Report of the Second New View Conference July 9-10, 2005
Women and the New Sexual Politics: Profits vs. Pleasures
Le Nouvel Hotel, Montreal , Quebec , Canada
Our second conference was attended by about 200 participants from academic, activist, and clinical domains, including many students, exhibitors, and journalists from the U.S. Canada, and elsewhere. This conference went from a Friday night reception to Sunday afternoon, including lectures, workshops, meals, discussions, exhibits and entertainment.
Plenary titles were:
Twelve breakout sessions offered topics such as:
"Side Effects," a full-length motion picture that takes a satirical look at the pharmaceutical was premiered by writer-director Kathleen Slattery-Moschkau.
The 2005 conference was co-sponsored by Association of Family Life Educators of Quebed, Canadian Women's Health Network, Goofyfoot Press, McGill Center for Research and Teaching on Women, Florida Marking Products, Menopause Counseling Center of Washington, DC, National Women's Health Network, OurBodies Ourselves collective, Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Canadian Psychological Association Section on Women & Psychology, Sexual Health Network, Sexuality Information and Education Council of the United States, American Psychological Association Section on Women, Womanspirit Press and Women's Therapy Centre Institute.
Many generous friends also made contributions towards the conference.
We are grateful to them all.
To see photos from the 2005 conference, click here