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Scholars Day: April 9, 2014

"Women Across Cultures": An Honors Sex Culture (WMS 360) Student-Led Poster Session

Honors WMS 360,Sex and Culture, examines sex and gender representations as realized across cultures. This session highlights posters students completed in association with their fall `13 WMS 360 course material. Participants strolling though this session will be have the occasion to consider sex and gender constructs reproduced across time, circumstance, and location. Students and Poster Topics • Elena Avallone, Girl Education: Cross Cultural Perspectives • Priscilla Behen, Peeling Back the Layers: Uncovering Street Harassment • Taylor Schaffert, Body Image in Adolescence and the Thigh Gap • Anique D’Angelo, Pussy Riot: Women and Punk Rock Activism • Ilona Dragos, Women and Work: Perspectives in Jordan • Helem Fabre, Black Women in the Professional World: Cross Cultural Comparison • Courtney Gazda, Domestic Violence: The Elastic Band Strategy • Chloe Greeley, Body Image – Strong is the New Skinny • Cynthia Hansen, Parenting Capital • Joseph Hirsch, Sex Trafficking • Jane Ives, Gender Binary and Gender Performance in Society • Robert Ranzenbach, Media and Women’s Bodies: Cross-Cultural Perspectives • Cara Smith, Women in Early Religion: Practices in Christianity and the Gnostics • Alyssa Werner, Women in the Workplace: Corporate Perspectives • Claire Cowman, Ashlea Gray, Tommasina Huber, Alexa Ducharme, Maria Keller, Roseline Nesbitt, Domestic Violence: Campus, Community, and Cross- Cultural Perspectives


Please note that presentation times are approximate. If you are interested in attending sessions with multiple presentations, please be in the room at the start of the session.
Presenters: Elena Avallone (Undergraduate Student)
Priscilla Behen (Undergraduate Student)
Ilona Dragos (Undergraduate Student)
Alexa Ducharme (Undergraduate Student)
Helem Fabre (Undergraduate Student)
Courtney Gazda (Undergraduate Student)
Ashlea Gray (Undergraduate Student)
Chloe Greeley (Undergraduate Student)
Cynthia Hansen (Undergraduate Student)
Tommasina Huber (Undergraduate Student)
Jane Ives (Undergraduate Student)
Maria Keller (Undergraduate Student)
Barbara LeSavoy (Faculty)
Roseline Nesbitt (Undergraduate Student)
Robert Ranzenbach (Undergraduate Student)
Taylor Schaffert (Undergraduate Student)
Cara Smith (Undergraduate Student)
Alyssa Werner (Undergraduate Student)
Topic: Women and Gender Studies
Location: Lobby of Edwards
Time: 2:30 pm Session IV