Texas Tech University

32nd Annual Conference on the Advancement of Women

Contesting Multiple Margins:  From Local to Global and Back Again

Texas Tech University | April 14 & 15, 2016 | Student Union Building

About the Conference

The conference will kick off with a pre-conference event on Thursday, April 14 and continue on Friday, April 15 with simultaneous panel sessions conducted throughout the day and including the keynote speaker. Our annual conference provides a multitude of educational offerings for professionals at all levels of experience and specialty.

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Call for Proposals

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Conference Prep Workshop

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Conference Program

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Student Union Building (Upper Level)


Frequently Asked Questions


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

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. Access campus parking.


The Program, unless otherwise noted, is unable to offer travel scholarships at this time. We will announce potential funding for travel scholarships as they become available. Likewise, any discounts for area hotels will be announced as they become available.

- 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

Please help make the Women's & Gender 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
  • Volunteer Training 


Please direct questions about submitting proposals or questions of a general nature to: womens.studies@ttu.edu 
Please include "Women's & Gender Studies Conference" in the subject line so that your question can be found