Center Seminar Series

A Modern Take on Feminism: A Womb of Her Own: Women’s Struggle for Reproductive and Sexual Autonomy

 Monday, March 26 at 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Doors open at 6:30 p.m. for registration and social time

Kansas City Public Library – Plaza Branch, in the Large Meeting Room

An overview of A Womb of Her Own and modern perspectives on feminism: the presentation will include background on literature and feminist perspectives in the last century; and will examine current themes of multiculturalism and heterosexism in addition to generational chasms among feminists. Particular attention will be given to applying a modern lens of feminism in a contemporary and sociopolitical context.

At the conclusion of this CME event, participants will be able to:

  1. Identify waves of feminism and dimensions of influence and be knowledgeable about impact to diverse communities.
  2. Be familiar with the ways systemic oppression including access to health resources impacts as communities of women.
  3. Discuss contemporary ideas around feminism and integration with multiculturalism and non-gender binary perspectives.

The program is free to the public; $30 for a certificate of completion for CME or CEU credit payable at the door by cash, check, or credit card.

Kristin Davisson, Psy.D.
Kristin Davisson, Psy.D.


Kristin Davisson, Psy.D., is a Clinical Psychologist practicing in San Antonio, TX, where she recently relocated from Chicago, IL. She is the Past President of Section III (Women, Gender, Psychoanalysis) and is a member of the Early Career Committee of Division 39. She is the former recipient of Division 39, Section III’s Dissertation Award and Division 39, Early Career Committee’s Scholar Award and is a former fellow at the Chicago Center for Psychoanalysis. She also is a co-editor and contributing author of the book, A Womb of her Own: Women’s Struggle for Sexual and Reproductive Autonomy. Areas of special interest and passion include multicultural perspectives in feminism, depth oriented treatment of mood and characterological issues, treatment of sexual trauma and couples work.

Continuing Medical Education Credits

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the American Psychoanalytic Association and the Greater Kansas City-Topeka Psychoanalytic Center. The American Psychoanalytic Association is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The American Psychoanalytic Association designates this Live Activity for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

IMPORTANT DISCLOSURE INFORMATION FOR ALL LEARNERS: None of the planners and presenters of this CME program have any relevant financial relationships to disclose.