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26th Annual All-University Conference for the Advancement of Women in Higher Education
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The Women's Studies Program and the Conference Program Committee at Texas Tech University proudly announces the 26th Annual All-University Conference on the Advancement of Women in Higher Education, which will take place on the campus of Texas Tech University, March 5, 2010.

This year's theme is Regarding Nature: Gender, Identity and Ecologies of Change.

The Conference sessions will be held in the Student Union Building, Second Floor meeting rooms with registration and the welcome address beginning at 8:30 a.m. The keynote address by Winona LaDuke will close out the conference schedule, beginning at 5:00 p.m. in the Student Union Building, Second Floor, Matador Room.

Prior to Ms. LaDuke's speech, "Voices of Feminism" will begin at 5:00 p.m. in the Matador Room. As a celebration of Women's History Month this performance will reflect on writings by women that speak to issues of concern for all. For more information on this performance click here.

Note: The conference and speaker sessions are FREE and open to the public. Pre-registration is not required but you will be asked to complete a registration form at the registration table upon your arrival. The complete program schedule will also be available at this time or click here for full details. Proof of attendance will be provided to those needing to attend the conference or a single panel session for course credit. Forms will be located at the registration table.

Conference Program (detailed schedule PDF file click here)

Friday, March 5th
Student Union Building, Second Floor meeting rooms
(full conference program with room assignments click here)

  • 8:30 a.m. - Registration & Welcome
  • 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. - Session I
  • 10:15 a.m. - 11:15 a.m. - Session II
  • 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. - Session III

    Lunch Break (on your own)

  • 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. - Session IV
  • 3:15 p.m. - 4:15 p.m. - Session V

    Afternoon Break (on your own)

  • 5:00 p.m. - "Voices of Feminism" performance
  • 5:30 p.m. - Keynote speaker (Winona LaDuke)

    Conference Awards Announced
Keynote Speaker

winona laduke keynote speaker 2010 Winona LaDuke - Internationally Renowned Activist working on Sustainable Development, Climate Change and Environmental Justice in Native America will close the Conference with a keynote address. For more information click here

March 5, Friday | TTU Student Union Bldg. (Matador Room) | 5:00 p.m.

A special thank you to the Texas Tech University, Division of Institutional Diversity, Equity & Community Engagement for their support of Ms LaDuke.


Contact Tricia Earl (, Women's Studies Coordinator, to volunteer.

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2009 Women's Studies Conference


Call for Papers & Panels


Conference Awards


Press Links

Link to 2010 Conference

Link to 2009 Conference

Link to 2008 Conference


Click here for the full 2010
Conference Program Schedule
with room assignments


TTU Campus Parking link

For visitors without a TTU parking sticker on their vehicle, the "Band" parking lot at the South side of the Music Bldg./Student Union Bldg. is recommened. This lot is a park and pay system.

Enter off of University and Broadway for directions from the traffic kiosk to this area.

Visitors unable to find parking in this area will be directed to the closest available parking upon inquiry at the traffic kiosk.