No Limits Conference 2010

“Global Issues, Local Voices: No Limits 2010
March 5-6, 2010 at the University of Nebraska - Lincoln

Conference Schedule:

Friday, March 5, 2010
10:00-11:15: Registration
11:15-12:30: Lunch - Welcome
12:45-2:00: Break out Sessions
2:15-3:30: Break out Sessions
4:00-5:30: Keynote Speaker - Obioma Nnaemeka
5:30-7:00: Reception

Saturday, March 6, 2010
8:30-9:00: Registration
9:00-10:15: Break out Sessions
10:30-11:45: Break out Sessions
12:00-1:15: Break out Sessions
1:30-2:45 Lunch, "Community Connections" roundtable, Final Close

** All events will take place at UNL's City Campus Union, with the exception of Friday evening keynote address and reception (Sheldon Memorial Art Gallery).**


Keynote and Featured Speakers include:

2010 No Limits Keynote Speaker Obioma Nnaemeka is a Professor of French, Women’s Studies, and African/African Diaspora Studies and current of the President of the Association of African Women Scholars. She has taught and published extensively on literature, women’s/gender studies, women in development, global feminisms, women in non-Western cultures, and African/African Diaspora studies.

The Keynote will be held in conjunction with the Sheldon Art Gallery's “First Friday” reception. This event also coincides with their exhibition “Shrew’d: The Smart & Sassy Survey of American Women Artists,” which runs from February 12, 2010 thru May 9, 2010. “Women Make Movies: Women Changing the World,” series of movies at the Ross on women's international issues to be screened throughout Women's Week.

Saturday March 6 at the Nebraska City Campus Union will be a roundtable panel, “Community Connections,” featuring alums of our WGS program now working in the community

"No Limits" is an annual student conference dedicated to crossing boundaries between disciplines and exploring a wide range of women's and gender issues.

This conference is co-sponsored by UNL's Students Advocating Gender Equity (SAGE); the UNL, UNO, and UNK Women's (and Gender) Studies Programs; with additional contributions from UNL's Departments of English, Modern Languages, Political Science, Psychology, Teaching, Learning and Teacher Education, Textiles, Clothing and Design, the Center for Great Plains Studies, the College of Law, the Women's Center, the Sheldon Museum of Art, and others.