Saturday, October 24, 2009
Olpin Student Union, Panorama Room East
University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah
Theme— Women in Dialogue about Faith
Sponsored by the Mormon Women's Forum
Join us in promoting and enjoying open, honest discussion among people with diverse opinions and experiences, while also cherishing our commonalities.
9:00-10:00 a.m.– "FAITH IN DIALOGUE"
Welcome to the Conference and Introduction to the Theme:
Janice Allred, president of the Mormon Women's Forum
10:15-11:45– "MORMONISM AND ME: WHY I STAY; WHY I LEFT"
Lavina Fielding Anderson, editor and writer
Sidni Jones, public school educator
Serena LeFevre, student, University of Utah
Vickie Stewart Eastman, freelance executive recruiter
12:00-2:00 p.m.– Lunch and Keynote Speaker: LISA BUTTERWORTH, co-founder of the Internet Blog, Feminist Mormon Housewives, Recipient of the Mormon Women's Forum 2009 Eve Award
2:15-3:30 p.m.– "SPIRITUALITY AND RELIGION: FINDING A BALANCE"
Susan Morgan, free-lance writer and stay-at-home mom
Ellen Decoo, student, Brigham Young University
Gloria Gardner Murdock, educator and writer
3:45-5:00–"THE CHURCH IN OUR LIVES: WOMEN IN CONVERSATION ON THE INTERNET"
Jana Bouck Remy, blogger on exponent.com & pilgrimgirl.
Melanie Franti, blogger on feministmormonhouse
Jessica Steed, blogger on exponent.com
5:15-6:15 p.m.: "A MORMON WOMAN INTERVIEWS A JEWISH WOMAN"
Margaret Toscano, professor, U of U; Mormon feminist
Jacqueline Osherow, professor, U of U, and poet extraordinaire
More details available here.