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31st Annual Conference on the
 Advancement of Women

Framing a New Narrative: Intersecting Gender and Sexuality

Texas Tech University-- April 16th, 17th & 18th, 2015
TTU Student Union Building

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Friday, April 17th, 2015

Scholarship Award Ceremony

Scholarship awards will be announced and recognized at the Conference Luncheon

Date: April 17
Time: 12:00 p.m.- 12:50 p.m.
Location: SUB Matador Room
Cost: See registration below

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Conference Awards & Prizes Ceremony

Designed to recognise and champion excellence, awards and prizes will be announced and recognized at the Conference Luncheon

Date: April 17
Time: 12:00 p.m.- 12:50 p.m.
Location: SUB Matador Room
Cost: See registration below

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Location: Texas Tech University | Student Union Building (Upper Level)
Time: 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Registration Table
: Located near the elevators and student services office (west of the Matador Room)

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  • 8:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.
    Check In | Continental Breakfast Matador Room
  • The registration table is located near the elevators opposite the Matador Room
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register online

Early Registration Fee = $15 students | $25 non-students DEADLINE: April 3)
Late Registration Fee = $25 students | $35 non-students (DEADLINE: April 4-17)

Before you submit your registration using the Online Form, PRINTand return the
Registration Form with your payment (pay by check), to TTU, Women's Studies Program, Attn: Conference Registration, Box 42009, Lubbock, TX. 79409-2009.


Who is registering? Early Registration
(Before April 3)
Late Registration
(After April 3)
Student dollar sign $15 $25
Non-Student dollar sign $25 $35
Award Recipient (DUE April 15) FREE FREE
* Attending Sessions Only
Student & Non-Student
(no breakfast, no lunch)

 What attendees have said about the conference

  • Just wanted to send my hearty and heartfelt congratulations for an EXCELLENT conference! Wow! It was absolutely light years above any previous conference. I really was impressed.  I also thought the Shelby Knox/Gloria Steinem intergenerational interplay was really effective. I heard quite a few people thinking about intergenerational feminism in a deep way. - Anisa M. Zvonkovic, Ph.D.,Professor & Chair, Department of Human Development and Family Studies Texas Tech University (2009)
  • I just wanted to thank you both for the opportunity to present in the conference last weekend. I thoroughly enjoyed meeting other presenters and academicians while sharing future research ideas. I even had a chance to meet Gloria Steinem, which made my week :) It was a wonderful learning experience for me and a great opportunity for the University. It truly was the experience of a lifetime. - Erin D. Murphy, Graduate Student & Part-time Instructor, Applied and Professional Studies (2009)


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Conference Prep Workshop

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Conference Program

For more information and details of the sessions click on Conference Program above



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Important dates

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  • February 6 - CFP due
  • February 20 - Presenters Notified
  • April 3- deadline for pre-registration (includes breakfast & lunch)
  • April 4 - April 17 - 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 1 - Volunteer Training
  • April 2 - Volunteer Training
  • April 16 - Pre-Conference Event
  • April 17-18 - date of conference

TTU Campus Parking

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


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:

- Information about visiting the Texas Tech University campus can be found here

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


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

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