4th Annual Symposium 2010: Intersectionality: Challenging Theory, Reframing Politics, Transforming Movements

March 11-13, 2010

Day one: Thursday, 3/11/2010

1. CRS Welcome and Overview

Speakers:

  • Ayanna London
  • Russell Robinson
  • Saul Sarabia
  • Kaimi Wenger

2. Race, Gender and Violence

Speakers:

  • Mimi Kim
  • Soniya Munshi
  • Lee Ann Wang

3. Intersectionality and the Courts, co-sponsored by the American Constitution Society

Speakers:

  • Paul Butler
  • Cheryl Harris
  • Julie Su
  • Camille Gear-Rich

4. Applied Intersectionality: Community Accountability of Violence in Communities of Color

Speakers:

  • Mimi Kim
  • Clarisse Rojas
  • Andrea Smith
  • Katherine Ojeda Stewart

5. Formerly Incarcerated Women: Factors that lead to Their Sucessful Reentry to Society and the Barriers to that Reentry

Speakers:

  • Susan Burton
  • Kim Carter
  • Marilyn Montenegro
  • Monica Stel
  • Marta Lopez-Garza

6. Reading and Teaching Intersectionality

Moderator: 

  • Christine Littleton - UCLA, Women's Studies & Law

Speakers:

  • Anna Carastathis - California State University, Los Angeles, Philosophy
  • Barbara Tomlinson - UC Santa Barbara, Feminist Studies
  • Noah Zatz - UCLA School of Law

7. Intersectional Research and Practice

Moderator:

  • Beth Ribet - Burton Blatt Institute, Syracuse University Law, and UCLA Center for the Study of Women

Speakers:

  • Elizabeth Cole - University of Michigan, Psychology
  • Priscilla Ocen - Lawyers Committee on Civil Rights of the San Francisco Bay Area
  • Ange-Marie Hancock - University of Southern California, Political Science

8. Dean's Office Welcome and Opening Plenary: Grounding Intersectionality: Critical Foundations and Trajectories

Moderator: 

  • Cheryl Harris - UCLA School of Law

Speakers:

  • Stephen Yeazell - UCLA School of Law
  • Devon Carbado - UCLA School of Law
  • Sumi Cho - DePaul University College of Law
  • Luke Harris - Vassar College, Department of Political Science
  • Catharine MacKinnon - University of Michigan Law School
  • Mari Matsuda - Georgetown University School of Law

Day two: Friday, 3/12/2010

1. Intersectionality and State Power

Moderator:

  • Aldon Morris - Northwestern University

Speakers:

  • Geneva Brown
  • Joseph Yi
  • Shaun Ossei-Owusu
  • Courney Marshall

2. Domestic Violence: Unpacking the Dynamics and Consequences of Intersectional Subordination

Moderator:

  • Beth Richie - University of Illinois at Chicago

Speakers:

  • Omolara Akinpelu
  • Kimberly Robertson
  • Elizabeth MacDowell

3. Intersectional Stratification: Structure, Violence, and Cross Movement Politics

Moderator:

  • Carole Goldberg - UCLA School of Law

Speakers:

  • Sarah Deer - William Mitchell College of Law
  • Tanya Hernandez - Fordham University School of Law
  • Lenora Lapidus - ACLU Women's Rights Project
  • Beth Richie - University of Illinois at Chicago, Criminal Justice & African-American Studies
  • Mieke Verloo - Institute for Gender Studies, Netherlands

4. Intersectionality and Violence: Critiques of State-Driven Responses to Violence

Speakers:

  • Andrea Smith
  • Sora Han
  • Denise DaSilva

5. Representational Intersectionality: Community, Culture, and Power

Moderator:

  • Russell Robinson - UCLA School of Law

Speakers:

  • Phil Goff - UCLA Department of Psychology
  • Angela P. Harris - University of California, Berkeley - Boalt School of Law
  • Beverly Guy-Sheftall - Spelman College, Women's Research and Resource Center
  • Nagwa Ibrahim - Los Angeles Muslim Bar Association
  • Tricia Rose - Brown University, Africana Studies

Day three: Saturday, 3/13/2010

1. The Intersectionality of the Body

Moderator:

  • Dean Spade - Seattle University

Speakers:

  • Julie Greenberg
  • Erin Ranft
  • Marcia Dawkins
  • Sheri Faulkner

2. Intersectional Analysis of Gender-Based Violence

Moderator:

  • Lenora Lapidus - ACLU Women's Rights Project

Speakers:

  • Vek Lewis
  • Jacqueline Dan
  • Elizabeth Philipose

3. Intersectionality by Design: Epistemologies, Disciplines, and Discourse

Moderator:

  • Vickie Mays - UCLA, Psychology & Health Services

Speakers:

  • Leslie McCall - Northwestern University, Department of Sociology
  • Charles Mills - Northwestern University, Department of Philosophy
  • Dean Spade - Seattle University School of Law
  • Francisco Valdes - University of Miami School of Law

4. Punishment: Perspectives on Territory, Citizenship and State Violence

Moderator:

  • Nikhil Singh - NYU

Speakers:

  • Tryon Woods
  • Tarecq Amer
  • Ofelia Cuevas

5. Intersectionality Applied and Appropriated in Women's Reentry: Learning Circles on Black Women and Reentry and the "Gender Responsive" Prison Movement

Speakers:

  • Kolleen Duley
  • Priscilla Ocen

6. Keynote Address

Speakers:

  • Kimberle Crenshaw

7. Realizing and Revising Intersectionality Across Space and Place: Local and Global Narratives

Moderator:

  • Asli B├óli - UCLA School of Law

Speakers:

  • Eudine Barriteau - Centre for Gender & Developmental Studies, University of West Indies, Barbados
  • Sibongile Ndashe - The International Centre for the Legal Protection of Human Rights
  • Manjula Pradeep - Navsarjan, Gujarat, India
  • Nikhil Singh - New York University, Social & Cultural Analysis & History

8. Roundtable Plenary: Political Intersectionality: Disrupting Hierarchies and Transforming Movements

Moderator:

  • Jerry Kang - UCLA School of Law

Speakers:

  • Melissa Harris-Lacewell - Princeton University, Politics & African-American Studies
  • George Lipsitz - UC Santa Barbara, History & Black Studies
  • Dorothy Roberts - Northwestern University Law School
  • Alvin Starks - National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)
  • Miguel Unzueta - UCLA Anderson School of Management