Moss on “Russia as a Savior of European Civilization: Gender and the Geopolitics of Traditional Values,

- Wednesday, April 12, 7 p.m., Crossroads Café, screening of a student-produced video concerning “Views on Reproductive Rights,”

- Thursday, April 13, 7 p.m., Dana Auditorium, lecture by Sue Minter, former Vermont gubernatorial candidate, on “A Woman in the Arena,”

- Friday, April 14, 1-4 p.m., Davis Library room 140, "Feminist Edit-a-Thon" directed to Wikipedia, and

- Friday, April 14, 7 p.m., Dana Auditorium, lecture by activist and writer Winona LaDuke on “Native Women and Extreme Extraction: Lessons from Standing Rock and Beyond.” 

The Gensler Family Symposium on Feminism in a Global Context was established in 2008 by Drue Cortell Gensler, Class of 1957, and is sponsored by the Program in Gender, Sexuality and Feminist Studies.