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Presentations

Selected Events from the Psychology’s Feminist Voices Lab Collective


Workshops

Psychology’s Feminist Voices Research Collective. (2016, March). Giving voice and rendering visible: The how, what, and why of feminist history. Structured Discussion/Workshop held at the Association for Women in Psychology Conference, Pittsburgh, PA.

 

Rutherford, A., & MacKay, J. (2015, October). Interactive oral history training workshop. York University, Toronto, ON.

 

Vaughn-Johnson, K, Bazar, J. L., & Young, J. L. (2015, June). Archives, repositories, websites, blogs, exhibits, oh my! Digitization considerations and conceptualizations. Workshop conducted at the 47th annual meeting of Cheiron: The International Society for the History of Behavioral & Social Sciences, Lawrence, Kansas.

 

Pettit, M. & Rutherford, A. (2014, October). Histories of the social sciences: Recent past, digital futures. Workshop presented as part of conference on Social Science, Public Policy, and Ideology in the United States, 1960s-present, Toronto, ON.


Refereed Presentations/Panels/Posters

Young, J. L. (Organizer and Chair). (2018, August). Beyond the binary: Psychology's evolving understanding of LGBTQ+ issues. Participants: K. Hubbard, P. Hammack, T. Israel, C. Tate, P. Hegarty, & K. F. Balsam. Collaborative Session at the American Psychological Association Annual Convention, San Francisco, CA.

 

Young, J. L. (Organizer and Chair). (2018, June). Roundtable: Reflections on the Shifting Landscape of Gender, Feminism, and the History of the Human Sciences. Participants: A. Rutherford, A. Johnson, E. Johnston, B. Bayer, J. Morawski, E. Rodkey, & M. Pettit. Roundtable Discussion at the the annual meeting of Cheiron: International Society for the History of Behavioral and Social Sciences, University of Akron, Akron, OH.

 

Young, J. L., & Hegarty, P. (2018, June). Archival Encounters with Psychology’s History of Sexual Harassment. Paper to be presented as part of the symposium “Uncovering Unethical Conduct in the Recent History of Anglo-American Psychology,” M. Pettit (Chair & Organizer) & A. Rutherford (Discussant), annual meeting of Cheiron: International Society for the History of Behavioral and Social Sciences, University of Akron, Akron, OH.

 

2017 - 2015

Young, J. L. (2017, August). “A magnificent and flaming audacity": Lorine Livingston Pruette, feminism, and the popular press. Paper presented as part of the symposium “Going public: Women psychologists and the popular press in the twentieth century” at the American Psychological Association Annual Convention, Washington, DC.

 

Rutherford, A. (2017, August). Television celebrity, advice columnist, women’s libber? The selective feminism of Dr. Joyce Brothers. Paper presented at the 121st American Psychological Association Annual Convention, Washington, DC.

 

Rutherford, A. (2017, August). Gendering the neoliberal subject. Paper presented at the 121st American Psychological Association Annual Convention, Washington, DC.

 

Mulvale, S. (2017, June) Writing women in psychology: Representation and communication of gender in textbooks. Paper presented at Canadian Psychological Association National Convention, Toronto, Ontario

 

Rutherford, A., Vaughn-Johnson, K., Young, J., Davidson, T., Bazar, J. (2017, June). Gender Matters: Teaching gender analysis in psychology. Paper presented at the national convention of the Canadian Psychological Association. Toronto, ON.

 

Young, J. L., & Hegarty, P. (2017, June). Sexual harassment and the sexual politics of experimental social psychology. Paper presented at the annual meeting of Cheiron: International Society for the History of Behavioral and Social Sciences, Mississippi State University, Starkville, MS.

 

Rutherford, A., Young, J., Vaughn-Johnson, K., Davidson, T., Bazar, J., Rodkey, E., Fox, A. (2017, May). Gender Matters: Teaching gender analysis in psychology. Poster presented at the national convention of the Association for Psychological Science. Boston, MA.

 

Davidson, T. (2016, July). Twice a pioneer: The therapeutic methods of Betty Grover Eisner pre-and post LSD prohibition. Paper presented at the joint meeting of the European Society for the History of the Human Sciences and Cheiron: The international society for the history of behavioral & social sciences in Barcelona, Spain.

 

Rutherford, A. (2016, October). Archiving Psychology's Feminist Voices: Lessons from the digital world. Invited presentation, Critique, Resist, Transform: Feminist- Scholar Activism and the New View Campaign, Kinsey Institute, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN.

 

Rutherford, A. (2016, April). Feminist psychology as public science. Invited presentation, Conference on “Psychology and its Publics from the Cold War to the Present,” Sigmund Freud University, Vienna, Austria.

 

Rutherford, A. (2016, March). Using Psychology’s Feminist Voices to inspire girls of color. Paper presented at the Association for Women in Psychology conference, Pittsburgh, PA.

 

Vaughn-Johnson, K. (2016, March). Lesbian latitude: Lillien Jane Martin and the first generation of women psychologists. Paper presented at the Association for Women in Psychology, Pittsburgh, PA.

 

2014 - 2012

Rutherford, A. (2014, August). Using Psychology’s Feminist Voices in the feminist classroom. Paper presented at the 119th Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association (APA), Washington, DC.

 

Young, J. L. (2014, May). Doing women’s history in a digital age. In A. Rutherford, E. Rodkey, J. L. Young, V. Herridge, R. Wragg Sykes, B. Hassett, & S. Pilaar Birch (Panel Organizers), and E. Rodkey (Chair). Additional Panel Members: V. Herridge, S. Horrocks, R. Higgitt, and C. Varma. Revealing Lives: Women in Science, 1830-2000 Conference (Organized by the Women in Science Research Network), The Royal Society, London, UK.

 

Young, J. L. (2013, June). Test or toy? The Cattell Infant Intelligence Scale as liminal object. Paper presented as part of the symposium “Exploring the materiality of psychiatric and psychological instruments,” M. Sokal (Discussant), annual meeting of Cheiron: International Society for the History of Behavioral and Social Sciences, University of Dallas, Irving, TX.

 

Young, J. L. (2013, November). “An ideal laboratory for studying social phenomena”: Researching social relations in children’s summer camps. Paper presented as part of “Human Sciences as Field Sciences,” J. L. Young (Organizer), B. Harris (Chair) & J. Carson (Discussant), History of Science Society Annual Meeting, Cambridge, MA.

 

George, M. & Truong, F. (2012, March). Psychologists Without Borders: Mary Ainsworth, Lisa Serbin and the Migration of Developmental Psychology. In Alexandra Rutherford (Chair) and Elissa Rodkey (Discussant), Across the 49th parallel: Gender and migration in the history of North American psychology symposium. Paper presented at the Eastern Psychological Association’s 83rd Annual Meeting, Pittsburgh, PA.

 

Gul, P., & Korostoliev, A. (2012, March). Women’s movement across cultures: Contributions of Hilary Lips and Esther Halpern to community and international psychology. In A. Rutherford (chair), Gender and migration in the history of North American Psychology. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Eastern Psychological Association, Pittsburgh, PA.

Rodkey, E. N. (2012, August). Münsterberg's 'ideal student': Gertrude Stein in the Harvard Psychology Laboratory. Paper presented at the 120th annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Orlando, FL.

 

Rodkey, E. N. (2012). The evidence of flowers: The use of nature in Milicent Shinn's baby biography. Paper presented at the 44th annual meeting of Cheiron: The International Society for the History of Behavioral & Social Sciences, Montreal, Quebec.

 

Weerakkody, I. & Young, J. L. (2012, March). Leola Neal and Paula Caplan: Changing the face of mental health from Canada to the U. S. and beyond. In A. Rutherford (Chair) and E. Rodkey (Discussant), Across the 49th parallel: Gender and migration in the history of North American psychology symposium. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Eastern Psychological Association, Pittsburgh, PA.

 

2011 - 2009

Ball, L. C., Nakhjiri, Z., Young, J. L., & Caplan, L. (2011, June). The women of the University of Toronto: A case study. In A. Rutherford (chair), Constructing a women’s history of Canadian psychology. Panel presentation at the Canadian Psychological Association conference, Toronto, ON.

 

Ball, L. C., Nakhjiri, Z., Young, J. L., & Caplan, L. E. (2011, May). The women of the University of Toronto: A case study. Paper presented at the York University, Psychology Graduate Students Association Conference, Toronto, ON.

 

Caplan, L., Rutherford, A. & Granek, L. (2011, June). Pathways to feminist identity in the 2nd wave. Poster presented at the 72nd annual CPA Convention, Toronto, ON.

 

Gul, P., Sheese K., & Rutherford, A.(2011, June). Where in the world are women?: Situating the first generation of Canadian women psychologists. In A. Rutherford (chair), Constructing a women’s history of Canadian psychology. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Canadian Psychological Association, Toronto, ON.

 

Korostoliev, A., Rodkey, E., & Bazar, J. L. (2011, June). Exploring the old anew: Trends, themes and struggles in the shared experiences of early women in Canadian psychology. Paper presented at the meeting of the Canadian Psychological Association, Toronto, ON.

 

Korostoliev, A. & Rutherford, A. (2011, June). Does a feminist identity benefit men? Poster presented at the 72nd annual CPA Convention, Toronto, ON.

 

MacKay, J. & Rutherford, A. (2011, June). Newcomers and late-comers: Perspectives from the age of “post-feminism.” Paper presented at the 72nd Annual Convention of the Canadian Psychological Association, Toronto, Ontario

 

MacKay, J. & Rutherford, A. (2011, June). What’s oppression got to do with it? A thematic analysis of women’s lived understandings of depression and identity. Poster presented at the 72nd Annual Convention of the Canadian Psychological Association, Toronto, Ontario.

 

Bazar, J. L., & Rutherford, A. (2011, March). Denied degrees to burning bras: Enlivening lectures using Psychology’s Feminist Voices. Paper presented at the meeting of the Eastern Psychological Association, Cambridge, MA.

 

MacKay, J. & Rutherford, A. (2011, March). Disrupting self-silencing through a feminist voice. Paper presented at the 36th Annual Conference of the Association for Women in Psychology, Philadelphia, PA.

 

Rodkey, E. N. & Rutherford, A. (2011, March). The famous and the forgotten: A tour of ‘Psychology’s Feminist Voices’. Paper presented at the 82nd annual meeting of the Eastern Psychological Association, Cambridge, MA.

 

Rutherford, A., Vaughn, K., Ball, L. (2011, March). Responsible opposition, disruptive voices: Science, social change, and the history of feminist psychology. Paper presenter at the 36th annual meeting of the Association for Women in Psychology, Philadelphia, PA.

 

Rutherford, A., Vaughn, K., Ball, L., MacKay, J., Sheese, K., & Beaulieu, T. (2011, March). Using Psychology’s Feminist Voices in the classroom. Poster presented at the 36th Annual Conference of the Association for Women in Psychology, Philadelphia, PA.

 

Young, J. L. & Rutherford, A. (2011, March). Not another Freud biography: Student projects based on Psychology’s Feminist Voices. In W. Pickren (Chair), Psychology’s Feminist Voices in the classroom symposium. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Eastern Psychological Association, Cambridge, MA.

 

Rodkey, E. N. (2010, August). A lab of one’s own: Eleanor Gibson’s story. Paper presented at the 118th annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, San Diego, CA.

 

Rodkey, E. N. (Discussant) (2010). Psychology's Feminist Voices: Launching a multimedia Internet archive. Discussion session presented at the 118th annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, San Diego, CA.

 

Rutherford, A. (2010, August). Oral history: Working with and writing about living subjects. Paper presented at the 118th Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association (APA), San Diego.

 

Rutherford, A. & Vaughn-Blount, K. (2010, August). Psychology’s Feminist Voices: Launching a multimedia internet archive. Presentation at the 118th Annual Convention of the APA, San Diego.

 

Rutherford, A. & Vaughn-Blount, K. (2010, July). Amplifying and exploring Psychology’s Feminist Voices: A multimedia internet archive. Psychology of Women Section Annual Conference, British Psychological Society, Windsor, UK.

 

Ball, L. C. (2010, June). Catharine Cox Miles: Silent or silenced feminist? Paper presented at the Canadian Psychological Association conference, Winnipeg, Manitoba.

 

Ball, L. C. (2010, May). Hearing the ‘ecstatic feminism’ in the psychology of Naomi Weisstein. Paper presented at the Psychology Graduate Student Association conference, Toronto, ON.

 

Bazar, J., & Ball, L. C. (2010, March). Speaking up for you! Publicity and the Alleged Lunatics Friends Society. Paper presented at the Eastern Psychological Association conference, Brooklyn, NY.

 

Vaughn-Blount, K. (2010, March). No one told me I was supposed to be a second-class psychologist: Lillien Martin and the Old Age Clinic. Paper presented at the 81st annual meeting of the Eastern Psychological Society, Brooklyn, NY.

 

Bazar, J., Vaughn-Blount, K., Held, L. Ball, L. (2009, August). Lusty ladies or Victorian victims? Perspectives on women, madness and sexuality. In A. Rutherford (chair) Society for the History of Psychology panel presentation at the 117th annual meeting of the American Psychological Association. Toronto, Ontario.

 

Bazar, J., Vaughn-Blount, K, Held, L., Ball, L., & Rutherford, A. (2009, August). Lusty ladies or Victorian victims? Perspectives on women, madness, and sexuality (Discussant). Symposium presented at the 117th Annual Convention of the APA, Toronto. [Winner of best student presentation from Division 26]

 

Rodkey, E. N. (2009, August). The visual cliff’s forgotten menagerie: Eleanor Gibson as comparative psychologist. Paper presented at the 117th annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Toronto, Ontario.

 

Ball, L., Vaughn-Blount, K., Rutherford, A. (2009, June) Increasing the visibility of Canadian feminist narratives in psychology: Teaching the teachers. Discussion session at the 70th annual meeting of the Canadian Psychological Association. Montréal, Québec.

 

Beaulieu, T., & Rutherford, A. (2009, June) “I AM a feminist, and here’s why…”: Identifying the beneficial aspects of feminist identity. Paper presentation at the 70th Annual Convention of the Canadian Psychological Association, Montreal, QC. 

 

Vaughn-Blount, K., Ball, L, Rutherford, A. (2009, June) Infusing the history of women in psychology: Adventures in course creation. Discussion session at the 70th annual meeting of the Canadian Psychological Association. Montréal, Québec.

 

MacKay, J. & Rutherford, A. (2009, May). Feminist depression narratives. Paper presented at the Feminist Research Group Conference of the University of Windsor, Windsor, Ontario.

 

MacKay, J. & Rutherford, A. (2009, May). A woman in distress: Exploring feminist depression narratives. Poster presented at the 39th Annual Undergraduate Psychology Thesis Conference of McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario.

 

Vaughn-Blount, K. (Organizer/Chair). (2009, May). The history of women in psychology. Archives for the History of American Psychology invited symposium at the 21st annual meet of the Association for Psychological Science, San Francisco, CA. Panelists: Ann Johnson, Eleanor E. Maccoby, Nancy Felipe Russo, Alexandra Rutherford, and Anne M. Treisman.

 

Rutherford, A. (2009, March). The Changing Face of Feminist Psychology: A Video Documentary. Presented at the 40th annual meeting of the Association for Women in Psychology, Newport, RI.

 

2008 - 2006

Rutherford, A. (2008, August). First generation to second wave: Historicizing the feminist critique of psychology. Paper presented at the 116th Annual Convention of the APA, Boston.

 

Rutherford, A., Beaulieu, T., & Granek, L. (2008). Creating history, claiming the past: A multigenerational conversation with Canadian feminist psychologists. Roundtable presentation at the 69th Annual Convention of the Canadian Psychological Association.

 

Rutherford, A., Beaulieu, T., & Shih, C. (Producers). (2007, August). The changing face of feminism in psychology. Documentary presented at the 115th Annual Convention of the APA, San Francisco, CA.

 

Ball, L. C. (2007, June). From the margins: Women’s perspectives on genius. Paper presented at the Canadian Psychological Association conference, Ottawa, ON.

 

Beaulieu, T. (2007). Contextual feminism: Negotiating feminist principles and identity in context specific environments. Paper presented at the International Society for Theoretical Psychology Conference. Toronto, ON.

 

Beaulieu, T. (2007). Revolutionizing the F-Word: Contemporary conceptualizations of the feminist movement and feminist identity. Poster presented at The Feminist Research Group Conference. Windsor, ON.

 

Rutherford, A. & Granek, L. (2006, August). Feminist voices: A feminist oral history project. Poster presented at the 114th Annual Convention of the APA, New Orleans, LA.