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Thinking Gender 2018: Pre-existing Conditions

March 1, 2018 - March 2, 2018

Thinking Gender, Pre-existing Conditions

28th Annual Thinking Gender Graduate Student Research Conference

March 1-2, 2018, UCLA

Conference Schedule: https://csw.ucla.edu/TG18-schedule
Pre-Registration for Thinking Gender is now closed. On-site registration will be available on the days of the conference.

Thinking Gender is an annual public conference highlighting graduate student research on women, sexuality, and gender across all disciplines and historical periods. This year’s conference theme, Pre-existing Conditions, will focus on the connections between health and gender as in the context of on-going discussions about gender-focused health and healthcare.

The conference will feature paper, poster, speed pitching research roundtable, and visual arts presentations.

Conference Schedule

Call for Proposals and Submission Guidelines

Accommodation and Parking Information



Keynote Address:

Anticipated Pleasures and Sexual Double Standards: 

Explaining gender differences in reaction to real and hypothetical sexual offers

Terri Conley, PhD

Associate Professor of Psychology, University of Michigan

Date: Thursday, March 1

Time: 3:15 PM

Location: California Room, UCLA Faculty Center


Trauma-Informed Yoga

Zabie Yamasaki

UCLA Campus Assault Resources and Education (CARE) Program

Date: Friday, March 2

Time: 9:00 AM

Location: California Room, UCLA Faculty Center

Art Exhibition:

February 26 – March 2, 2018

Kerckhoff Hall Art Gallery

Join us for a Reception, Film Screening and Networking Event celebrating the Thinking Gender Conference and Art Exhibition!

Date: Thursday, March 1

Time: 5:30 PM

Location: Kerckhoff Grand Salon & Art Gallery

Sign language interpretation will be provided at selected panels on March 2:

  • 10:15 AM: Gendered Violence
  • 1:00 PM: Sex and Sexuality
  • 4:00 PM: Affective Labor and Mental Health

Co-sponsored by:

  • Backed by UCLA Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion
  • UCLA Bixby Center on Population and Reproductive Health
  • UCLA Kaiser Permanente Center for Health Equity
  • Southern California HIV/AIDS Policy Research Center
  • UCLA Department of Psychology
  • UCLA Jonathan and Karin Fielding School of Public Health
  • UCLA Center for Health Policy Research
  • UCLA Department of Community Health Sciences
  • UCLA Department of Film, Television, and Digital Media
  • UCLA World Arts & Cultures/Dance
  • UCLA Art and Global Health Center
  • UCLA Cultural Affairs Commission
  • UCLA Art|Sci Center
  • UCLA Public Health Student Association
  • Division of Social Sciences

THIS IS A FRAGRANCE-FREE EVENT. For the health and safety of all attendees, please refrain from wearing products that contain fragrances when attending CSW events. Such products include: perfumes, hair products, deodorants, detergents, etc. For more information, visit our Events Accessibility Page: https://csw.ucla.edu/event-accessibility.

If you require accommodations in order for this event to be accessible to you (e.g., sign language interpretation, large print materials, etc.), please contact CSW at csw@csw.ucla.edu at least two weeks prior to the event.


March 1, 2018
March 2, 2018
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