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- The New School, New York City NY
iGDN inauguration and conference Parsons, New York
March 28th and 29th, 2013
*There are 200 tickets available to register before the event, but some additional tickets will be held for day of attendees.
• 11 am Session 1: WHY: Basic arguments for GenderDesign (what is Gender Design,
and why do we need such a network) – Verena Augustin/Jennifer
Schubert/Katharina Seeger (Berlin), Laurene Boym (New York), Maja
Gunn (Borås, Sweden), Carolin Höfler (Berlin and Braunschweig)
• 12 am Session 2: INTERCULTURAL APPROACHES: Reports on the status of
GenderDesign in different cultures – Lena Berglin/Kajssa Eriksson
(Gothenburg), Lucia Cuba (Peru), Joung Youn Lee (Seoul), Luisa Mok
Sze Man (Singapore)
• 1 pm–2 pm Lunch Break
• 2 pm Session 3: ACADEMIA & RESEARCH: Gender and Design: The current state in
the academic discourse, Reports on Research Studies: Sabine Foraita
(Hildesheim, Germany), Elke Gaugele (Vienna), Doreen Toutikian
(Beirut), Hanna Wirman (Hong Kong)
• 3 pm Session 4 PUBLIC MATTERS: Howto communicate GenderDesign to the
public: Paola Antonelli (New York), Tulga Beyerle (Vienna), Milena
• 4 pm Session 5 PROFESSIONALS: The professional reality of GenderDesign: Lorraine
Justice (Rochester, NY), Isabell Schruf (Cologne)
• 10 am-10.15 am: Introduction Simone Douglas
• 10.15 am-1 pm: Panel Discussion
Artists, writers and theorists will address some of the major theoretical and political debates that have marked crucial issues, from second wave feminism to postcolonial influences and queer theory. They will discuss major works of art in painting, installation, sculpture and video and performance art, as well as international artists and collaborators associated with these debates.
On the panel:
• 1. 30 pm: Lunch
• 2.30 pm: Official Foundation of the iGDN
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The New School is a major, degree-granting university where design and social research drive approaches to studying issues of our time. United by the core values of academic freedom, tolerance and experimentation, The New School prepares its more than 10,500 students to understand, contribute to, and succeed in a rapidly changing society, and thus make the world a better and more just place.
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