Keynote speaker: Dr. Kimberly Hamlin, History and American Studies, Miami University.
The title of Dr. Hamlin's talk is "Helen Hamilton Gardener and the Secret History of How Women Got the Vote". Dr. Hamlin is an award-winning historian, speaker and writer. Her forthcoming book (March, 2020), Free Thinker: Sex, Suffrage, and the Extraordinary Life of Helen Hamilton Gardener, will be available at the Symposium.
Schedule for the day is as follows:
8:30 Continental Breakfast (Lobby)
9:00 A: Frye. Gendered Language and its Effect on Gender Stereotypes; Turnquest. “Lik’n Wumin”: The Impact of Religio-politico Homophobic Discourse on the 2016 Gender Equality Referendum in the Bahamas
C: Murphy. The Influence of Suffrage on First Ladies of the United States: 1881-1933; Moore. The Man in the Mirror: A Study of Identity Management amongst Muslim Immigrants in Modern Germany
10:05 A: Abrams. Queer Musicians and their Untold Histories; Schivitz. Skin in the Game: Social and Economic Pressures of Prostitution in the Early American Republic
C: Hart. Mad Games: Video Game Depictions and Temporalities of Mental Illness; Tyrrell. Visionary Fiction: Or, Speculative Fiction with a Side of Social Justice
11:00 A: The work of Carolyn Jefferson-Jenkins: Johnson and Pine. Rise and Advocate: The Power of the Vote—Dr. Carolyn Jefferson-Jenkins
12:15 Lobby: Light lunch buffet
B: Guynup. Discovering stories—virtual reality “Traveling While Black”
1:15 A: Loadenthal, Moore, Blowers, Burtis panel. The Prosecution Project
B: Guynup. Discovering stories—virtual reality “The Anne Frank Experience”
C: Epum. Racial Myths and Strategies for Bonding Across Boundaries
2:50 A: Armstrong, Higgins, Johnson, Harkulich panel. Performance of Power: Embodying Untold Stories and Imagining Justice
C: Abrams, R. Radina, Claros Berlioz, Blake, Rackmill panel. Sexual Assault and Violence on Campus
4:30 Keynote: Dr. Kimberly A. Hamlin. “Helen Hamilton Gardener and the Secret History of How Women Got the Vote”
5:45-6:15 Lobby: Reception and book signing
Co-sponsorship of the Symposium by Miami University and the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center.