Citizenship on the Edge: Sex/Gender/Race

Posted by University of Pennsylvania on May 1, 2017

The Penn Program on Democracy, Citizenship, and Constitutionalism and
The Alice Paul Center for Research on Gender, Sexuality, and Women present

2017 DCC Annual Conference
Citizenship on the Edge: Sex/Gender/Race

Friday, May 5, 2017
9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Irvine Auditorium, Amado Recital Hall
3401 Spruce Street

Free and open to the public.

In its 2017 annual conference, Citizenship on the Edge: Sex/Gender/Race, the Penn Program on Democracy, Citizenship, and Constitutionalism examines the struggles of vulnerable groups to gain or maintain their status as full citizens, recognizing at the same time that the edge they inhabit can be a cutting edge.

9:00 – 9:15 a.m.
Rogers Smith, University of Pennsylvania
Nancy Hirschmann, University of Pennsylvania

9:15 – 10:45 a.m.
Sexualities, Citizenship, and Exclusion
Chair: Emily Hannum, University of Pennsylvania
Paul Mepschen, Leiden University
Tracy Robinson, University of the West Indies, at Mona
Discussant: Deborah Thomas, University of Pennsylvania

11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Masculinity, From Margin to Center
Chair: Jerry A. Jacobs, University of Pennsylvania
Erez Aloni, Whittier Law School
Charles Mills, CUNY Graduate Center
Discussant: David Eng, University of Pennsylvania

1:30 – 3:00 p.m.
Marginalized Populations and Civic Space
Chair: Amy Hillier, University of Pennsylvania
Samantha Majic, John Jay College of Criminal Justice
Michael Rembis, University at Buffalo
Discussant: Rogers Smith, University of Pennsylvania

3:15 – 4:45 p.m.
Sexual Violence, Violent States
Chair: Anne Teitelman, University of Pennsylvania
Mishuana Goeman, UCLA
Kimberly Theidon, Tufts University
Discussant: Melissa Sanchez, University of Pennsylvania

4:45 – 5:00 p.m.
Concluding Discussion and Remarks

5:00 – 6:00 p.m.

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