2003 Conference— The Politics of Conflict and Consciousness: Women in War and Peace
2004 Conference
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2003 Conference: The Politics of Conflict and Consciousness Women in War and Peace

March 5-8, 2002— The Business of Bodies: Women & The Global Sex Market

March 4-9, 2001— Natives, Aliens, and Immigrants: The Politics of Borders
March 5-10, 2000— The Political Economy of Violence



2003 Conference— The Politics of Conflict and Consciousness: Women in War and Peace

Speaker Biographies

Yolanda Arredondo and Susan Caskey

As the Domestic Abuse Response Team Specialist and Volunteer Coordinator, respectively, for the Boulder County Safehouse these women bring over six years of collective experience to their workshop on anti-racism.

Joanne Belknap  

Dr. Belknap is a professor of Sociology at the University of Colorado at Boulder. Dr. Belknap has numerous publications, most of which involve violence against women and female offenders. She has served on a number of government committees and is discussing "War at Home."

Sister Nasreen Daniel

A native of Pakistan, Daniel describes her work with village and urban poor women during the past 18 years during her presentation.  She discusses women’s roles under honor killings, jailing, and children growing up in jail in Pakistan. 

Angela Thieman Dino

As a doctoral student in the Department of Anthropology at the University of Colorado at Boulder, Dino will be presenting during the “Women, Children, and War” panel.  Dino has been a member of Amnesty International since she was a teen and currently serves on the Board of Directors of Amnesty International USA in addition to being the President of the Board of Directors of the Rocky Mountain Survivors Center.

Ann Goldstein

Goldstein has lived in Boulder since 1976 and is devoted to service in her community through her work at the Boulder County Women’s Health Center, as a victim advocate at the Men’s Center, the Hospice of Broomfield, the Boulder County AIDS Project, and Left Hand Book Collective. Goldstein is presenting during the panel “Women, Children, and War.”

Brain Klocke

As a member of NOMAS (National Organization for Men Against Sexism) and a graduate student of Sociology at the University of Colorado, Dr. Klocke brings his experience and knowledge to the panel “Questioning Patriarchy: The Role of U.S. Men in War and Peace.”

Dora Lee Larson

Denver Domestic Violence Task Force, Chair.  Larson has worked for two decades in the battered women’s movement, including Project Safeguard Denver.  She has long been an advocate of battered women, particularly in the legal setting.

Polly McClean

Originally from Trinidad and Tobago, Dr. McClean has vast international experiences in Africa having worked as a consultant for UNESCO, USAID, the Academy of Education Development, Pathfinder International, and the International Foundation for Education and Self-Help.  Dr. McClean is currently a professor of Media Studies and Development Communication at the University of Colorado at Boulder and is contributing to the panel “Women, War, and Children.”

Ellen Moore

Moore is the co-coordinator of Amnesty International’s USA Urgent Action Program.  Moore also oversees Amnesty International’s USA archives at the University of Colorado at Bolder, which are part of the Human Rights Initiative and the largest collection of such materials in the world. Moore brings her expertise to the panel “Women, Children, and War.”


Last Updated: Sunday, February 23, 2003