Gender and Conflict
Biennial Women and Gender Research Conference
October 18-19, 2012
University of South Dakota campus
Gender and Conflict will be the focus of the University of South Dakota's Biennial Women's Research Conference, to be held on the USD campus in Vermillion, SD on October 18 and 19, 2012.The 2012 conference identifies several central questions to be addressed within the context of the theme:
The conference is interdisciplinary. Perspectives from anthropology, art, business, communication, education, film, history, journalism, languages, law, linguistics, literature, medicine, music, philosophy, political science, popular culture, psychology, religion, and sociology are welcome.
Nicole, a graduate student at the University of South Dakota, will present an exhibition entitled, "Elements of Memory". The opening reception is October 19 from 4 to 6 p.m. in the Muenster University Center. The show will feature work that investigates relationships between the artists's body and the effects of place upon memory.
Susan, an internationally renowned singer and songwriter who hails from South Dakota, will perform during the conference's Arts Night on Thursday, October 18. She will also give a talk about her workshops with women in Japan and the U.S. For more information about the performer, visit www.susanosborn.com.
Beth Bailey is a social/cultural historian of the 20th century United States. Her research has focused on the history of gender and sexuality and on war and society/military institutions in US history; her most recent book is America's Army: Making the All-Volunteer Force (2009).