Conference Program 2001


Sponsored by the College of Education, University of Saskatchewan
Friday and Saturday, March 16 &  17, 2001

Friday, March 16 - 7:30pm
Quance Lecture Theatre, College of Education

Dr. Pat Griffin

Author of Strong Women, Deep Closets (1998)

“Changing the Game: Make Sport Safe for LGBT Athletes and Coaches"

Reception to Follow

Saturday, March 17, 2001
Quance Lecture Theatre, College of Education
  • Welcome from the University: Dean Robert Faulkner, Dean, College of Kinnesiology
  • Interactive Theatre led by Warren Linds: "Life in the Locker Room, Reality on the Playing Field - Act 1
  • Legal Update: Dr. Paul Clarke, University of Regina: "A Review of Current Cases"
  • Panel: "Athletes and Coaches Discuss Homophobia in High School and University Sports"
Lunch: 12:00-1:30
Afternoon program
1:30-2:30--Concurrent Sessions

Bob Green, "League of Peaceful Schools: Respecting Diversity and Promoting Inclusion in Caring Schools"
Moderator: Kay Williams            Room 2014

Don Cochrane, U of S, "Conducting an Inventory of our own Attitudes towards Gay and Lesbian Teachers and Students and Measuring the Climate in our own Schools"
Moderator: Margi Corbett           Room 2005

Andre Grace, Fiona Cavanagh, Candice Ennis-Williams, Robert Mizzi, Michelle Tsutsumi, and Kris Wells, "Queer Initiatives in the Faculty of Education, U of A"
Moderator: Angela Ward            Room 2010

Video: It's Elementary
Facilitator: Scott Blythe               Room 1251

2:45-3:45--Concurrent Sessions

James McNinch, U of R, "FAGS in the Locker-room and a DYKE in the Lab: Preventing Homophobic Comments and Name-calling (three activities for teachers)"
Moderator: Andrea Pearce           Room 2014

Don Zeman, U of S, "The Challenge of Being a Competitive Athlete and Being Gay"
Moderator: Tara Bilash              Room 2005

Doug Jaques, "The Doug Wilson Affair: A Preliminary Study"
Moderator: Neil Richards          Room 2010

Video: Out for a Change: Addressing Homophobia in Women's Sports
Facilitator: Shannon Nuttall       Room 1251


Interactive Theatre directed by Warren Linds, "Life in the Locker Room, Reality on the Playing Field --Act Two

Quance Lecture Theatre