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Conference Schedule 2018

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Second Annual – I  M.O.M. Conference in St. Pete, FL

in partnership with the Department of Women’s & Gender Studies University of South Florida and made possible in part through grants from ResearchOne and USF

St. Petersburg, FLA Feb. 16 & 17th, 2018 

Teaching Mother Studies in the Academy and Beyond

 Friday, 16th February 2018

University of St Petersburg Harbour Room

9:00 – 9:30

 9:30- 9:45

On-Site Registration and Continental Breakfast                                                          

WELCOME: M. Joy Rose

9:45 – 10:45 SESSION: TEACHING INFORMING MOTHERHOOD

Lynda Ross, “Pedagogy and the personal: Teaching mother studies online”

Jodi Vandenberg-Daves, “Teaching maternal agency and reproductive justice in history”

Claire Wolfteich, “Mother studies in theological teaching and research: Working with women’s life writing”                                                      

10:45 – 11:00 DISCUSSION & BREAK
11:00 – 12:00 SESSION: MOTHERHOOD INFORMING TEACHING

Cayla Lanier, “A degree is not enough: What maternal pedagogies can offer to the notion of student success”

Marilyn Preston, “Maternal pedagogies: Autoethnography, mothering and teaching”

Angela Castañeda, “Mother-researcher-teacher: Turning the anthropological gaze inward”

12:00 – 12:40  LUNCH PROVIDED
12:40-2:00 SESSION: COMPLICATING/COMPLICATED MOTHERHOOD

Matthew J. Ahlfs, “Social External Forces Generating Emotional Turbulence on Mixed Status Families”

Rebecca Blackwell, “Public bodies”

Jonnelle Morales, “My Immigrant Mom: Learning to mother without her”

Katherine Miller, “Un/Becoming Mother”

2:00-2:15 DISCUSSION & BREAK
2:15 – 3:15 SESSION: MAKING MOTHERS/MOTHERHOOD VISIBLE IN THE ACADEMY

Summer Cunningham & Katherine Miller, “Making space for mothering and motherhood

studies in the academy by making space for mothers”

Sarah Irvin, “Art & Education experiences in education and the legal system”

Lizbett Benge, “Genealogies of struggles, or where mother studies meets gender studies”

3:15 – 3:30 DISCUSSION & BREAK
3:30- 4:30 SESSION: GENDER(ED) ROLES/GENDER(ED) STUDIES

Andrea O’Reilly, “‘Having your cake and eating it too’: Challenging and changing normative gender roles through partnerships”

Steven A. Nardi, “Who will read to baby? The nineteenth-century feminization of reading aloud to children”

Michelle Hughes Miller, “Grandmothering in remission”

4:30 – 4:45 DISCUSSION & BREAK
4:45 – 5:15 Betsy Schwartz, “The Fun Factor: The Science of the Brain on Fun & demo of Birth in the Know Game”
7:00 – 9:00 BOOK READING AND LAUNCH for the MUSIC OF MOTHERHOOD

M. Joy Rose & Lynda Ross, editors with Andrea O’Reilly & Demeter Press, Publishers

Refreshments will be served

PLEASE NOTE THE LOCATION: THE MUSEUM OF MOTHERHOOD

538 28th St. N. St. Pete (6th Ave & 28th) RSVP PLEASE

Saturday 17th February 2018

University of St Petersburg Harbour Room

9:00 – 9:45 Welcome Gathering, Continental Breakfast and On-site Registration
9:45-10:30 KEYNOTE PRESENTATION

Andrea O’Reilly

“The baby out with the bathwater: The disavowal and disappearance of motherhood in 20th and 21st century academic feminism”

10:30-10:45 DISCUSSION & BREAK
10:45-12:05 SESSION: HEALTH AND EMPOWERMENT

Shari-Ann James, “Mama moods: Exploring emotional complications during the perinatal period”

Sunahtah Jones, “Black Single Mothers and Black Queer Mothers”                                                

Kate Greenway, “Object relations: Adoption, identity, and motherhood”

Deborah Byrd, “Using theatre of the oppressed to empower young, low-income parents”

12:05 – 1:15 CAFETERIA LUNCH ON YOUR OWN
1:15 – 3:00 SESSION: VISIBLE MOTHERS – FICTION, FILM, & INSTAGRAM

Kelley O’Brien, “Understanding Wendy: The quiet hero”

Morgan Wallace, “Cool moms & cool media: Active-passivity in Poltergeist”

Cera R. Shain, “Insta-bump: Reactions to Kim Kardashian-West’s pregnant body”

Megan Wiedeman, “Bad-Ass Mothering?: Patriarchal motherhood in the Terminator”

Lindsay Firster, “Atypical Mothering Identity”

3:00– 3:15 DISCUSSION & BREAK
3:15-4:15

 

 

 

 

 

SESSION: VISUAL/VISUALIZING MOTHERHOOD

Felice Amato, “What I Could Make of Mothering”

Carrie Scanga, “Mothering Gaze: a studio practice”

Summer Cunningham, “Open House: a performance art project by mother and son or if you haven’t an academic home, invite the academy into your home”

4:15-5:00 KEYNOTE PRESENTATION

Sarah Irvin – “The Artist / Parent Index”

5:00 – 5:30 WRAP UP AND CLOSING CIRCLE

M. Joy Rose with participants

If you wish to attend as a general public guest, please write us: info@MOMmuseum.org

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