Feb 27 – SDSU Feminist Research Justice Symposium

Are you interested in conducting applied feminist research in the San Diego area?

The Bread and Roses Center for Feminist Research and Activism at SDSU invites all feminist faculty and students to register now for the Feminist Research Justice Symposium

On the SDSU campus in Life Sciences South 248

9 am-3 pm Friday, February 27, 2015

Our club is working on a proposal for a research topic and we encourage all of our members to forward ideas to by February 19, 2015. Submission guidelines for the proposal can be read here.

For further guidelines about research questions, new clubmember Jessica Sweeney encourages us to review this short and useful guide from Duke University.

This one-day symposium will connect you with local women’s organizations and foundations to discuss and explore the opportunities for collaborative, applied research. Graduate students seeking to do applied research for their thesis or dissertation are especially encouraged to attend.

9:30 am: Registration, coffee and pastry
10:00 am: Opening Comments
10:15 11:45 am: Session 1 panels (Politics & Leadership; Empowering Girls)
12:00 1:00 pm: Keynote speaker: Nora Vargas, VP of Community Engagement for Planned Parenthood of the Pacific Southwest

2:30 pm: Session 2 panels (Reproductive Rights & Justice; Sexual Violence)
3:00 pm: Closing Remarks

The workshops feature representatives from local agencies and organizations who will present outlines of their research needs. Funding opportunities will be available for collaborations initiated at the symposium.

Thank Planned Parenthood of the Pacific Southwest for their generous co-sponsorship of this event 

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