Academics

Annual WGS Student Conference

8th Annual Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
Student Conference 2016 

Call for Papers and Original Art Poster:
Submission Deadline: Friday, January 29, 2016

The primary goal of the conference each year is to provide a forum where students can present their work in women’s and gender studies and important work with issues of gender, women and/or sexuality.

The conference features student research and writing in the area of women’s and gender studies, and provides a unique opportunity for students to come together to share ideas and papers. It is the only forum on campus that features student work from across many different disciplines and perspectives, including literature, history, anthropology, and psychology.

According to Dr. Jennifer Nelson, professor and director of the Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies program, “welcoming students from diverse backgrounds serves as an inspirational and important element of the conference.”  "There are a lot of students who don't major or minor in women, gender, and sexuality studies, but still take courses in the field and do very interesting research,” she said. “We wanted a forum to show off their important work as well.”

We will be hosting the 8th Annual Women, Gender, and Sexuality Student Conference, in celebration of Women’s History Month, on Friday, March 18, 2016 in the Orton Center.  

CALL FOR PAPERS:  We invite submissions of individual papers or panels that address topics in the field of Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies. Papers can be broadly interdisciplinary or within a more disciplinary framework. We welcome papers written for Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies courses or written specifically for this conference.

Proposals for roundtables must include a list of student participants and a description of the topic that will be discussed during the roundtable session.

Each year to honor excellent work in Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies we award a $100 prize for the best conference paper. To be eligible, submit your conference paper by the due date for the call for papers. Papers can be from any course and can address any topic as long as it is also about women, gender and/or sexuality. Papers should be approximately 8-12 pages in length.

We invite students to submit papers, projects and/or creative works to http://inspire.redlands.edu/wgstconf/. For submissions see the sidebar link under Author Corner. You will need to create an account to complete your request.

E-mail questions to Dr. Jennifer Nelson, Director of WGS, at jennifer_nelson@redlands.edu

CALL FOR ORIGINAL ART POSTER: The Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies program is holding a contest to find an original art poster to promote their upcoming 8th Annual Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies Student Conference.

We welcome your creative interpretations of any topic that relates to Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies. A prize of $100 will be awarded to the winner. The winning submission will be used to advertise the conference.

We invite students to submit creative works to  http://inspire.redlands.edu/wgstconf/. For submissions see the sidebar link under Author Corner. You will need to create an account to complete your request. Also, bring a copy of your artwork to Denise Spencer, WGS Administrative Assistant, in Larsen 207.

E-mail questions to Dr. Jennifer Nelson, Director of WGS, at jennifer_nelson@redlands.edu  

For more information, contact the Women's and Gender Studies program at 909-748-8345 and visit the WGST conference website at http://inspire.redlands.edu/wgstconf/.

 

 


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