Conceiving Equity is an annual program sponsored by Newcomb Institute’s Donna and Richard Esteves Fund for Reproductive Rights and Reproductive Health, the Kevin B.Yorn Gender and Sexuality Studies Program Fund at the Tulane School of Liberal Arts, the Center of Excellence in Maternal and Child Health at Tulane's School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, the Mary Amelia Center for Women’s Health Equity Research, and the Jane Wilson Smith Lecture Series at Tulane's School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine.
6-7pm: Reception and exhibit of poster presentations by Newcomb Institute’s Reproductive Rights and Reproductive Health interns, as well as advocacy activities provided by Tulane’s many reproductive rights/health/justice student organizations.
7-8pm: Dr. Kimala Price, Professor and Chair of Women’s Studies at San Diego State University, will deliver the 11th annual Roe v. Wade Lecture, “Reproductive Justice in a Post-Roe, Post-Dobbs World.”
Dr. Kimala Price is Professor and Chair of Women’s Studies and Co-Director of the Bread and Roses Center for Feminist Research and Activism at San Diego State University. She is the author of the book Reproductive Politics in the United States and has published several articles in academic journals such as Politics & Gender; Politics, Groups, and Identities; Meridians: Feminism, Race, Transnationalism; Women’s Health Issues; and Sexuality Research and Social Policy. Price has also written commentary for the Washington Post and The Conversation. Her ongoing research projects focus on reproductive policy and politics, the intellectual and political history of the reproductive justice movement, Black women’s reproductive justice activism, and the “queering” of reproductive justice.
Price has been actively involved in the reproductive rights and reproductive justice movements for nearly 30 years, including working for several national feminist advocacy groups and serving on the Board of Directors of Planned Parenthood of the Pacific Southwest in San Diego. She has a Ph.D. in political science and a graduate certificate in women’s studies from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, and a B.A. in political science from Newcomb College at Tulane University.