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Brown Bag Schedule, Fall 2003

9/9     What's In a Name? Birthnames vs. Hyphens, Ms. vs. Miss/Mrs.: The Ironies of Naming Ourselves 
Wanda Warren Berry, Director of Women's Studies

9/16    Women and Community Building
Maureen Fox, Community Action Program for Madison County, Melissa Saulsgiver and Marnie Terhune, Colgate Center for Outreach Volunteerism Education (COVE) 

9/23    It's Not "P.C." - It's Called Respect: Understanding the New Harassment Policy
Raj Bellani and Kira Stevens, Advisors on Harassment Issues, and Lyn Rugg, Associate Dean for Affirmative Action and Employment Initiatives

9/30    Metaphors of Femininity
Margaret Darby, Interdisciplinary Writing

10/7    Prostitution and the Sex Trade Industry
Mark Edwards, Dean of Multicultural Affairs, Sociology

10/16  What is Feminism, Anyway?
An open discussion of students, staff, and faculty. 

10/21  Personal Reflections on Breast Cancer - a panel discussion with survivors, family/friends, and caregivers
Organized and moderated by Dr. Merrill Miller, co-sponsored by the Colgate Breast Cancer Awareness Coalition  

10/28  Sex and the City: Gertrude Stein and Urban Queerness
Amy Feinstein, English

11/4    Jamaican Female Deejays and the Politics of "the big ninja bike"
Kezia Page, English 

11/11  Helping Low-Income Families: The Earned Income Credit and Madison County VITA Program
Jill Tiefenthaler, Associate Dean of the Faculty, Economics 

11/13  How to Help a Friend With an Eating Disorder
Shelly Lear, Associate Director of Counseling and Psychological Services

11/18  A Feminist Eye for the Cartesian Guy: Remaking Rene Descartes
Marianne Janack '86, Philosophy, Hamilton College

12/2   What's Love Got To Do With It?: The Dynamics of Sex, Race, and Murder in the Slave South
Carolyn Powell, Africana and Latin American Studies 

12/9    Alive and Kicking: Feminists and Activism after 2001 -- A View from the Streets and Classroom
Chris Cuomo '86, Philosophy and Ethics, and Director of the Women's Studies Undergraduate Program, University of Cincinnati