Queens' College is delighted to be hosting this free conference to celebrate the past 40 years of Women at Queens'. The day will consist of talks and panel discussions in the Old Hall on a variety of topics and featuring many Queens’ Fellows and alumni. The first four sessions will be open to Queens’ students, Fellows and staff members only, with lunch provided. The final evening session is open to the public and will be followed by drinks in the OSCR. Attendees are welcome to come to as many sessions as they like.
Conference title: Changing Dynamics of Gender Equality
Those wishing to attend are strongly encouraged to register online by noon on Tuesday 3rd March:
- Registration for current Queens' students, Fellows and staff
- Registration for members of the wider University, alumni and the general public
Programme for the day
9.30-10.00 Coffee and registration
10.15-11.30 Session 1: Challenging Gender Inequalities at Queens'
Panel discussion: Prof Marie Edmonds (Chair) with Esther Ademeno, Victoria Ayodeji, Revd Tim Harling, Dr James Kelly, Dr Charlotte Proudman and Dr Meg Tait.
11.30-1.00 Session 2: Feminism, Sexism and Cultural Change
Chair: Dr Charlotte Proudman and Dr Ioanna Sitaridou
Speakers: Dr Ella McPherson 'Feminism, the Public Sphere and College Life'; Prof Naomi Segal 'Pronouns'
2.00-3.15 Session 3: Closing the Gap, Improving Equality in STEM
Panel discussion: Prof Lisa Hall (Chair) with Ankita Anirban, Dr Andrew Gee, Carly Gilson, Rebekah Hinton, Dr Freya Jephcott, Dr Tamsin Spelman and Alice Wenban.
3.45-5.15 Session 4: Women and Literature: Readings and Reflections about gender
Chair: Dr Ian Patterson
Speakers: Lucy Caldwell and Stephanie Merritt
5.30-6.30 Session 5: Public session: Dr Hannah Dawson in conversation with Olivia Laing
Followed by drinks in the OSCR