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Sex Trafficking in the U.S.: Researching Vulnerable Populations 2012 Interdisciplinary Conference


Saturday, February 18, 2012 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Please join us for the OSU 2012 Interdisciplinary Conference on Sex Trafficking in the U.S. The conference theme, "Vulnerable Populations," focuses attention towards those who are at most risk for sex trafficking. This conference explores research examining risks, experiences, consequences, and interventions of sex trafficking across differences of race/ethnicity, nation of origin, socioeconomic class, sexual and gender identities, ability, and age. In particular, the conference examines issues of trafficking of ethnic minority women in the United States and trafficking of rural women and/or in rural areas. The conference also examines methodological and ethical issues of research on trafficking.

The conference will include concurrent presentations of scholarship as well as informative sessions featuring community-based programs and advocates working to end sex trafficking in Oregon.

Plenary speakers include:

  Dawn Schiller, Survivor and Activist – “Journey through Wonderland”

  Carrie Baker, Ph.D., Smith College- “What Goes Around, Comes Around: International Human Trafficking and United States Law”

Registration Fees:

Conference Participants    $100.00

Students                            $25.00

Your conference registration includes:

- Breakfast, Lunch and light breaks Friday and Saturday, February 17-18, 2012

- A reception on Thursday, February 16, 2012

- All pertinent conference materials

For more information regarding the conference and registration, please visit: http://oregonstate.edu/conferences/event/sextrafficking2012/

Questions/concerns, please e-mail: osusextraffickingconference@gmail.com

LaSells Stewart Center (campus map)
$25.00 or $100.00
Rita Snyder
snyderit at onid.orst.edu
Women Studies
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