THE FEMINIST CLASSROOM

Friday, March 30, 2012, 12 noon – 5:00 pm
Location: The Thompson Room, Barker Center, Harvard University
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/172448962866346/

A half-day conference and workshop for graduate students and postdocs
developing a professional teaching profile in women’s, gender, and
sexuality studies.

Workshop a syllabus that you are developing for job applications or
for a course proposal
Get tips on incorporating topics in women’s, gender, and sexuality
studies into your teaching from experienced and award-winning feminist
professors
Engage with feminist theoretical perspectives on the practice and
objectives of university teaching
Network with students and faculty in women’s, gender, and sexuality
studies from the Boston area

This event is free and open to graduate students and postdocs from any
department at Harvard and any graduate program at Graduate Consortium
in Women’s Studies member institutions (BC, BU, Brandeis, Harvard,
MIT, Northeastern, Simmons, Tufts and UMass Boston). REGISTRATION
REQUIRED (see below.)

Conference Schedule – Friday, March 30, 2012

11:30 – 12:00 pm: Registration

12 – 1:30 pm:    Lunch and Panel
Incorporating Gender:  Designing and Teaching Courses with a Gendered Lens

1:45 – 3:15 pm:  Concurrent Workshops

Syllabus and Course Design 101: Learn from pedagogy specialists from
the Harvard Bok Center for Teaching and Learning and the Graduate
Consortium in Women’s Studies
Breakout Sessions with Faculty:  Workshop your Syllabus-in-Progress in
Small Groups with Women’s and Gender Studies Faculty Experts**

3:30 – 5:00 pm:  Coffee and Panel
Why We Teach: Feminist Pedagogy in the College Classroom

5:15 – 6:30 pm:  Graduate Student Happy Hour
Sponsored by the Graduate Consortium in Women’s Studies
Harvard Square, location TBA

Registration required by March 16, 2012.  To register, email
wgs@fas.harvard.edu.
(Lunch provided with registration)

** Students interested in participating in this workshop must submit a
draft syllabus beforehand. To participate, submit your draft by March
16 to wgs@fas.harvard.edu

Cosponsored by the Harvard University Committee on Degrees in Women,
Gender, and Sexuality Studies and the Graduate Consortium in Women’s
Studies.

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