Texas Tech University

Conference Program

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Thursday, April 20

5:30 p.m. - 
7:00 p.m.

MAKERS:  Women in Politics
Produced and Directed by Grace Lee, Produced by Rory Kennedy

Escondido Theatre


Friday, April 21

Note: all events are on the TTU campus in the Student Union Bldg. Upper Level
8:30 a.m. Check In | Registration Masked Rider Room
9:00 a.m. - 9:55 a.m. Session I Brazos |Canyon | Mesa | Playa | Traditions
10:00 a.m. - 10:55 a.m. Session II Brazos |Canyon | Mesa | Playa | Traditions
11:00 a.m. - 11:55 a.m. Session III Brazos |Canyon | Mesa | Playa | Traditions
12:00 p.m. Luncheon | Scholarship Awards Matador Room
1:00 p.m.  Keynote Speaker (Honorable Pat Schroeder) Matador Room
2:30 p.m. - 3:25 p.m. Session IV Brazos |Canyon | Mesa | Playa | Traditions
3:30 p.m. - 4:25 p.m.  Session V Brazos |Canyon | Mesa | Playa | Traditions
4:30 p.m. - 5:25 p.m. Session VI Brazos |Canyon | Mesa | Playa | Traditions

Additional Activities at the Conference

Clothesline Project

The first opportunity for you to design your own shirt for the Clothesline Project will be Friday, April 21, 2017 - 11:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. - Student Union Building, Arroyo Room, as part of the Women's Studies Conference. The final display will be on view during Take Back the Night 2017, April 26, Memorial Circle at dusk.

The Clothesline Project is a program started in Cape Cod, MA, in 1990 to address the issues of violence against women. It is a vehicle for those affected by violence to express their emotions by decorating pieces of clothing and displaying them for public viewing. If you have been impacted by violence, stop by! T-shirts are provided.

If you cannot make it to Friday's event, try Monday, April 24, 2017 - 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. - Student Union Building Free Speech Area.

These opportunities are a collaboration by the Office, the Gay-Straight Alliance, Women's & Gender Studies, and the Feminist Majority Leadership Alliance.

Our annual conference provides a multitude of educational offerings for professionals at all levels of experience and specialty.

Registrationregister online

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)