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GENDER SYMPOSIUM – “Writing Gendered Bodies”

The University of Kansas presents “Writing Gendered Bodies,” highlighting many topics in the interrelated fields of writing, gender, and the body broadly defined. Topics include constructing the post-modern body, performing the gendered body, the racialized body, representing the gendered body, and constructing the non-normative body.

Keynote speaker Karla Holloway will speak Friday, February 22, 4:00 p.m., at the Hall Center for the Humanities.  Dr. Holloway is the James B. Duke Professor of English, Law and Women’s Studies at Duke University.   Events on Saturday, February 23, will be held at The Commons, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

The theme intends to be inclusive and open-ended for discussion across different disciplines, historical times, and geographical contexts. Registration is free, but required for a catering count. Please RSVP to wgss@ku.edu.  Specify any dietary special requests.  For questions or additional information, contact symposium organizer Ann Schofield at schofield@ku.edu, (785) 864-2304.