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30th Annual Conference on the
 Advancement of Women

Women's Studies on the Edge

Texas Tech University-- April 17th, 18th & 19th, 2014
TTU Student Union Building

Location

maps logo Student Union Building (Upper Level)

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Note: Check-in at the registration table, located on the upper level of the SUB near the elevators.

The Student Union provides an environment for relaxation and social interaction, opportunities for education and exchange of thought, and services for Texas Tech students, staff, faculty and our community.

Student Activities compliments the university's academic programs
by enhancing the overall educational experiences of students through participation in social, multicultural, intellectual, community service and campus governance programs.

If you have any questions or comments please feel free to contact us.

hotel icon Accomodations

The Program, unless otherwise noted, is unable to offer travel scholarships at this time.

- 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/

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The following hotels are suggestions and rates may change:

Walking Distance to campus

Woodrow House Bed & Breakfast

  • Rates from $94/night
  • 2629 19th St, Lubbock, TX 79410

Staybridge Suites

  • Ask for Tech Visiting Rate $109/night
  • 2515 19th Street, Lubbock,¬† Texas¬† 79410
Short Cab Ride to campus

Overton Hotel

  • Rates from $165/night
  • 2322 Mac Davis Ln, Lubbock, TX 79401

Days Inn

  • Rates from $76/night
  • 2401 4th St, Lubbock, TX 79415

La Quinta Inn & Suites Lubbock North

  • Rates from $59/night
  • 601 Avenue Q, Lubbock, TX 79401

Super 8 Lubbock Civic Center North

  • Rates from $40/night
  • 501 Avenue Q, Lubbock, TX 79401

Baymount Inn Lubbock

  • Rates from $67/night
  • 3901 19th St, Lubbock, TX 79410

Hawthorn Suites by Wyndham Lubbock

  • $80/night
  • 4435 Marsha Sharp Fwy, Lubbock, TX 79407

parking icon TTU Campus Parking

For visitors without a TTU parking sticker on their vehicle, 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. Read more...

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Conference Prep Workshop

Learn how to submit a proposal

Fall & Spring

Conference Program

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Guest Speaker

Dr. Beverly Guy-Sheftall

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Beverly Guy-Sheftall, Ph.D., is the founding director of the Women’s Research and Resource Center and the Anna Julia Cooper Professor of Women’s Studies. She is also adjunct professor at Emory University’s Institute for Women’s Studies where she teaches graduate courses. Read more...

For more information and details of the sessions go to the Agenda

Location

maps logo Student Union Building (Upper Level)

FAQ's

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Registration

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Check-in

check mark redAll participants will check-in at the registration table located on the upper level of the SUB near the elevators.

Important dates

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  • February 28 - CFP due
  • March 7 - Presenters Notified
  • April 4- deadline for pre-registration (includes breakfast & lunch ticket)
  • April 5 - April 18 - any late registrations, received after this date as well as on the day of the conference,will not guarantee the continental breakfast and/or luncheon
  • April 2 - Volunteer Training
  • April 3 - Volunteer Training
  • April 17 - Pre-Conference Event TBA
  • April 18-19 - date of conference

TTU Campus Parking

parking icon For visitors without a TTU parking sticker on their vehicle, 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. Read more...

Accomodations

hotel icon The Program, unless otherwise noted, is unable to offer travel scholarships at this time.

- 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/

Volunteer Needs

volunteer icon 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...

  • Volunteer Coordinator
  • Conference Registration and Information Table Monitor
  • Program/Panel Session Monitor
  • Technical Equipment Monitor
  • Greeters/Guides

Questions

questionsPlease direct questions about submitting proposals or questions of a general nature to: womens.studies@ttu.edu and enter "2012-Women's Studies Conference Submission Question" in the subject line.

Press Links

Link to 2011 Conference

Link to 2010 Conference

Link to 2009 Conference

Link to 2008 Conference

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