27th Annual All-University Conference for the Advancement of
Women in Higher Education
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The Women's Studies Program at Texas Tech University proudly announces the 27th Annual All-University Conference on the Advancement of Women in Higher Education, which will take place on the campus of Texas Tech University, Feb 3 & 4, 2011.
Theme - Innovative Voices: Initiatives, Projects and Practices for Empowerment and Gender Equality
There is not a fee to register for the conference. By completing the registration form you are helping the Women’s Studies Program monitor our attendance, make new connections, and inform us of your interest in our Program.
Registration is now available online. For those unable to utilize this feature you are welcome to register the day of the conference at the information desk on the second floor of the Student Union Bldg. near the elevator.
Feb 4 -
Conference Event (FREE)
February 4, Friday | TTU Student Union Bldg. (Matador Room) | 5:00 p.m.
Shelby Knox is an itinerant feminist organizer traveling across the country speaking, blogging, and promoting thought around how gender, race, class, age, sexual orientation and intersections thereof impact the individual and collective lived experience. Read more about Ms. Knox here..
Sara Peso White, Ph.D. (ABD) currently teaching in the Women's Studies Program and completing the Fine Art Interdisciplinary PhD program at Texas Tech Univeristy. White's research focuses on critical analyses of Native American representation and their respective art histories. She is the recipient of the American Indian Graduate Center Fellowship.
The Program has a limited amount of funding for travel scholarships, or for hotel accommodations. Likewise, we cannot at this time offer discounts for area hotels. Information about area chain hotels can be found on this link: http://www.visitlubbock.org/. Information about visiting the Texas Tech University campus can be found here http://www.visit.ttu.edu/
Please help make the Women's Studies Conference a huge success by serving as a volunteer. Specific tasks, as well as miscellaneous duties, are offered to provide you an experience of a behind the scenes look at organizing and planning a conference of this nature. Read more...
Contact Tricia Earl ( firstname.lastname@example.org), Women's Studies Coordinator, to volunteer.
Link to 2011 Conference
Link to 2010 Conference
Link to 2009 Conference
Link to 2008 Conference
For the full 2011
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 recommended. 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.