2004 Conference—LISTEN UP! women's voices for radical change
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2004 Speaker Bios

Read about our recent International Women's Week conferences:

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



2004 Conference: LISTEN UP! women's voices for radical change

Schedule of Events:

all events are free, all ages, and open to the public.

free childcare provided, except for Thursday's events and Friday's keynotes.

sun. march 6th:

10:00 am

International Women's Day 2nd Annual Women's Circle of Peace March

Gather the Women...Gather the Men...Gather our Families for Peace.

Gather at the Auraria Campus Flagpole, Denver, CO

11:00 am

Rally at Civic Center

"This is a momentous time in history...a time when women worldwide are hearing the Call...The Call to demonstrate a new way of world leadership...Leadership based on partnership, cooperation, harmony and balance. If you are hearling that Call, we invite you to join us as we Gather the Women"

Contact Gail at 303-722-5095 or Mary at 303-964-8993

mon. march 8th:

(international women's day)

2:00-3:30 pm

academic bill of rights panel

UMC 247

Featuring Antonia Gaona, Lindsey Sherer, Oneida Meranto, and Michaele Ferguson.


7:00-9:30 pm

performance by Pamela Means

CLUB 156 (umc)

  With an opening performance by Tifah Al-Attas.

For more information, visit the Program Council Website at: http://www.colorado.edu/programcouncil

tues. march 9th

2:00-3:30 pm

spirituality and activism panel

UMC 384

Featuring Priscilla Inkpen, Carolyn Bninski, Soltahr, and Habiba Kabir.


7:00-8:30 pm

keynote speaker: Lakota Harden

UMC 235

Reception to follow.

weds. march 10th

2:00-3:30 pm

racism and immigration panel

UMC 247

Featuring Natsu Saito, Katheryn Rios, Lucely Vargas, and Valery Alzaga.


7:00-8:30 pm

keynote Speaker: Margarita Alcantara-Tan

UMC 235

Reception to follow.

thurs. march 11th

2:00-3:30 pm

Women and Crime panel

UMC 247

Featuring Christie Donner, Vel Garner, and Joanne Belknap.


7:00-8:30 pm

keynote speakers: Denver City Council President Elbra Wedgeworth and Colorado State Representative Alice Madden

"What time is it? Getting Involved With the Political Process"

UMC 235

Reception to follow.

fri. march 12th

2:00-3:30 pm

"Why doesn't she just report it?: The aftermath of sexual assault"

UMC 247

Put together by S.A.F.E.-T (Students Advocating for Fair and Equal Treatment)


4:00-5:30 pm

keynote speaker: Rickie Solinger

"Who is a (Legitimate) Mother? Changing views of Motherhood from Grandma to Mom to Me"

UMC 235

Reception to follow in the UMC gallery.


7:30 pm

keynote speaker: Jean Kilbourne

"Eating Our Hearts Out: The Obsession With Thinness"

UMC 235


Please Note: This schedule is subject to change.

Last Updated: Wednesday March 3, 2004