9.1177, Confs: Perceiving and Performing Gender

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Subject: 9.1177, Confs: Perceiving and Performing Gender

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Date:  Fri, 21 Aug 1998 08:41:31 +0200
From:  "Dr. Friederike Braun" <braun at zif.uni-kiel.de>
Subject:  Perceiving and Performing Gender

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Date:  Fri, 21 Aug 1998 08:41:31 +0200
From:  "Dr. Friederike Braun" <braun at zif.uni-kiel.de>
Subject:  Perceiving and Performing Gender

Perceiving and Performing Gender: 4th Symposion on Gender Research

12-14 November, Kiel University, Germany

Contact: Susanne Oelkers <oelkers at zif.uni-kiel.de>

Preliminary program:

Thursday, Nov. 12, 1998
Opening address at 6:30 p.m. by
Prof. Dr. Ruprecht Haensel
President of Christian-Albrechts-University at Kiel
Gisela Boehrk
Minister for Education, Science, Research, and Culture of
Prof. Dr. Gudula Linck
Director of ZiF, CAU Kiel

7:00 - 8:00 p.m.: Introductory remarks: Wahrnehmung und Herstellung
von Geschlecht

Dr. Ursula Pasero, ZiF, CAU

Friday, Nov. 13, 1998
9:00 - 10:00 a.m.
Prof. Dr. Anthony Mulac
Department of Communication, University of California, Santa Barbara
Perceptions of women and men based on their linguistic behavior: The
Gender-Linked Language Effect
10:00 - 11:00 a.m.
Prof. Dr. Donald G. MacKay
Department of Psychology, University of California, Los Angeles
Learning, comprehending, and thinking gender in English, German, and
Coffee break
11:30 - 12:30 a.m.
Prof. Dr. Mahzarin R. Banaji
Department of Psychology, Yale University
Implicit prejudice
Lunch break
2:30 - 6:00 p.m.
Concurrent panel sessions (coffee breaks)
6:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Prof. Dr. Jutta Allmendinger
Institut fr Soziologie, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitaet Muenchen
Prof. Dr. J. Richard Hackman
Department of Psychology, Harvard University
Mitigating the stress of gender recomposition: A cross-institutional,
cross-national analysis
Informal gathering for refreshments and getting acquainted

Saturday, Nov. 14, 1998
9:00 - 10:00 a.m.
Prof. Dr. Thomas W. Laqueur
Department of History, University of California, Berkeley
The invention and gendering of onanism, 1711 - 1974
10:00 - 11:00 a.m.
Prof. Dr. Elisabeth Bronfen
Englisches Seminar, Universitaet Zuerich
Sprache der Hysterie im Zeichen der Geschlechterdifferenz
Coffee break
11:30 - 12:30 a.m.
Prof. Dr. Allucqure Rosanne Stone
Advanced Communication Technologies Laboratory,
Department of Radio-TV-Film, University of Texas, Austin
Title pending
Lunch break
2:30 - 3:30 p.m.
Poster presentation and discussion period
Coffee break
3:30 - 6:00 p.m.
Concurrent panel sessions
6:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Dr. Ursula Pasero: Closing remarks

The following papers were selected for presentation in panel sessions:

Session 1: "Voice and language"

- Sociobiological ideologies of gender difference in phonetic research
Norma Mendoza-Denton (Tuscon, Arizona, USA)/Elizabeth A. Strand
(Columbus, Ohio, USA)
- Female and male vowel systems: does time play a role?
Dr. Adrian Simpson (Kiel, Germany)
- A comparison of gender differences in the production and perception
of aspects of voice quality
Monique Biemans (Nijmegen, Netherlands)
- Gender perception influences speech processing
Elizabeth A. Strand (Columbus, Ohio, USA)
- Performing gender through voice pitch: A comparative study of
monolingual and bilingual speakers of Japanese and English
Yumiko Ohara (Sapporo, Japan)
- Low pitch in the linguistic performance of California Latina gang
Stefanie Jannedy (Columbus, Ohio, USA)/Norma Mendoza-Denton (Tuscon,
Arizona, USA)
- Proverbs and gender discourse in Morocco
Najia El Alami (Ifrane, Morocco)
- "A German woman wouldn't understand": Constructing more than just
Ingrid Piller (Hamburg, Germany)

Session 2: "Text, art, media"
- Geschlecht im Cyberspace
Yvonne Bauer/Ute Je-Desaever (Germany)
- Erotic masculinities and the representation of sexual difference
Brian Curtin (United Kingdom)
- Male sex roles in French television advertisements: Is masculinity

Theodora Ziamou (Paris, France)
- Presenting, perceiving and performing gender in pre-Raphaelite art
Patricia Plummer (Mainz, Germany)
- Staging the self: Women constructing identities in theatre
Sarah Colvin (Edinburgh, United Kingdom)
- Perceiving and performing gender in the drama of Caryl Churchill
Annette Pankratz (Passau, Germany)
- Real and hyperreal: A politics of the other
Annette Comte (Burwood, Victoria, Australia)
- Thus spoke the Medusa: The demise of the masculine/feminine
dichotomy in Friedrich Nietzsche and Hlne Cixous
Kelly S. Meyer (Notre Dame, Indiana, USA)
- Gebrtlichkeit und Geschlecht nach Hannah Arendt und Rahel Levin
Claudia Jost (Hamburg, Germany)

Session 3: "History and remembrance"
- The end of masculinity: Gender performance and the male body in
early modern Germany
Bettina Mathes (Berlin, Germany)
- Rough masculinity: The mythologizing of the sailor in nineteenth
century Britain
Valerie Burton (St. John's, Newfoundland, Canada)
- Masculinization Feminization: Utopian and scientific experiments in
the early 20th century
Heiko Stoff (Hamburg, Germany)
- Motherliness and mastery: German women and constructions of gender
and "race" in Nazi-occupied Poland 1940-44
Elizabeth Harvey (Liverpool, United Kingdom)
- Gedchtnis und Geschlecht: Franzsische Widerstandsdenkmler als
Ausdruck von nationaler Erinnerungskultur und Ort der
Inszenierung von Geschlechterverhltnissen
Mechthild Gilzmer (Berlin, Germany)

Session 4: "Occupation and family"
- Should I stay or should I go? Wer verlt die Wissenschaft als Beruf
Janina von Stebut/Stefan Fuchs (Mnchen, Germany)
- Women lawyers in Germany  Perception and construction of feminity
Ulrike Schulz (Hagen, Germany)
- Von Lwen, Menschen und Organisationen
Sylvia M. Wilz (Dortmund, Germany)
- Jenseits der Grenzen von Geschlecht? Lebensthemen und ihre Bedeutung
in Partnerschaften
Barbara Keddi/Patricia Pfeil (Mnchen, Germany)

Session 5: "Nature and body"
- Geschlecht zwischen Natur und Konstrukt. Zur Bedeutung des
Naturbegriffs fr eine kritische Sozialwissenschaft
Christine Hauskeller (Darmstadt, Germany)
- Interpretationen des Geschlechterverhltnisses in der modernen
Inge Schrder (Kiel, Germany)
- Perceiving gender: Wahrnehmung der eigenen
Geschlechtsrollenidentifikation und krperlichen bzw. psychischen
Kerrin Christiansen (Hamburg, Germany)
- Sex testing, sport, and national identity: Gender performance and
America's democratic bodies
Cheryl L. Cole (Urbana, Illinois, USA)
- Sexuelle Gewalt gegen Frauen: Die Ermittlung von protektiven
Entwicklungsbedingungen bei Mnnern und ihre Implikationen fr
Susanne Kade (Bamberg, Germany)

Session 6: "Construction of gender"
- Process of professional education and socialization of woman
academics: The construction of feminity in a biographical and
generative point of view
Monika Klinkhammer (Bonn, Germany)
- Soziale Identitten contra Geschlechtsidentitten
Anita Fetzer (Stuttgart, Germany)/Angelika Glckner-Rist/Anina Mischau
(Mannheim, Germany)
- Konstruktionen von Mnnlichkeit in der Frauen- und Mnnerforschung
zwischen Stereotypisierung und Differenzierung und ihre
Bedeutung fr eine reflexive Geschlechterforschung
Mathias Rudlof (Berlin, Germany)
- Persnliche Konstrukte zu Frauen und Mnnern in unterschiedlichen
sozialen Rollen
Christine Altsttter-Gleich (Landau, Germany)
- "Wo ist denn der Vater?" Verque(e)re Gedanken zum Thema Erziehung
und Geschlecht
Anja Tervooren (Berlin, Germany)
- Konstruktion von Krisenbewltigung aus geschlechtsspezifischer
Heike Schemmel (Bamberg, Germany)

Contact: Susanne Oelkers <oelkers at zif.uni-kiel.de>

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