Program and Schedule of Events for The Sixth Radford University                  

Cook Hall of International Education Building
Radford University - March 31st, 2001

Sponsored by the Center for Gender Studies
Radford University ~ Radford, VA 24142
Schedule of Events - Sessions - Displays
 8:30 a.m. Registration desk opens, coffee available in lobby   
 9:00 a.m. Welcoming Remarks
                             Dr. Hilary M. Lips, Director, Center for Gender Studies

Room 107
Presentation of the Eleanor Kemp Memorial Awards for Undergraduate Research
Dr. Alastair Harris
Radford University 

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 9:00 a.m. To 4:15 p.m. (On-going)
        Posters Displays: Student Research projects on gender
        See listing of projects and presenters at the end of this program
     9:15 a.m.-10:30 a.m.                    SESSION I
 Ms. Lucy Hochstein, Radford University, Presiding

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A. The Relationship Between Childhood Victimization, Social Support, Psychological Distress, Job Satisfaction, and Burnout among Mental Health Professionals.
Rachel Pierce & Rachel Wilson
Radford University 
B. Gender Bias and Attitudes Toward Child Physical Abuse: Preliminary Analyses.
Jennifer Sears & Zachary Thompson
Radford University 
C. Common Attitudes about Rape Among College Students.
Martha Hunter
East Tennessee State University 
 INTERSEXUALITY                          (9:15-10:00)
 Dr. Angela Allen, Radford University, Presiding

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A. Exploring the Genital Theater: Management of Intersexuality and the Construction of Sex.
Amy Nichols
Virginia Tech 
B. It's an Intersexual: Considering the Construct of Intersexuality and Forging New Options.
Heather Talley
University of North Carolina-Asheville 
 Dr. Donald Hall, Radford University, Presiding

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A. Evolutionary Psychology and Sex Research. (symposium)
Dan Umlauf & Amber Eschbacher
Virginia Tech 
 Dr. Hilary Lips, Radford University, Presiding

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A. Academic Self-View: Gender Differences Between Current and Possible Selves.
Carly Saunders
Radford University 
B. Women's and Men's Narratives about Academic Choice: Preliminary Findings from Interviews with University Students.
Titus Lane
Radford University 
C. Ethnic Differences Regarding Women Student's Attitudes Toward Their Futures.
Margaret Haynes
Radford University 
D. The Relationship of Future Hopes and Fears to Gender.
Delores Paxton
Radford University 
    10:30 a.m.-11:00 a.m.                    COFFEE BREAK
                    During this break, the authors of the posters displayed in the
                    lobby will be available by their posters to discuss their work.

    11:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.                    SESSION II 
 Dr. Celeste Gaia, Emory and Henry College, Presiding
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A. In the Eye of the Beholder: The Relationship Between Media Consumption and Body Dissatisfaction Among Men and Women.
Gregory Kerwin
Radford University 
B. Gender Stereotypes in Popular Men's Magazines.
Dawn Michelle LoPresti
University of North Carolina-Asheville 
C. Medieval Women Mystics and the Question of Anorexia.
Stephanie Gerke
Virginia Tech 
D. Weight Preoccupation in Age 11-24 Females: The Influence of Self-Esteem and Locus of Control.
Gregory Duthey
University of Tennessee-Knoxville 
 Dr. Ann Elliott, Radford University, Presiding
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A. A Study of Adolescent Sexual Behavior in Females.
Johanna Trumbull, Jennifer Ross, & Leigh Ann Gentry
Radford University 
B. Jodie Foster: A Rift in the Male Gaze.
Robin Lowe
Appalachian State University 
C. On (Not) Shaving.
Christina French
Virginia Tech 
D. The Hairless Woman.
Angelo Biviano
Virginia Tech 
 SYMPOSIUM:   Difference in the Experiences of Acknowledged, Uncertain, and
 Unacknowledged Rape Victims
 Dr. Arnold Kahn, James Madison University, Presiding
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Participants: Kelly Badger, Jessica Halvorsen, Jennifer Jackson & Christine Kully

James Madison University 
     12:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.                    SESSION III
 Sandra Brown Kelly, Radford University, Presiding

New River Valley Premiere of:
                                                "Beyond Killing Us Softly: The Strength to Resist"
Round Table Discussion to Follow. Participants: Kelly Reed, Christina Good, Laura Guilliams, Sharita Bolling, and Maresa Asma    

Radford University 
Room 107

        Keynote Address, DR. MARTHA MCCAUGHEY
                                    "GETTING PHYSICAL IN THEORY AND PRACTICE:
                                     THE IMPORTANCE OF THE BODY IN GENDER STUDIES" _________________________________________________
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    2:45 p.m.-3:00 p.m.                    COFFEE BREAK
     3:00 p.m.-4:30 p.m.                    SESSION IV
 Dr. Eloise Philpot, Radford University, Presiding
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   Women Animators and Filmmakers.
Kim Schnarr
Radford University 
 PRESENTATION: Definitions and Terms of the Transgender Community (3:00-4:00)
 Dr. Jeffery Aspelmeier, Radford University, Presiding
Room 105
Lea LaFluer
East Tennessee State University 
 Dr. Nora Reilly, Radford University, Presiding
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A. The Sex and Gender Role Differences in Exploration and Curiosity.
Beth Carroll, Crystal Fravel, Frank White, & Amy Childress 
Radford University 
B. Attributed Problem-Solving Skills of Professionals with Gender Typical and Gender Atypical Occupations.
Shaun Richardson & Sarah Grindstaff
Radford University 
Dr. Diane Hodge, Radford University, Presiding
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A. Gender and Local Development Initiatives in Cameroon.
Sariette Batibonak
University of Yaounde I- Cameroon 
B. Empowerment Gained, Empowerment Lost: Women in the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee from Civil Rights to Women's Liberation.
Aimee Koch
 Amherst College 
     4:30-5:00                     SESSION V
Choreographer: Kathryn Corinne DeVane-Shelor
Dancers:  Carlin Benedetto, Marie Brown,
Amanda Colebank, Hillary Jeffries,
Stephanie Maddock, Michelle McGraw,
Alyssa Slusher

Radford University 

    5:00-5:30                     RECEPTION Lobby
   All Day                        POSTERS AND DISPLAYS  
A. Women's Restricted Eating: The Role of Self-Objectification
    and Self-Efficacy.  
    Jessica Parrillo
Washington and Lee University 
B. Gender Differences in Perceptions of Female-Male
    Jessie Zahorian

Radford University  
C. The Effects of Gender and Smiling on Behavioral Expectations
    and Likeability.
    Gretchen Coe Tencza
Washington and Lee University  
D. Gender Differences in Academic Motivation: Differences in
    Class Attendance.
    Alissa Kate Holland, Daria Bobbin, Ashley Carle, Holly Bauer,
    & Shane Ashby
Radford University  
E. Gender Themes in Two Cultures.
    Debra Kincaid, Scottie Pritchard, & Joan Boone
Radford University  
F. Observing the Covariance among Silencing the Self, Coping,
    Imposter, and Self-Esteem Scores for A Population of Abused
    Women Living in the Appalachian Coalfields.
    Keith Banks & Lana Holbrook
University of Virginia at Wise  
Conference Planning Committee 2001: 
We gratefully acknowledge the work of Wayne Andrew, who maintains and provides information about the conference on the Center for Gender Studies Web Site ( ). In addition, we thank Allison Frederick, who designed the conference poster and the cover of this program. We also thank Cambridge Documentary Films for the use of the film  Beyond Killing Us Softly.
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Created by   W. Andrew   and   H. Lips    Last updated:  August 30th, 20013