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Accomplishments by Julia "Jules" Balén

2017

Exhibitions / Presentations:

  • "Unsettling Academe: Re-Imagining Institutional Practices from the Classroom to Strategic Planning." with M. McThomas, W. Knight, and C. Rawls. Panel discussion at National Women's Studies Association. Montreal, Quebec, Canada, Nov 12, 2016. (https://convention2.allacademic.com/one/nwsa/nwsa16/)
  • "Practicing Coalitional Decolonial Feminist World-Making." Panel discussion at National Women's Studies Association. Montreal, Quebec, Canada, Nov 11, 2016. (https://convention2.allacademic.com/one/nwsa/nwsa16/)

2016

Exhibitions / Presentations:

  • Community of Learners: Best Practices for Faculty Development. with G. Buhl and M. Francois. Alliance of Hispanic Serving Institutions Educators. Camarillo, CA.
  • "Becoming Better Allies for Greater Social Justice." Panel discussion at National Women's Studies Association. Milwaukee, Wisconsion, Nov 15, 2015.

Publications:

  • "Poets in their 50s: Jane Eaton Hamilton and Julia Balén." with J. Eaton Hamilton. Where the Nights are Twice as Long; Love Letters of Canadian Poets 1883-2014. Edited by D. Eso and J. Lynes. Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada: Goose Lane Press, 2015. *.

2015

Exhibitions / Presentations:

  • "Becoming Better Allies Through Difficult Dialogues." Panel discussion at National Women's Studies Association. San Juan, Puerto Rico, Nov 14, 2014.

Publications:

  • "The Straight Mind at Work at the Heart of Queer Theory: Excavating Wittig's Radical Lesbian Materialism from Misappropriation." TRIVIA: Voices of Feminism. No. 16 Spring March 2014. *. (http://www.triviavoices.com/the-straight-mind-at-work-at-the-heart-of-queer-theory.html#.V9LrOZMrImI)

2012

Exhibitions / Presentations:

  • "Becoming Better Allies For More Revolutionary Futures." with M. Bevacqua. Panel discussion at National Women's Studies Association. Oakland, Nov 9, 2012.
  • "Creative Interventions to Stop Bullying in Ventura County: A Service-Learning Project." with D. Camacho, I. Gonzalez, R. Householder, J. Ruiz, and R. Velez. Panel discussion at SAGE Faculty Student Research Forum. CSUCI, May 12, 2012.
  • "Anti-Bullying Summit: A Service-Learning Project—Year 2." with K. Steele, J. Janowski, and R. Velez. Panel discussion at SAGE Faculty Student Research Forum. CSUCI, May 12, 2012.
  • "Becoming Better Allies Through Difficult Dialogues." with M. Bevacqua. Panel discussion at National Women's Studies Association. Atlanta, Nov 11, 2011. (http://www.nwsa.org/conference/index.php)
  • "Report from CSUCI." with J. Alamillo. Panel discussion at Forum on State of Ethnic Studies in the CSU. San Francisco, Oct 1, 2011.
  • "Creative Interventions to Stop Bullying in Ventura County: A Service-Learning Project." with D. Camacho, I. Gonzalez, R. Householder, J. Ruiz, and R. Velez. Panel discussion at Social Justice Conference. CSUCI, Apr 27, 2011.

Publications:

  • "Developing Cultural Literacy in the STEM Disciplines." with B. Rasnow, B. Gillespie, N. Parmar, C. Wyels, and N. Deans. The Journal of Multiculturalism in Education. Vol. 8 No. 1 Oct 10, 2012. 1-19. (https://www.wtamu.edu/journal/volume-8-number-1.aspx)
  • "Trojan Horses in the Desert." TRIVIA: Voices of Feminism. No. 12 Apr 1, 2012. 8. (http://www.triviavoices.com/trojan-horses-in-the-desert.html)

Other Activities:

  • Dealing with Difficult People: Bullying and Abuse in Schools. Public workshop. Oxnard. Aug 27, 2011.

2011

Exhibitions / Presentations:

  • "Forging Alliances to Stop Bullying in Ventura County: A Service-Learning Project." with S. Huish, A. Just, and R. McFadden. Panel discussion at Social Justice Conference. CSUCI, Apr 27, 2011.
  • "BECOMING BETTER ALLIES THROUGH DIFFICULT DIALOGUES." with M. Bevacqua. Roundtable discussion at National Women's Studies Association. Denver. Nov 13, 2010. (http://www.nwsa.org/conference/index.php)
  • "Getting Rid of Gender: Multiple Perspectives on the Eradication of Sexual Difference." with J. Aguilar, K. Hladky, J. Nall, K. Winters, and J. Ryan. Roundtable discussion at National Women's Studies Association. Denver. Nov 11, 2010. (http://www.nwsa.org/conference/index.php)

2010

Exhibitions / Presentations:

  • "A Queerly Joyful Noise." Presented to CSU Channel Islands Sabbatical Presentation. CSU Channel Islands. Apr 20, 2010.
  • "Sexuality." Presented to Town Meets Gown. Camarillo Senior Center. Apr 6, 2010.

Other Activities:

  • Editorial Assistant. Feminist Formations (formerly NWSA Journal). 2011. (http://www.cehd.umn.edu/Feminist-Formations/)

2009

Exhibitions / Presentations:

  • "Queer Ambassadors: Singing the Gospel of Gay Identity across the Globe." Paper delivered at Cultural Studies Association. Berkeley, CA, Mar 20, 2010.
  • "Becoming Better Allies Through Difficult Dialogues." with M. Bevaqua. Presented to National Women's Studies Association. Atlanta, GA. Nov 15, 2009. (http://www.nwsa.org/conference/downloads/2009Program.pdf)
  • "Crossing Borders in Building Chicano/a Studies in Ventura County." with J. Alamillo, F. Barajas, M. Francois, and C. Teranishi Martinez. Panel discussion at California American Studies Association. Santa Barbara, CA, Apr 11, 2009.

Publications:

  • "Erotics, Agency, and Social Movement: Communities of Sexuality and Musicality in LGBT Choruses." The Queer Community: Continuing the Struggle for Social Justice. Edited by R. Johnson. San Diego, CA: Birkdale Publishers, 2009. 29-46.

Other Activities:

  • Jules' Rules for Liberating Group Wisdom. Website. January 2010. (http://www.julesrules.net/)
  • Review of: Finding the Movement: Sexuality, Contested Space, and Feminist Activism and Power Lines: On the Subject of Feminist Alliances. Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society. 35: 1 (2009), 249-252.

2008

Exhibitions / Presentations:

  • "Sex and Gender." Presented to Town Meets Gown. Senior Center, Camarillo, CA. Feb 17, 2009.
  • "Theories of Conflict and Conflict Resolution in Feminist Anti-Racist Organizational Settings." with L. Gilman, B. Eudey, and T. St. Germain. Panel discussion at National Women's Studies Association. Cincinnati, OH, Jun 21, 2008.
  • "Being Better Allies: Ethical, Personal, and Institutional Practices across Differences." with M. Bevacqua. Presented to National Women’s Studies Association. Cincinnati, OH. Jun 20, 2008.
  • "Engaging Our Humanity: Negotiating in a Multicultural World." Presented to Camarillo Council on Aging and the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute. Camarillo, CA. May 6, 2008.
  • "Feminism Across Generations." Presented to CLU's Center for Equality & Justice and the Ventura County Women's Forum Collaborative. CLU, Thousand Oaks, CA. Apr 25, 2008.

2007

Exhibitions / Presentations:

  • "The Correlation between Discrimination/Oppression and Sexual Violence." Presented to Ventura County Coalition to End Family Violence. Oxnard, CA. Sep 20, 2007.
  • "Defying the Definers: Identity, Resistance, and Literature in Reading Lolita in Tehran." with C. Pugh, J. Amaro, and C. Chainee. Panel discussion at National Women's Studies Association. St. Charles, IL, Jun 30, 2007.
  • "Ethical Personal and Institutional Practices Across Differences." with M. Bevacqua. Presented to National Women's Studies Association. St. Charles, IL. Jun 30, 2007.

Other Activities:

  • "Oral Histories of Ventura County's Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Intersex, and Queer Communities." Building Partnerships for a Better California - Faculty Development Mini-Grant, California Campus Compact and Partnering Community Colleges, Universities, and Communities. $750.00. 2008.

2006

Exhibitions / Presentations:

  • "Annulling Gender: Wittig's Wicked Humor in the Battle Against Either/Or." Paper delivered at Rocky Mountain Modern Languages Association. Tucson, AZ, October 2006.
  • "Correlation between Discrimination/Oppression and Sexual Violence." Presented to Ventura County Coalition to End Family Violence. Oxnard, CA. Sep 9, 2006.
  • "Women's Studies and Working-Class Studies, Intersections Panel." Panel discussion at National Women's Studies Association. Oakland, CA, June 2006.
  • "Allies in Conflict: Practicing Difference Productively.." Presented to National Women's Studies Association. Oakland, CA. June 2006.
  • "Freedom and Justice Studies: Queer(y)ing Identity Studies for the Future." with R. Christopher. Presented to CSU Queer Studies Conference. CSU Chico. April 2006.

Publications:

  • "In Memoriam: Monique Wittig." Trivia: Voices of Feminism. No. 5 February 2007. N/A. (http://www.triviavoices.net/current/balen.html)
  • "San Francisco Gay Men's Chorus Concert Tour." Great Events from History: Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender Events, 1848-2006. Edited by L. Faderman, Y. Retter, and H. Ramírez. Pasadena, CA: Salem Press, 2007. 111-114.

Other Activities:

  • Women's Recognition Award. Multicultural and Women's & Gender Student Center. 2007.

2005

Exhibitions / Presentations:

  • "Challenges in Developing an Interdisciplinary University." with J. Kilpatrick and S. Aloisio. Panel discussion at The Association for General and Liberal Studies and the Association for Integrative Studies. Fairfax, VA, October 2005.
  • "Conflicts in NWSA." Panel discussion at National Women's Studies Association. Orlando, FL, June 2005.
  • "Academic Freedom Under Attack." Panel discussion at CSU Queer Studies. Fresno, CA, April 2005.

Publications:

  • "Remembering Wittig (a poem)." Frontiers: A Journal of Women's Studies. Vol. 6 No. 2 September 2005. 1-2.
  • "Practicing What We Teach." Women's Studies For The Future: Foundations, Interrogations, Politics. Edited by E. Kennedy and A. Beins. NJ: Rutgers, 2005. 272-286.
  • "GALA Chorus Is Formed." GBLT History. Edited by L. Faderman and et al. EBSCO Database: Salem Press, 2005. NA. (http://search.epnet.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=qth&an=16142651)
  • "Anna Crusis Women's Choir Is Formed." GLBT History, 1976-1987. Edited by L. Faderman and et al. Pasadena, CA: Salem Press, 2005. 6-9.
  • "In Memoriam: Monique Wittig." Women's Review of Books. Vol. 21 No. 4 January 2004. 1.

Other Activities:

  • Review of: Colette. "The Genius of Colette." Women's Review of Books. 22: 2 (November 2004), 48.

2004

Exhibitions / Presentations:

  • "Labor Practices in Women's Studies." Paper delivered at National Women's Studies Association. Milwaukee, WI, June 2004.
  • "Wittig's Materialist Feminism." Paper delivered at Cultural Studies Association. Boston, MA, May 2004.