Equality Equals … ? Conference April 5-6

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Equality Equals…? Conference

Public · By Armond R. Towns, Alex Ingersoll and 3 others
  • April 5th-6th 2013
    Chapel Hill, North CarolinaSponsored by the Department of Communication Studies Graduate Student Association at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Keynote Speaker: Dr. Dana Cloud, The University of Texas at Austin, Department of Communication Studies

    Conference Schedule:

    Friday, April 5th

    Registration: 9:00am-

    Welcome: 9:30am-9:50am
    Dennis Mumby, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

    Panel #1: Organizing Equality? (10:00am-11:15am)

    Moderator:
    Kashif Powell, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

    Presenters:
    Spoma Jovanovic and Ranata Reeder, University of North Carolina at Greensboro
    Dean Mundy, Appalachian State University
    Elizabeth Jeter, University of South Florida

    Panel #2: Discourses of (In)Equality (11:30am-12:45pm)

    Moderator:
    Freya Thimsen, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

    Presenters:
    Lora Smith, Wake Forest University
    Jennifer L. Seifert, Ohio University
    Jessica Kerley, Syracuse University
    Alex McVey, George Mason University

    Lunch (12:45pm-1:45pm)

    Panel #3: Lessons in Equality (2:00pm-3:15pm)

    Moderator:
    Meredith Clements, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

    Presenters:
    Mark Cogdon Jr., Melissa Wheeler, and Kelvin McNeil, University of North Carolina at Greensboro
    Justin Rudnick, Ohio University
    Dan Subotnik, Touro Law School

    Keynote Introduction (3:30pm-4:45pm)
    Robert McDonald, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

    Keynote Address:
    Dana Cloud, University of Texas

    Lecture Title: Pushing the Boundaries of Liberalism: Revolutionary <Equality> in the Rhetoric of GetEQUAL

    Saturday, April 6th

    Panel #4: Education Roundtable Discussion (9:00am-10:15am)

    Presenters:
    Pam Kaylor, Ohio Dominican University, Stevie Munz, Justin Rudnick, and Jessica Furgerson, Ohio University

    Panel #5: Equality and Economic Development (10:30am-11:45am)

    Moderator:
    Carey Hardin, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

    Presenters:
    George Scheer, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
    Steven Ramirez, Loyola University Chicago
    Younghan Cho, Hankuk University of Foreign Studies

    Lunch (11:45am-12:45pm)

    Panel #6: Mediated (In)Equality (1:00pm-2:15pm)

    Moderator:
    Adam Rottinghaus, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

    Presenters:
    Brett Lyszak, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
    Rachel Leng, Duke University
    Cerise Glenn, University of North Carolina at Greensboro

    Panel #7: Equality and Difference (2:30pm-3:45pm)

    Moderator:
    Allison Schlobohm, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

    Presenters:
    Stevie M. Munz, Ohio University
    Marlo Goldstein Hode, University of Missouri
    Seth Mulliken, North Carolina State University

    Keynote Panel: Equality Roundtable Discussion (4:00pm-5:15pm)

    Moderator:
    Sarah Dempsey, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

    Presenters:
    Dana Cloud, University of Texas
    Paul Turpin, University of the Pacific, California
    Patricia Parker, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

    Conference registration is now live! You can register for this event here: http://equality.web.unc.edu/