THE 2001 IAFFE CONFERENCE ON FEMINIST ECONOMICS
Preliminary Program (6/6/01)
22 - 24 June - Oslo, Norway

 

FRIDAY 22ND JUNE (University of Oslo- Downtown Campus)

10.00 a.m.- 1.00 p.m. IAFFE Board Meeting

1:30 p.m. - 3. 00 p.m. Strategic Planning (Rhonda Sharp, Chair)

3.00 p.m. - 6.00 p.m. Opening Plenary

7.00 p.m. - late. Dinner, Boat Ride, Socializing


SATURDAY 23RD JUNE (Holmenkollen Park Hotel Rica)

9.00 a.m. - 5.00 p.m. Registration

9.00 a.m. - 10.30 a.m. Sessions

4.30 p.m - 5.45 p.m. IAFFE Membership Meeting

5.45 p.m. - 6.30 p.m. IAFFE Authors: In Celebration.

6.30 p.m. ­ 7.30 p.m Remembering Rhonda--A Celebration of Rhonda Williams' Life and Work -


STREAM A. IDENTITIES: RACE, ETHNICITY, COLOR, CASTE AND SEXUALITY

A1. Gay and Lesbian Rights

Chair: Susan Feiner, University of Southern Maine

  • Karin Schoenpflug, University of Vienna, "Gay and Lesbian Rights in Austria".
  • Prue Hyman, Victoria University, "Recognition of Lesbian/Gay Relationships".
  • Lee Badgett, University of Massachusetts - Amherst, "A Family Resemblance: Legal Recognition of Same-Sex Partners in the United States".
  • STREAM B. CHILDREN, FAMILIES, THE STATE AND THE LABOUR MARKET

    B1. Lone Mothers, Risks, Self-help and the State

    Chair: Laurie Nisonoff, Hampshire College

    STREAM C. FIRST WORLD/THIRD WORLD

    C1. Perspectives on Globalization: Gender, Resource Access, Food Security and Sustainability

    Chair: Mary Mellor, University of Northumbria

    STREAM D. "DOING" FEMINIST ECONOMICS: WRITING, TEACHING, THINKING

    D1. Help and Inspiration: Amartya Sen and the Capability Approach

    Chair: Bina Agarwal, University of Delhi

    STREAM E. OLD ISSUES, NEW APPROACHES

    E1. Video Showing: "Hammering it Out" by Vivian Price
    "Hammering it Out" is a video about women working in the construction trades in the Los Angeles area highlighting the issue of race. There will be a discussion after the screening.

    10.30 a.m. - 11.00 a.m. Tea and coffee break

    11.00 a.m. - 1.00 p.m. Sessions

    STREAM A. IDENTITIES: RACE, ETHNICITY, COLOR, CASTE AND SEXUALITY

    A2. Gender, Color, Caste and Class: Theory and Policy

    Chair: Cecilia Conrad, Pomona College

    STREAM B. CHILDREN, FAMILIES, THE STATE AND THE LABOUR MARKET

    B2. Childcare

    Chair: Lisa Giddings, University of Wisconsin, LaCrosse

    STREAM C. FIRST WORLD/THIRD WORLD

    C2. Small Businesses, Family Firms and Family Farms in the Global Economy

    Chair: Janet Olusi, Obafemi Awolowo University

    STREAM D. "DOING" FEMINIST ECONOMICS: WRITING, TEACHING, THINKING

    D2. Writing Values for Feminist Economics

    Chair and discussant: Tiina Vainio, Helsinki School of Economics

    STREAM E. OLD ISSUES, NEW APPROACHES

    E2. Ten Years Beyond Economic Man

    Chair: Diana Strassmann, Rice University

    1.00.p.m.- 2.00 p.m. Lunch

    IAFFE Book Club will meet over lunch to discuss Blackwater by Swedish author Kerstin Ekman. Blackwater is a mystery/thriller with central character Annie Raft arriving in the remote Swedish village of Blackwater with her daughter Mia on Midsummer Eve, 1974, to join her lover Dan on a nearby commune. "On her journey through the deep forest, she stumbles upon the site of a grisly double murder - a crime that will remain unsolved for nearly twenty years, until the day Annie sees her grown daughter in the arms of the one man she glimpsed in the forest that eerie midsummer night ." This is a good novel with an interesting heroine and local color. Get it to read on the plane and join in our discussion. Discussion conveynors: Ulla Grapard, Colgate University, Jane Humphries, All Souls College, Charlotte Koren, NOVA, and Jean Shackelford, Bucknell University.

    2.00 p.m.- 4.00 p.m. Sessions

    STREAM A. IDENTITIES: RACE, ETHNICITY, COLOR, CASTE AND SEXUALITY

    A3. Gender, Color, Caste in Asia

    Chair: Rose Brewer, University of Minnesota

    STREAM B. CHILDREN, FAMILIES, THE STATE AND THE LABOUR MARKET

    B3. Feminist Analyses of Employment Systems

    Chair: Suzanne Helburn, University of Colorado - Denver

    STREAM C. FIRST WORLD/THIRD WORLD

    C3. Perspectives on Globalization: The New International Economic Order and its Institutions

    Chair: Madhura Swaminathan, SRU, Indian Statistical Institute, Calcuta

    STREAM D. "DOING" FEMINIST ECONOMICS: WRITING, TEACHING, THINKING

    D3. Feminist Economics and Critical Realism

    Chair and Commentator: Diana Strassmann, Rice University

    STREAM E. OLD ISSUES, NEW APPROACHES

    E3. New Insights into Gender Divisions

    Chair: Alicia Giron, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de México


    4.00 p.m.- 4.30 p.m. Tea and coffee break

    4.30 p.m - 5.45 p.m. IAFFE Membership Meeting

    5.45 p.m. - 6.30 p.m. IAFFE Authors: In Celebration. Introduced by Mariann Ferber, University of Illinois

    6.30 p.m. ­ 7.30 p.m Remembering Rhonda--A Celebration of Rhonda Williams' Life and Work - Conveyor: Lee Badgett, University of Massachusetts - Amherst

    All friends, colleagues, students, and others are invited to join us in remembering Rhonda Williams, a founding board member of IAFFE and Feminist Economics who died last fall. Please bring stories about Rhonda, memories of her teaching or other professional encounters, thoughts about her work, or anything about her that you would like to share with other friends.


    7.30 p.m. Dinner


    SUNDAY 24 JUNE (Holmenkollen Park Hotel Rica)

    9.00 a.m. - 10.30 a.m. Sessions

    STREAM A. IDENTITIES: RACE, ETHNICITY, COLOR, CASTE AND SEXUALITY

    A4.Religion, Citizenship and Ethnic Community

    Chair: Mary King, Potland State University

    STREAM B. CHILDREN, FAMILIES, THE STATE AND THE LABOUR MARKET

    B4. Families, Communities and Labour Markets: A Historical Perspective

    Chair: Emily Thomson, Glasgow Caledonian University

    STREAM C. FIRST WORLD/THIRD WORLD

    C4.Women as Property, Women and Property

    Chair: Prue Hyman, Victoria University

    STREAM D. "DOING" FEMINIST ECONOMICS: WRITING, TEACHING, THINKING

    D4. Pedagogy 2001: Feminist Economics and Feminist Literacy

    Chair: Lisa Saunders, University of Massachusetts-Amherst

    STREAM E. CLASSIC PROBLEMS, NEW APPROACHES

    E4 Generosity and Justice

    Chair: Nancy Folbre, University of Massachusetts-Amherst


    10.30 a.m. - 11. 00 a.m. Tea and coffee break

    11.00 a.m. - 1.00 p.m. Sessions


    STREAM A. IDENTITIES: RACE, ETHNICITY, COLOR, CASTE AND SEXUALITY

    A5. Concentric Circles of Oppression? The Family, The State and the International Economic Order

    Chair: Cecilia Conrad, Pomona College

    STREAM B. CHILDREN, FAMILIES, THE STATE AND THE LABOUR MARKET

    B5. Caring

    Chair: Rhonda Sharp, University of South Australia

    STREAM C. FIRST WORLD/THIRD WORLD

    C5. Labour Cost Differentials by Sex: Myths and Realities

    Chair: Frances Woolley, Carleton University

    STREAM D. "DOING" FEMINIST ECONOMICS: WRITING, TEACHING, THINKING

    D5. Feminist Economics and Gender Economics: Boundaries and Intersections

    Chair: Drucilla Barker, Hollins University

    STREAM E. OLD ISSUES, NEW APPROACHES

    E5. Time, Work, Space

    Chair: Isabella Bakker, York University


    1.00 p.m. - 2.00 p.m. Lunch

    2.00 p.m. Farewell

    2.30 p.m. Editors Retreat


    With deep gratitude and thanks we wish to acknowledge the support of The Research Council of Norway, NOVA, The University of Oslo, The Ford Foundation, SIDA, and Bucknell University.