Annual Conference 2002: Facing Global and National Crises
Facing Global and National Crises: Women Define Human Security
May 30 - June 1, 2002
The Roosevelt Hotel, New York City
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THURSDAY, May 30
WELCOME: Linda Basch
OPENING POETRY READING
Meena Alexander: Illiterate Heart
2:00 - 2:15 p.m.
Part I: Violence, Terror, and Accountability: Global Implications
2:15 - 3:45 p.m.
Charlotte Bunch (Rutgers University)
Cynthia Enloe (Clark University)
Sima Wali (Refugee Women in Development)
Moderator: Kristin Booth Glen (CUNY School of Law)
4:15 - 6:00 p.m.
Rosalind Petchesky (CUNY)
Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala (World Bank)
Rabab Abdulhadi (New York University)
Virginia Vargas (UNIFEM)
Moderator: Domna Stanton (CUNY)
CASH BAR RECEPTION
Mann ke Manjeere (Rhythm of the Mind)
& Babul (Father)
Film Screening and Presentation by Mallika Dutt
7:00 - 7:30 p.m.
"Women Go Global": A CD-Rom on the UN and the International Women's Movement
Presentation by Kristen Timothy (NCRW)
FILM SCREENING: Ramleh
Co-Sponsored with Women Make Movies
FRIDAY, May 31
Informal Breakfast Meetings
7:30 - 8:30 a.m.
Preserving Our History
Mariam Chamberlain (NCRW)
Carolyn Farrell (Loyola University Chicago)
Valerie Gerrard Browne (Loyola University Chicago)
Irene Tinker (Equity Policy Center)
Kathy Young (Loyola University Chicago)
Welcome Breakfast for New NCRW Member Center Directors
Heather Johnston Nicholson (Girls Incorporated; NCRW Board Chair)
Donna Shavlik (The Timberline Group; NCRW Board)
Human Security Advisory Committee Meeting
Linda Basch (NCRW)
Patricia Clough (Center for the Study of Women and Society, CUNY)
Kristen Timothy (NCRW)
The “New War Against Terrorism”: Implications for the U.S.
9:00 - 10:15 a.m.
Leith Mullings (CUNY)
U.S. Representative Carolyn Maloney
Eleanor Smeal (Feminist Majority Foundation)
Moderator: Kathy Rodgers (NOW Legal Defense and Education Fund)
The New Nuclear Danger and the U.S. Military Industrial Complex:
A Conversation with Helen Caldicott (Founder, Physicians for Social Responsibility)
Introduction: Mary Hartman (Institute for Women's Leadership, Rutgers University)
10:15 - 11:00 a.m.
11:00 - 11:30 a.m.
CONCURRENT FOLLOW-UP SMALL GROUP DISCUSSIONS:
Why Women Must Be at the Table
11:30 - 12:45 p.m.
* Race, Class, Ethnicity: Endangered Civil Liberties?
Facilitator: Beverly Guy-Sheftall (Spelman College)
Nirmal Puwar (University College Northamtpon, U.K.)
Jane Smith (Business and Professional Women Foundation)
* Here at Home: Global Poverty as a Domestic Issue
Facilitator: Carol Hardy-Fanta (University of Massachusetts, Boston)
* Religion and Violence
Facilitator: Janet Jakobsen
* Addressing Human Security in the Academy
Janet Holmgren (Mills College)
Teboho Moja (New York University)
LUNCHEON WITH EVE ENSLER
Introduction: Marie Wilson (Ms. Foundation)
2:30 - 4:00 p.m.
* At the Cutting Edge: A Gender Lens on Human Rights and Social Justice
Gloria Bonder (FLACSO, Argentina)
Leslie Calman (NOW Legal Defense and Education Fund)
Nicole Carter (Women and Public Policy Program, Harvard University)
Kim Slote & Cynthia Mesh (Wellesley College)
Moderator: Elmira Nazombe (Rutgers University)
* Globalization and Corporate Citizenship
Kathleen Cloud (University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign)
Anne Dowling (ChevronTexaco)
Mary Franco (GE Capital)
Laura Liswood (Goldman, Sachs & Co.)
Moderator: Roslyn Dickerson (Honeywell)
* Globalization, Militarization, and Violence
Carol Cohn (Wellesley College)
Amy Caiazza (Institute for Women’s Policy Research)
Anne Runyan (University of Cincinnati)
Anne Zill (University of New England)
Moderator: J. Ann Tickner (University of Southern California)
* Political Change in Transition States: The Role of Women's Research and Policy Centers
Dasa Duhacek (Belgrade Center for Gender Studies)
Joanna Regulska (Rutgers University)
Elmira Shishkaraeva (Soros Foundation - Kyrgyzstan)
Ann Snitow (Network of East-West Women)
Moderator: Debra Schultz (Open Society Institute)
4:00 - 4:30 p.m.
4:30 - 6:00 p.m.
* Risk, Rights, and Gender in the 21st Century
Patricia Clough (CUNY)
Jennifer Klot (UNIFEM)
Ann Tickner (University of Southern California)
Irene Tinker (Equity Policy Center)
Moderator: Kristen Timothy (NCRW)
* Activism, Policy, and the Ph.D. in Women's Studies
Electa Arenal (CUNY)
Beverly Guy-Sheftall (Spelman College)
Florence Howe (The Feminist Press)
Valerie Lee (Ohio State University)
Robyn Wiegman (Women's Studies Program, Duke University)
Moderator: Vivian May (William Paterson University, New Jersey)
* Labor and Unions: Organizing for Human Security
Barbara Bowen (PSC/CUNY)
Mary Margaret Fonow (Ohio State University)
Francine Moccio (Cornell University)
Sharon Stiller (United Steelworkers of America)
Moderator: Dorothy Sue Cobble (Institute for Research on Women, Rutgers University)
* Safety Through Strength: The Experience of Girls in New York City
Diana Antigua (Student)
Sally Baker (Girls Incorporated of NYC)
Geny Cabral (Student)
Desiree Perez McDougall (NCRW)
Jennifer Pereira (Girls Incorporated of NYC)
Diane Rizzolo (Brooklyn YMCA Expansion)
Kimonique Sarwee (Girls Incorporated of NYC)
Emma Jordan Simpson (Girls Incorporated of NYC)
Moderator: Heather Johnston Nicholson (Girls Incorporated)
CASH BAR RECEPTION
SATURDAY, June 1
Lessons Learned and New Challenges
8:45 - 10:15 a.m.
Rabab Abdulhadi (NYU)
Myra Dinnerstein (University of Arizona)
Mary Hartman (Rutgers University)
Carol Hollenshead (University of Michigan)
Moderator: Judith Saidel (SUNY Albany)
Diversity, Globalization, and the Women’s Research and Studies Movements
A Conversation with Alison Bernstein (The Ford Foundation)
10:30 - 11:00 a.m.
Introduction: Donna Shavlik (The Timberline Group)
Young Scholars Crossing the Research/Activist Divide
11:15 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Jennifer Disney (CUNY)
Anupama Rao (Barnard College)
Julie Shah (Third Wave Foundation)
Irina Carlota Silber (NCRW)
NCRW’s Strategic Vision: Striving to Create a Livable World
NCRW LUNCH AND MEMBERSHIP MEETING
12:45 - 2:30 p.m.
Presenters: Linda Basch and Heather Johnston Nicholson
Electa Arenal (CUNY), Patricia Clough (CUNY), Beverly Guy-Sheftall (Spelman College), Mary Hartman (Institute for Women's Leadership, Rutgers), Janet Jakobsen (Barnard College), Valerie Lee (Ohio State University) Caryn McTighe Musil (AACU), Eleanor Smeal (Feminist Majority Foundation)
What We Do
NCRW is a network of leading university and community based research, policy, and advocacy centers with a growing global reach dedicated to advancing rights and opportunities for women and girls. We also have a Corporate Circle comprised of senior diversity professionals from leading U.S. and global member companies and a Presidents Circle of college and university leaders who share our commitment. NCRW harnesses the collective power of its network to provide knowledge, analysis, and thought leadership on issues ranging from reducing women’s poverty to building a critical mass of women’s leadership across sectors.