Feminist Symposium 2014
Feminist Symposium is a biannual, student-run, academic conference, which includes presentations by faculty, students, and staff from Cornell College and surrounding colleges/universities. Feminist Symposium highlights scholarship with a focus on women, gender, and feminist issues.
This year’s Keynote Speaker was Daisy Hernandez—Feminist author, journalist, editor of Colorlines Newsmagazine. Daisy Hernandez spoke on race, gender, sexuality, and other issues affecting young women of color. As a queer Cubana-Colombiana Americana, Hernandez seeks to empower women through multidimensional conversations on race, gender, sexuality, the media, and immigration.