Program & Schedule of Events
                                                 1998 Student Research Conference on Gender

8:30a.m. Registration desk opens, coffee available - Day Lounge

9:00a.m. Welcoming Remarks - Commonwealth Room
     Dr. Hilary M. Lips, Director, Center for Gender Studies

9:00a.m. To 5:00p.m. (Ongoing) Commonwealth Room
     Poster Display: Student Research projects on gender.
See listing of projects and presenters at the end of this program.

9:00a.m. To 1:00p.m.     (Ongoing)      Day Lounge
     Book Display and Sale, Radford University Bookstore

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9:15-10:30a.m.     SESSION I

Panel: GENDER AND THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM     Lounge B
Dr. Mary Atwell, Radford University, Presiding
A. Violence Against Women Act: A Case Analysis. Tracey Smart Arwood. Radford University.
B. Women In Corrections. Lee C. Edwards. Radford University.
C. Adolescent Female Sex Offenders. Kimberlee G. Spath. Radford University

GENDER & MEDIA     Radford Room
Dr. Celeste Gaia, Emory & Henry College, Presiding
A. Lessons in Inequality: What Children's' TV Commercials Teach About Gender. Tonya Price, Kelly Mazaris, & Tawyna Taylor. Emory & Henry College.
B. Portrayal of Women in Film: Using James Bond as a Vehicle. Upma Singh. Radford University. C. The Impact of Women in Advertising on Sexual Attitudes. Maria Zanardo. Radford University.

GENDERED REALITIES, GENDERED ROLES     Blue Ridge Room
Dr. Nora Reilly, Radford University, Presiding
A. Who is Perpetuating the Gender Gap? Jennifer Maliszewski. Radford University.
B. Differences in Communication Styles and Patterns between Men and Women. Matt Davis & Kimberly Dennis. Emory & Henry College.
C. Relationship Patterns Among Males and Females Within the Black Community. Nicole Childers-Daniels & Stevette Barnette. Radford University.
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9:15 - 10:45     Faculty Club
REDISCOVERING WOMEN: QUESTIONS OF IDENTITYAND LITERARYTRADITION
Dr. Rita Kranidis, Radford University, Presiding
A. Rediscovering a National Treasure: Willa Cather - Novelist of Nature, Gender and Geography in Virginia and Nebraska. John Forbes. Emory & Henry College.
B. The Dichotomy of the Female identity in Medbh McGuckian's The Seed Picture. Katherine Wheelock. Washington and Lee University.
C. The Connection Between Sexual Liberty and Friendship in The Treason in Friendship. Heather Bradley. Washington and Lee University.
D. Recreating, Remaining, Relieving Eve: Seventeenth Century Women Writer's Reconciliation's of the Story of Eve. Koren Bakkegard. Wake Forest University.
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10:30 - 11:00    COFFEE BREAK      Day Lounge
During this break, the authors of the posters displayed in the Commonwealth Room will be available by their posters to discuss their work.

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11:00 - 12:15     SESSION 11
Symposium: CONSTRUCTING MEANING IN MEN'S EXPERIENCES OF HETEROSEXUAL SEX AND VIOLENCE     Lounge B
Dr. Arnold Kahn, James Madison University, Presiding
A. Male Perceptions of Stages in Romantic Relationships. Elizabeth Pillsbury & Kristen Finlayson. James Madison University.
B. Working the Yes Out: Men's Views of Token Resistance in Heterosexual Dating Relationships. Heather D. Sheets & Amee H. Vyas. James Madison University.
C. Men's Perceptions of Power and Control in Heterosexual Dating Relationships. Danielle Bourgault & Jennifer Anthony. James Madison University

RELIGION & SPIRITUALITY     Radford Room
Dr. Kay Jordan, Radford University, Presiding
A. The Role Of Personal Spirituality and Social Church Participation in the Life Satisfaction of Older Widowed Women. Christina M. Neill. James Madison University.
B. A Critical Examination of Re-imagining God, The Case for Scriptural Diversity. Gregory Ward. Emory & Henry College.
C. Women's Spirituality: An Alternative to Patriarchal Religion. Kim Carter & Kelly Miller. Emory & Henry College.

SIGNPOSTS & BARRIERS: SOCIAL MESSAGES ABOUT GENDER     Blue Ridge Room
Ms. Brenda Lott, Radford University, Presiding
A. Finding Ourselves Through Others: Another View of Modeling. Misty Sword Puckett & Dr. Mary D. O'Quinn. Clinch Valley College.
B. The Influence of Stereotypical Beliefs and Expectations on Females' Performance in Mathematics. Lori Wilson. Radford University.
C. Gender Inequality in College Classrooms. Amanda Broyden & Rohin L. Saviola. Emory & Henry College.

LITERATURE, GENDER, AND THE FEMALE BODY     Faculty Club
Dr. Jane Wemhoener, Radford University, Presiding
A. Women and the Languages of Madness. Mercy Cannon. Radford University.
B. Jane Eyre and the Spiritualized Body. Ginny MacNemar. Virginia Tech.
C. Revolutionary Female Discourse Against Oppression. Jennifer Owings. Radford University.


12:15 - 1:15- 1:15     LUNCH     Lounges A and C
      LUNCH TICKET REQUIRED
                                                                                                                                                           
1:15 - 2:30     Commonwealth Room
Presentation of the Eleanor Kemp Memorial Awards for Undergraduate Research
     Dr. Marie Waters
Keynote Address, DR. MARY CRAWFORD
                            "FEMINIST RESEARCH: GENERATIONS OF CHANGE"

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2:30 - 3:30     SESSION III
AESTHETIC SENSIBILITY (Discussion/Performance Art)     Lounge B
A. Aesthetic Sensibility: Recreating Patterns Of Connection. Sarah Speir Sethi. Radford University. (with Margaret Devaney, Radford University)

WOMEN IN SCIENCE (Roundtable)     Radford Room
Dr. Pamela Jackson, Radford University, Presiding
A. Women in Science: An Integration of Research Findings and Personal Experience. Lori Wilson, Kacy St.Clair, & Zoe Merlino. Radford University, & Marsha Wilson. Concord College

GENDER AND COPING     Blue Ridge Room
Dr. Ann Elliott, Emory & Henry College, Presiding
A. Effects of Parental and Adolescent Gender on the Coping Behaviors of Parental Bereaved Adolescents. Laura L. Ivey, Dr. Heather Servaty, & Mindy Jackson. Radford University.
B. Wife of a Vietnam Veteran With Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. Teresa Misro. Radford University
C. Surplus Reality: Narrative Therapy, Psychodrama, and 'How to Tell a True War Story'. Randee Huber. Radford University.

IDENTITIES     Cascades Room
Dr. Heidi Levine, Radford University, Presiding
A. Bisexual Identity Formation: An Exploratory Study. J. Alison Bess. Radford University.
B. Growing Up In An Alternative Family System. Stacy Clement. Saybrook Institute.
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3:30 - 3:45     COFFEE BRFAK Day Lounge

3:45 - 5:00     SESSION IV
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DISCOVERING MFANINGS: GENDER IN POETRY AND DANCE     Lounge B
Dr. Margaret Devaney, Radford University, Presiding
A. Puppy Love and Suspended Moment. Kristy Spivey. Radford University.
B. Collapse. Regina Mento. Radford University.

STEREOTYPES IN EDUCATION     Radford Room
Dr. Hilary Lips, Radford University, Presiding
A. Women and the Internet. Rebecca K. Scheckler. Virginia Tech.
B. Perceptions of Gender-Role Stereotypes in College Students. J. Noland White Jr. University Of Tennessee.
C. Current Self and Possible Self-Conceptualizations: A Comparison of Two Academic Settings. Ginger Hudson. Radford University.
D. Regional Comparisons of Gender Differences in Relation to Current and Possible Selves. Lisa Buckalew. Radford University.

SEXUALITY: ISSUES & QUESTIONS     Blue Ridge Room
Dr. Dianne Friedman, Radford University, Presiding
A. Analyzing the Sexual Sadist. Amy Dellinger. Radford University.
B. A Qualitative Study on Women's Disclosure of Sexual Abuse. Leigh Faulconer. Radford University.
C. It's Your Choice. Sherry Murphy & Dr. Dianne Friedman. Radford University.
D. Feminism, Sexual Harassment, and the Army. Peter Kilner. Virginia Tech.

SELF-IMAGES OF WOMEN/ RELATIONSHIPS     Cascades Room
Dr. Sue Conrad, Radford University, Presiding
A. A Pilot Study of the Symbolic Convergence of College Women's Fantasy Themes. Tara Hawkins. Radford University.
B. Study of Imposter Phenomenon in Appalachian Women. Lisa Marcum & Dr. Mary Darcy O'Quinn, Clinch Valley College.
C. Effect of Family Structure on One's Self-Concept. A-Bison Buckles & Dr. Mary Darcy O'Quinn, Clinch Valley College.
D. Gender and the Development of Individuation. Tony James, & Christa Parker, Radford University, & Troy D. Mullis, Rowan-Cabarrus Community College.
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5:00 - 6:00     RECEPTION     Faculty Club
Please join other participants for refreshments and conversation, and enjoy the music of Pipe Dreams, a saxophone quartet featuring Radford University students Danny Shaw, Carrie Henkley, Jacin Nagao, Shawn Carter.
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Posters (All Day)      Commonwealth Room

A. The Influence of Gender on Perceptions of Employability, Accommodation Costs and Co-worker Acceptance of Individuals with Disabilities. Yevette Nicholson, John Van Meter & Kerry Tolley. Marshall University.
B. It is Our Fault. Tameisha Johnson. Radford University.
C. Perceptions of Gender & Power. Joe Cooke. Radford University.
D. Powerful Models and Chosen Careers. Melanie Rogers. Radford University.
E. Attributions of Responsibility for Child Abuse. Sudie Back Sattler. Medical University of South Carolina.


Conference Planning Committee 1997 - 1998:
Nicole Childers-Daniels, Ginger Hudson, Hilary Lips, Melanie Rogers, Lori Wilson
Acknowledgements
The Conference Planning Committee acknowledges with appreciation the assistance of the Department of Psychology at Radford University. In addition, we are especially grateful to Jennifer Spoon, who designed the conference poster and the cover of this program, and to Scott McManus, who designed the Center's logo featured on the poster. We are grateful to Dianne Friedman, Cassie Carter, and Wayne Andrew for their help in making the conference a success. Finally, we thank the Women's Alliance of Radford University for their support and assistance.
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