Women’s and Gender Studies Spring Conference Page

The WGS Spring 2024 Student Conference is now accepting proposals! Any undergraduate or graduate student from any college or university across the state of Iowa is welcome to submit a proposal. The most important information that needs to be included in the proposal is:

  1. A short abstract describing the project (250 words)
  2. The Title of the project/presentation
  3. What format the project will take
  4. The Presenter(s) name and contact information.

Student’s are encouraged to work on their project with a faculty sponsor, but it is not required. If you are working with a faculty sponsor we would love to have them join you at the conference, but it is also not required.

Presentations can take the form of research project, creative project, pedagogy, activist work or other thematic work within the field of gender, sexuality, identity and feminism. Proposal submissions are also presenters registration form, no additional registration is required. Proposals are due Friday, April 5th.

Proposal Submission Form

This years conference is going to take place on Saturday, April 20th from 9 AM-4 PM at the Iowa State University Memorial Union. The conference is free and open to anyone to attend. Lunch will be provided. If you plan to attend the conference, but do not plan to present at the conference please submit an attendee registration form at the link below. If you have any questions or needs please email wgsconference@iastate.edu. Attendees can register the day of the event, but lunch is not guaranteed.

Registration Form


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