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Women's, Gender, & LGBTQ Studies

Sunday. 31 March, 2024 - Saturday. 06 April, 2024
Week 14
Wednesday. 03 April, 2024
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

WSSA Welcoming Reception

Garden Terrace

All Attendees Invited

 

WSSA Recepción del presidente

 

Se invita a todos los asistentes

Thursday. 04 April, 2024
8:00 AM - 9:30 AM

WGBL-01 Gender Issues

Frio

Coordinator: Barbara Bonnekessen, Ph.D.
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Affiliation: Eastern Illinois University

 

Moderator: Barbara Bonnekessen, Eastern Illinois University

 

Policy Coalitions and Sex Trafficking: The Case of Nebraska
    - William Aviles, University of Nebraska at Kearney
    - Alyssa King, University of Nebraska at Kearney

1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

LASC-03 (WGBL) Mujeres, Trabajo y Ciencia / Women, Labor & Science

Chula Vista Boardroom

Coordinator: Jesus Ruiz Flores
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Affiliation: Universidad de Guadalajara

Coordinator: Debra D. Andrist
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Affiliation: Sam Houston State University, Texas, USA

Coordinator: Fernando Pedro Viacava-Breiding
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Affiliation: Tecnologico Nacional de Mexico, Campus Morelia

 

Chairperson: Ignacio Medina Núñez, El Colegio de Jalisco, México

 

Moderator:

 

Resiliencia ante la violencia en el noviazgo: programa piloto con mujeres jóvenes en Guadalajara, México
   - Adriana Medina Villegas, Instituto Superior de Estudios de Occidente (ISEO)

Las mujeres y la raicilla. La participación de mujeres en la producción de destilados de agave con denominación de origen
   - Suhey Ayala, Universidad de Guadalajara, México
   - Víctor Manuel Castillo-Girón, Universidad de Guadalajara, México
   - Martha Patricia Aceves-Márquez, Universidad de Guadalajara, México
   - Mónica Mata-López, Universidad de Guadalajara, México
   - Miriam González-Dueñas, Universidad de Guadalajara, México
   - María Candelaria Dolores Luquín-Topete, Universidad de Guadalajara, México

Empoderamiento de las mujeres de carreras STEM
   - Adriana Romero Tscheschner, Facultad de Ciencias de la Conducta, Universidad Autónoma del Estado de México
   - Jorge Soto-Ortega, Facultad de Ciencias de la Conducta, Universidad Autónoma del Estado de México
   - Enrique Navarrete-Sánchez, Facultad de Ciencias de la Conducta, Universidad Autónoma del Estado de México

WOMEN IN SCIENCE: The extraordinary life of Marie Curie (1867-1934)
   - Ignacio Medina-Nuñez, El Colegio de Jalisco, México

El trabajo de cuidados, esencial pero invisible en la formación de la fuerza de trabajo en Zacatecas, México
   - Humberto de Luna, Universidad Autónoma de Zacatecas, México
   - Marisol Cruz-Cruz, Universidad Autónoma de Zacatecas, México
   - Sergio Félix-Ramírez, Universidad Autónoma de Zacatecas, México
   - Benito Robles-Benítez, Universidad Autónoma Indígena de México

Friday. 05 April, 2024
7:00 AM - 9:00 AM

WSSA Breakfast & Give Back

Garden Terrace

During this break we will be asking for donations to the local food bank.

11:15 AM - 1:00 PM

WSSA President's Luncheon

Garden Terrace

This is a ticketed event.

During this break we will be asking for donations to the local food bank.

2:30 PM - 5:30 PM

RAS-03 San Antonio Food Bank's Urban Farm Fieldtrip

Field Trip to the San Antonio Food Bank's Urban Farm at Mission San Juan


Please join us for an amazing local experience on Friday afternoon from 2:30 to 5:30 p.m.


Sign up at the Registration Desk by 1:00 p.m. to guarantee a spot on this local trip.

 

 

The San Antonio Food Bank’s farm at Mission San Juan is actually on a National Park site. All of the San Antonio Missions, besides the Alamo, are run by the National Park System, and ours is an unusual land use agreement where we’re able to cultivate on some of its land. When the Spanish colonists arrived and established the missions almost 300 years ago, they started farming that land using acequias, which were diversion ditches inspired by Roman and Moorish irrigation techniques. We continue the same tradition by farming this land, where a portion is irrigated using the historic methods of the Spanish and the indigenous. We also focus on cultivating more drought tolerant crops that can withstand rising temperatures. What food we grow ends up going to the community in South Texas that needs it through our Food Bank distribution programs.

2:45 PM - 4:15 PM

WSSA Business Meeting

Frio

Attendees

WSSA Executive Council

2:45 PM - 4:15 PM

LASC-13 (CDD, WGBL) Valorando las enseñanzas de la pandemia por Covid-19 para la implementación de nuevas dinámicas en la salud para salvar vidas

Nueces

Coordinator: Jesus Ruiz Flores
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Affiliation: Universidad de Guadalajara

Coordinator: Debra D. Andrist
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Affiliation: Sam Houston State University, Texas, USA

Coordinator: Fernando Pedro Viacava-Breiding
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Affiliation: Tecnologico Nacional de Mexico, Campus Morelia

 

Chairperson: Maria de los Angeles Flores, The University of Texas at El Paso

 

Moderator: Manuel Chavez, Michigan State University

 

Vulnerabilidades de mujeres jornaleras ante la pandemia por COVID-19 en el Valle de San Quintín, Baja California
   - Concepción Martinez Valdés, Universidad Autónoma de Baja California
   - Lourdes Camarena-Ojinaga, Universidad Autónoma de Baja California

Narrativas de trabajadoras del sector salud en tiempos de pandemia en San Quintín, B. C.
   - Lourdes Camarena-Ojinaga, Universidad Autónoma de Baja California
   - Concepción Martínez Valdés, Universidad Autónoma de Baja California

Impact of COVID-19 on journalists: How the pandemic affected the health, economic, social and work conditions for the news media in Latin America and elsewhere
   - Kris Kodrich, Colorado State University

Documentando las rutinas informativas del periodismo transfronterizo de emergencia de los Dos Laredos durante la pandemia del Covid- 19
   - Maria de los Angeles Flores, The University of Texas at El Paso

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

AFIT - Keynote Speaker Dr. James Galbraith

Pecos

Dr. James K. Galbraith, Ph.D.

 

Inflation, Sanctions, Demography: Some practical applications of evolutionary and institutional economics.

 

Lloyd M. Bentsen Jr. Chair in Government/Business Relations and Professor of Government
University of Texas at Austin
Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs

 

Click Here for Dr. Galbraith's Bio

8:00 PM - 9:00 PM

A Facebook Concert

Presidential Suite

Coordinator: Lisa Ossian
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Affiliation: Indian Hills Community College

 

The Kinkaider's Song:  A Homesteader Ballad from the Nebraska Sandhills

 

   - Tom Isern, North Dakota State University

 

The family of prairie folksong tracing lineage to the gospel hymn, “Beulah Land,” is prolific. “Beulah Land” is about a place, the blissful afterlife. Prairie singers borrowed its melody and motifs to localize them to their own places on the plains, sometimes as joyful paeans to a bountiful country, other times as sardonic commentaries on a hard land. “The Kinkaider’s Song” is exceptional in that it is traceable to a particular time and place: the Kinkaider picnic of 16 August 1911, a gathering of homesteaders at the Will Davis grove, a seven-year-old tree claim near Anselmo, in northern Custer County, Nebraska. Fourteen-year-old Matilda Matthews was there and wrote for a regional newspaper, the Atkinson Graphic, “We composed a song, ‘The Kinkaider’s Song,’ and sang it.” The song resounding through the Davis grove in 1911 arose from the historical circumstances of the Kinkaid Act of 1904, which allowed homesteads of a full section, 640 acres, rather than a quarter-section, 160 acres. Its sponsor and heroic proponent, Congressman Moses P. Kinkaid, was present when the Kinkaiders sang their anthem in his honor. From there the song passed into oral tradition and the mysterious canon of Great Plains balladry. Recently discovered, the original text and circumstances of “The Kinkaider’s Song” illustrate the capacity of digitized source materials to move ballads previously anonymous into the realm of known authorship and context--an important development in the interpretation of Great Plains folksong.

Saturday. 06 April, 2024
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

WSSA President’s Reception

Garden Terrace

All Attendees Invited

 

WSSA Recepción del presidente

 

Se invita a todos los asistentes