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The 10th Annual Race, Gender and Sexuality Student Conference

Mar 14, 2014
1:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Livak Ballroom

Student panels: 2:00pm-3:30pm & 3:45pm-5:15pm
Reception: 5:15pm-5:45pm
Keynote speaker: 6:00pm-7:30pm

"On Becoming a Bottom-Up Feminist," Keynote speaker Emi Koyama is a multi-issue social justice activist and writer synthesizing feminist, Asian, survivor, dyke, queer, sex worker, intersex, genderqueer, and crip politics, as these factors, while not a complete descriptor of who she is, all impacted her life. Emi is currently the director of Intersex Initiative. Emi lives in Seattle, Washington and is putting the emi back in feminism since 1975.

Parking (paid before 3:30pm) is available in the Jeffords Parking Lot.

Co-sponsored by the ALANA U.S. Ethnic Studies and the Gender, Sexuality and Women?s Studies Programs.

Thanks to UVM President Tom Sullivan, the Office of the Provost, the Office of the Vice President for Human Resources, Diversity and Multicultural Affairs, the Department of Student Life, and the Department of History.

To request accommodations such as seating, interpreting, etc. for this event, please contact Conference and Event Services at or 802-656-5665 in advance of the event.

Price: Free, no registration required

For more information, contact Gender, Sexuality, and Women's Studies Program at 802-656-4282 or

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